Arsenal 1-0 Stoke – Podolski Strikes To Give Gunners Deserved Win At The Emirates (Photos & Highlights)

Alan Duffy

2nd, February 2013

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By Alan Duffy

Arsenal 1-0 Stoke City – Premier League – 2nd February 2013

It took a deflected free-kick from sub Lukas Podolski to win a game for Arsenal which they totally dominated from start to finish.

Stoke rarely threatened the Arsenal goal but for all Arsenal’s possession play throughout they struggled to break down a resolute Potters’ defence

Asmir Begovic was in outstanding form for the Potters from the off, saving from Oxlade-Chamberlain and Koscielyn amongst others as the Gunners pushed for a goal.

After the break, the home side’s dominance continued, with new-boy Nacho Monreal impressing at left-back, but it wasn’t until Arsene Wenger sent on Santi Cazorla and Lukas

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