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