But it was Arsenal who drew first blood: in the 26th minute Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain had a shot parried away by Michel Vorm, but both Spurs CBs failed to track Mathieu Flamini, who pounced on the rebound and put the Gunners up 1-0.
The Chilean’s treble was also a milestone for manager Arsene Wenger, with it being the 30th League hat trick of his Arsenal managerial career, only Liverpool have managed more Premier League hat tricks in that time.
Ghana wing-half Jeffrey Schlupp and his Leicester City side watched their enviable Premier League unbeaten record crash down before their home fans as Arsenal hammered them 5-2 at the King Power Stadium on Saturday.
The Red Devils are top of the Premier League table for the first time since the opening day of the 2013/14 season – 110 weeks to be specific. In today’s world of instant communication, it was novel to hear news via a muffled roar escaping from a packed...
Barca were held to a 1-1 draw in their first Champions League game of the campaign away at Roma a fortnight ago and Enrique insisted it is imperative they get all three points against group leaders Leverkusen at the Camp Nou.