LONDON (AP) — Christian Benteke's first goal in almost a year set Crystal Palace on its way to a 3-2 victory at Arsenal in the Premier League on Sunday, denting the north London club's top-four...
Patched-up Man United recovers to draw 2-2 with Arsenal
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Manchester United's patched-up side twice came from behind to draw 2-2 with Arsenal in the Premier League on Wednesday after Jose Mourinho made a statement by dropping Paul Pogba.
Mourinho made seven changes to his United team, including demoting Pogba to the bench, and had to rely on some players who were struggling for full fitness amid injury problems in his squad.
Milner milestone in vain as Arsenal holds Liverpool 1-1
LONDON (AP) — Liverpool midfielder James Milner's 50th English Premier League goal was not enough to secure victory as his side had to settle for 1-1 against fellow title chaser Arsenal at Emirates Stadium on Saturday.
The teams had first-half strikes ruled out for offside and the visitors were particularly unfortunate to see Sadio Mane's effort disallowed.
Late Lacazette strike for Arsenal gives Emery 1st away win
CARDIFF, Wales (AP) — Alexandre Lacazette's late strike gave Unai Emery his first away win as Arsenal manager in the Premier League as the Gunners overcame Cardiff 3-2 on Sunday.
Arsenal was twice pegged back as goals from Shkodran Mustafi and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang were canceled out by Victor Camarasa and Danny Ward as both teams defended poorly in Cardiff.
LONDON (AP) — Few goalkeepers get the man-of-the-match award when their team wins 3-0. Petr Cech did just that on Sunday in Arsenal's victory over Watford as he set a Premier League record for keeping a clean sheet.
The Czech Republic and former Chelsea 'keeper also saved a penalty on his way to bringing up a 200th EPL clean sheet over the last 14 years. It was the first time the 35-year-old Cech has kept out a spot-kick since joining Arsenal in 2015.
Arsenal beats Tottenham 2-0 to give Wenger bragging rights
LONDON (AP) — Shkodran Mustafi and Alexis Sanchez scored first-half goals for Arsenal in a 2-0 victory over Tottenham in the Premier League on Saturday, as the Gunners looked to restore a sense of supremacy in north London after a disastrous campaign last season.
Mustafi's header looped over the Spurs defense from a disputed free kick and goalkeeper Hugo Lloris was unable to get anywhere near the ball as it pinged off the crossbar into the goal in the 36th minute.
Wenger says Sanchez, Ozil could be sold in January
LONDON (AP) — Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger says the club could sell Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil in January to avoid the pair leaving for free next summer.
Sanchez and Ozil, who are the most high-profile players in Arsenal's squad, are out of contract at the end of the season.
Asked if selling midseason is a potential solution, Wenger says "it is possible. Once you're in our kind of situation, we have envisaged every solution, yes."
Loew says Arsenal’s Mustafi may be out ‘for a long time’
KAISERSLAUTERN, Germany (AP) — Germany coach Joachim Loew says Arsenal defender Shkodran Mustafi could face a lengthy spell out of the game after sustaining a thigh injury in his team's 5-1 World Cup qualifier win over Azerbaijan on Sunday.
Mustafi pulled up suddenly as he attempted to follow Ramil Sheydaev, who went on to score Azerbaijan's goal, and he was unable to continue. He had to be helped off the field.
Valencia signs Gabriel Paulista from Arsenal
VALENCIA, Spain (AP) — Valencia has signed Gabriel Paulista from Arsenal, ending the Brazilian defender's 2 1/2-year stay at the English club and sealing his return to the Spanish league.
Arsenal announced the transfer on Friday, saying the fee was undisclosed.
LONDON (AP) — Arsenal twice fought back to hold Manchester City 2-2 in the Premier League on Sunday after the attacking resilience of Arsene Wenger's side was undermined by defensive deficiencies.
Although goals from Theo Walcott and Shkodran Mustafi prevented Arsenal from sinking to a fifth loss in six league games, the failure to collect three points further damages the team's bid to qualify for the Champions League.
Mesmerizing Hazard solo goal as Chelsea beats Arsenal 3-1
LONDON (AP) — Fusing strength, aggression and pace, Eden Hazard received the ball inside Chelsea's own half and just kept on running, fending off every frail barrier of Arsenal's resistance.
Laurent Koscielny was the first opponent brushed aside and Francis Coquelin was left spinning, trying forlornly to put in a tackle before slipping to the turf.
Sanchez grabs Arsenal winner; Wenger clashes with official
LONDON (AP) — Arsene Wenger apologized after appearing to push the fourth official during a fiery conclusion that saw two penalties scored in stoppage time as Arsenal beat Burnley 2-1 on Sunday to go second in the Premier League.
Burnley looked like taking its second point on the road this season when substitute Francis Coquelin tripped Ashley Barnes and Andre Gray powered home the first spot-kick in stoppage time to cancel out Shkodran Mustafi's header.
Everton scores late to beat Arsenal 2-1 in Premier League
LIVERPOOL, England (AP) — Ashley Williams scored an 86th-minute winner as Everton came from behind to beat title-chasing Arsenal 2-1 at Goodison Park on Tuesday.
Arsenal's title credentials took a hit with sloppy defending at the end of both halves, with right back Seamus Coleman heading home unmarked for the equalizer in the 44th minute and center back Williams rising highest at a corner to glance in the winner.
Arsenal signs Perez, Mustafi, as Hart set for Man City exit
LONDON (AP) — Arsenal strengthened its squad by signing striker Lucas Perez from Deportivo La Coruna and Germany defender Shkodran Mustafi from Valencia on the next-to-last day of Europe's transfer window on Tuesday.
England goalkeeper Joe Hart's departure from Manchester City looked to move closer after he appeared with a Torino shirt after visiting the Italian club.
Arsenal close to signing defender, striker
LONDON (AP) — Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger is close to ending his search for a central defender and striker, saying Friday the club is working on deals to sign Shkodran Mustafi from Valencia and Lucas Perez from Deportivo La Coruna.
Wenger said he is "99 percent confident" of completing the signings before Europe's summer transfer window shuts late Wednesday.