Iwobi Helps Gunners Go 17 Games Unbeaten as Arsenal defeat Bournemouth 2-1

Iwobi Helps Gunners Go 17 Games Unbeaten as Arsenal defeat Bournemouth 2-1

Arsenal displayed a high level of quality to defeat AFC Bournemouth 2-1 at the Vitality Stadium on Sunday afternoon.

The impressive result ensured that the Gunners stayed at fifth spot with 27 points.

Alex Iwobi picked up a starters shirt in the English Premier League game. It was the 11th league appearance of the season for the Super Eagles star.

While 22-year-old Iwobi lasted 82 minutes on the pitch, Bournemouth's Nigerian duo Jordon Ibe and Nnamdi Oforborh were not listed in the match day squad.

Iwobi Helps Gunners Go 17 Games Unbeaten as Arsenal defeat Bournemouth 2-1

The Gunners headed into this fixture having put together a 10-match unbeaten streak in the top flight and 16 in all competitions.

On the half hour, the Gunners went in front. Jefferson Lerma scored one of the greatest own goals that you will ever see.

Bournemouth leveled up before halftime – with Callum Wilson bursting down the left before finding David Brooks in-field.

Arsenal retook the lead in the 67th minute and it was Pierre Emerick Aubameyang who got the second.

Bournemouth XI: Begovic; Francis, S.Cook, Ake, Daniels; Brooks, Gosling, Lerma, Fraser; King, Wilson

Arsenal XI: Leno, Sokratis, Mustafi, Holding; Bellerin, Torreira, Xhaka, Kolasinac; Mkhitaryan, Iwobi, Aubameyang

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