Arsenal end victory drought with a from-behind 3-1 win over West Ham

Arsenal end victory drought with a from-behind 3-1 win over West Ham

- West Ham United vs Arsenal Premier League clash saw the Gunners end their winless run

- The north Londoners came from one goal down to hammer Pellegrini's side 3-1

- Ljungberg claimed his first victory in charge of the club since he became their manager

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Arsenal came from one goal down to beat West Ham United 3-1 in a crucial Premier League meeting at the London Stadium.

Angelo Ogbonna handed the Hammers the lead about seven minutes from the end of the first half of the game. The defender headed his ahead from a Pablo Fornals's cross.

Having started the match on a very bright note, the north London side failed to find the back of the net before the referee sounded his whistle to signal the end of the first half.

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Meanwhile, the Gunners produced an electrifying second half after scoring three superb goals to end their nine-match winless run in all competitions.

It was an effort from 18-year-old Gabriel Martinelli that gave the away team lifeline in the encounter at the London Stadium.

Nicolas Pepe handed the north Londoners the lead for the first time in the 66th minute after which Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang sealed the victory for Arsenal.

Pepe curled a shot into the top corner to spark a long, loud celebration, while a stunning volley from the Gabonese star saw the away side cruise to an outright win.

However, in spite of the victory, Freddie Ljungberg's side is still ninth on the table with 22 points - seven points behind Chelsea, who are fourth on the table.

The win against West Ham United was the first for the club legend since he was appointed interim manager after Unai Emery was fired last month.

It was earlier reported that Arsenal interim manager Freddie Ljungberg is confident his side can still make top four despite a poor run of results.

The Gunners have endured a torrid spell in recent weeks that has seen them slump to 11th on the league standings with 19 points, a massive 10 points off a Champions League birth.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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