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Burnley 0-1 Arsenal: Tough at Turf Moor

28 November 2017

James Tarkowski brought down Wales global Aaron Ramsey at Turf Moor in stoppage time before Alexis Sanchez stroked home the penalty to give the Gunners all three points. It was deja vu for the home side who were beaten by the Gunners in the dying seconds of the same fixture last season at Turf Moor.

Arsenal had appeared set to drop points on the road for the sixth time this Premier League season, having struggled to create chances in the absence of Mesut Ozil, who was ruled out through illness.

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Arsenal defender Laurent Koscielny has suggested that the late win over Burnley on Sunday was "more" important than beating Tottenham in the north London derby clash last weekend. That's what we did, ' said Wenger, whose side host Huddersfield on Wednesday.

"Burnley is a very tricky team, if they beat Arsenal today they will be really high up in the league table and that would be incredible for a team like Burnley under Sean Dyche".

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Jack Wilshere's substitution proved entertaining, with the English midfielder's hard shot providing an unsuccessful Arsenal corner in the 80th minute. "In the first half we didn't find our game and they stopped us from playing very well", he said. We look forward to going there and getting another one this season, making it four.

"You are always happy because you score a late goal and have three points", he added.

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It was an even encounter: Burnley on top for periods in the first half, Arsenal hauling themselves into the match in the second and finally getting the breakthrough in the nick of time. "They've got 22 points already and when you play against them you know why".

Burnley 0-1 Arsenal: Tough at Turf Moor