Robin Van Persie Scores Brace: Arsenal 3-1 Stoke

Robin Van Persie Scored A Brace For Arsenal

Arsenal 3-1 Stoke

Arsenal’s is on a roll up the ranks of the Premier League with a run of six wins in seven clashes -  fans have taken a deep breath of relief at the  Emirates.

Gervinho opened the scoring for Arsenal.

Van Persie replaced Chamakh at 67 minutes – and scored six minutes later. It is now 30 goals in 36 club games in 2011 for Van Persie!

Peter Crouch bagged Stoke’s lone goal from close range.


Szczesny, Djourou, Mertesacker, Koscielny, Andre Santos, Walcott (Arshavin 71), Song, Arteta, Ramsey, Gervinho (Frimpong 90), Chamakh (Van Persie 66).

Goals: Gervinho (27), Van Persie (73, 82).


Begovic, Wilkinson, Shawcross, Upson, Wilson, Whitehead, Delap (Diao 60), Whelan, Etherington (Jerome 74), Walters, Crouch (Jones 74).

Booked: Wilkinson, Whitehead

Goal: Crouch (34)

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