OTD - 12 November

17 Jul 2018
2006: Arsenal 3-0 Liverpool

Arsenal kept in touch with the top two with a comfortable 3-0 victory over Liverpool at Emirates Stadium.

Mathieu Flamini gave Arsenal the lead from close range 41 minutes into a hard-fought first half. 

Arsenal came out the brighter and secured the points with second-half goals from Kolo Toure and William Gallas. 

The result left Arsenal in third on 21 points, 10 points behind leaders Manchester United. Liverpool were ninth on 17 points.

Arsenal's William Gallas celebrates with Thierry Henry, November 2006
William Gallas, centre left, celebrates a goal against Liverpool with Arsenal team-mate Thierry Henry on 12 November 2006
2007: Reading 1-3 Arsenal

Arsenal went top of the Premier League with this accomplished victory at the Madejski Stadium. 

Mathieu Flamini converted Aliaksandr Hleb's pass just before half-time to make it 1-0, before Emmanuel Adebayor's fine finish made it 2-0 seven minutes after the break - Arsenal's 1,000th Premier League goal. 

Hleb rounded Marcus Hahnemann 3-0 and wrap up the points for Arsene Wenger's side with 12 minutes left.

Nicky Shorey, who hit the woodwork with a late free-kick, scored a consolation for Reading with a close-range finish.

The win sent Arsenal top of the table on 30 points on goals scored - 27 to second-placed Manchester United's 23. Reading were 12th with 13 points.

Arsenal celebrate Mathieu Flamini's goal against Reading, 2007
(L-R) Kolo Toure, goalscorer Mathieu Flamini, William Gallas and Bacary Sagna celebrate taking the lead against Reading on 12 November 2007

 

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