Premier League: Arsenal seal last-gasp win in thriller | Football News

LONDON: Arsenal survived a huge scare in their pursuit of the premier league title as they came back from two goals down to beat Bournemouth 3-2 with a final winner of Reiss Nelsonin a heartbreaking contest in north London on Saturday.
Relegation-threatened Bournemouth scored the second fastest Premier League goal ever after nine seconds Philip Billingand despite Arsenal dominating, Marcos Senesi made it 2-0 for the visitors before the hour mark.
But then began an Arsenal comeback that could prove a pivotal moment in the title race.
Thomas Partey fired a shot past Bournemouth keeper Neto just after the hour mark, and eight minutes later substitute Ben White’s volley crossed the line despite Neto’s desperate dive.

As the Emirates Stadium crowd roared to their side, it looked like Bournemouth had retained a valuable point in their relegation fight, but substitute Nelson’s sensational strike seven minutes into stoppage time sealed a remarkable victory.
Arsenal restored their five-point lead over Manchester City, who won earlier, with 63 points from 26 games.


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