- Monreal scores fifth of season
- Arnautovic answers
- Lacazette thunders home beauty
Aaron Ramsey‘s hopeful cross turned into a match-winning goal as Arsenal beat West Ham United 4-1 at the Emirates Stadium on Sunday.
Substitute striker Alexandre Lacazette scored a beautiful insurance goal en route to a brace for Arsenal, who moves four points clear of Burnley in the race for sixth. West Ham is six points clear of the drop zone with four matches to play.
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Arsenal had almost all of the ball, but a slip in defense forced Gunners goalkeeper David Ospina to make a nice parry on Marko Arnautovic’s shot from the right of the box.
Nacho Monreal caused a West Ham turnover deep in West Ham territory, and found Danny Welbeck for a hard shot that bounded wide of the far post.
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12 - 80% of Alexandre Lacazetteâ€™s goals for Arsenal in all competitions this season have come at the Emirates (12 of 15). Gunner. pic.twitter.com/B5Zim9vnIO— OptaJoe (@OptaJoe) April 22, 2018
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Monreal put Arsenal ahead in the 51st minute with a low finish past Joe Hart off a corner kick, but the lead didn’t last much more than 10 minutes.