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LONDON -- A trio of observations about Arsenal's 2-1 win at West Ham on Sunday in the Premier League.
1. Arsenal show some spirit
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger is very keen on emphasising his side's "spirit" and affirms that his players' mental toughness is much more apparent than many outside observers might believe.
The evidence has suggested otherwise at times, with the number of Arsenal defeats against the Premier League's big teams -- both in terms of quality of opponent and physical...
Arsenal battled to a 2-1 win at West Ham to close in on the top four in the Premier League.
The Irons, who had started the day in fifth place, saw an early long-range effort from midfielder Alex Song ruled out for offside before Arsenal went ahead on 41 minutes through a penalty from Santi Cazorla,
The visitors doubled their lead before half-time with a close-range finish from Danny Welbeck.
A header by Cheikhou Kouyate reduced the deficit at the start of the second half and Arsenal had to withstand...