Arsenal returns to the top

February 19, 2023 6:45 am

[Source: Arsenal/Twitter]

Arsenal is back at the top of the Premier League after a 4-2 win over Aston Villa this morning.

The side scored twice in stoppage time to win a six-goal thriller return to the top of the competition table.

Villa twice led, through Ollie Watkins and Philippe Coutinho, in the first half.

Article continues after advertisement

However, goals from Bukayo Saka and Oleksandr Zinchenko on either side of the break got the match all leveled.

An own goal in the 93rd minute put Arsenal ahead before Gabriel Martinelli sealed the win five minutes later.

The victory ended Arsenal’s run of three games without a win and took them back above Manchester City after losing to them in midweek.

In other results, Liverpool 2-0 Newcastle, Southampton 1-0 Chelsea, Manchester City 1-1 Nottingham Forest, Everton 1-0 Leeds, Bournemouth 1-0 Leeds, Fulham 1-0 Brighton, Crystal Palace 1-1 Brentford.