Sunderland vs. Arsenal: 6 Things We Learned

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Sunderland vs. Arsenal: 6 Things We Learned
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Aaron Ramsey outshone Mesut Ozil's stellar debut with a two-goal salvo as Arsenal beat Sunderland 3-1 at the Stadium of Light on Saturday.

The Welsh and German international's were simply brilliant as Arsene Wenger's slick passing side deservedly won the match. They did, however, have much to thank Martin Atkinson for as the Yorkshire-based referee made a number of strange decisions.

Sunderland were outplayed to an incredible extent in a first half where Ozil did not put a foot wrong and where Arsenal really should have scored at least four or five goals. The Black Cats responded well in the second half and equalized early. Ramsey then grabbed the match by the scruff of the neck and scored two stupendous goals to win the game for the Gunners.

Paolo Di Canio was then sent off at the end of the match after he challenged the referee on his strange decision.

Here, Bleacher Report offers six things we learned from Sunderland vs. Arsenal...

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