Newcastle United vs. Arsenal: Premier League Live Score, Highlights, Report

Sam Tighe@@stighefootballWorld Football Tactics Lead WriterDecember 29, 2013

Premier League—St. James' Park, Newcastle

Newcastle United 0-1 Arsenal

Scorers: Giroud (65')

 

Arsenal scraped a 1-0 victory over Newcastle United to go top of the Premier League table going into 2014.

Olivier Giroud glanced a header home from a Theo Walcott free-kick to steal the three points, and despite vast amounts of pressure applied by the home side in the closing stages, the Gunners were able to hang on for a second critical win over the Christmas period.

 

Newcastle XI
Krul; Debuchy, Coloccini, Williamson, Santon; Anita, Tiote, Cabaye; Sissoko, Remy, Gouffran

Arsenal XI
Szczesny; Sagna, Mertesacker, Koscielny, Gibbs; Flamini, Rosicky, Wilshere, Walcott, Cazorla; Giroud

 


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