Arsenal 2-0 West Bromwich Albion – RATINGS, STATS
ARSENAL: Cech 6, Bellerin 7, Mertesacker 6, Koscielny 7, Monreal 7, Ramsey 7, Elneny 7, Ozil 6, Sanchez 9, Iwobi 7, Giroud 5. Subs: Coquelin n/a, Campbell n/a, Walcott n/a.
WBA: Foster 7, Chester 5, Yacob 6, Dawson 6, Evans 6, McAuley 6, Fletcher 6, Sandro 6, Sessegnon 5, McClean 6, Berahino 5. Subs: Olsson 7, Rondon 6, Gardner 6.
MAN OF THE MATCH
Alexis Sanchez (Arsenal). The forward is a man on fire and was the stand-out performer on a night where his goals – both rifled in from well outside the area – lit up a contest that had an all-too familiar end of season feel.
Arsenal have found the net in all 20 of their Premier League meetings with West Brom – the best 100% record in the division.
Tony Pulis has never won a PL game at Arsenal, losing on all eight occasions.
The Gunners have now won a landmark 500 Premier League matches – only Manchester United with 583 have won more.
West Brom have won just one of their last 12 Premier League away games (D5, L6).