Dec 5, 2015 at 3pm UK at ‚ÄčEmirates Stadium

3-1

Campbell (33'), Giroud (63'), Ramsey (90')
Koscielny (44')
FT(HT: 1-1)
Giroud (45' og.)
Yedlin (80')
Result: Giroud nets in both goals as Arsenal win
Result: Giroud nets in both goals as Arsenal win
Arsenal striker Olivier Giroud scores for both sides as the Gunners beat Sunderland 3-1 to go second in the league, while Joel Campbell and Aaron Ramsey find the net.
Reaction
Ola Toivonen of Sunderland in action during the Barclays Premier League match between Sunderland and West Ham United at the Stadium of Light on October 3, 2015 in Sunderland United Kingdom
Sunderland's Ola Toivonen rues missed opportunities in Arsenal defeat
Sunderland midfielder Ola Toivonen says that his side could have earned at least a point from their clash against Arsenal had they been more clinical in the final third.
Dec 7, 23:26
Manager of Ipswich Town Mick McCarthy looks on during the Sky Bet Championship match between Brentford and Ipswich Town at Griffin Park on August 8, 2015
Mick McCarthy backs Sam Allardyce to succeed at Sunderland
Ipswich Town boss Mick McCarthy believes that Sam Allardyce is the right man to deliver success at Sunderland and keep the club in the Premier League.
Dec 6, 16:29
Aaron Ramsey of Arsenal celebrates scoring his team's third goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Arsenal and Sunderland at Emirates Stadiumon December 5, 2015
Arsenal's Aaron Ramsey expects tight race for Premier League title
Arsenal midfielder Aaron Ramsey acknowledges that his side will be in for a battle all the way to the end of the season in the race for the Premier League title.
Dec 6, 16:16
Arsene Wenger manager of Arsenal gives instructions during the Barclays Premier League match between Arsenal and Sunderland at Emirates Stadiumon December 5, 2015
Arsene Wenger "more nervous than usual" in Sunderland win
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger confesses that he was a bag of nerves on the touchline as Arsenal made tough work of strugglers Sunderland at the Emirates Stadium.
Dec 6, 16:10
Arsenal's Costa Rican striker Joel Campbell celebrates scoring his team's first goal during of the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Sunderland at the Emirates Stadium in London on December 5, 2015
Olivier Giroud delighted for "very important" Joel Campbell
Olivier Giroud claims that there is more to come from Joel Campbell after the Costa Rican helped Arsenal earn a 3-1 win over Sunderland.
Dec 6, 13:35
Sunderland's English manager Sam Allardyce arrives for the English Premier League football match between Crystal Palace and Sunderland at Selhurst Park in south London on November 23, 2015
Sam Allardyce takes positives from defeat to Arsenal
Sam Allardyce refuses to be too critical of his Sunderland side following their 3-1 defeat to Arsenal at the Emirates Stadium.
Dec 5, 19:35
Arsene Wenger manager of Arsenal gives instructions during the Barclays Premier League match between Arsenal and Sunderland at Emirates Stadiumon December 5, 2015
Arsene Wenger impressed with Arsenal focus
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger says that he was impressed with his side's concentration during their 3-1 win over Sunderland.
Dec 5, 17:55
The Match
Player Ratings
Sports Mole sorts the heroes from the villains in North London as Arsenal edge out Sunderland with an unconvincing 3-1 win.
Analysis
Sports Mole reviews the action from North London as Arsenal secure a deserved, yet flattering 3-1 win over Sunderland.
Match Report
Arsenal striker Olivier Giroud scores for both sides as the Gunners beat Sunderland 3-1 to go second in the league, while Joel Campbell and Aaron Ramsey find the net.
Live Commentary
Relive our live text commentary as injury-riddled Arsenal beat relegation-threatened Sunderland 3-1 at the Emirates Stadium to stop the rot.
HT Report
An own goal from Olivier Giroud cancels out Joel Campbell's opener to ensure that Arsenal and Sunderland go in level at the break in their Premier League clash.
Team News
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger makes one change for his side's Premier League clash with Sunderland, as Joel Campbell comes in for the injured Santi Cazorla.
Preview
Sports Mole previews Arsenal's visit of Sunderland as the injury-hit Gunners look to beat the resurgent Black Cats in North London.
Head to Head
May 20, 2015 7.45pm
Oct 25, 2014 3pm
Sunderland
0-2
Arsenal

Larsson (38'), Cattermole (63'), Wickham (68')
Sanchez (30', 90')
Gibbs (24'), Welbeck (50'), Arteta (55')
Feb 22, 2014 3pm
Sep 14, 2013 3pm
Sunderland
1-3
Arsenal
Gardener (46')
Lloris (86')
Giroud (10'), Ramsey (67', 76')
Feb 9, 2013 3pm
Build-up
Younes Kaboul of Sunderland clears the ball from Harry Kane of Tottenham Hotspur during the Barclays Premier League match between Sunderland and Tottenham Hotspur at the Stadium of Light on September 13, 2015 in Sunderland, United Kingdom.
Sunderland's Younes Kaboul confident ahead of Arsenal clash
Sunderland defender Younes Kaboul believes that his side are capable of earning a positive result in their Premier League clash against Arsenal at the Emirates Stadium.
Dec 4, 19:24
Arsene Wenger manager of Arsenal gestures on the touchline during the Barclays Premier League match between Arsenal and Manchester United at Emirates Stadium on October 4, 2015 in London, England.
Arsene Wenger expects disciplined Sunderland side
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger admits that he is expecting Sunderland to be disciplined during the Premier League fixture at the Emirates Stadium.
Dec 4, 11:40
Arsene Wenger the manager of Arsenal looks on during the Capital One Cup fourth round match between Sheffield Wednesday and Arsenal at Hillsborough Stadium on October 27, 2015 in Sheffield, England.
Arsene Wenger: 'December is an important month'
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger admits that December is an important month for the club, on both the Premier League and transfer front.
Dec 4, 10:15
Arsene Wenger the manager of Arsenal looks on during the Capital One Cup fourth round match between Sheffield Wednesday and Arsenal at Hillsborough Stadium on October 27, 2015 in Sheffield, England.
Sam Allardyce: 'No problem with Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger anymore'
Sunderland boss Sam Allardyce insists that he has an "amicable" relationship with Arsenal counterpart Arsene Wenger following strained relations in the past.
Dec 3, 23:17
An injured Laurent Koscielny of Arsenal leaves the pitch during the Barclays Premier League match between Norwich City and Arsenal at Carrow Road on November 29, 2015 in Norwich, England.
Arsenal's Laurent Koscielny, Theo Walcott could face Sunderland
Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger discloses that Laurent Koscielny and Theo Walcott could be fit to face Sunderland at the Emirates Stadium.
Dec 3, 17:10
Sunderland's English manager Sam Allardyce arrives for the English Premier League football match between Crystal Palace and Sunderland at Selhurst Park in south London on November 23, 2015
Sunderland boss Sam Allardyce may have to "tweak" formation against Arsenal
Sunderland boss Sam Allardyce admits that he may be forced to "tweak" his side's system for their Premier League clash against Arsenal.
Dec 3, 16:09
Jermain Defoe of Sunderland leaves the pitch with the match ball after scoring a hat-trick during the Capital One Cup Second Round match between Sunderland and Exeter City at Stadium of Light on August 25, 2015 in Sunderland, England.
Sunderland's Jermain Defoe, Sebastian Larsson doubtful for Arsenal clash
Sunderland boss Sam Allardyce reveals that Jermain Defoe and Sebastian Larsson are unlikely to play against Arsenal in their Premier League clash at the Emirates Stadium.
Nov 30, 23:29



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