Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger was delighted with his side’s display in the 3-0 win over Swansea City on Saturday afternoon and talked up their belief in their Premier League title hopes.
The Gunners kept pace with Manchester City at the top of the standings as they put a disappointing first half display behind them to find another gear after the break.
Olivier Giroud opened the scoring with a free header from a corner, before Laurent Koscielny doubled their lead despite protests from the Swans who believed that goalkeeper Lukasz Fabianski had been fouled in the build up.
However, the goal stood and it turned the encounter further in the favour of the visitors before Joel Campbell added a third to cap off an impressive team performance.
Given the injury problems that Wenger has suffered with in recent weeks, this game was always likely to be a real test of their title credentials.
Theo Walcott, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and Aaron Ramsey are all expected to be out for a number of weeks, as reported by The Mirror, and they join Jack Wilshere, Tomas Rosicky and Danny Welbeck in the treatment room.
Despite that significant absentee list, Arsenal continue to set the pace and firmly remain in the hunt for a Premier League title this season although they will know the importance of maintaining their momentum until those injured players begin to return to first-team action.
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