Alexis Sanchez double helps Arsenal defeat relegated Sunderland

Alexis Sanchez double helps Arsenal defeat relegated Sunderland

- Alexis Sanchez scored a double as Arsenal defeated a relegated Sunderland

- The win doesn't confirm the Gunner's place in the Champions League next season

- Liverpool are three points ahead of the Gunners on the Premier League log

- The Gunners have to pray Liverpool will lose their last game of the season

Arsenal defeated Sunderland 2 - 0 on Tuesday night as they continue to chase a coveted Champions League spot.

The Gunners are one point behind Liverpool who occupy the last Champions League place ahead of the last game of the season against Everton.

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The Gunners dominated the first half but were unable to go past a determined Jordan Pickford in goal.

Alexis Sanchez was guilty of missing a golden opportunity early in the game after he was fed by Ozil with the Chilean only able to send his effort over.

Alexis Sanchez double helps Arsenal defeat relegated Sunderland

Alexis Sanchez sent an early effort over

The Gunner contined to probe and they were duly rewarded when Sanchez lashed onto a long ball from the impressive Granit Xhaka to open the scoring in the 72nd minute.

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Sanchez scored his second of the game in the 81st minute to ensure the race for the Champions League goes down to the wire.

Arsenal face Everton in their last game of the season while Liverpool face Middlesbrough.

Man City who occupy third place on the log face Watford at Vicarage road.

Source: Sports.naija.ng

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