[Video Goals] Aston Villa 1-2 Arsenal: Wilshere & Giroud Send Gunners Clear

By on January 13, 2014

Arsenal held out to beat Aston Villa 2-1 at Villa Park on Monday night to move back to the top of the Premier League table.

The Gunners opened the scoring when Nacho Monreal found Jack Wilshere on the edge of the box and the midfielder cooly slotted home for 1-0. The Gunners doubled their lead just 20 seconds later as Wilshere won the ball back from the restart and found Olivier Giroud with a delightful pass and the Frenchman made no mistake for 2-0.

Villa got themselves back in the game when Christian Benteke headed home in the 76th minute but Arsenal held on despite late pressure to leapfrog Man City and Chelsea at the top of the table.

Watch the goals from the game here:

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