5-star Arsenal demolish Fulham in the London derby to go fourth in the EPL standings

5-star Arsenal demolish Fulham in the London derby to go fourth in the EPL standings

- Lacazette and Aubameyang netted a brace each to inspire Arsenal to a 5-1 victory over Fulham

- The victory saw the Gunners move to fourth in the EPL standings with 18 points

- Andre Shurrle scored Fulham's solitary goal

EPL giants Arsenal continued their impressive run this season as they bagged a 5-1 victory over Fulham in the London derby on Sunday, October 7 at Craven Cottage to seal a spot in the top four on the Premier League standings.

French forward Alexandre Lacazette netted a brace in the fixture to inspire the Gunners to their ninth consecutive victory in all competitions.

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Lacazette opened the scoring for the visitors in the 29th minute finishing crisply via Nacho Monreal's assist.

However, Fulham restored parity a minute before half-time through Andre Shurrle who finished superbly from Vietto's nudged ball.

In the second half, Lacazette gifted the Gunners the lead, slamming home from 25 yards to make it 2-1.

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Aaron Ramsey extended Arsenal's lead in the 67th minute with a delightful finish.

Aubameyang sealed Arsenal's comfortable victory with two of his own 12 minutes later, as he capitalised on Hector Bellerin's assist in the 79th minute.

The former Borussia Dortmund forward completed his epic brace at stoppage time after being perfectly set up by Ramsey.

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The impressive victory saw Unai Emery's side close in on a spot in the top four with 18 points, one more than rivals Chelsea who still have a game to play.

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