Arsenal boost title hopes as dramatic late double settles thriller at Aston Villa | Premier League

Three touches. Three impacts. Three distinct noises. The whip of a perfectly struck football off the meat of Jorginho’s boot. The symphonic clank of the Villa Park crossbar. The dull thud as it clattered off the skull of a blameless Emi Martínez. Perhaps this is what salvation sounds like. Those three noises were immediately engulfed by a fourth: the sound of the travelling Arsenal fans shrieking in disbelief, as if rescued from the depths of a despair they feared they might never escape.

Back to the top of the league Arsenal go, just as everyone expected, and yet nothing about this felt…


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