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Arsenal come from 1 goal down to beat West Ham in tough Premier League meeting

- West Ham United vs Arsenal Premier League clash saw Gunners end their winless run

- The north Londoners came from one goal down to hammer Pellegrini's side 3-1

- Ljungberg claimed his first victory in charge of the club since he became their manager

Arsenal came from one goal down to beat West Ham United 3-1 in a crucial Premier League meeting at the London Stadium.

Angelo Ogbonna handed the Hammers the lead about seven more minutes to the end of the first stanza of the game. The defender headed his side ahead from a Pablo Fornals's cross.

Having started the match on a very bright note - forcing the Gunners to be more cautious in their attacking strategy.

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The north London side failed to find the back of the net before the referee sounded his whistle to signaled the end of the first half of the meeting.

Meanwhile, the Gunners produced an electrifying second half after scoring three superb goals to end their nine-match winless run in all competitions.

It was an effort from 18-year-old Gabriel Martinelli that gave the away team lifeline in the encounter at the London Stadium.

Nicolas Pepe handed the north Londoners the lead for the first time in the 66th minute after which Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang sealed the victory for Arsenal.

Pepe curled a shot into the top corner to spark a long, loud celebration, while a stunning volley from the Gabonese star saw the away side cruise to an outright win.

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However, in spite of the victory, Freddie Ljungberg's tutored side is still ninth on the table with 22 points - seven points behind Chelsea who are fourth on the table.

West Ham United's win was the first for the club legend since he was appointed interim manager after the sack of Unai Emery last month.

Legit.ng earlier reported that Arsenal interim manager Freddie Ljungberg is confident his side can still make top four despite a poor run of results.

The Gunners have endured a torrid spell in recent weeks that has seen them slump to 11th on the league standings with 19 points, a massive 10 points off a Champions League.

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