Arsenal V Blackburn Half Time Update
Arsenal go in 3-1 up at half time after going 1-0 down inside two minutes.
Kolo Toure seemed to bring down Arsenal old boy David Bentley to give away a penalty which was converted by Shabani Nonda.
It seemed that it would be the same old story, Arsenal go 1 down and spend 70 minutes trying to chase the game but the Young Guns refused to accept their usual fate and fought their way back into the game, playing some sensational football.
The breakthrough came from an unusual scenario - a corner. Robin Van Persie swung in a corner for Gilberto to head home from 6 yards.
Arsenal continued to dominate, enjoying close to 70% possession. Then in the 23rd minute Alex Hleb tapped home from 6 yards to give Arsenal the lead.
It didn't stay 2-1 for long though, Lucas Neil brought own Adebayor inside the penalty area. The giant striker converted the resulting penalty to make it 3-1.
I can honestly say that what I have just watched is some of the best football I have seen from any team all season. Consider the fact that it is without some of our best and most experienced players and it really is a frightening prospect!
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