Arsenal go top as Ramsey scores again...and the defenders get in on the action

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Arsenal won 3-1 at home to Stoke City this afternoon, to go top of the Premier League table.

Goals from Aaron Ramsey, Per Mertesacker and Bacary Sagna gave Arsenal a 3-1 victory against Stoke City, and saw Arsene Wenger's side reclaim top spot in the Premier League.

A late change to the starting line-up saw teenager Serge Gnabry start in place of the injured Theo Walcott, and the young German looked comfortable before being replaced with 17 minutes remaining.

Ramsey put the Gunners ahead after just five minutes, scoring after Mesut Ozil's free-kick had been saved by Potters' 'keeper Asmir Begovic.  Ozil also played a significant part in his side's other goals, as his set-pieces were headed in by Mertesacker and Sagna after Geoff Cameron had briefly levelled for Mark Hughes' side.

Arsenal fans will also have been pleased to see Mikel Arteta return from injury, replacing the mercurial Ozil with 10 minutes to play

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