VIDEO: Former Arsenal loanee Kallstrom scores twice in six-goal thriller

Kim Kallstrom playing for Spartak Moscow

Spartak Moscow has Kim Kallstrom to thank for a draw this afternoon.

Arsenal fans had high expectations of the last January Transfer Window. They were particulary keen to see a new striker arrive at the club.

But what they didn’t expect is what they got … Kim Kallstrom.

The Swedish midfielder was probably not needed at the club, but Arsene Wenger was keen on bringing in the Spartak Moscow man to add some depth to the club - so snapped him up on loan until the end of the season.

But it was not a very successful spell at the club. Kallstrom was injured from the get-go, and a serious back injury saw him on the medics table for the majority of his stay.

So, at the end of his loan deal, Arsenal opted against making a go at a permanent move and the Swede returned to Russia for the 2014-15 campaign.

Since returning his form has been patchy, but today was certainly one of his better days at the office.

Spartak Moscow played out a thrilling 3-3 draw with Kuban Krasnodar this afternoon, with Kallstrom scoring twice in five second half minutes.

Spartak were 2-1 down when he bagged the first, a cool strike from a Yuri Movisyan cut back just inside the area.

Four minutes later he made it 3-2 - tapping in from close range after a set-piece.

Unfortunately for his team Kuban scored a late equaliser. But for Kallstrom, whose goals were his first for the club since returning from Arsenal - and his first since September 2013 - will still be pleased to be finding his form again.

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