Gallery: Alexis Sanchez makes it five goals in four games as Arsenal fans vote with their feet

Alexis Sanchez after first goal Arsenal

The Chilean scored twice in the first half as the Gunners beat west Bromwich Albion 2-0 on Thursday night.

Alexis Sanchez extended his scoring run to five goals in the last four matches as Arsenal comfortably beat West Bromwich Albion on Monday night to strengthen their grip on a top-four finish.

The Gunners began the game just a point ahead of fifth-placed Manchester United and with their hopes of qualifying for the Champions League for a 19th season in a row seemingly at risk.

The club's supporters had seemingly chosen to vote with their feet, with the half-full Emirates Stadium littered with empty seats for the clash.

However, Sanchez struck early on from the edge of the area and added a second from a free-kick seven minutes before half-time as Arsene Wenger's side returned to winning ways after back-to-back draws.

Gareth McAuley's header came off the crossbar in the closest the Baggies came to finding the net, but Tony Pulis' side slipped to a third defeat in a row.

The Gunners have now moved back to within five points of rivals Tottenham as they look to overhaul Mauricio Pochettino's side in the final four games of the season.

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