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EPL: Resurrection day crucifixion complete as Crystal Palace bury Arsenal

By Mutala Yakubu
Christian Benteke has scored 70 goals in 200 Premier League appearances
Christian Benteke has scored 70 goals in 200 Premier League appearances

Arsenal's hopes of a top-four finish were dented after Christian Benteke's first goal in a year helped Crystal Palace to an excellent win which confirmed their Premier League place.



Benteke was left unmarked to head Luka Milivojevic's delivery past Bernd Leno before Mesut Ozil equalised with a clever finish shortly after half-time.

However, two goals in eight minutes ended Arsenal's 10-match winning league run at Emirates Stadium.


Wilfried Zaha

Wilfried Zaha capitalised on a mistake by Shkodran Mustafi to restore Palace's lead and James McArthur's header made it 3-1 before Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang's reduced the deficit with his 19th league goal of the season.

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