Following Leicester City’s defeat at Liverpool, Arsene Wenger’s side missed an opportunity to hit the Premier league table as the Saints led by Shane Long who scored double inflicted Gunners’ firs defeat in the last month. With goals of R. Martina 19′, S. Long 55′, 90’+ and José Fonte 69′ Southampton celebrated at home with 4-0.
Arsenal substitutes: Ospina, Gibbs, Gabriel, Chambers, Reine-Adelaide, Oxlade-Chamberlain, Iwobi.
Arsenal XI (4-2-3-1): Cech; Bellerin, Mertesacker, Koscielny, Monreal; Flamini, Ramsey; Campbell, Ozil, Walcott; Giroud.
Southampton substitutes: Gazzaniga, Yoshida, Caulker, Romeu, Ramirez, Tadic, Juanmi.
Southampton XI (4-2-3-1): Stekelenburg; Martina, Van Dijk, Fonte, Bertrand; Clasie, Wanyama; Davis, Ward-Prose, Mane; Long.