Arsenal Vs. Wolverhampton Wanderers: Robin Van Persie Nets Brace For Gunners

According to match announcer Ian Darke, Wolves had a mountain to climb when they were 1-0 down to Arsenal, and now that they are 2-0 down, that mountain is K2. It's hard to disagree with him, now that Robin Van Persie has netted a second half brace to put the Gunners 2-0 up on Wolverhampton Wanderers. Arsenal have had a flurry of chances and should probably be up closer to 5-0, but their second goal should seal the deal.

Additionally, while Arsenal should have scored their second goal much sooner, but this one was well worth the wait. It came on a fantastic counter-attack move, and Van Persie was left with much less work on this finish than he had on his opener. Alex Song started the break with a ball to Cesc Fabregas, who sprayed the ball wide to Theo Walcott. The speedy winger had all of the space and time in the world and eventually laid the ball across the box for Van Persie. He looked calm and composed as he collected the ball and finished, sealing his brace and a 2-0 lead for his team.

With more than a half hour remaining, it seems unlikely that the scoring is over. Arsenal look good to add another before full time.

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