Arsenal Vs. Tottenham Hotspur, 2012 Premier League: Walcott Runs Riot

Well that was coming. Arsenal counterattack in brilliant fashion and get their fourth and fifth goals, both through Theo Walcott, who until the 65th minute had done approximately nothing positive in the entire match. For Walcott's first, Gareth Bale was dispossessed in the corner, and the ball made its way quickly to Robin van Persie, who drew in both Younes Kaboul and Ledley King to open up a huge gap in the Tottenham Hotspur defence, through which he played Walcott.

The young winger's first touch was atrocious, but he managed to recover to lift the ball over Brad Friedel and in at the far post to make it 4-2, and a few minutes later he was given a carbon copy of that opportunity to make it five after Alex Song threaded a lovely through ball past the Spurs back line. Again, he took it well, and Spurs, who led 2-0 at one point, are now down by three goals. That goal, incidentally, brings Arsenal above Chelsea and into 4th place in the Premier League.

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