Arsenal’s title hopes suffered a setback on Sunday evening as a draw
at Norwich was compounded with a hamstring injury to star forward
The Gunners could have moved level on points with joint leaders
Manchester City and Leicester City but gave away a 1-0 lead to share
the spoils with a spirited home side.
Lewis Grabban cancelled out a Mesut Ozil opener before the break and
Arsen Wenger’s evening moved from bad to worst as sensational marksman
Sanchez was forced out with a hamstring Injury.
Arsenal had already lost Laurent Koscienly barely 10 minutes into the
match and with Sanchez also heading to the sidelines, Arsene Wenger
has been left with limited options as longterm absentees Danny
Welbeck, Jack Whilshere, Francis Coquelin and Theo Walcot are yet to
be cleared by the medical team.
Elsewhere, the London derby pitting rivals Tottenham and Chelsea ended
in a 0-0 stalemate at White Hartlane as both teams fired blank.
The match also saw Chelsea’s controversial striker Diego Costa fuelled
his rift with manager Jose Mourinho, throwing his training vest to the
Portugues tactician after beeing left out of the starting eleven.
Meanwhile James Milner’s penalty gave Liverpool a 1-0 victory over
Swansea at Anfield to climb sixth in the standings on 23 points.
On Saturday Manchester United settled for a one all draw at Leicester
City, while their bitter rivals Manchester City trounced Southampton
3-1 to claim the podium.