Jordon Ibe finally breaks his Bournemouth duck to sink Arsenal

Alexis Sánchez was nowhere to be seen but this was the same old Arsenal in many other respects. A game that was totally in their control with just over 20 minutes remaining, as they led through Héctor Bellerín’s second-half goal, inexplicably slipped from their grasp as Bournemouth scored twice in the blink of an eye to pile more misery onto Arsène Wenger.

Arsenal had seemed to be coasting to victory until familiar defensive weaknesses were exposed in what has become an all too predictable story. Callum Wilson, capitalising on a mistake by Petr Cech, nipped in front of the Arsenal goalkeeper to convert Ryan Fraser’s cross for the equaliser and four minutes later Bournemouth had a second.

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