Sanchez, Ozil lead Arsenal to first Premier League win in three months


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Published 4:57 p.m. ET April 17, 2017 | Updated 45 minutes ago

MIDDLESBROUGH, England (AP) — Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil secured Arsenal’s first English Premier League win on the road in three months on Monday, with the 2-1 victory at Middlesbrough reviving the London club’s tough pursuit of Champions League qualification.

Sanchez curled in a free kick right before halftime that was canceled out at the start of the second half by Alvaro Negredo. Sanchez played a part in Arsenal’s match-winner; his cross was chested down by Aaron Ramsey to Ozil, who sealed three vital points in the 71st minute.

Arsenal, whose last away win came at Swansea on Jan. 14, moved into sixth place. Although Manchester City is seven points ahead in the fourth Champions League place, Arsenal has a game in hand with seven still to play.

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