1 – 0 Crouch (8)
1 – 1 van Persie (15)
On the face of it, a point at Stoke is a disappointing result. Contrary to the claims of Tony Pulis, top six teams do win there and have done this season. In the wider context of the season, the point was a good result leaving Arsenal directly in control of their own destiny; games in hand is an over-rated currency this morning. That might be different by this time next weekend but those are the problems for another day.
Not winning on a day when Newcastle capitulated is a disappointment though. That is compounded by the knowledge that Arsenal had enough of the game to have won. Tempering that is knowing that Chelsea can torpedo Newcastle with a win at Stamfor...