Posted November 10, 2012 on
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Arsenal threw away a two-goal lead for the second time this week, with a 3-3 draw against Fulham prolonging the team's worst English Premier League start under Arsene Wenger.
The Gunners appeared to be cruising on Saturday when Olivier Giroud headed them in front and Lukas Podolski fired in another in the 23rd minute.
But just like in Tuesday's 2-2 draw at Schalke in the Champions League, Arsenal's advantage evaporated. In the space of 11 minutes, both Dimitar Berbatov and Alex Kacaniklic were left to score with free headers for Fulham.
Arsenal's troubles deepened in the second half when Dimitar Berbatov put Fulham ahead from the penalty spot.
Giroud equalized for Arsenal with his second headed goal and the hosts could have won the match in stoppage time but Mikel Arteta's penalty was saved.
After 11 matches, Arsenal has just 16 points in seventh place and is ahead of Fulham only on goal difference. That's even worse than this time last season when Arsen...
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Coach Arsene Wenger reacts:
on his emotions after the game…
It was frustrating because we had the opportunities to win the game. We were caught in a bit too comfortable a position because we did the most difficult thing – we scored two goals to go 2-0 up, we were at home and yet at half-time we found ourselves at 2-2. At that moment we lacked urgency defensively...
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Arsenal blew a two-goal lead for the second time in a week as Fulham battled to a 3-3 draw at Emirates Stadium, where Mark Schwarzer saved a penalty in stoppage-time.
Just as they had been in their midweek Champions League's game at Schalke, the Gunners were in control after early goals from Olivier Giroud and Lukas Podolski.
Fulham, though, rallied after Dimitar Berbatov reduced...