Originally posted on Fox Soccer  |  Last updated 3/16/13
Arsenal remained firmly in the race for Champions Leagu e qualification after Nacho Monreal and Gervinho secured a 2-0 win at Swansea on Saturday. The Gunners had by far the better of the contest and Nacho Monreal's first goal for the club gave them the lead with 16 minutes remaining, before substitute Gervinho struck in stoppage time. Swansea faded badly after a promising opening and, aside from a couple of half-chances, they barely worked Lukasz Fabianski in the Arsenal goal. The win moves Arsene Wenger's side to within two points of fourth-placed Chelsea - and four of third-placed Tottenham - with their rivals in action tomorrow. Arsenal could have led in the fifth minute thanks to Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain as he tricked his way past Angel Rangel to beat Michel Vorm, only for his shot to clip the top of the bar. Swansea quickly settled after the early scare, and Ki Sung-yueng's weighted pass gave Rangel a run in on goal, but the full-back sliced wide of Fabianski's goal. The ho...
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