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Wenger jeered off as Swansea sink Arsenal

Published on Dec 2, 2012 6:02 AM
Swansea City's Ki Sung-Yueng (left) controls the ball during their English Premier League soccer match against Arsenal at the Emirates stadium in London Dec 1, 2012. -- PHOTO: REUTERS

LONDON (AFP) - Swansea piled on the misery for Arsenal as Michu scored twice in the closing minutes to clinch a shock 2-0 win at the Emirates Stadium on Saturday.

Spanish forward Michu, a £2 million (S$3.9 million) signing from Rayo Vallecano this past July, underlined his growing reputation as the bargain buy of the season with a pair of clinical finishes on the counter attack, prompting Arsenal's fans to unleash a torrent of abuse at manager Arsene Wenger and his players at full-time.

Arsenal have now won just one of their last six Premier League matches and this defeat dropped the Gunners to 10th place in the table.

The north London club are now five points off the top four and to add insult to injury in-form Swansea climbed above them into seventh spot.

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