Arsenal spare Cech's blushes with late comeback

Arsenal goalkeeper Petr Cech was helpless on 18 minutes as the ball rebounded off his back and into the net, after it had hit the bar following a Dusan Tadic free kick. But the hosts hit back with a Laurent Koscielny overhead kick and a stoppage-time
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Arsenal goalkeeper Petr Cech was helpless on 18 minutes as the ball rebounded off his back and into the net, after it had hit the bar following a Dusan Tadic free kick. But the hosts hit back with a Laurent Koscielny overhead kick and a stoppage-time Santi Cazorla penalty to beat Southampton 2-1 in their Premier League match at the Emirates Stadium.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on September 11, 2016, with the headline 'Arsenal spare Cech's blushes with late comeback'. Print Edition | Subscribe