Burnley 0-1 Arsenal: Alexis Sanchez converts late penalty to snatch stoppage-time win [Best Tweets]

Arsenal managed to scrape through to a narrow 1-0 win over Burnley at Turf Moor thanks to a successfully converted late penalty from Alexis Sanchez.

Turf Moor has been a fortress for Burnley throughout their Premier League journey. And as Arsenal paid a visit, it seemed they would be able to stop another top team in their tracks. The evenly contested game seemed to be heading towards a draw when Arsenal were handed a penalty late into stoppage time.

Alexis Sanchez stepped up and netted the winner to give Arsenal crucial three points in a gameweek when Liverpool, Chelsea and Tottenham all dropped points. The referee’s decision to award Arsenal the penalty for a foul on Aaron Ramsey was a controversial one as many pointed to it being harsh on Burnley.

Fans all over the world were undivided on the decision.

However, it was Shkodran Mustafi who was the undoubted star of the match, with his towering presence at the back helping Arsenal to another clean sheet.

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