17 minutes into the game, the visitors strike to take the lead. A wonderful free-kick was whipped in by Luka Milivojevic onto the head of Christian Benteke whose header from the centre of the box to the bottom right corner was too powerful for Leno.
2 minutes into second half, the Gunners scored to level scoreline. Palace defenders were unable to get close to Arsenal during the build-up as Iwobi pulled out wide and squared the ball back into the box.
Lacazette picks it up and then plays a short throughball to Ozil who was unmarked and he chipped the ball over the top of Guaita to make it 1-1.
61 minutes on, Wilfried Zaha restored palace’s lead. A long free-kick was flicked on to Zaha and he easily brushed Mustafi aside to reach the ball first and slot the ball past the keeper and into the back of the net.
8 minutes later, James McArthur doubled the lead for Palace. The Gunners couldn’t clear Milivojevic’s corner, Dann gets there first and McArthur was in the right place to put the effort on target and give his side a two-goal cushion.
77 minutes on, Aubameyang with a brilliant goal to make the scoreline 3-2. He dribbled his way past three Palace defenders as he comes inside from the right wing.
He tries to play in Lacazette, but the pass deflects back to him off Kelly, so he takes a touch and then fires his shot into the bottom corner from the edge of the box.
The Gunners remain 4th with 66 points and will be facing Wolves next on Sunday while Crystal Palace will be looking to take on Everton on Saturday.
It was a battling performance from the Blue birds as they held Liverpool to a goalless draw in first half.
Liverpool should have scored after a couple of excellent goalscoring opportunities and dominating much of the game.
Firmino was played through on goal and just had Etheridge to beat, but he fired the ball over the crossbar.
Salah was then later denied by the Cardiff keeper, who made a fine save after Salah broke free inside the box.
Cardiff held firm but Liverpool had their breakthrough 57 minutes on the clock thanks to Wijnaldum, who scored to give them a liveline.
Alexander-Arnold whipped a low ball into the box, which was met at the front post by Wijnaldum, who drills the ball into the back of the net.
80th minute, Morrison had his hands all over Salah as the striker tries to wriggle away from him inside the box and the Liverpool man goes down under the pressure.
The referee points to the spot straight away. James Milner stepped up and slotted the ball into the bottom corner to give Liverpool a 2-0 lead and secure all 3 points.
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