In their first game under new manager Paul Clement, Swansea City fell 0-4 to Arsenal, who had a foot on their opponents’ necks for most of the match but finished the Welsh side off with a flurry of goals in the middle of the second half.
It was a must-win match against a team Arsenal have struggled against in recent years, but the Gunners took advantage of the turmoil at the Liberty Stadium to take home three points.
Arsenal started the scoring late in the first half, with Mesut Ozil assisting the in-form Olivier Giroud in the 37th minute. Swansea were hanging in there with the visitors in the first half, but three goals in 19 minutes in the second half for Arsenal was too much for the Swans.
Own goals by Jack Cork and Kyle Naughton were what started the run of scoring, and it was finished by Alexis Sanchez in the 73rd minute.
It was an easy match for Arsenal supporters to watch once the second half got going, which has been an unfamiliar feeling in recent weeks. Here are the three stars from that stellar showing in Wales on Saturday.