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Arsenal rout sorry Rovers

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Arsenal rout sorry Rovers (©GettyImages)
Arsenal rout sorry Rovers (©GettyImages).

Robin van Persie smashed a hat-trick as Arsenal claimed a 7-1 win over 10-man Blackburn at Emirates Stadium.

The Dutchman fired the Gunners ahead in the second minute, but a fine free-kick from Morten Gamst Pedersen levelled the game briefly.

Van Persie and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain gave the hosts a two-goal cushion and Blackburn had Gael Givet dismissed before the break, which was followed by more Arsenal domination as Mikel Arteta, Van Persie, Oxlade-Chamberlain and substitute Thierry Henry made it a rout.

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Arsenal
Robin Van Persie
Morten Gamst Pedersen
Football
Blackburn Rovers
Mikel Arteta
Premier League
Alex
Gael Givet
Thierry Henry
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