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Van Persie bags brace at Liverpool

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Van Persie bags brace at Liverpool (©GettyImages)
Van Persie bags brace at Liverpool (©GettyImages).

Liverpool paid for missing a penalty and hitting the post twice as Arsenal's Robin van Persie scored twice to snatch a late 2-1 Barclays Premier League victory at Anfield.

Dirk Kuyt squandered the Reds' sixth spot-kick this season just before Laurent Koscielny put through his own net, but Van Persie equalised with a close-range header from a rare Gunners' chance.

The home side dominated the second half but failed to capitalise and were punished by the Holland international's second in added time.

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Arsenal
Robin Van Persie
Football
Premier League
Dirk Kuyt
Laurent Koscielny
Liverpool
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