Nobody should doubt Arsenal look a more coherent side than the last time they faced Burnley but nobody ought to question their capacity for self-immolation, either. In December they lost catastrophically at the Emirates thanks to an own goal from Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Granit Xhaka’s needless sending-off. This time Aubameyang quickly settled his personal score but Arsenal, who had been completely in control, threw it away after an astounding Xhaka error let Chris Wood equalise. Dani Ceballos rattled a post with the game’s last action but Mikel Arteta will wonder how the game had not long since been won.

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