Arsenal 5, West Ham 1

Dominant Gunners hit five past West Ham

January 24, 2013
By ESPN.com news services
Arsenal reignited its bid for a finish in the Champions League positions by thrashing West Ham 5-1 in the English Premier League on Wednesday, with a scoring spree at the start of the second half doing the damage.

Held to 1-1 at halftime, Arsene Wenger's side found the net four times in an 11-minute span early in the second half, with striker Olivier Giroud scoring twice in one of his most effective displays since his move last summer from French club Montpellier.

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