Arsenal 1, Stoke City 0

Arsenal edges Stoke on deflected goal

February 2, 2013
By Press Association
Lukas Podolski's deflected free-kick proved the difference Saturday as Arsenal eked out a much-needed 1-0 victory against Stoke.

After securing just five points from as many Premier League matches, the Gunners were in danger of losing ground on the top four coming into the game.

Arsene Wenger's side looked set for another frustrating day at the office Saturday -- thanks in no small part to an outstanding display by Stoke goalkeeper Asmir Begovic.

The 25-year-old proved ...

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