LONDON -- Three quick thoughts from the Emirates as Arsenal beat Crystal Palace 4-1 in the Premier League on Saturday.
1. Arsenal show they can live without Sanchez
The post-Alexis Sanchez era couldn't have started much better at the Emirates. Arsenal delivered their best attacking performance of the season by tearing apart Crystal Palace on Saturday, storming out of the gates with four goals in the opening 22 minutes to send a strong message that they can cope just fine without the Chilean...
Arsenal eased to a 4-1 victory over Crystal Palace on Saturday as Alexis Sanchez was left out of the squad ahead of his expected move to Manchester United.
Gunners boss Arsene Wenger said that the Chile international could be involved if the deal had not been completed, but he was again omitted.
Unlike last week, however, when Arsenal lost 2-1 at Bournemouth without the forward, his teammates made light work of his absence here against a poor Palace side.
The hosts were four goals up inside the...