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Arsenal 4 - 1 Reading

Arsenal kept up the pressure in the race for Champions League qualification with a 4-1 win over Reading at Emirates Stadium, which sent the Royals bottom of the Barclays Premier League.

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Adkins' Reading outgunned at Emirates

Arsenal's Aaron Ramsey (right) and Reading's Jobi McAnuff during the Barclays Premier League match at the Emirates Stadium Credit: Adam Davy/PA Wire
Reading Manager Nigel Adkins during the Barclays Premier League match at the Emirates Stadium Credit: Adam Davy/PA Wire

To their credit, Reading continued to look for a way back into the match after the home side went 3-0 up, Laurent Koscielny needed to make a last-ditch tackle on Pogrebnyak.

Arsenal switched off, which allowed Reading to pull a goal back as Jobi McAnuff floated cross from the left was headed in at the far post by Robson-Kanu with full back Nacho Monreal clattering into the woodwork,

Arsenal's Olivier Giroud scores the third goal against Reading Credit: Adam Davy/PA Wire

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