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LONDON -- For once, a landmark game for Arsene Wenger wasnt spoiled by Chelsea, and this time it was Arsenal humiliating its London rival.Wengers 500th and 1,000th games in charge of Arsenal both ended in losses to Chelsea but his fortunes finally changed on the 20th anniversary of his appointment.Arsenal turned on the style with a 3-0 victory in the Premier League on Saturday that exposed Chelseas defensive frailties and showcased the north London sides attacking prowess.Alexis Sanchez, Theo Walcott and Mesut Ozil provided the goals in the first half that gave Arsenal its first league win over Chelsea in five years. Chelsea hadnt even allowed a league goal to Arsenal since January 2013 before this capitulation.Its one of the best performances in recent years, Wenger said of his 1,128th Arsenal game. We have had to deal with some inconvenient facts ... we couldnt beat Chelsea for years. To get that out of the system was at stake today.But the result will matter little to Wenger, the leagues longest-serving manager, unless Arsenal has the trophy in its possession again when the season ends in eight months.Im hungrier (to deliver trophies) because I know I dont have 20 years in front of me, Wenger said. The weight of keeping people happy and making people happier is heavier than when I arrived.The 66-year-old Wenger has survived in the Arsenal dugout despite last winning the league in 2004, and lifting only the FA Cup twice in the intervening years.No Chelsea manager would enjoy the same job security without providing a regular flow of silverware.Antonio Conte will already be feeling the pressure after two months as he seeks to restore Chelsea to the top four.After opening the league campaign with three successive wins, Chelsea has collected only one point from the last three, and is already eight points behind leader Manchester City. Arsenal is five points off the pace.We must work a lot to improve the situation, because now we are a great team only on paper, not on the pitch, Conte said.The former Juventus and Italy coach is the 12th Chelsea manager Wenger has faced since he was plucked from near-obscurity in Japan by Arsenal in September 1996.Conte arrived at Chelsea in the offseason with a typically-Italian reputation for sending out well-drilled, solid defenses. But the Blues have conceded nine in their last four games in all competitions.Just one clean sheet in eight games has underscored the underlying weaknesses in a defense shorn of injured veteran center back John Terry.Chelsea looked rattled from kickoff against an electrifying Arsenal side.Gary Cahills dithering didnt help. The Chelsea center back conceded possession in the 11th minute around the halfway line to Sanchez, who was able to run through on goal unchallenged before chipping goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois.Within three minutes, the Gunners had another.Once again, Chelseas defense was ripped apart with ease with a slick passing move the visitors could find no way of disrupting.It ended with Hector Bellerin receiving the ball on the right flank from Alex Iwobi before crossing to the unmarked Walcott, who tapped into the net.The only surprise was Chelseas rearguard lasted until the 40th without crumbling again. The counterattack started deep inside Arsenals own half when NGolo Kante lost possession.Ozil faced no resistance as he charged down the pitch before sending the ball to Sanchez on the right flank. With the central defensive duo of Cahill and David Luiz posing little resistance, Sanchez crossed the ball back to Ozil, whose first-time volley bounced beyond Courtois.The first half was nearly perfect, Wenger said. We played with style, with pace, with movement.Chelsea was humiliated, and couldnt even manage a shot on target until the 84th from Michy Batshuayi.It was one of these moments in your life as a manager when you think `OK, today is a great day, Wenger said. Sergei Bobrovsky Jersey . 10 VCU 85-67 on Thursday night at the Puerto Rico Tip-Off. The Seminoles (4-0) have scored at least 80 points in each of their games. Joonas Korpisalo Jersey . Coach Mike Munchak says Fokou stretched ligaments in his left knee Oct. 13 against Seattle, which could keep out up to five weeks even though the linebacker didnt need surgery. . Walcott is available for Saturdays home match against Southampton as Arsenal looks to extend its two-point lead at the top of the Premier League. The Gunners are currently the second highest scorers in the league but Wenger insists Walcott will add something extra to his team. Columbus Blue Jackets Jerseys . The Browns coaching search remains incomplete. Alexander Wennberg Jersey .com) - Yankee Stadium is the home of the Bronx Bombers, but on Sunday afternoon it will open its gates to host the latest addition of the Hudson River Rivalry. The Philadelphia Phillies on Thursday declined Ryan Howards option for the 2017 season and almost certainly closed the door on his time with the franchise.The club paid Howard a $10 million buyout instead of picking up the option, which was worth $23 million.He tied for the club lead in 2016 with 25 home runs, but also hit a career-worst .196.Howard, who turns 37 on Nov. 19, has played all 13 of his major league seasons in Philadelphia. He was named the National League MVP in 2006 when he set career bests in home runs (58), RBIs (149) and batting average (.313).The slugging first baseman helped the Phillies win the World Series in 2008, when he hit three home runs and had six RBIs in Philadelphias five-game victory over the Tampa Bay Rays. He was named the 2009 National League Championship Series MVP in the Phillies five-game viictory over the Los Angeles Dodgers after batting .dddddddddddd.333 with two home runs and eight RBIs in the series.His 382 home runs rank second on the Phillies all-time list, behind Hall of Famer Mike Schmidt, while his 1,294 RBIs rank third.When he was honored in a ceremony during the Phillies final regular-season game this season, Howard said he planned to continue playing.I know theres more in the tank, he said. Ill know when its time.The Phillies on Thursday also declined the 2017 option on right-hander Charlie Morton.Morton started four games in his only season with the Phillies before tearing a hamstring. His mutual option called for $9.5 million, and instead he receives a $1 million buyout.? Cheap NFL Jerseys Wholesale Jerseys Wholesale NFL Jerseys Jerseys From China Wholesale NFL Jerseys Cheap NFL Jerseys Cheap Jerseys ' ' '

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