• Arsene Wenger signs some autographs before the game
  • A Villa fan well wrapped up against the cold
  • Mesut Ozil warms up at Villa Park
  • Arsene Wenger watches a Bacary Sagna throw-in
  • Olivier Giroud and Ron Vlaar tussle for the ball
  • Nathan Baker is carried off after being knocked out
  • Jack Wilshere celebrates Arsenal's opening goal
  • Olivier Giroud quickly made it 2-0 to Arsenal
  • Olivier Giroud slots home Arsenal's second goal
  • Villa boss Paul Lambert barks out some instructions
  • A goal from Christian Benteke gave Villa some late hope

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Arsene Wenger signs some autographs before the game