Arsenal beat Blackburn Rovers on Monday to open a five-point lead over Manchester United with 12 games to play at the top of the Premier
League after beating Blackburn Rovers, 2-0, at the Emirates Stadium.
Swiss defender Philippe Senderos
scored on a header in the fourth minute, and
Togolese sensation Emmanuel Adebayor
extended his scoring streak to nine consecutive games when he beat American Brad Friedel in the Blackburn goal in
The Gunners went into the weekend with a two-point lead over Manchester United, which fell to Manchester City, 2-1.