Alexis Sanchez's brace paces Arsenal in 3-0 win over Stoke City
LONDON (AP) — Alexis Sanchez scored twice after creating the opener on Sunday as Arsenal eased to a 3-0 victory over Stoke and moved up to fifth in the Premier League.
Sanchez's cross was headed in by Laurent Koscielny inside six minutes, and the Chile forward was on target in the 33rd minute after completing a one-two with Tomas Rosicky.
A free kick from Sanchez four minutes into the second half went through the wall and the ball was pushed onto the post by goalkeeper Asmir Begovic before going into the net.
At the Emirates Stadium some fans brought signs emblazoned with "Je suis Charlie" (I am Charlie), the phrase adopted as a tribute to Wednesday's deadly attack on French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo, which started three days of terror around Paris.