Arsenal failed to capitalise on Chelsea's stunning defeat on Saturday, falling to a 2-3 defeat at Stoke City.Arsenal fell behind after only 19 seconds, with Peter Crouch bundling home.
Stoke City's English striker Peter Crouch celebrates scoring the opening goal during the English Premier League football match between Stoke City and Arsenal at the Britannia Stadium in Stoke-on-Trent. Pic/AFP
Bojan Krkic volleyed in a cross from Jonathan Walters in the 35th minute and Walters added a third on the stroke of half-time by lashing home from close range.
A Santi Cazorla penalty and an Aaron Ramsey volley took Arsenal to the verge of a comeback but it was eventually not enough.