Arsenal 3, Norwich City 1 - what the nationals said
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The national newspapers' views on Norwich City's 3-1 defeat at Arsenal.
Sunday Mirror: 'Norwich had frustrated Arsenal all afternoon. They defended in depth, tackled with venom and worked tirelessly…until Richard West showed his 20-20 vision.'
The Mail on Sunday: 'As Arsenal arrive, puffing and panting among the top three, they may blush a little at their extraordinary fortune…you could understand City's anger.'
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The Observer: 'Norwich were furious, and not only because the original corner award had been dubious…Norwich gave their all to thwart their hosts.'
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The Independent: 'On the opening day of the Premier League in 1992, Norwich won at Arsenal. One constant since is their inability to repeat the feat. Judging by Saturday's luck, they never will.'
The Sunday Telegraph: 'Arsenal's traditional qualities of luck, late goals and staying power came to the fore…the result could be pivotal for both clubs.'