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Cesc Fabregas was in sparkling form on his return from injury Connor McDavid Women Jersey as Arsenal battled to a 2-0 victory over a Bolton side showing signs of recovery in their first game under new manager Owen Coyle.The much touted Coyle Factor certainly played its part as the feel-good factor was ramped up at the Reebok Stadium, but ultimately it was the genius of the Gunners Spanish skipper which told through, as hepulled everyconceivable string in what will be have beena satisfying victory for Arsene Wenger.Fabregas slotted home after a delightful one-two with Eduardo on the edge of the 18-yard box, before playing an instrumental part in Fran Meridas superbly crafted second.At the other end, Matt Taylor spurned the home sides best opportunity when he lashed a shot over the cro sbar. The win puts the Gunners 2-points behind second-placed Manchester United with a game in hand, but a victory of the same margin in Tuesdays rearranged fixture with Bolton at the Emirates will see them take over the reins at the top of the table on goal difference.Wanderers bo s Coyle will have been impre sed with his sides initial display as they applied early pre sure to the visitors, and were only denied the lead by the linesman when Ivan Klasnics emphatic strike was ruled out for offside. Korean winger Chung-Yong Lee also threatened regularly with some probing balls, as Anton Slepyshev Women Jersey Armand Traore appeared to be lacking confidence following his error-ridden display against Everton last Saturday.However, the scale of the task taken on by the former Burnley manager became apparent, as his side allowed Cesc Fabregas the time and Zack Kassian Women Jersey space to orchestrate the midfield with the precise pa sing which has become a trademark of Arsenal Football Club.A neat series of short, sharp pa ses picked apart the Bolton back four as the Spaniard accurately slotted home his first time shot, just minutes after having a legitimate penalty claim turned down following Ju si Jaaskelainens reckle s challenge.Craig Eastmond, making his full debut in the top flight, was allowed acres of space in the 18-yard box but struck his free-volley straight at the Bolton stopperas the Gunners went in pursuit of a second.Fabregas should have added to his tally when Andrey Arshavin cut the ball back acro s the face of goal, but both he and Croatian striker Eduardo da Silva mi sed the chance to finish another flowing move.Bolton emerged from the break with the same energy, drive and committment shown at the beginning of the first period; every player seemingly hungry to impre s their new manager, with Lee continuing toshine as his perseverenceconfounded Traore until Gael Clichy replaced Brandon Manning Kids Jersey Tomas Rosicky, shoring up the left flank of the Arsenal defence.Matt Taylor then wasted his glaring opportunity to equaliseafter being picked out by Klasnic,as his wayward shot landed high in the stands.His thriftle s finishing was to bepunished severely, when Fabregas superbly evaded a tackle as he ploughed through the midfield to feed Eduardo, whos intelligent cro s was controlled magnificently Zack Kassian Jersey by substitute Fran Merida,before rifling his shot past Jaaskelainen.BOLTON 0Team: Jaaskelainen, Robinson, Cahill, Knight, Stein son, Muamba (McCann 61), Taylor, Cohen (Gardner 80), Lee, Davies, Klasnic (Elmander 80)Unused Subs: Al Habsi, Ricketts, Davies, OBrienBooked: RobinsonARSENAL 2 (Fabregas 28, Merida 78)Team: Almunia, Sagna, Gallas, Vermaelen, Traore, Fabregas, Eastmond (Merida 63), Diaby, Rosicky (Clichy 74), Arshavin, Eduardo (Vela 84)Unused Subs: Fabianski, Emmanuel-Thomas, Coquelin, SilvestreBooked: Rosicky, Vermaelen

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