OTD in 2011, Van Persie scores 3 goals as Arsenal beat Chelsea 5-3 at Stamford Bridge (video)
On October 29th, 2011 Arsenal recorded a 5-3 away victory against Chelsea at Stamford Bridge in one of the most entertaining Premier League encounters ever.
The Gunners came into the game underdogs in the London rivalry against the Blues.
Frank Lampard put Chelsea in front in the 14th minute but Arsenal captain Robin Van Perse equalized in the 36th minute.
Chelsea captain John Terry but the blues back in front in the 45th minute as they went to the halftime break.
Andre Santos equalized for Arsenal in the 49th minute and Theo Walcott put them ahead in the 55th minute.
Juan Mata equalized for Chelsea in the 80th minute before Van Persie put the Gunners back in front in the 85th minute.
Van Persie would score his third of the game for his hattrick in the 92nd minute as Arsenal claimed a huge win against rivals Chelsea.
Watch Van Persie score three goals as Arsenal beat Chelsea 5-3 below
14' Lampard ⚽️
36' Van Persie ⚽️
45' Terry ⚽️
49' Andre Santos ⚽️
55' Walcott ⚽️
80' Mata ⚽️
85' Van Persie ⚽️
90+2' Van Persie ⚽️@Arsenal overcame Chelsea in one of the most entertaining #PL matches 𝐞𝐯𝐞𝐫 #OnThisDay in 2011 🤯 pic.twitter.com/cPDB9Om8pR
— Premier League (@premierleague) October 29, 2020