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  Saturday, 9 November, 2002, 16:13 GMT
Arsenal close the gap

Arsenal's Dennis Bergkamp sees his shot hit the woodwork as the Gunners start well against Newcastle at Highbury
A curling right-footed shot by Arsenal striker Dennis Berkamp hits the woodwork as the Gunners start well

Arsenal's Patrick Vieira shields the ball from Newcastle's Jermaine Jenas during the first half
Patrick Vieira returns from suspension as Arsenal revive their season with an early lead against Newcastle

Freddie Ljungberg runs to reach a cross while Newcastle's Alan Shearer makes a sliding tackle as both sides get stuck in
Arsenal's Freddie Ljungberg runs for a cross while Newcastle skipper Alan Shearer makes his presence felt

Sylvain Wiltord celebrates putting Arsenal 1-0 ahead
Arsenal extend their scoring record to 52 games when Sylvain Wiltord's 24th-minute strike puts them ahead

There are aerial challenges galore as Thierry Henry tackles Nicos Dabizas and Patrick Vieria and Kieron Dyer battle against one another
Thierry Henry contends with Nicos Dabizas in an aerial challenge as Vieira jumps for the ball with Kieron Dyer

Sylvain Wiltord's 24th minute goal proves to be the winner as Arsenal close the gap on title rivals Liverpool
Wiltord's goal proves good enough for victory and the Gunners move to within a point of leaders Liverpool


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