Arsenal had to come from behind again as Sead Kolasinac and Aaron Ramsey scored the goals that saw off Swansea at The Emirates.

In what was a difficult afternoon for the Gunners, the fact that three points were bagged is the bottom line. It could so easily have been another victory for the away team if certain decisions had gone their way.

It would have been a severe injustice of we had not earned the win though. Seventeen shots were aimed at Swansea’s goal, but only five troubling the keeper. The usual story applied; we had 73% possession and passed the ball well but swansea played with five at the back and threw a fire blanket on our best moves.

The first half was a testing affair although we started well. It was Swansea who opened the scoring though. Sam Clucas being set free by the industrious Tammy Abraham to roll the ball past Petr Cech.

We continued to press and try to unlock the wall of black shirts, so when Swansea nearly went two goals up, it was a surprise to say the least.

Jordan Ayew capitalised on hesitancy from Per Mertesacker and it left him with only Cech to beat, but our seasoned stopper was more than Ayew’s equal and his knee came to the rescue.

The game could have been oh so different if Ayew had scored. He didn’t though, and we needed to claw back one goal rather than two. We didn’t manage to get any before half time, so at the break we went in one goal down.

The second half was a much different affair and it was primarily down to one man - Sead Kolasinac. The Bosnian has taken to the Premier League so far like a duck to water, and his physicality is well documented. His finesse is less so, and it was this skill that really took the eye.

His goal that levelled things came from a blocked Ozil shot. Big Sead was in the right place to snaffle up the loose ball with style, curling it away from the outstretched dive of Lukasz Fabianski to net.

Seven minutes later, Big Sead made the difference again. His bombing run to the byline led to a cut back that found Aaron Ramsey. The Welshman’s composed finish squeezed past Fabianski’s foot and we had the lead.

Kolasinac nearly had another assist with a wonderful touch but Alexis couldn’t make the most of the chance, but we were ripping the feathers from the Swans with regularity.

In between our goals though, came another point where we nearly suffered again. A pass through found Abraham and he finished well, but the referee judged that the ball was touched by an offside Clucas on its way through. Replays were inconclusive, so that decision could have gone either way.

We saw out the win quite comfortably, but this game was reassuring and worrying in equal fashion.

The ninety minutes showed we have teeth, we have the fight to come back - for the third game in a row - and we can create chances at will.

It also showed that despite bossing possession and the majority of the game, we sail close to failure all too often.

With a game like this, we need to put it to bed early. If not, a team a little more accomplished than Paul Clement’s side could really make us pay.

Next up we welcome Red Star to The Emirates, followed by a trip to Manchester City in the weekend.

Game on.