Arsenal held to a draw by Norwich City

Updated: 05 May 2012 20:55 IST

Arsenal's grip on third place in the Premier League loosened Saturday when it was held to a 3-3 draw by Norwich.

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Arsenal's grip on third place in the Premier League loosened Saturday when it was held to a 3-3 draw by Norwich.

Arsenal is looking to qualify for the Champions League and the loss came in Arsene Wenger's 900th match in charge of the London club.

Steve Morison scored in the 85th minute to secure the draw for Norwich. The outcome left Arsenal two points ahead of Tottenham and Newcastle - both play Sunday. The point lifted Norwich to 13th place.

Robin van Persie equaled Thierry Henry's Arsenal record of 30 goals in a Premier League season with two late goals. Yossi Benayoun of Arsenal opened the scoring after just two minutes. Goals by Wes Hoolahan and Grant Holt put Norwich in front at halftime.

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