Thursday night action at Emirates Stadium could see Arsenal fight for top four at the English Premier League and secure a chance to play Champions League football next campaign.
Alexandre Lacazette last minute finisher saw the Gunners restoring hopes of challenging Manchester United, Tottenham, and West Ham with minimum difference in points.
Hwang Hee-chan gave Wolves a 10th-minute lead after disastrous defending by Arsenal’s Gabriel Magalhaes.
Wolves kept Arsenal on toes with no success even with over 20 attempts and 3 shots on target. Conor Coady, Max Kilman and Romain Saiss stood their ground denying Arsenal a chance in the first half and a better part of second half.
But Arsenal finally made the breakthrough when substitutes Pepe and Eddie Nketiah who showed new energy. Pepe scored at 82nd minute giving hopes to Arteta’s side.
Lacazette stamped Arsenal’s win by forcing a 95th minute finisher where Wolves goalkeeper Jose Sa’s deflected it into the net.
Arsenal have now moved up to fifth, a point off Manchester United with two games in hand.
The win was a huge step for Arsenal as it could be seen after the final whistle and on social media.
Wolves manager Bruno Lage reacted to Arsenal’s celebrations. He agrees with Arsenal celebrating last minute win saying it football is all about winning and celebrating.
“Football is about that, about celebrating goals. When you win in the last minute you need to celebrate in the best way you can, because it’s very hard to win games in the Premier League. For me, it’s not a problem,” he said.