Premier League round-up: Gunners go double dutch at Norwich

Robin van Persie hit a brace as Arsenal came from behind to beat Norwich 2-1 at Carrow Road and record a fifth straight Barclays Premier League win.

The Dutchman made it 30 goals for 2011, the second a sublime finish, after the Canaries had snatched a shock early lead when Steve Morison capitalised on a blunder by Per Mertesacker.

A Leighton Baines penalty seven minutes from time against Wolves gave Everton their first home victory since mid-September.

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The visitors took the lead through Stephen Hunt’s penalty but Phil Jagielka headed an equaliser just before half-time.

QPR won a five-goal thriller at the Britannia Stadium as Stoke’s troubles continued.

The Potters went ahead early on through Jon Walters but Heidar Helguson equalised in the 22nd minute and Luke Young then struck before the interval.

Helguson made it 3-1 in the 54th minute, and although Ryan Shawcross reduced the deficit, the hosts were unable to prevent a fourth straight league defeat.

Shane Long headed West Brom’s winner in the clash with Bolton at the Hawthorns.

Jerome Thomas had given the Baggies the lead, but Ivan Klasnic levelled from the penalty spot.

Blackburn striker Ayegbeni Yakubu scored a penalty eight minutes into injury time to salvage a point against Wigan at the DW Stadium clash.

Albert Crusat appeared to have given Wigan the points in the 88th minute, but David Jones fouled Rovers goalkeeper Paul Robinson, who was up for a late corner.

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Mark Schwarzer was Fulham’s hero as he denied Sunderland with a remarkable injury-time save to keep the score at 0-0.