Arsene Wenger loses it over Chelsea pen in Arsenal press conference

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Chelsea and Arsenal played out a wild 2-2 draw at the Emirates on Wednesday in an entertaining, end-to-end contest that easily could have seen several more goals, but for inspired goalkeeping from Petr Cech and Thibaut Courtois, and the profligate finishing of Alvaro Morata. Barely four minutes after Wilshere had given Gunners the lead, Hector Bellerin appeared to catch Eden Hazard on the heel when the pair challenged for a ball in the Arsenal box, leaving the Belgian sprawled on the ground in apparent agony.

Wilshere's second-half strike at the Emirates on Wednesday was his first in the Premier League for over two years.

But only a few minutes later the referee awarded a penalty to Chelsea for a foul on Hazard.

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger spoke post match about another "farcical decision" by the referee which cost his sides valuable points which resulted in the Gunners remaining adrift of the top four as they sit in sixth position - five points behind fourth-placed Liverpool.

Bellerin somewhat made amends for conceding the penalty with a superbly taken volley to equalise in stoppage time after Marcos Alonso thought he'd won the game for the visitors in the 84th minute with a near-post finish.

But it would be Bellerin who had the final say in the dying seconds as he bagged a late leveller to earn a share of the spoils.

There was still time for Chelsea substitute Davide Zappacosta to hit the crossbar but defeat would have been harsh on Arsenal who had 14 goal attempts to Chelsea's 19.

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Alvaro Morata, strangely profligate all night, wasted a great chance early on for Chelsea when he took advantage of a yawning chasm in the Arsenal defense to go through on goal but his sidefoot finish was awful.

Alexis Sanchez made only a passing contribution to an otherwise enthralling 2-2 draw between Arsenal and Chelsea. In 22nd minutes, Chelsea was saved again by their stopper Courtois.

"We looked like we were mentally shot and could have lost the game - we had the resources to come back to 2-2".

"I am 35 years in football and I know what I said".

On a positive note, Wenger again praised Wilshere for the way he has come back to form this season, after the midfielder put Arsenal ahead 1-0 with a fierce strike from a hard angle.

However, he said: "I am focused on football".