The sporting weekend in pictures

Arsenal closed to within two points of Liverpool with a 3-1 win over the Premier League leaders at the Emirates Stadium.

Scotland held on for a 27-26 victory over Wales in the Guinness Six Nations as England came from behind to win in Italy, while England’s cricketers face a record run chase to win the second Test against India.

Here, the PA news agency looks at some of the top images from the weekend’s sporting action.

Gabriel Martinelli
Arsenal’s Gabriel Martinelli (left) scores his side’s second goal after a calamitous error from Liverpool’s Alisson Becker and Virgil van Dijk (John Walton/PA)

Alejandro Garnacho
Manchester United’s Alejandro Garnacho (centre) celebrates with birthday boy Rasmus Hojlund (left) and Kobbie Mainoo after scoring his side’s second goal in their 3-0 win over West Ham (Martin Rickett/PA)

Srikar Bharat
India’s wicketkeeper Srikar Bharat collects a throw at the stamps as England’s Zak Crawley watches on during the third day of the second Test in Visakhapatnam (Manish Swarup/AP)

Hawa Cissoko
West Ham’s Hawa Cissoko (left) and Arsenal’s Alessia Russo battle for the ball during the Barclays Women’s Super League match at the Chigwell Construction Stadium, London (Nigel French/PA)

Dan Azeez
Dan Azeez (left) appears to slip and fall to the floor in his WBA light-heavyweight final eliminator defeat against Joshua Buatsi (Zac Goodwin/PA)

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