Sanchez double sees Arsenal beat Hull amid controversy

LONDON (AP) — Alexis Sanchez’s double saw Arsenal return to winning ways in the Premier League with a 2-0 victory over Hull on Saturday in a game dominated by controversial refereeing decisions.

The first goal came via the hand of Sanchez, as he bundled the ball home from close range 11 minutes before halftime, with officials failing to spot the crucial deflection.

A late penalty sealed the win at the Emirates stadium.

The victory will come as a relief to Arsene Wenger as the Arsenal manager completed his four-game touchline ban, with the Gunners losing its previous two league games and four of its last nine.

“Until we led we created some very good chances,” Wenger said. “In the second half we were playing more not to concede because we knew how vital it was to win today.

“I could not see even from the stand any weakness in Hull, physically they are strong, they are well-organized and good spirit. I’m sorry for Hull but I feel that we had to cope recently with…