Wenger's gamble paid off as Sanchez scored twice after the break to keep Arsenal's slim top-four hopes alive and the Gunners boss had nothing but praise for his star attacker after the final whistle.
Manchester City are in third spot with 75 points, Liverpool have 73 and Arsenal 72.
Two goals from Alexis Sanchez moved Arsene Wenger's side to within a point of Liverpool in the race for the Uefa Champions League places, with Everton set to visit the Emirates stadium this weekend.
David Moyes' Sunderland fell further back as the match progressed, clearly happy with the draw and it seemed as the Arsenal supporters groups that had boycotted the game would be vindicated.
Sanchez finally broke down their resistance as he tapped home Mesut Ozil's cross before heading home from close range with nine minutes left.
"We set up to try to make it hard for Arsenal and for long periods I thought we did that".
The three points against the Black Cats also assured Arsenal of a top-five finish, meaning they will at least play in the Europa League next year.
"We had plenty of shots on goal, but we needed to be patient", Wenger said. We were frustrated at half-time not to be leading.
Arsenal's 2-0 win meant that Manchester City, 3-1 winners at home against West Bromwich Albion, will still need a point to be absolutely certain of finishing in the top four.
"We will concentrate on our game and there is only one thing we can do which is to win and then hope the other results will go our way, which if they don't, they don't. After that you deal with what happens", he told BBC Sport.
Meanwhile, the Frenchman allayed fears over an injury to Aaron Ramsey ahead of the last Premier League game of the season against Everton and the FA Cup final with Chelsea.
"I have to say you want to have the Champions League one rather than the Europa League one but you can see more and more, big teams are treating the Europa League with respect because it is a European trophy".
"We had a hard patch after the Bayern game because it was hard to recover".
Guilfoyle added that she has a good relationship with the president, as she's known him and his family for over a decade. She tells the Merc, "Life is exciting and it's about different chapters in your life, so I'm excited about the future".
Bringing up Styles' big screen debut in Christopher Nolan's Dunkirk, Corden asked the singer what his favourite rom-com was. Bosses were so impressed with Corden's performance this year he's been hired to reprise his role for next year's ceremony.
Mumbai would get back to their regular openers Parthiv and Simmons, and the duo would want to give them another flaying start. Martin Guptill (0) uppishly drove to Manoj Tiwary at short cover off the very first delivery from Unadkat.
Trump said he expects positive results on the North Korean nuclear issue through close cooperation with the Moon administration. Shares in AmorePacific 090430.KS , its largest cosmetics firm, were up 0.9 percent.
Why should I be afraid of saying those kinds of things? You are trying to go out there and win games just like they are. The Browns open next season against the Steelers, their longtime rival who has overpowered Cleveland in recent years.
All the Overwatch and Blizzard fans are in for a massive treat next week as the developer prepares for the big Anniversary Event. In the lead up to the event, Blizzard has revealed new skins for Soldier 76, Pharah, Bastion and Zarya (via PvP Live ).
The three have substantial footprints in commercial and investment banking, so their business models would be severely impacted. Mnuchin added, "There'll be a box that you have to check that says, I'm eligible for the business tax, which is 15 percent".
The appeal comes following the news that two gay men will be publicly caned 85 times for having sex out of wedlock. . Aceh is the only province in the world's most populous Muslim-majority country which implements Sharia law.
Laura Ashley Murphy, 22, of Salisbury, was the driver of the black 2017 Volkswagen Tiguan involved in the crash. A woman was driving on the wrong side of the road, police said, when she struck another vehicle head on.
While arriving at a price target, analysts and investors alike use various metrics to determine where the stock might be directed. After a recent look, shares have been seen -2.79% from the 200-day moving average, and -3.42% from the 50-day moving average.
He dismissed outrage over Trump's disclosures as USA politicians whipping up "anti-Russian sentiment". Gerhardt said Trump's recent comments and behaviour are "disturbing" and "justify a further inquiry".
That's quickly been reversed under President Trump, who is considering withdrawing the U.S. from the agreement entirely. A pared-down United States delegation at the annual round of technical negotiations was thus also left in the dark.
GST Bill hits hurdles in Odisha Assembly
The two-day crucial meeting is being held at the Sher-e-Kashmir International Convention Centre (SKICC) in Srinagar . The rates fixed will be charged from July 1, the scheduled date for rolling out GST.
At fan meet, Rajinikanth hints at political plunge
Hinting at joining politics, Rajinikanth said, "You have responsibilities and so do I. go home and do the needful". Since then, politicians have misused my name on several occasions. "My fans have made me a Tamilian".
Diarrhea From Swimming Pools Rising
Even if a pool is properly maintained, Crypto can still pose a challenge, as it's able to survive up to 10 days in clean water. Experts are unsure if the parasite is becoming more common, or if the reason for the spike is simply more people reporting it.
Congressman calls for Trump's impeachment on House floor
Green, who previewed his call with a tweet earlier, said it was the House of Representative's "duty" to take up impeachment. The president must be impeached!" Waters has received her fair share of impeachment backlash from Trump supporters.
Salient features of ICJ's ruling on Kulbhushan Jadhav case
The judges said India had a "plausible" argument that Pakistan violated global law by refusing to grant consular access to Jadhav. The worldwide court of justice, sometimes referred to as the world court, is the UN's court for hearing disputes between states.
Nigeria identifies 82 freed Chibok girls; parents await word
The girls said they wanted to go back to school so a nine-month reintegration programme was designed for them, the minister said. Boko Haram took the girls because they are against children - especially girls - getting an education, like they do in the UK.
Winona County remembers fallen law enforcement
Bullhead City Police Chief Brian Williamson also used a personal connection to describe what the occasion means to him. Pittsfield Police Chief Michael Wynn says it honors law enforcement officers who have died in the line of duty.
Chelsea Manning has been liberated
After the sentencing, the ex-intelligence agent changed her name to Chelsea Manning and identified as transgender. Whatever is ahead of me, is far more important than the past, The Guardian quoted Manning, as saying.
14th GST council meet begins in Srinagar today
The full details of the goods and services, and the rates applicable thereof, are likely to be released officially on Friday. ACs and refrigerators will fall in the 28 per cent tax slab while life-saving drugs have been kept at 5 per cent rate.
Tigers homer twice off Bundy, edge Orioles 6-5
Not only does Martinez have five homers in six games since coming off the disabled list, but he's walked a remarkable nine times. Bryce Harper hit his 13th home run and Ryan Zimmerman delivered a two-run double to lead Washington to a win over Pittsburgh.
Philippine Economic Growth Eases In First Quarter Of 2017
Meanwhile, the agriculture sector recovered with 4.9 percent growth from a decline of 4.3 percent from the previous year. Exports grew 20.3 percent in the first quarter from a year earlier and domestic consumption rose 5.7 percent.
Would Trump request to end Flynn probe have broken law?
The New York Times was the first to report on a February memo by Comey that suggested Trump asked him to lay off Flynn. Trump, with any notes or alleged tapes of their conversations, in order to sort through what was asked of Comey.