Newcastle VS Arsenal 2018 first leg is superb as Arsenal continues to be a work in progress. However, they have won 3 consecutive Premier League wins under UNAI Emery with a 2-1 win over Newcastle United on Saturday match.
It was far from pretty for the visitors, who were forced to cross an untimely storm from their hosts without a win.
But once Rafa Benitez’s team quickly ran out of ideas and intentions, the Gunners took an increasingly firm stance for more than five months thanks to Granit Xhaka and Mesut Ozil’s goals in space. nine minutes. in the second half.
But England coach Gareth Southgate would have been just as frustrated to watch two international prospects at St James’ Park, while midfielder Jonjo Shelvey was an unused substitute after his recent dismissal, while central defender Jamaal Lascelles thigh problem.
New Castle VS Arsenal 2018 Highlight
Arsenal still needs time to acclimatize to the requirements of new manager Emery after the end of Arsene Wenger’s nearly 22-year reign, but they won with a 46-year lead. The Spaniard, himself engaged in a tight turn while patrolling his technical area with the kind of effort he wants from his players in the field.
After new demonstrations of supporters against the owner of Newcastle, Mike Ashley, before the kick-off, the team of Benitez did not know how to make the most of its domination.
Once again, Gunners goalkeeper Petr Cech looked uncomfortable with the ball at his feet in his new role as “goalkeeper”.
In return, Cech saved Jacob Murphy’s head in the middle of the first half, but the home team fell and was canceled twice after the interval.
Xhaka broke the deadlock with a sublime free kick in the 49th minute that found the top corner after Federico Fernandez fouled Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang 25 meters from goal.
The scandalous FKXhaka of Xhaka: FK0: 34
The former German international midfielder Ozil, whose influence has increased over the match, settled things just before the hour, at the foot of the goal after the first shot of Alexandre Lacazette was blocked by Fernandez.
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Defender Ciaran Clark reduced the arrears with Fernandez’s center header on penalties, but that did not stop Emery’s team from regaining momentum as Arsenal secured two wins consecutive championship.