Wednesday, June 23, 2021

Arsenal beat Leeds as Aubameyang hits a hat-trick

Gabon striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang was on target thrice as Arsenal beat Leeds in the Premier League at the Emirates stadium.

The win leaves Arsenal at 10th position with 34 points as Leeds trail them in 11th position two points behind them in the table.

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Mikel Arteta side was three goals ahead before the first half, two of them coming from Aubameyang and one from defender Bellerin at the end of the half.

Granit Xhaka provided the assist for the Gabon Internation who dribbled past Leeds defense before sending the ball to the far right side of the goalkeeper to give the Gunners the lead.

Youngster Saka was brought down by goalkeeper Meslier as he attempted to clear the ball. Aubameyang was on target once more making no mistake from the spot.

Real Madrid star Ceballos linked with Spaniard Bellarin who squeezed the third one from the far left side of the post before the break.

Smith Rowe chipped the ball for Aubameyang who completed his hat-trick and hand Mikel Arteta a spirited hope for a Europa League finish.

Struijk and Costa were on target for the visitors who were on course to overturn the results at the Emirates.

Alex Kiprop
News Moto sports correspondent. Catch up the latest results when they happen and as they happen, locally and international

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