Arsenal netted two quick goals in a span of three minutes to beat Sheffield United at the Emirates Stadium.
Hector Bellerin provided both assists with one falling on the head of youngster Saka and the other one on the legs of Pepe who made no mistake in his attack.
The Gunners stepped into the match with confidence having seen off Liverpool in the Carabao cup in the week.
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Mike Arteta made several changes to his side resting Alexander Lacazette and instead playing Aubameyang and Nketiah upfront with Willian starting from the other wing.
Dominating both half’s of the match,the big break came in the 61s minute when Bellerin chipped the ball finding the head of Saka who calmly sent it to the back of Sheffield’s net.
Three minutes later the Spaniard was at it again providing Pepe with the through ball before dribbling past the Sheffield defense and sending it at the fa left side of the visitors goal post for the second.
David McGoldrick pulled one for the visitors in the 83rd minute curling the ball nicely beating Leno who had stretched failing to even get a touch on it.
The win now leaves Arsenal with nine points and level with Liverpool and Leicester who occupy the first four positions of the Premier League.