Arsenal thrash Fulham at the Emirates

Goals from Granit Xhaka, Alexandre Lacazette, Aaron Ramsey and Peirre-Emerick Aubamayeng helped Arsenal thrash Fulham at home.

Fulham’s Ryan Sessegnon missed two clear goal chance to give the visitors a lead before Arsenal’s Granit Xhaka scored the opener in the 25th minute for the Gunners.

Lacazette doubled the lead in the second half after picking up a Kolasinac pull back following an impressive move by Arsenal.

Aboubakar Kamara of Fulham scored one in the 69th minute but Ramsey scored Arsenal’s third following Lacazette shot that hit the post.

It was in the 83rd minute that Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang scored Arsenal fourth to give the Gunners a convincing three points and a second win after six games.

Defense worries

Last weekend Arsenal received a thorough beating from league leaders at Anfield going down five goals to one.

Before the Liverpool clash, Arsenal faced Brighton at the Falmer Stadium where they were ahead only to end the match in a one one draw.

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On Monday 1st January, Arsenal coach started three centre halves Laurent Koscienly, Sokratis and Skhodran Mustafi but that could not hinder Fulham from coming close to scoring twice when both clubs were goalless.

Ranieri poor run

Fulhalm new coach Claudio Ranieri who took over the club in November has so far seen two wins in the last nine matches.

Fulham currently lies second last in the table and risk being relegated if the results remain the same come the second run of the season.

Slavian Mwangecho
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