Thursday, May 13, 2021

Aubameyang on target as Arsenal beat Newcastle

Arsenal were on Sunday victorious after beating Newcastle ahead their crucial clash against Villareal in the Europa League.

Gabon striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang was on target for the first time since April 3rd as he made a comeback from short illness.

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Speaking after the clash, Aubameyang thanked his doctors for making sure he had a quick recovery and regaining fitness.

Egyptian Mohamed Elneny netted the first in for the gunners barely five minutes into the game converting from an Aubameyang cross into the far side of the net giving the Gunners an advantage before the break.

In the 66th minute, Martineli’s hard work at the flank paid off when his cross from far left met Aubameyang who made no mistake and make it two.

The win however leaves Arsenal in 9th position with 49 points as they continue to struggle and make an impact despite promises from the management of better days to come.

Struggling Newcastle lie nine points away from third last side Fulham who have 27 points from 34 matches played so far.

Mikel Arteta will quckly change gears and focus in the upcoming Europa League clash against Villareal as they trail two goals from their first leg encounter in Spain last week.

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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