Arsenal 2-0 Newcastle: Gunners enter the top 3


Arsenal 2-0 Newcastle: Gunners enter the top 3


Arsenal: Ramsey (30 & # 39;), Lacazette (82 & # 39;)

Entering the final round of the 32nd round of the Premier League, Arsenal had 3 personnel changes compared to their previous victory over Manchester United in the 31st round before entering the international series at the end of March Alex Iwobi, Matteo Guendouzi and Shkodran Mustafi come from the start. Aubameyang, Granit Xhaka and captain Laurent Koscielny are replaced names.

In addition to the personnel changes, it is easy to see that the Unai Emery coach chose a tactical scheme in 3-4-3 with the determination to push the opponent from the beginning to seek victory. This decision helped the Gunners maintain their pressure immediately after referee Anthony Taylor's initial whistle.

At 13 minutes, Mesut Oezil gave a corner kick to Sead Kolasinac headed for Aaron Ramsey, to shoot at the goalkeeper of Dubravka. However, the referee did not recognize the goal, saying that midfielder Sokratis had committed a foul on a visiting player.

Ramsey was denied a goal in the 13th minute

Ramsey was denied a goal in the 13th minute

Being denied the goal, Arsenal remained faithful to the original game in their short distance, but pressure on the Newcastle goal was not frequent, stumbling across a multi-layered defensive wall. 4-5-1 tactics used by the visitors.

It was not until 30 minutes, from the deployment phase of the attack to the middle, the ball was brought to the position of Lacazette, but step 1 of the player was very bad. Fortunately, the ball accidentally touched a player from Newcastle and went to Ramsey's position so the Welsh could end up with his left foot opening the scoring.

At 30 minutes, Ramsey's goal was only recognized

At 30 minutes, Ramsey's goal was only recognized

The score seemed to have gone up in the last second of the first half when Lacazette converted the ball into the top corner of the Ramsey cross. Dubravka's goalkeeper was unable to see the ball but it was fortunate for Newcastle to be Matt Ritchie in time to solve the danger on the line.

Entering the second round of the competition, Arsenal is still the team that holds the entire game in the field. However, the Gunners' shots are no longer maintained on a regular basis. Meanwhile, Newcastle did not create very good chances for goalkeeper Bernd Leno for most of the match.

Lacazette held the ball, 82 minutes in,

Lacazette held the ball, 82 minutes in,

Thinking that the game would end with a minimum victory for Arsenal, it was unexpectedly at the last minute. The striker entered as a substitute in the second half, Aubameyang made a good match with Lacazette to create a chance for the French striker to have a lob over the keeper of Dubravka in the face, to fix a 2-0 victory. Emirates Stadium Team.

With this victory, Arsenal beat Tottenham to reach the Top 3 for the first time this season. This achievement means the Gunners have a great chance of winning the Champions League ticket next season.

Number 10

Victory against Newcastle is the tenth consecutive Arsenal win at home in the Premier League. This is the first time since May 1998, the Gunners did this.


Arsenal (3-4-3): Leno; Mustafi, Sokratis, Monreal; Maitland-Niles, Ramsey (Elneny 67-), Guendouzi, Kolasinac; Oezil (Mkhitaryan 84), Iwobi (Aubameyang 61), Lacazette.

Newcastle (5-4-1): Dubravka; Yedlin, Lejeune, Lascelles, Dummett, Ritchie (Kennedy 75 & 39;); Perez (Muto 77), Diame, Hayden (Ki Sung-Yeung 67), Almiron; Rondon


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