Mohamed Elneny and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang scored both facet of halftime as Arsenal cruised to a 2-0 away victory over Newcastle United within the Premier League on Sunday.
The customer made a quick begin and opened the scoring inside 5 minutes when Elneny scored his first Premier League purpose from the sting of the field after Aubameyang didn’t convert Hector Bellerin’s in the reduction of.
Arsenal misplaced defender David Luiz to damage however put the end result past doubt via an acrobatic Aubameyang end within the 66th minute as Mikel Arteta’s facet secured all three factors to maneuver as much as ninth within the league desk.
“This game showed our focus is still there in the Premier League,” Arteta instructed Sky Sports.
“We believe that anything is possible if you’re picking up points, and we wanted to put bad results out of the way.
“We had an important perspective, some moments of actual high quality and had whole management from the beginning.”
Newcastle, who collected eight factors in 4 video games in April to distance itself from the relegation zone, struggled to impose itself, nevertheless it stay 9 factors away from the relegation locations.
The hosts managed only one shot on course, and it misplaced defender Fabian Schar to a straight purple card within the ninetieth minute for a late problem on Gabriel Martinelli.
“I have sympathy for Fabian Schar. He tries to win the tackle. Maybe a yellow card but certainly not a red,” Newcastle supervisor Steve Bruce stated.
For Arsenal, the primary win in 4 video games in all competitions ought to give its confidence a lift earlier than it look to beat a 2-1 deficit in Thursday’s Europa League semi-final second leg towards Villarreal.
“We needed this one, I think,” stated Aubameyang, who made his first league begin since April 3 having recovered from malaria.
“After a few games without winning it was important ahead of our game on Thursday.”