Day: 25 February 2021

“Gamechanger” Cesc Fabregas heaps praise on Arsenal star

It was a brave move for Mikel Arteta to place so much faith in his younger players when his job was effectively on the line earlier in the season, but he’s been rewarded for making that choice. It’s not just a case of them fitting into the team and helping out – it’s actually reached …

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Arsenal star issues a message to the fans after a bad mistake against Benfica

A victory always makes everything so much better, so the mistake from Dani Ceballos tonight should be forgotten about fairly quickly. He allowed Benfica to go 2-1 up tonight as a short header back to the keeper allowed the striker to go round the keeper and score, but it was also needless and a case …

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Video: Arsenal fans will love Martin Odegaard’s joyous celebration after late Aubameyang winner

One problem with loanees is you worry that they won’t really care or be that passionate about the club as they simply look to get some game time, but the early signs are positive when it comes to Martin Odegaard. He’s still working his way into the team but he’s having a bigger impact on …

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Match statistics: Arsenal 3-2 Benfica (4-3 on aggregate)

Arsenal survived huge scare to progress into last 16 of the Europa League. Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang double and Kieran Tierney strike keep silverware hopes alive after two Dani Ceballos errors gifted Benfica the advantage and very nearly cost Arsenal dear. Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang rescued Arsenal’s Europa League campaign from the jaws of defeat as his late winner …

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Match Report: Amazing Auba fires Arsenal into the next round

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang’s double has assured Arsenal of a place in the next round of the Europa League, but it was an assured team performance that deserves immense credit. The Gunners started the match brightly. They were enjoying comfortable spells of possession, and were looking comfortable as they work their way up the field. The breakthrough …

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Video: Brilliant Kieran Tierney comes up with a huge goal for Arsenal to drag them back into the game vs Benfica

It’s bizarre that away goals could settle this tie when neither team has played a home game, but Arsenal are right back in this after Kieran Tierney came up with a goal. Benfica went 2-1 up after a bad mistake from Dani Ceballos so it looked like Arsenal would be done, but this strike from …

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Video: Bukayo Saka produces amazing assist as Aubameyang lobs Arsenal into lead against Benfica

In the 20th minute of this evening’s Europa League encounter between Arsenal and Benfica, Martin Odegaard shifted the ball to Bukayo Saka and a wonderful moment soon followed. Saka controlled the ball and created space from his man with some tidy dribbling, the 19-year-old then showed his fine ability by splitting Benfica with a drilled …

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