Aubameyang, Mkhitaryan star as Arsenal cruise past Watford

Lynette Rowe
March 12, 2018

A good win, a slap in the face for Deeney, a penalty save from Cech, and to cap it all we scored our 1000th Premier League goal!

They attacked well in the first half, and an eager Ozil looked frustrated at times as he failed to make anything of a couple of decent chances, at times hindered by the quality of passing from his team-mates.

Arsenal move to within 10 points of the top four, although the Europa League now appears their most likely route to next season's Champions League.

After Petr Cech saved a Deeney penalty on the goalkeeper's way to a 200th Premier League clean sheet, Bellerin was quick to aim a barb at Deeney over social media.

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Aubameyang then turned assistant for Mkhitaryan in the 77th minute, passing the ball across the front of the goal for the Armenian to smash the ball home from close range.

Despite their impressive win at San Siro on Thursday, thousands of fans opted to stay away, making pockets of red seats visible all around Emirates Stadium. "When you look what he has achieved, consistency is always the most hard in life". They face Stoke on April 1st, in their first game back after the global break.

The timeless keeper has been a legend throughout the Premier League years both at Chelsea and Arsenal. "We took only 18 games to get nine clean sheets at the start of the season to reach the 199 and we had to wait 11 games, which is sometimes frustrating". Subs: Okaka 6, Hughes 5, Britos 5.

Mustafi, 25, put the Gunners ahead after six minutes, heading home unopposed from Mesut Ozil's free-kick to ease any fears within the ground. It's been hanging over his head for a while and it was a great penalty save from him.

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