Arsenal 2-0 Newcastle United: Post-match analysis

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Arsenal beat Newcastle United with ease by 2-0 in a crucial Premier League encounter on Saturday at Emirates Stadium. 

Despite dominating the game in the first half. The north London club failed to break the deadlock and missed a few great opportunities. However, in the second half, Mikel Arteta’s side scored two goals thanks to the contributions from Bukayo Saka and substitute Gabriel Martinelli. 

Following this victory, Arsenal is now level in points with fourth-placed West Ham United. And it has been a great run from the Gunners after a disappointing start to the season. On the other hand, Newcastle is at the bottom of the table with 6 points in 13 games without a single victory in this campaign. 

Arsenal 2-0 Newcastle United:

Having beaten Eddie Howe’s side on Saturday afternoon. The Gunners are continuing their great run at home against the bottom side of the league. As the North London club have never lost a game and have won the last nine straight games with an aggregate score of 25-2.

The north London club has now won seven consecutive games against the Magpies without conceding a single goal for the first time in their history. 

Newcastle has now become the sixth team without winning a game in the first 13 games in the Premier League. And on four of the last five occasions, the team have been relegated from this situation. 

After the game, Arsenal boss Arteta was impressed by his team’s character after a bad defeat against Liverpool. He said on the club’s website:

“It was really important to win and bounce back as you mentioned. It was a game that had different phases in the first half and we were able to change the game when we wanted, but without really threatening or hurting them enough. We lacked some urgency and some composure in the final third to deliver better balls. We didn’t hit the target enough with the attempts that we had and in the second half we had to maintain and not be impatient to lose any structure in our play because we were controlling them quite well, but we needed to threaten much more certain spaces and I think we did. Our team scored the two goals and after that, the game was in our control. “

The upcoming fixtures for both teams:

Arsenal will travel to Manchester on Thursday night to encounter Manchester United in their next game in the Premier League. And Newcastle United will welcome Norwich City on Tuesday. 

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