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SportArsenal tops ten-man Watford to move back into top four

00:40  16 april  2019
00:40  16 april  2019 Source:   nbcsports.com

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Arsenal punished struggling Southampton with two first-half goals to move back into the top four of the Premier League. The Gunners led when Alexandre Lacazette reacted quickest to turn in Henrikh Mkhitaryan's shot, with the Saints' claims for offside proving futile. And they doubled their lead shortly

Arsenal travel to Watford on Monday night in a crucial Premier League contest. Win at Vicarage Rd and a top - four finish awaits the Gunners. LONDON, ENGLAND - JANUARY 31: Troy Deeney of Watford and Shkodran Mustafi of Arsenal compete for the ball during the Premier League match

  • Arsenal moves back into top four
  • Away win is Arsenal’s first since Feb. 9 at Huddersfield Town
  • Deeney sent off in 11th minute

All it took was one Ben Foster error for Arsenal to secure a rare road victory in the Premier League this calendar year.

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Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang scored for Arsenal, blocking and re-directing a long pass from Foster into the Watford goal, which was enough for a 1-0 Arsenal victory at Vicarage Road, Monday evening. With the win, Arsenal jump back into the top four of the Premier League table.

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Hazard’s second goal wrapped up the points as Chelsea moved back into the top four . But his players, so lacklustre against Watford , looked energised after a week’s rest. France international Giroud, who joined last month from Arsenal , provided a target man and combined well with Hazard

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Watford, on the other hand, stayed in 10th place with 46 points.

The entire game changed around a 98-second span early in the first half. First, Ben Foster’s first touch got away from him and before he was able to make a clearance to his forward line, Aubameyang chased him down and blocked the clearance. The ball ricocheted into the net, giving Arsenal the 1-0 lead.

Less than two minutes later, Watford’s captain was given his marching orders after leaving an elbow or forearm in Lucas Torreira‘s head as Troy Deeney passed him. Deeney protested but the referee’s decision was final, leaving Watford down to ten men.

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Watford started brightly at Vicarage Road and were helped by Chelsea's Tiemoue Bakayoko being sent off on the half-hour for a second yellow card. Watford scored twice more as Chelsea chased a second equaliser. Deulofeu finished off a counter-attack while Roberto Pereyra claimed the fourth.

Hazard's second goal wrapped up the points as Chelsea moved back into the top four . But his players, so lacklustre against Watford , looked energised after a week's rest. France international Giroud, who joined last month from Arsenal , provided a target man and combined well with Hazard

The Hornets still created chances through the rest of the game, finishing with six shots, two of them on target. But Bernd Leno held steady and kept Arsenal their first clean sheet since Arsene Wenger‘s last performance.

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