Arsenal continued with their perfect start to the new Premier League season after winning their fifth consecutive match this season against Aston Villa at the Emirates Stadium. Th e Gunners were menacing in attacking and Steven Gerrard's men struggled to stop them.
Mikel Arteta's star signing Gabriel Jesus opened Arsenal's account in the match after he scored from a close range inside the box after Emiliano Martinez's block to give his team a decisive lead at the half-hour mark.
The hosts continued looking lethal and finding another goal in the first half but Aston Villa was lucky not to concede until the break. The Gunners came back more determined in the second half to increase the scores and maintain the top position in the Premier League table.
Aston Villa leveled the scores in the 74th minute through Douglas Luiz who scored directly from the corner past Aaron Ramsdale. However, Arsenal was back in front three minutes later after Brazilian winger Gabriel Martinelli scored a brilliant goal with his weaker foot to secure the win for the Gunners.
Mikel Arteta's men were good defensively and it was difficult for their opponents to get a goal in most of that game. Brazilian forward Philippe Coutinho came in the second half hoping to save Aston Villa against the Gunners.
The 30-year-old star struggled to beat William Saliba who remained solid at the back ensuring the former Barcelona player didn't make any impact on his team.
The young French center-back continued proving why he has emerged as one of the best defenders in the league. Saliba has been the main defender for Arsenal since the start of the season and he won't be easy to face for most of the forwards in the Premier League.
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