Arsenal went down for their 9th English Premier League match against Aston Villa at a fully packed Emirates stadium. Arteta's style of play is slowly gaining momentum after particularly dominating play against Villa. The visitors were outplayed, outwitted, outmanoeuvred through the whole match.
The Gunners opened the scoring with Thomas Partey who netted his first goal for Arsenal since joining them. Pierre Emerick Aubameyang doubled the lead at the brick of half time break. The score was 2-0 in favour of the host at the half time break whistle. Emile Smith Rowe sealed the win with a superb finish putting the game beyond reach.
Aston Villa had their consolation goal through Ramsey who was beautifully assisted by inform Leon Bailey. After the win, Arteta was in full praise of one unsung hero in the Arsenal team. In a press briefing with Sky Sports through Foot Daily, Arteta singled out one player who stood tall but wasn't recognised.
Arteta praised Alexander Lacazette and definitely knew he deserved to start yesterday. Arteta said, "He was terrific. He was incredible for us. He transmitted right amount of energy needed to help us the match."
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