Since the sidelining of the Gabonese striker, the Gunners stack up the victories.
A simple coincidence? Without Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, the teamArsenal connects successes. On Sunday, Mikel Arteta’s players won in Norwich, the red lantern, 5-0, on behalf of the 19e Premier League day, synonymous with the fifth victory in a row, in all competitions.
Captain Aubameyang was sanctioned for disciplinary reasons before the meeting against Southampton on December 11, the start of this positive series. A double of Saka (6e, 67e), a goal from Tierney (44e), a penalty converted by Lacazette (84th) and the achievement of Smith Rowe (90th + 1) confirmed Arsenal at 4e ranking rank.
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At the same time, the other formations of London have known varying fortunes. Tottenham won the derby against Crystal Palace (3-0), reduced to 10 after Zaha’s expulsion (37e), in the form of a gift for Hugo Lloris on his 35th birthday.
West Ham, fifth, however signed a poor performance at home. Southampton, 17e before the game, won 3-2 at London Stadium with a decisive goal from Bednarek (70e).