Arsenal victory over Newcastle United at the Emirates Stadium

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first_imgLONDON: Substitute Alexandre Lacazette ended his goal drought as Arsenal secured their first English Premier League win since New Year’s Day with a 4-0 victory over Newcastle United at the Emirates Stadium on Sunday.Lacazette had gone nine games in all competitions without a goal before he found the target with a mis-hit shot in the final moments of the game.The win moves Arsenal up to the tenth position and will give them hope they can make a late push towards European qualification for next season.After a goalless first half, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang put the Gunners in front with a powerful header from a Nicolas Pepe cross.Pepe himself added the second, from close range after good work from the impressive Bukayo Saka.Mesut Ozil put the game beyond the Magpies with his first goal of the season with a tap-in after a flowing Arsenal move involving 35 passes and touches from all 11 players — the most passes for any goal in the league this season.Lacazette left on the bench with youngster Eddie Nketiah, finished off a smart move for Mikel Arteta’s side, who recorded just their second win since the Spaniard took over at the club. Agencies Also Read: Burnley rue missed chances in Arsenal stalemateAlso Watch: State BJP President Ranjeet Dass faces black flag protest in Titaborlast_img

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