Premier League Results: Arsenal Beat Watford 3-2, The Gunners to Top Four

TEMPO.CO, Jakarta – Arsenal managed to win when they traveled to Vicarage Road, home to Watford, in the 28th week of the Premier League, Sunday, March 6 2022. The London Cannon Team won with a score of 3-2.

The Gunners’ goals in that match were scored by Martin Odegaard in the 5th minute, Bukayo Saka in the 30th minute and Gabriel Martinelli in the 52nd minute. While Watford only replied to two goals through Cucho Hernández and Moussa Sissoko in the 11th and 87th minutes.

Arsenal showed ferocity at home to Watford even from the early minutes. The proof, Odegard scored Ben Foster’s goal in the fifth minute after taking advantage of Bukayo Saka’s sweet assist.

Watford certainly do not want to be humiliated again at home. They immediately replied to Arsenal’s game with quite intent. As a result, it was Cucho Hernández’s turn to successfully tear Aaron Ramsdale’s goal six minutes later.

The game was even in the 25th minute. The buying and selling of attacks is carried out by players from both teams. However, the Watford defense was again crushed by Arsenal’s front lines. Now, it’s Bukayo Saka’s turn to show this. In the 30th minute, he scored Arsenal’s second goal after Watford defender Kino Femenia’s ball fell to Bukayo Saka’s feet.

Leading 2-1 in the first half did not make Arsenal feel safe. They continued to hit the Watford defense since the second minute started. Mikel Arteta’s team also scored another goal in the 52nd minute through Gabriel Martinelli.

Behind two goals, Watford pounded the Arsenal defense. However, a new goal was created in the 87th minute through Moussa Sissoko. It was the last goal of the game.

An additional three points for Arsenal made the Gunners move up to fourth place in the Premier League standings with 48 points from 25 matches. They shifted Manchester United who collected 47 points from 27 appearances.

Lineup:
Watford (4-3-3): Ben Foster; Hassane Kamara, Samir, Craig Cathcart, Kiko Femenia; Tom Cleverley/Samuel Kalu (89), Imran Louza/Edo Kayembe (64), Moussa Sissoko; Cucho Hernandez, Emmnuel Bonaventure, Joao Pedro.
Coach: Roy Hodgson.

Arsenal (4-2-3-1): Aaron Ramsdale; Kieran Tierney, Gabriel Magalhaes, Benjamin White, Cedric Soares; Granite Xhaka, Thomas Partey; Gabriel Martinelli/Nicolas Pepe (73), Martin Odegaard/Rob Holding (90), Bukayo Saka; Alexandre Lacazette/Eddie Nketiah (80)
Coach: Mikel Arteta.

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