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Sports News of Monday, 17 February 2020

Source: GHANAsoccernet.com

Eddie Nketiah praises 'great' Arsenal performance in victory over Newcastle United


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English-born Ghanaian Eddie Nketiah has hailed Arsenal's 'great team' performance in their 4-0 thumping of Newcastle United in the English Premier League on Sunday.

The Gunners returned to winning was with an emphatic victory over the magpies with the 20-year old playing 85 minutes of the game.

He was replaced by French forward Alexander Lacazette, who set up the third and finished off a brilliant fourth.

"Back to winning ways! Great performance from the team, matched by the support of the fans. Happy to mark my first PL start with 3 points. God is good!," he posted on Social Media after the game.

Gabon forward Pierre Emerick Augbamayeng opened the scoring 9 minutes after the break before Nicolas Pepe, who was provider for the opener connected to a Bukayo Saka assist for the second three minutes later.

The win was Arsenal's first in the Premier League since beating Manchester United on New Year's day.

Edward Nketiah was recalled by manager Mikel Arteta from his loan spell at Leeds United.



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