Arsenal vs Newcastle: Match report, highlights and more
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang scored on his revival from malaria as Arsenal crush Newcastle 2-0.
Mohamed Elneny scored his first goal in the Premier League for the Gunners, before Aubameyang – on his initial beginning since 3 April – got the points in the subsequent half.
Talking after the game, the Gabonese striker honored his “unbelievable” specialists for his recuperation from malaria.
Fabian Schar was shown a straight red card after a late foul on Gabriel Martinelli, stays nine points over the relegation zone with four games remaining.
Arsenal, who have Villarreal on Thursday, move back above Aston Villa into the 9th spot in the table.
Gunners had won their past six games against the Magpies, keeping five clean sheets all the while, and they got off to an amazing beginning.
Elneny was the recipient when Aubameyang confounded his shot, to open his account on his 66th appearance.
Granit Xhaka similarly compelled Martin Dubravka into a quick save in the first half, before Aubameyang made it five goals in five appearances against the Magpies with a fabulous completion after Martinelli’s pin-point cross.
The Gunners’ season currently lays on whether they can topple Villarreal to arrive at a second Europa League final in three years.