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Arsenal Come From Behind to Defeat Aston Villa (3-2)


Sun 22 Sep 2019 | 08:46 PM
Mohamed Helba

Arsenal Came from behind and beat Aston Villa 3-2 in an absorbing Premier League encounter at Emirates Stadium on Sunday.

Aston Villa began the game so fiercely as early as after only twenty minutes when John McGinn stunned the Gunners, putting his side ahead before the referee showed a second yellow card to Arsenal's midfielder Maitland-Niles.

Nicolas Pepe's converted from a penalty spot to equalize the scoring in the 59th minute and scoring his first goal for the Gunners.

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Villa's response came very quickly, restoring the lead in the 60th minute when Wesley received an excellent low cross from Jack Grealish to net the second goal.

substitute Calum Chambers' close-range finish equalized the scoring for the Gunners in the 81st minute, before Aubameyang's 83-minute stunner, which sealed the victory for Arsenal. This victory lifted the Gunners into the top four in the Premier League table.

Unai Emery's side has now eleven points as they won three games, drew in two and lose one. While Dean Smith's men, who suffered their fourth defeat from six league games, have now four points remaining in the bottom three.

The game witnessed the participation of the Egyptian midfielder Mahmoud Hassan Trezeguet, who joined the English club recently in July.

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