Watford vs Arsenal (0-1)

Arsenal recorded their first away clean sheet within the Premier League this season with mountain Foster’s mistake and Troy Deeney’s red card causative to a 1-0 ending for the Gunners at Watford.

Unai Emery’s facet has struggled for kind on their travels all told competitions however were precocious 3 points at parsonage Road on Monday, moving them up to fourth within the table.

Foster’s lapse in concentration saw Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang score his eighteenth league goal of the campaign humorously within the eleventh minute, with Deeney then shortly discharged for AN elbow on film producer Torreira.

FA Cup finalists Watford affected despite being reduced to ten men, full-back Adam Masina clipping the crossbar with an outstanding drive within the half, however, they succumbed to their first home defeat of the year.

Watford created the higher begin solely to fall behind in self-inflicted circumstances.

Daryl Janmaat vies a routine pass back to Foster however the Watford goalkeeper didn’t spot the advancing Aubameyang, and his clearance crashed against the striker and into the web.

Within 2 minutes Watford was down to ten, Deeney sent off for catching Torreira, though Bernd Leno before long tipped Craig Cathcart’s drive on to the post.

The Hornets continued to check Leno despite Arsenal’s man advantage, with Etienne Capoue’s floated free-kick turned away by the keeper.

Foster created the first block to deny Henrikh Mkhitaryan once the restart, the Armenia international ostensible sure to flip home Alex Iwobi’s cross with Watford caught short at the rear.

Arsenal didn’t kill the sport, Aubameyang missing an opportunity for his second. However, they hung on because of Ainsley Maitland-Niles’ fantastic block on Andre grey to maneuver inside a degree of third-placed rivals Tottenham

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Goals

10′ Arsenal P. Aubameyang

 

Watford Lineups

26 Ben Foster
2 Daryl Janmaat
27 Christian Kabasele
15 Craig Cathcart
11 Adam Masina
21 Kiko Femenia
29 Étienne Capoue
16 Abdoulaye Doucouré
19 Will Hughes
9 Troy Deeney
18 Andre Gray

 

Arsenal Lineups

19 Bernd Leno
20 Shkodran Mustafi
27 Konstantinos Mavropanos
6 Laurent Koscielny
18 Nacho Monreal
11 Lucas Torreira
34 Granit Xhaka
7 Henrikh Mkhitaryan
8 Aaron Ramsey
17 Alex Iwobi
14 Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang

 

Watford – Arsenal Match Statistics

Watford

Arsenal

11 Shots Total 19
3 Shots on goal 6
3 Shots off goal 6
5 Shots blocked 7
6 Shots inside box 13
5 Shots outside box 6
12 Fouls 8
6 Corners 4
2 Offsides 4
5 Saves 2
34% Possession Time 66%
328 Passes Total 662
234 Accurate Passes 575
71% Accurate Passes% 87%

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