Emile Smith Rowe greets the Arsenal leaders after the victory over Aston Villa, saying that Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Gabriel and Ben White defend the Gunners and help them become ‘a strong team’
- Emile Smith Rowe set up the opener for Thomas Partey before scoring the third
- Arsenal are six games unbeaten in the league for the first time since January
- Pierre Emerick-Aubameyang also got on the scoreboard just before the break
- Arsenal host Leeds at the EFL Cup on Tuesday before traveling to Leicester
Emile Smith Rowe has praised the influence of Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Gabriel and Ben White after Arsenal’s 3-1 win over Aston Villa.
Smith Rowe played a starring role in the victory, knocking Thomas Partey out of a corner for the opener before grabbing his team’s third in the 56th minute as he clung to a glorious pass from the outside of captain Aubameyang’s foot to drive. towards the area. and fired a shot that strayed from Tyrone Mings and slipped down the post.
This latest win makes him six unbeaten in the league, the first time they’ve accomplished that feat since January this year, and speaking after the game, Smith Rowe chose some of the biggest locker room personalities who have inspired that career. tell Sky Sports: ‘There are some [leaders] To be honest. Aubameyang the captain is always talking, Gabriel, Ben [White] as well as.
Emile Smith Rowe starred against Aston Villa when he scored a goal and an assist.
He praised the leaders in the Arsenal dressing room, including Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang
‘I feel that together we are such a strong team and we are bonding very well. We always try to help each other on and off the field. It’s really starting to show.
“Playing with these experienced players is a bit surreal at times, but it’s great when we step on the pitch together and I feel like the chemistry is really coming together.”
Before setting up Smith Rowe’s goal, Aubameyang scored the second of the night after Mikel Arteta’s men were awarded a penalty for Matt Targett’s challenge on Alexandre Lacazette.
Smith Rowe also praised the summer signing of Ben White and his teammate, Gunners center back Gabriel.
Aubameyang saw his VAR penalty stopped by Emiliano Martínez before scoring the rebound
The whistle had already blown for half-time when Craig Pawson was called to the VAR monitor and the referee pointed the spot for the Gunners’ top scorer this season to record his seventh in all competitions and score in his fourth straight league game in home. – but only after his former teammate Emiliano Martínez had saved his initial effort.
Arsenal will return to business in the Emirates on Tuesday as they play Leeds in the fourth round of the EFL Cup.
Arteta then takes his charges to Leicester next Saturday before hosting the newly promoted Watford before the international break.
Mikel Arteta’s men have been undefeated in the league for the first time since January