Arsenal earned their biggest premier league victory this season after thumping Newcastle United 4-0 to earn a miximum three points on their Sundays tie at the Emirates Stadium.

The London outfits broke the deadlock in the 54th minute after Pierre-Emerick Abumeyang rose high to take a powerfully nod on Nicolas Pepe’s deep cross into the far bottom corner.

Arsenal’s forward Pierre-Emerick Abumeyang celebrating after netting a goal. Photo/Courtesy

The hungry hosts doubled their lead three minutes later after Bukayo Saka easily skipped past two Newcastle defenders with a nutmeg to boot before laying it off for Nicolas Pepe to easly guided the ball past Martin Dubravka to make it 2-0. 

LONDON, ENGLAND – JANUARY 01: Nicolas Pepe celebrates scoring the 1st Arsenal goal during the Premier League match between Arsenal FC and Manchester United at Emirates Stadium on January 01, 2020 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Stuart MacFarlane/Arsenal FC via Getty Images)

In-form Nicolas Pepe and Alexandre Lacazette linked-up down the right with the latter crossing for Mesut Ozil to calmly slot home the third one for the Gunners in the 90th minute before Lacazette did justice to Pepe’s feed to make it 4-0 to seal the four-star perfomance.

Arsenal’s midfielder Mesut Ozil. Photo/Courtesy

A first win in five matches moves Arsenal up to 10th place with 34 points, three clear of 13th-placed Newcastle.


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