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Arsenal 2-0 Newcastle United: A surprise win against Newcastle United

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LONDON. Arsenal had a surprising win over Newcastle United with a 2-0 win with a goal from B. Saka (56') and a goal from G. Martinelli (66').

LONDON. Arsenal had a surprising win over Newcastle United with a 2-0 win with a goal from B. Saka (56′) and a goal from G. Martinelli (66′). Arsenal was vastly superior ball possession (66%) was among the key factors of its victory.​

The match was held at the Emirates Stadium Stadium in London on Saturday and this began at 12:30 pm local time. The referee was Stuart Attwell with the help of Daniel Cook and Harry Lennard. The 4th official was Robert Jones. The weather was rainy. The temperature was quite cold around 4.9 degrees Celsius or 40.78 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 90%.​

Match Statistics

Arsenal was in firm control of the ball 66% while Newcastle United was struggling with a 34% ball possession.

Arsenal was more aggressive with 71 dangerous attacks and 23 shots of which 6 were on target. Which is one of the reasons Arsenal won the contest.

Arsenal shot 23 times, 6 on target, 17 off target. On the other side, Newcastle United shot 9 times, 5 on target, 4 off target.


Arsenal received 1 yellow card (P. Aubameyang). On the opposite side, Newcastle United received 3 yellow cards (M. Ritchie, E. Krafth and J. Lascelles).

After playing this match, Arsenal will have 23 points like West Ham United to stay in the 5th place. On the opposite side, Newcastle United will stay with 6 points to stay in the 20th place.

Match Events

  • 44'

    M. Ritchie

  • 48'

    E. Krafth

  • 56'

    B. Saka

    N. Tavares

  • 63'

    J. Lascelles

  • 64'

    G. Martinelli

    B. Saka

  • 66'

    G. Martinelli

    T. Tomiyasu

  • 67'

    M. Almiron

    M. Ritchie

  • 67'

    J. Murphy


  • 76'

    P. Aubameyang

  • 76'

    A. Lacazette

    P. Aubameyang

  • 85'

    M. Elneny

    T. Partey

  • 89'

    I. Hayden

    J. Shelvey

Next match

In the upcoming Premier League match, Arsenal will play away against Manchester United on the 2nd of December with a 18-10 head to head record in favor of Manchester United (10 draws).

Newcastle United will host Norwich City on the 30th of November with a 5-3 head to head in favor of Newcastle United (4 draws).

Arsenal: Formation and Lineups

Arsenal started with a 4-4-1-1 line-up (4-4-1-1).

The manager Mikel Arteta Amatriain chose to play with the following team: Aaron Ramsdale (7.4), Takehiro Tomiyasu (8.3), Ben White (7.2), Gabriel Magalhães (7.1), Nuno Tavares (7.4), Bukayo Saka (7.6), Thomas Partey (6.6), Albert Sambi Lokonga (8.1), Emile Smith Rowe (7.3), Martin Ødegaard (7.5) and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (6.0).


Arsenal made 3 changes: B. Saka for G. Martinelli (64′), P. Aubameyang for A. Lacazette (76′) and T. Partey for M. Elneny (85′).

Top player: Takehiro Tomiyasu

The player who no doubt impressed Arsenal the most was Takehiro Tomiyasu even if he didn’t score any goal.

His rating is (8.3) with 68 passes (88% accurate) and 2 key passes. He was won 7 duels out of 10. He performed 5 crosses.

Newcastle United: Formation and Lineups

Newcastle United started with a conservative line-up (4-4-2).

On the other side, Eddie Howe played with: Martin Dúbravka (6.8), Emil Krafth (7.0), Jamaal Lascelles (6.8), Fabian Schär (7.3), Matt Ritchie (5.7), Ryan Fraser (6.9), Jonjo Shelvey (7.2), Joe Willock (7.2), Allan Saint-Maximin (6.0), Callum Wilson (6.1) and Joelinton (6.4).


Newcastle United made 3 changes: M. Ritchie for M. Almiron (67′), Joelinton for J. Murphy (67′) and J. Shelvey for I. Hayden (89′).

Top player: Fabian Schär

The player who no doubt impressed Newcastle United the most was Fabian Schär.

His rating is (7.3) with 34 passes (70% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 3 duels out of 3.

Results of the day

These are the results of the day in the Premier League



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