Arsenal responded to a lacklustre performance against , Crystal Palace on Monday night with a dominant, 3-1 victory over Aston Villa at the Emirates Stadium on Friday night.
Thomas Partey’s first goal for the Gunners – together with strikes from Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and one from Emile Smith Rowe – put the Gunners 3-0 up, before Jacob Ramsey’s consolation for the visitors 10 minutes from time.
The win took Arsenal to ninth place on 14 points and are a point from the Champions League spot.
Arsenal opened scoring on 23 minute , as Partey lept high to nod Emile Smith Rowe’s corner beyond Emi Martinez.
Six minutes of added time in the first half, Arsenal were awarded a penalty, Aubameyang saw his penalty saved but snapped up the rebound to double Arsenal’s lead.
The Gunners went 3-0 up on 56 minute following a rapid counter attack ,which put Smith Rowe through on goal and he found the net via a big deflection.
Villa got a consolation goal with 10 minutes left in the game, through Jacob Ramsey who picked out the top corner from the edge of the area.
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