Info rising on-line tonight has confirmed that Arsenal defender Laurent Koscielny noticed out his aspect’s victory over Manchester United with a grotesque damage drawback.
Arsenal vs Man United
The Gunners welcomed United to the Emirates earlier this night, for a high-profile Premier League showdown.
The 2 sides had been separated by only a solitary level forward of kick-off, because the race for a spot within the English top-flight’s top-Four continues to warmth up.
Arsenal come out on prime
And, when all was mentioned and finished in North London, it was Arsenal who emerged victorious, within the course of leapfrogging United, and transferring to inside some extent of Third-place Spurs within the Premier League desk.
Granit Xhaka and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang did the injury for the capital giants, en path to a 2-Zero win.
Xhaka opened the sport’s scoring contained in the opening quarter of an hour, wrong-footing David De Gea with a swerving drive from 20 yards.
And Aubameyang secured all three factors for Arsenal 20 minutes from time, slotting house from the penalty spot after Jon Moss adjudged Fred to have felled Alexandre Lacazette within the United field.
18 – Since his Premier League debut in February 2018, solely Mohamed Salah (20) and Sergio Aguero (19) have scored extra house targets within the competitors than @Aubameyang7 (18). Coronary heart. #ARSMUN
— OptaJoe (@OptaJoe) March 10, 2019
Koscielny battles by way of
Whereas it was Xhaka and Aubameyang who did the injury on the attacking finish for the Gunners, equally as essential to their victory had been the second-half performances of the membership’s backline (and goalkeeper).
Sokratis, Laurent Koscielny, Sead Kolasinac and Bernd Leno all carried out beautifully to see out Arsenal’s win, with info rising on-line this night having confirmed that Gunners’ captain Koscielny performed by way of a lot of the second-half with a nasty damage:
Membership officers say Koscielny performed with a three-inch gash in his leg for the ultimate a part of the sport, which acquired clamped collectively on the pitch when he was down for therapy.
— Mattias Karén (@MattiasKaren) March 10, 2019
Only a fast Koscielny appreciation publish. He confronted a profession threatening damage & subsequently missed the France’s triumph on the World Cup. Many followers, myself included, questioned whether or not he’d ever function once more. But, right here he’s. A real warrior who I’m proud to name my captain.
— Patrick Timmons (@PatrickTimmons1) March 10, 2019
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