Arsenal strolled past Norwich City with a 1-0 win on Saturday at Emirates Stadium. Both teams came from defeats in their previous league games. Arsenal were looking forward to meeting again, following a previous defeat to Manchester City while Norwich lost 2-1 in the last match they played against Leicester City. After today’s result, Arsenal and Norwich currently occupy 16th and 20th spots in the league, with 3 points and 0 points respectively after 4 matches.
After an un-eventful first half, Arsenal applied pressure in the second, with Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang finding the net, at 66 minutes, which sealed the victory for Arsenal.
Arsenal brought on Thomas Partey, Emile Smith-Rowe and Cedric Soares for Albert Sambi Lokonga, Takehiro Tomiyasu and Ainsley Maitland-Niles. Norwich brought on Todd Cantwell, Milot Rashica and Adam Idah, to replace Kieran Dowell, Christos Tzolis and Lukas Rupp.
There were bookings for Thomas Partey from Arsenal, and Max Aarons and Grant Hanley, for Norwich.
Arsenal will next travel to Burnley, while Norwich will face Watford at home.
|Arsenal:||Aaron Ramsdale, Takehiro Tomiyasu (Emile Smith-Rowe, min.62), Ben White, Gabriel Magalhaes, Ainsley Maitland-Niles (Cedric Soares, min.82), Albert Sambi Lokonga (Thomas Partey, min.62), Martin Odegaard, Kieran Tierney, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Bukayo Saka and Nicolas Pepe|
|Norwich City:||Tim Krul, Max Aarons, Andrew Omobamidele, Grant Hanley, Brandon Williams, Kenny McLean, Lukas Rupp (Adam Idah, min.80), Pierre Lees-Melou, Kieran Dowell (Todd Cantwell, min.62), Teemu Pukki and Christos Tzolis (Milot Rashica, min.69)|
|Goals:||Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (1-0, min. 66)|