|Sheffield United:||Aaron Ramsdale, Ethan Ampadu, John Egan, Enda Stevens, George Baldock, John Fleck, John Lundstram, Oliver Norwood, Ben Osborn, Oliver Burke (Rhian Brewster, min.64) and David McGoldrick (Oliver McBurnie, min.65)|
|Arsenal:||Bernd Leno, Calum Chambers, Pablo Mari, Rob Holding, Bukayo Saka (Willian, min.69), Nicolas Pepe, Thomas Partey, Dani Ceballos, Granit Xhaka, Gabriel Martinelli (Mohamed Elneny, min.83) and Alexandre Lacazette (Edward Nketiah, min.88)|
|Goals:||Alexandre Lacazette (0-1, min. 33), Gabriel Martinelli (0-2, min. 71) and Alexandre Lacazette (0-3, min. 85)|
Arsenal eased past Sheffield United in a 3-0 victory on Sunday at Bramall Lane. With each team arriving on the back of a league defeat, they were both keen to pick up points. Sheffield arrived at the game looking pick up points after losing their last game 2-1 to Leeds United. Arsenal, on the other hand, were beaten 3-0 in the previous match against Liverpool. After today’s result, Sheffield and Arsenal sit 20th, (14 points) and 9th, (45 points), in the table respectively, after 31 matches.
The Gunners didn’t take long to start the rout, with Alexandre Lacazette opening the rout, 33 minutes in, finalising the first half 0-1.
Arsenal continued to pile on the pressure in the second, with Gabriel Martinelli finding the net at the 71 minute mark. Arsenal then scored once more and increased their advantage thanks to a second effort from Alexandre Lacazette just before the final whistle to make it 3-0.
Both coaches used all available substitutions. For Sheffield, Rhian Brewster, Oliver McBurnie and Lys Mousset, came on for Oliver Burke, David McGoldrick and Oliver McBurnie, Arsenal brought on Willian, Mohamed Elneny and Edward Nketiah to replace Bukayo Saka, Gabriel Martinelli and Alexandre Lacazette.
There were bookings for Ethan Ampadu from Sheffield. For Arsenal, Pablo Mari saw yellow.
Sheffield will next travel to Wolverhampton Wanderers, while Arsenal will face Fulham at home.