Mikel Arteta wanted a reaction from his Arsenal side after losing to Liverpool last week and, in the end, he got it.
After the first 45 minutes here at Emirates Stadium against Newcastle, you were to beginning to wonder if he would – as Arsenal looked slightly off the pace and the visitors sat deep to frustrate them.
Captain Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang also somehow hit the post from three yards out and Newcastle may have been thinking this was the day they’d finally get their first win of the season.
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Arsenal 2-0 Newcastle Highlights
Arsenal XI: Ramsdale; Tomiyasu, White, Gabriel, Tavares; Partey, Lokonga; Saka, Odegaard, Smith Rowe; Aubameyang.
Subs: Leno, Tierney, Holding, Pepe, Elneny, Martinelli, Maitland-Niles, Lacazette, Nketiah.
Newcastle XI: Dubravka; Ritchie, Krafth, Lascelles, Schar, Fraser; Shelvey, Willock; Saint-Maximin Joelinton, Wilson.
Subs: Darlow, Clark, Lewis, Hayden, Hendrick, Manquillo, Murphy, Almiron, Longstaff.
Image Credit: Arsenal.com
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