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An Arsenal at full throttle is fourth after beating Leicester

Mikel Arteta’s Arsenal streak continues, against Leicester this Sunday he achieved his fifth victory in a row in the current Premier (2-0). This victory allowed the ‘gunner’ team to regain fourth place and therefore a place in the next Champions League, relegating Cristiano Ronaldo’s Manchester United to fifth place, who with a ‘hat trick’ by the Portuguese star beat Tottenham on Saturday (3 -two). Former Atlético midfielder Thomas Partey and Alexandre Lacazette (this one, from a penalty) gave Arsenal the victory against the ‘Foxes’.

Arsenal once again showed that they are in a great moment, in terms of game and spirit, and they did so from the first minute against a Leicester team that had just beaten Rennes 2-0 in the first leg of the Conference League round of 16 and was seen surpassed by those of Arteta.

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With a stellar Gabriel Martinelli on his wing, the ‘Gunners’ advanced on the scoreboard already in the 11th minute. After a pass and an assist from Martinelli, Thomas Partey hit a header that beat Leicester goalkeeper Kasper Schmeichel. Martinelli was called up for the first time on Friday for the Brazil team.

Thomas himself then crashed a ball into the peak of the squad. In addition, Leicester found a good Aaron Ramsdale, who made a great save in the first half after a shot by Harvey Barnes. Until Rodgers could not contain a “wow” in the band after the intervention of the goal ‘gunner’.

Arsenal were unable to extend their lead until 59′, when, after reviewing the play through VAR, the referee signaled a penalty at the hands of Caglar Soyuncu, following an action by Thomas Partey. Lacazette transformed it and it was the sentence of the match. With 3 games still pending, Arsenal is 4th, while Leicester, whose fragility was overcome by Arteta’s men, is 12th

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