Arsenal took on their first premier league game of the 2019 season and they managed to win despite not so good performance.
The first half was very shaky, Arsenal didn’t get enough chances at goal and Henrikh Mkhitaryan was the weak link on Arsenal side. The first half ended with a draw, Newcastle had a better chance at goal but they couldn’t convert their chances.
Also, Arsenal was without their 2 key players, Mesut Ozil and Sead Kolašinac due to security concerns.
Ozil and Sead were out when they got attacked by 2 men in a mask with a knife in hand. Sead was able to scare them off but Ozil and Sead continue to receive threats. As a result, both players pulled themselves out of today’s game at Newcastle away game.
According to sources familiar to the case, Ozil and Sead where by thugs who said: “We’ll rob you of everything.”
A source said: “”. The other gangster vows to defend Ozil from the thugs who threatened them.
“To show they were serious, the thugs issued more threats to the Arsenal players and refused to tale a bow.
“It was thought that originally the robbers wanted their watches but now they have been told that they want everything the pair have.”
Arsenal won in the second half with Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang beautiful flick over New Castle goalie Martin Dubravka. No. 15 Ainsley Maitland-Niles earned the assist after the goal.
Arsenal won and secured the 3 points and Aubameyang was the man of the match.
Game goals: Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (58′)