Reasons Why Arsenal Beat Newcastle United

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And in the final few minutes of the game, Joselu missed a glorious opportunity, which more or less capped off a disappointing showing from the Newcastle attack that turned out to be one of the main reasons behind their defeat to Arsenal.

The 29-year-old announced in June that he would no longer represent his country following Germany's disappointing World Cup campaign in Russian Federation, where they were knocked out in the group stage.

Gunners manager Unai Emery demanded more from their forward player in front of goals following their narrow win against Newcastle United.

Ozil looked refreshed at St James' Park after being given time off during the recent worldwide break, playing a prominent role in a deserved success which saw Swiss midfielder Granit Xhaka open the scoring for the Gunners.

A free kick by midfielder Granit Xhaka and a goal by Mesut Ozil gave Arsenal a 2-1 win at Newcastle United despite a stuttering first-half performance on Saturday.

However, Ozil has mentioned that he is happy at Arsenal and has a great relationship with Emery.

Official Ivan Gazidis To Leave Arsenal For AC Milan Posted by Daniel Jenkins
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Both teams made a change at the back, with Clark having to replace the injured Jamaal Lascelles and Arsenal boss Emery opting to give Lucas Torreira 45 minutes in the spot of Matteo Guendouzi.

"We did enough in the first half to score and show we can compete against this kind of team, but it was hard once we conceded the two goals and our goal came too late".

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang failed to test Dubravka from seven yards out after Lacazette played him into space on the left, while Lucas Torreira skied a first-time effort from 19 yards out after being teed up by Ozil on 71 minutes.

"The result gives us confidence but the things on the pitch, individually and collectively, that we can improve", he said, per Sky Sports.

How to read this, a third successive victory for Arsenal - their second away from home - by September was best done through context.

"It was easy to play with him because you didn't need to create a lot of chances". Ozil scored his first goal of He added, "For me, I see the players are the same, each has quality". The summer signing from Bayer Leverkusen has been on the bench for all five league games so far, with Emery keeping Petr Cech as his No. 1.

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