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Arteta wins first away game as Arsenal beat Southampton 2-0


Arsenal’s Spanish head coach Mikel Arteta (C) talks to Arsenal’s English striker Eddie Nketiah (2R) during a drinks break in the English Premier League football match between Southampton and Arsenal at St Mary’s Stadium in Southampton, southern England on June 25, 2020. (Photo by Andrew Matthews / POOL / AFP)

Burnley edge past Watford 1-0

Arsenal manager, Mikel Arteta, secured his first Premier League away win as Eddie Nketiah and Joe Willock found the target in a much-needed 2-0 victory at Southampton, reports

The deadlock was broken after 20 minutes, with Saints goalkeeper Alex McCarthy’s clearance was blocked by the young striker, who tapped home into the empty net to score his fourth goal for the Gunners.


Jack Stephens saw red for the second time in his career in the closing stages as he brought down Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang as the Gabon international bore down on goal.

The contest was then settled three minutes from time as Joe Willock responded quickest to any Saints defender to fire home from close range after substitute Alexandre Lacazette’s shot was beaten away by McCarthy.

Meanwhile, Jay Rodriguez scored the only goal of the game as Burnley edged past relegation-threatened Watford 1-0 at Turf Moor.

The Clarets unveiled anti-racism banners ahead of kick-off in response to the unacceptable ‘White Lives Matter’ plane stunt at the Etihad.

Rodriguez got across his man at the near post and stooped to head in Dwight McNeil’s cross.


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