Arsenal 4-0 Standard Liege: Gabriel Martinelli scores twice in rout

Arsenal vs S Liege
Europa League Group F
8:00pm Thursday 3rd October

Emirates Stadium

Gabriel Martinelli scored two goals and set up another as a greatly plotted Arsenal side turned on the design to thrash Standard Liege 4-0 within their Europa League Group F meeting in the Emirates Stadium.
Teenager Martinelli, a #6m signing from Brazilian side Ituano through the summertime, opened the scoring with a superb header after 13 minutes and netted his second with a low, curling end only three minutes after, making it four objectives from two matches after his dual against Nottingham Forest in the Carabao Cup.
Joe Willock reach Arsenals third goal (22) following a shot from fellow academy graduate Reiss Nelson deflected into his path within the normal Liege box, with Dani Ceballos finishing the scoring in the second half, poking Martinellis deft cross on the line for his first goal for the club (57).
The negative of unai Emery missed a series of chances to extend their lead but the victory is just another step towards the Europa League knockout stages subsequent to the 3-0 win over Eintracht Frankfurt in their opening group match.
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