Premier League aspect, Arsenal within the early hours of Sunday defeated thier opponent, Chelsea 4-0 in a pre-season pleasant in Florida, Unites States of America.
Gabriel Jesus, who solely joined Arsenal from Manchester Metropolis earlier this month, continued his spectacular pre-season type with one other purpose in the course of the encounter.
Jesus took his purpose tally to 4 objectives in three video games for his new membership in a scientific win for the Gunners in entrance of 63,811 followers at Orlando’s Tenting World Stadium.
It was one other encouraging efficiency for Mikel Arteta’s aspect, who took management of the sport with two first-half objectives after dominating the opening 45 minutes.
Chelsea supervisor Thomas Tuchel couldn’t cover his anger throughout a lacklustre first-half show from his workforce, who have been repeatedly uncovered by Arsenal’s nimble counter-attacking.
The Blues had one promising assault after 5 minutes when new signing Raheem Sterling performed Timo Werner into area, however French defender William Saliba snuffed out the hazard with a strong masking sort out.
Arsenal ought to have opened the scoring moments later, when Gabriel Martinelli burst clear on the counter.
The Brazilian handed to Bukayo Saka however the English worldwide’s shot was saved by Chelsea goalkeeper Edouard Mendy.
The Arsenal strain lastly instructed within the fifteenth minute with a purpose that got here after Chelsea’s Nathaniel Chalobah surrendered possession with a misplaced cross that went straight to Granit Xhaka.
The Swiss worldwide performed an excellent first time ball into Jesus who coolly chipped over the advancing Mendy to make it 1-0.
Martin Odegaard made it 2-0 to the Gunners within the thirty sixth minute with one other well-worked transfer.
Martinelli’s cross discovered the Norwegian playmaker in area contained in the Chelsea space, and the attacking midfielder turned easily and tucked a low end previous Mendy.
Chelsea’s finest probability of a lacklustre half got here in stoppage time when Mason Mount curled a shot from the sting of the realm which beat Aaron Ramsdale however crashed again off a submit.
Arsenal prolonged their lead halfway by way of the second half when Saka buried a rebound from shut vary after Mendy parried Xhaka’s long-range strike.
Arsenal continued to create possibilities however needed to wait till damage time for his or her fourth purpose when Albert Sambi Lokonga headed previous Mendy after an excellent cross from the correct by Portuguese worldwide Cedric.