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Arsenal vs Doncaster: Back Gunners at 16/1 to Beat League One Side 0

Posted on September 19, 2017 by Milos Markovic

It doesn’t come quite often that a Premier League side will be given such favourable odds for a match against a League One club.

Arsenal head into the Wednesday’s EFL Cup match on the back of an impressive goalless draw away at Chelsea and will be keen to record an easy win in front of their home fans ahead of the West Brom clash next Monday.

The Gunners are on a busy schedule since they have a Europa League visit to BATE coming just three days after the WBA test and Arsene Wenger is expected to ring plenty of changes to his line-up for the Doncaster match.

Gunners see off the Royals in the EFL Cup 0

Posted on October 25, 2016 by David Nugent

Arsenal recorded a comfortable 2-0 victory over Reading in the fourth round of the EFL Cup on Tuesday night, as Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain grabbed a brace.

The first attempt on goal arrived on six minutes. Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and Jeff Reine-Adelaide combined well to find full-back Carl Jenkinson in the area. The former-West Ham loanee saw his powerful effort saved by Ali Al Habsi, only for the full-back to head the rebound over the bar.

Two minutes later Oxlade-Chamberlain produced an effort that flashed across the face of the goalmouth, with Lucas Perez unable to get on the end of the ball. The next chance of the game also came to the home side on 20 minutes.

Lucas Perez opens his Arsenal tally 1

Posted on September 21, 2016 by Nemanja Lazarevic

Much-changed Arsenal side enjoyed a comfortable 4-0 triumph over Nottingham Forest at The City Ground and it was summer recruit Lucas Perez who stole the show, scoring a brace in his third appearance for the club.

Arsene Wenger had decided to rest quite a few first team regulars and handed starts to Ainsley Maitland-Niles, Jeff Reine-Adelaide and Chuba Akpom, among others, but Forest failed to take advantage of his risky selection policy.

The Gunners instead produced a very good performance to record a 4-0 triumph, with Jeff Reine-Adelaide the most impressive of the three youngsters that were in the starting line-up.

Mick McCarthy impressed by Maitland-Niles 0

Posted on August 19, 2015 by Nemanja Lazarevic

Ipswich Town boss Mick McCarthy is convinced that Ainsley Maitland-Niles will go on to become a very important player for Arsenal in years to come.

The 17-year-old joined the Tractor Boys on loan this summer and he managed to slot straight into the starting line-up, proving he had no problems making the step up to senior football.

Maitland-Niles started all three matches for Ipswich at the start of the new Championship campaign and he played a key role in helping the team climb to the top of the standings.

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