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Europa League: Arsenal reach the semi-finals after scoring 3+ goals in 4 consecutive away games for the first time in the 21st century

Arsenal players celebrating their victory

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Match information

Europe, UEFA Europa League, Playoff

15 April 2021 - 23:00

0

SK Slavia Praha

4

Arsenal

0 - 1 Nicolas Pepe - 18`

0 - 2 Alexandre Lacazette - 21`

0 - 3 Bukayo Saka - 24`

0 - 4 Alexandre Lacazette - 77`


Arsenal reach the Europa League semi-finals after beating Slavia Praha on their way. The first game at Emirates ended with a 1-1 score. However, in the deciding second-leg, the Gunners trashed the Czech side at the away stadium. They scored 3+ goals in 4 consecutive away games for the first time in the 21st century.

Emile Smith Rowe scored the first goal of the game in the 15th minute of the game, however, VAR ruled out the goal. It was the right call for Mikel Arteta’s side as they started to score one after one.

In the 18th minute, Nicolas Pepe scored an important away goal for Arsenal.

 

 

 

 

Alexandre Lacazette doubled the lead for the Gunners when he converted from the penalty spot in the 21st minute.

 

 

 

 

Three minutes later, Arsenal scored the third one against Slavia Praha, as Bukayo Saka netted. The first half ended with a 0-3 score.

 

 

 

 

Lacazette scored another one for the Gunners in the second half, to make it 4-0.

 

 

 

 

Arsenal reached the semi-finals with a 5-1 aggregate score.

Mikel Arteta’s side will face Villarreal in the semi-finals of the Europa League. Click here to watch the highlights of the game.


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