Brilliant Saka fires Arsenal towards knockout stage


Saka and a teammate celebrate a goal

By Kazeem Ugbodaga

Bukayo Saka scored a goal and provided an assist as Arsenal defeated Sevilla 2-0 and on the verge of qualifying for the knockout stage of the champions league.

Arsenal opened scoring on 30th minute. Saka played a simple square pass into the feet of Leandro Trossard in the box, who composed himself and lashed the ball low into the middle of the goal.

Earlier, Jorginho made space inside the box for a shot, but his effort went just over the crossbar.

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Kai Havertz created a yard of space for himself in the second half and tried an effort from the edge of the box, but it went just wide off the left post.

Mid-way into the second half, Arsenal made it 2-0.Saka made a great solo run and pulled the trigger from inside the box, beating Marko Dmitrovic with a strike into the bottom left corner.

The Gunners now top Group B with nine points, while PSV is second with five points and Lens, third with five points. Sevilla are last with two points.

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