Free-scoring Arsenal hit massive win at Burnley 


Saka hits brace for Arsenal

By Kazeem Ugbodaga

Free-scoring Arsenal demolished Burnley 5-0 on Saturday to move second in the English Premier League table and kept their title hope alive.

The Gunners had last weekend crushed London rival West Ham by 6-0 as they pushed to break the 20-year-old premier league jinx. Arsenal last won the Premier League trophy in 2004.

The visitors did not waste time as they opened the scoring four minutes into the game. Martin Odegaard collected a pass and without hesitation fired an unstoppable shot into the bottom right corner.

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Bukayo Saka doubled Arsenal’s lead from the penalty spot. He put the ball into the bottom right corner past the outstretched arm of James Trafford.

Three minutes into the second half, Saka hit his brace to make it 0-3 for the Gunners. He had acres of space after latching on to a precise pass into the box. He did not hesitate to unleash a great effort into the top right corner.

Midway into the second half, Leandro Trossard had a fantastic finish from just outside the box. He wasted little time in getting away a bullet of a shot that flew past the goalkeeper into the left side of the net to make it 0-4.

Kai Havertz made it 0-5 for Arsenal in the 78th minute. He fired a rocket of a shot from just outside the box that went into the middle of the net.

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