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Twitter reacts to Arsenal's 3-0 win against Watford

Ashwin Asok
4.54K   //    11 Mar 2018, 21:04 IST

Arsenal v Watford - Premier League
Arsenal ran out 3-0 winners

Arsenal hosted Watford at the Emirates today and it was a game that they needed to win. Despite suffering three losses in a row in the Premier League, Arsenal were coming on the back of a 2-0 win in Italy against AC Milan in the UEFA Europa League.

Shkodran Mustafi gave the Gunners the lead from a Mesut Ozil free kick in the eighth minute. The first-half was an end-to-end affair and both teams got decent chances to score, but it ended 1-0.

Arsenal doubled their lead at the hour mark when Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang rounded the keeper to slot it in after Henrikh Mkhitaryan put him through.

Minutes later, Watford were given a penalty when Roberto Pereyra was brought down inside the box. Petr Cech denied Troy Deeney from the spot and saved a penalty for Arsenal in his sixteenth attempt. Watford tried to get back in to the game but the result was put beyond doubt when Mkhitaryan scored to make it 3-0 from Aubameyang's pass.

The game had its nervy moments but Arsenal ran out 3-0 winners to give them a huge morale boost heading into the business end of the season. Petr Cech became the first Premier League goalkeeper to reach 200 clean sheets.

Here are the goals:


Cech saved a penalty to keep his clean sheet intact. In his 16th attempt!

Twitter had its own share of fun:

Arsenal fans made their voice heard.

Watford's fans did not disappoint either!

There were some stats to take away from the match.

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