Arsenal edge past 10-man Watford, move into top four | The Guardian Nigeria News


Watford’s English striker Andre Gray (C) goes around Arsenal’s German goalkeeper Bernd Leno (2nd R) only for Arsenal’s English midfielder Ainsley Maitland-Niles (R) to block his shot during the English Premier League football match between Watford and Arsenal at Vicarage Road Stadium in Watford, north of London on April 15, 2019. Ben STANSALL / AFP

Arsenal moved into the Premier League top four, but made hard work of seeing off 10-man Watford 1-0 thanks to Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang’s fortunate early opener on Monday.

Aubameyang profited from an error by Watford goalkeeper Ben Foster as he blasted an attempted clearance in off the Gabon international.Watford captain Troy Deeney was then shown a straight red card after just 11 minutes, but the Gunners failed to make the most of their man advantage and were fortunate as the hosts twice hit the woodwork.

However, Unai Emery’s men held out for a first clean sheet away from home in the Premier League this season to move ahead of…

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