Arsenal have taking impressive 3-0 win over Sheffield United last weekend into tonight quarter-final second-leg tie against Slavia Prague, as they ended half-time with 3-0 win over the Czech champions.
With Mikel Arteta’s side struggling in Premier League this season, in which saw them sitting ninth position on league standings, their hopes of making spot in European competitions next season, base on claimed Europa League titles and back into the Uefa Champions League.
As a result, the Gunners, who ended their first-leg tie against Czech champions 1-1 at Emirates stadium last week, delivered impressive performances throughout the half-time of tonight second-leg tie at Sinobo Stadium.
The London club broken the deadlock in 17th of the game through Emile Smith-Rowe but his goal was overturn by VAR due to offside.
Saka cuts in from the right and fizzes a stunning shot with his left foot, which hits the post after a fantastic fingertips save from Kolar, Smith-Rowe, then is there following up however, and taps it into the open goal.
Several minutes later, Mikel Arteta’s side finally response through Nicolas Pepe, who came off the bench to scored against Czech champions last week.
It’s Smith-Rowe on the ball, attracting defenders on the edge of the area. He slips a lovely delicate pass through to Pepe, who looked like he had wasted the chance after not shooting right away.
Instead, the Ivorian takes a couple of touches and manages to lull the keeper, before slotting it into the top of the net.
It’s not to long when Alexandre Lacazette doubled the visitor lead through spot-kick after Bukayo Saka is felled inside the box.
And the goal were taking about was scored by Bukayo Saka, who continue delivered when Arsenal need him most. The 19-year-old cuts inside and lashes a left-footed effort from the edge of the area into the near post bottom corner.