Bukayo Saka and Emile Smith-Rowe excellent composure against Chelsea at Emirates stadium back in December 2020, helped entirely Mikel Arteta’s team to defeated their local rivals comfortablely.
The Gunners have winless in their previous seven league games and also just defeat in the Carabao Cup quarter-final, in view that there’s no good results with came out at Emirates on Boxing Day against Chelsea, but to surprised, injection of youth given them victory over their London rivals.
David Luiz, Aubameyang, Willian and Gabriel Magalheas was absent but Emile Smith-Rowe used the opportunity to showed his real potential as playmaker that can improve Mikel Arteta’s midfield options.
The 20-year-old along with 19-year-old pair Gabriel Martinelli and man of the match Bukayo Saka, produced standout performances as Mikel Arteta’s side beating Chelsea 3-1.
Despite Chelsea named tireless midfielder N’Golo Kante, Mateo Kovacic and Mason Mount in middle of park, Saka and Smith-Rowe still impressed and managed to handle the Blues stars.
The Gunners pair made Chelsea look like old men, and Saka, who his mazy runs which drew the free-kick for Xhaka to curl home a delightful second, led to his cross-shot looping in beyond Edouard Mendy for Arsenal’s third, and his strike was set-up by Emile Smith-Rowe.