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Arsenal won 4-2 over Dundalk in the Europa League group stage

Arsenal is the first team to have three English players aged 21 and under (Balogun, Willock, and Nketiah) to score in a European Cup match since Tottenham vs Coleraine in 1982 (Garry Brooke, Terry Gibson, and Gary Mabbutt ).

With this result, Arsenal has won all 6 matches in the Europa League group stage this season. The team scored 20 goals and receiving 5 goals. The Gunners are the only team in the Europa League this season to win all their group matches.

Arsenal won 4-2 over Dundalk in the Europa League group stage

The noteworthy numbers after the Dundalk 2-4 Arsenal match

6 – Arsenal has won all 6 matches in the Europa League group stage this season. The team scored 20 goals and receiving 5 goals.

1 – Dundalk vs Arsenal statistics indicate that the Gunners are the only team in the Europa League this season to win all their group matches.

8 – Arsenal were unbeaten in the last 8 away games in the European Cup (6 wins and 2 draws), the longest unbeaten streak since March 1995 (also 8 consecutive matches). The Gunners have never been unbeaten in 9 consecutive away matches in the European Cup.

5 – Eddie Nketiah has scored his fifth goal of the season for Arsenal. He is currently Arsenal’s top scorer in all competitions.

2 – Jordan Flores’s strike for Dundalk was only the second goal that the Republic of Ireland team scored in the last 9 matches against English teams in the European Cup, the other was Shamrock Rovers against Tottenham in September 2011.

3 and 3 – Joe Willock was the first Arsenal player to have three assists and three goals in a single European Cup season for Arsenal since 2016/17 when Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil did so in the Champions League.

3 – Arsenal is the first team to have three English players aged 21 or younger (Balogun, Willock, and Nketiah) to score in a European Cup match since Tottenham vs Coleraine in 1982 (Garry Brooke, Terry Gibson, and Gary Mabbutt).

Arsenal won 4 matches and goes straight to the 1/16 round of the Europa League

Overcoming Molde, Arsenal officially won a ticket to the knockout round of Group B before the last two matches. This is the fourth consecutive victory of the teachers and coaches Arteta in the group stage of the Europa League this season.

Contrary to the volatile form in the Premier League, Arsenal started the Europa League this season very impressively with 3 victories. Early this morning, Mikel Arteta’s teachers and students entered the fourth series with the goal of just 1 point to soon win tickets to continue.

Meeting a not too strong opponent, Molde, Arsenal took the initiative to take off many important factors. However, the  Gunners still created an overwhelming stance with many chances to score in the first half. But due to the ungainly of the strikers, Arteta’s team could not open the score before the break.

In the second half, Arsenal’s attack was significantly improved with a fast-paced attacking style. As a result, after only 5 minutes of playing, the English team cleared the deadlock with Nicolas Pepe’s dangerous shot in the penalty area.

This goal has removed psychological pressure on Arsenal’s attack. On the excitement, the Gunners quickly scored the second goal just 5 minutes later. Young talent Reiss Nelson is the one who signed his name on the electronic board with a close-up shot after Willock’s crossroads.

Two quick goals brought a huge advantage for Arsenal

Molde was forced to attack. However, the Norwegian team could not put great pressure on Runarsson’s goal. They had to play for most of the remainder of the match.

Two quick goals brought a huge advantage for Arsenal

After many opportunities to create a counterattack, Arsenal finally got their third goal in the 83rd minute thanks to Folarin Balogun. Immediately after entering the substitution field, this young talent scored with a pretty easy turn in the penalty area to secure a 3-0 victory for Arsenal.

With 4 victories, Arsenal has won 12 points. Not only soon winning tickets to the round of 1/16 Europa League, Mikel Arteta teachers and students also definitely won first place in Group B because they were 6 points higher than the second-ranked team (Molde) and superior in confronting achievements. The remaining two matches in the group stage (against Rapid Wien and Dundalk) are only procedural for the  Gunners.

What to expect in the fourth round of the Europa League this season?

The fourth match of the Europa League group stage 2020/2021 will soon take place. Here is what to expect in this attractive round.

Lille vs AC Milan

Before meeting Lille in the first leg of the Europa League group stage, AC Milan was the only team in the five European leagues to remain unbeaten. Even including the end of last season, they won 18 and drew 2 in a series of 2 games without losing. Ibra and his teammates topped the table in both the Europa League and Serie A with high-class performances.

But all of the above statistics became meaningless when Lille destroyed them 3-0 on the San Siro pitch. That is also the reason why AC Milan determined to defeat Lille to reclaim the debt. Both teams are in very good form with 6 wins, 3 draws, and 1 loss in the last 10 matches. So this is considered the focus of the fourth match of the Europa League.

However, AC Milan will likely not be able to claim the debt to lose in the first leg. The reason is that in this match, they do not have the service of owner Ibrahimovich.

The Swedish general had an injury in the match against Napoli over the weekend. Losing him, the power of AC Milan is considered to be halved and it is difficult for them to defeat a Lille who is unbeaten in the last 9 home matches

Molde vs Arsenal – Gunners regained their spirits

Arsenal last weekend was held 0-0 by Leeds United in a very deadlocked match. This result plus a 0-3 defeat to Aston Villa in the previous round pushed the Gunners down to 12th place in the Premier League chart. Coach Mikel Arteta and his current students are being fiercely criticized by the fans for these disappointing performances.

So they are in desperate need of a convincing win to calm the fans as well as rebuild their spirits. And the match against Molde tonight in the fourth leg of the Europa League is a good chance for Arsenal to achieve that goal.

Molde vs Arsenal – Gunners regained their spirits

Despite playing badly in the domestic league, when going to Europe, Aubameyang and his teammates still showed a destructive performance with 3 victories in Group B. Including a 4-1 victory over rival Molde at Emirates.

Most international experts believe that the Gunners will win 3 points and officially win tickets to the round of 16 with first place in Group B.