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EFL Cup: Arsenal vs Sunderland highlights

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EFL Cup: Arsenal vs Sunderland highlights

EFL Cup: Arsenal vs Sunderland highlights

Eddie Nketiah’s hat-trick and teenager Charlie Patino’s goal in his debut match helped Arsenal beat Sunderland 5-1 to enter the semi-finals of England’s League Cup football tournament. Nathan Broadhead scored the only goal for Sunderland in the 31st minute. Mikel Arteta’s side gave a strong defeat to Sunderland in the EFL football competition. Read the football highlights of Arsenal vs Sunderland held on Tuesday night at Emirates Stadium.

Arsenal vs Sunderland highlights

  • Pritchard gets the ball out of his feet 20 yards from goal and has a pop, but it was a comfortable enough save for Leno.
  • Nearly a wild opener for Arsenal in the 12th minute but the Gunners failed to make a goal.
  • Eddie Nketiah took the lead for Arsenal in the 17th minute.
  • Mikel Arteta’s men missed two chances before multiplying their lead.
  • Second goal, Nicolas Pepe found the net in the 27th minute.
  • Completing the half-hour mark, Sunderland opened their book with a goal from Nathan Broadhead.
  • Both the teams enter the second half with a 2-1 match score.
  • Nketiah hits the ball again in the 49th minute scoring his second goal and third for Arsenal.
  • Elliot Embleton’s ball for Sunderland went off the post in the 55th minute.
  • Eddie Nketiah hits a hat-trick in the 58th minute for the Gunners.
  • Mikel Arteta makes some changes in the 73rd minute, Martin Odegaard is also off for Arsenal, as Gabriel Martinelli comes on.
  • A 4-1 result was maintained until 90 minutes but then extra three minutes were added.
  • The 18-year-old Charlie Patino hits his first goal in injury time (90+1) wrapping up a perfect night for the London team.

Arsenal will next travel to Norwich on Boxing Day in the Premier League; kick-off at 3 pm. Sunderland will next play on Monday, December 27 in League One, taking on Doncaster.

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