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Premier League: Arsenal finally win away and move back into the top four

Arsenal striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang charged down Ben Foster to score the winner

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Arsenal striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang charged down Ben Foster to score the winner

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Arsenal striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang charged down Ben Foster to score the winner

Gunners gifted a winner as the Hornets sting themselves at Vicarage Road

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Tuesday, April 16, 2019 – 7:37am

Watford 0 Arsenal 1

Ninety seconds of madness gifted Arsenal three points at Watford on Monday night and moved the Gunners back to fourth in the Premier League table.

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Few among the Arsenal faithful would have headed to Vicarage Road with much confidence given the way the Hornets have plagued the Gunners in recent seasons.

And the hosts started strongly, putting Arsenal on the back foot as they sought to exert their physical dominance over a club that captain Troy Deeney has in the past described as “gutless”.

In words that have come back to bite him, Deeney boasted to The Sun in 2017 that “whenever I play against Arsenal, I’ll go up and think ‘let me whack the first one and see who wants it’.”

Foster fumble

With ten minutes gone Watford had what in modern parlance can only be described as a double brain fart.

First, goalkeeper Ben Foster – normally Mr Reliable between the sticks – dawdled too long in making his clearance kick. Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang charged at the keeper who, taken by surprise with the speed of the onrushing Arsenal forward, panicked.

His attempt to hoof the ball clear ended in disaster as it cannoned against Aubameyang’s outstretched leg and rebounded into the net.

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