Arsenal vs Sheffield: Nketiah sends warning to Gabriel Jesus with hat-trick as Gunners trash woeful blades

Arsenal vs Sheffield: Nketiah sends warning to Gabriel Jesus with hat-trick as Gunners trash woeful blades

Ifeanyi Ufomadu 17:30 - 28.10.2023

Arsenal cruised to a 5-0 victory against winless Sheffield United at the Emirates Stadium thanks to a remarkable goalscoring display by Eddie Nketiah.

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How it happened

The Gunners started the game on the front foot and broke the deadlock in the 29th minute with the game’s first shot on target. 

A fine ball into the box from Declan Rice found Eddie Nketiah, who produced a delicate touch and finish.

The Gunners weren’t able to double their lead before the break but remained firmly in control, especially when considering Sheffield United’s poor form.

Nketiah added a second after the break, pouncing on a loose ball after Wes Foderingham had failed to properly deal with a corner delivery. 

Deputising for the injured Gabriel Jesus, Nketiah saved his best for ast, smashing a long-range effort into the top corner for his first PL hat-trick and effectively ending the game as a contest with over half an hour remaining. 

 Fábio Vieira adding another from the spot before substitute Takehiro Tomiyasu netted his first Arsenal goal on his 50th PL appearance.

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