Arsenal 3-0 Watford: 5 things we learned
Arsenal continued their upward trajectory after a midweek win against AC Milan with a 3-0 win over Watford.
Call it a renaissance. Arsene Wenger’s zombies clambered on at the weekend, courtesy of a 3-0 win against Javi Gracia’s Watford.
Despite the three goal-margin, it was by no means a rollover. Arsenal had to fight in a testing victory at the Emirates Stadium, with strikes arriving from Shkodran Mustafi, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Henrikh Mkhitaryan giving rise to a scoreline that slightly flattered the hosts.
After flatlining under Marco Silva, Watford’s Spanish coach has done much to stabilise things in Hertfordshire. His players, however, couldn’t take their chances against a team riding high after a 2-0 victory against AC Milan at the San Siro on Thursday.
In a game that probably meant nothing, here are five things we learned.