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.

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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.