Arsenal are increasingly showing themselves as strong candidates to win the English Premier League trophy this season. Entertaining caretaker team Nottingham Forest in the 12th match of the season, Sunday (30/10), London Cannon won a landslide with a score of 5-0.
Victory at the Emirates Stadium makes Arsenal return to the top of the standings shifting Manchester City. With 31 points, Mikel Arteta’s team is now two points ahead of Manchester City, who dropped to second place. While Nottingham Forest is sinking at the bottom of the standings with 9 points.
Against the visitors, Arsenal, who had superior quality in players, were initially only able to score one goal in the first half through Gabriel Martinelli when the game had only lasted five minutes. However, in the second half, the Gunners raged by adding four goals.
Reiss Nelson increased Arsenal’s advantage when the second half lasted just four minutes. Only three minutes later, Nelson again listed his name on the scoreboard while changing the temporary position to 3-0.
In the 57th minute, it was Thomas Partey’s turn to break into the Nottingham Forest goal to increase Arsenal’s advantage. Martin Odegaard closed Arsenal’s goal party in the 78th minute and made the game ended with the score 5-0 for the Gunners. (OL-15)