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Arsenal enter record books after lopsided win at Sheffield United

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Arsenal entered the report books as a 6-0 demolition of Sheffield United on Monday stored the Gunners on Liverpool and Manchester City’s tails within the Premier League title race.

Martin Odegaard, Jayden Bogle’s personal aim, Gabriel Martinelli, Kai Havertz and Declan Rice put the guests 5-0 at half-time earlier than Ben White rounded off the scoring.

Mikel Arteta’s males grow to be the primary aspect to ever win three consecutive away video games within the English top-flight by 5 or extra objectives.

“When we had the ball, we were in a good mood today,” stated Arsenal captain Odegaard.

“Created a lot, scored the goals early on – a nice performance.”

By distinction, Sheffield United additionally set a brand new report by changing into the primary English top-flight aspect to concede 5 or extra objectives in three straight dwelling matches.

“It’s a painful season and the boys are a damaged group of players,” stated Blades boss Chris Wilder.

“They were in a different league, a different planet to us. We couldn’t lay a glove on them.”

Arsenal’s beautiful streak of 31 objectives in seven consecutive Premier League wins since a winter break has not less than constructed up an enormous benefit over their rivals ought to the title be selected aim distinction.

They stay in third, simply two factors behind leaders Liverpool and one adrift of defending champions City.

However, Arteta’s males can go high with victory at dwelling to Brentford on Saturday forward of Sunday’s showdown between Liverpool and City at Anfield.

“I love the way the team played. The quality and the aggression we showed from the beginning,” stated Arteta.

“We have to continue to do what we are doing.”

Havertz hits kind

There appeared little doubt over the end result from the primary whistle at Bramall Lane.

Bukayo Saka rattled the crossbar after simply two minutes and what little resistence there was from the Blades ended simply 5 minutes in.

Rice’s cross picked out the unmarked Odegaard to show into the underside nook.

Saka’s five-game scoring streak within the league got here to an finish however he did bag two assists earlier than going off at half-time attributable to sickness.

The England worldwide turned former Arsenal defender Austin Trusty with ease as he bought to the by-line and his pushed cross flicked off Bogle into his personal internet.

Martinelli’s deflected effort shortly made it 3-0 and compelled Wilder to make a change after simply 17 minutes.

Ben Osborn changed Oliver Norwood however a change of form did little to stem the bleeding for the hosts.

Havertz is starting to silence his critics after a gradual begin to life on the Emirates following a £65 million ($82 million) transfer from Chelsea.

The German worldwide slammed dwelling Arsenal’s fourth earlier than Rice then bought in on the social gathering by sweeping dwelling Saka’s cross six minutes earlier than half-time.

Only the sight of Martinelli hobbling off simply after the hour mark blighted an ideal evening for the guests.

White rounded off the scoring with a cool end from Havertz’s cut-back on 58 minutes as Arsenal matched their report Premier League away win, set simply final month at West Ham.

By that stage lots of the dwelling help had headed for the exits, resigned to their aspect’s destiny on the evening and the season.

Wilder’s males stay rooted to the foot of the desk, 11 factors adrift of security with 11 video games remaining.

Arsenal however are 11 matches away from a primary league title for 20 years and couldn’t want to be in finer kind heading down the house straight.


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