Valencia vs Arsenal: Aubameyang's hat-trick powers Gunners to Europa League final

Valencia vs Arsenal: Aubameyang's hat-trick powers Gunners to Europa League final

- Valencia vs Arsenal Europa League clash ended in favour of the north Londoners

- The Gunners sealed their Europa League final spot with a 4-2 win over Valencia at Estadio Mestalla

- They will now face either Chelsea or Eintracht Frankfurt in the final of the championship

Premier League giants Arsenal are through to this season's Europa League final following their 4-2 victory over Valencia at Estadio Mestalla.

The Gunners outclassed their Spanish League opposition in front of their home fans with Gabon international Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang scoring a hat-trick in the game.

Kevin Gameiro opened scoring for the hosts in the 11th minute in a bid to unsettle the north London side.

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But it took Aubameyang just six minutes to restore parity for the English topflight side to ensure they maintain comfortable lead on aggregate. Having won the reverse fixture 3-1 at the Emirates Stadium a week ago.

Arsenal took the lead for the first time in the game through a superb finish from Alexandre Lacazette in the 50th minute.

And eight minutes later, Gameiro completed his brace in the game to level scores for the home team in the 58th minute.

Coach Unai Emery's men put the game beyond their hosts with another impressive display from Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang in the 69th minute.

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With two more minutes left to play in the game, the former Dortmund star completed his hat-trick in the meeting as his side qualify 7-3 on aggregate and book a date at Baku Olympic Stadium. earlier reported that Arsenal continued their dominance in the Europa League with a 3-1 win over Valencia at the Emirates Stadium.

Two goals from Alexandre Lacazette and one from Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang handed the Gunners the advantage heading into the second leg.

Meanwhile, coach Unai Emery will be hoping to win his fourth Europa League title - having won his last three with former club side. ( -> We have updated to serve you better

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