Arsenal vs Molde: Pepe, Willock score as Gunners win by 4-1

Arsenal vs Molde: Pepe, Willock score as Gunners win by 4-1

- Arsenal vs Molde ended in a 4-1 thrashing of the Norwegian club as they continue their perfect run in the Europa League

- Two own goals from Molde and a strike each from Nicolas Pepe and Joseph Willock sealed the win

- The Gunners are on top of Group B with Molde coming second ahead of Rapid Vienna and Dundalk

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Arsenal vs Molde ended in a 4-1 win as the Gunners continued their impressive run in this season's Europa League.

The Norwegian side went ahead through Martin Ellingsen but scored two own goals as Nicolas Pepe and Joseph Willock completed the rout.

Mikel Arteta a number of key players in his squad including Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Thomas Partey and Alexandre Lacazette.

Arsenal vs Molde: Pepe, Willock score as Gunners win by 4-1
Arsenal vs Molde: Pepe, Willock score as Gunners win by 4-1. Photo by Marc Atkins
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Ellingsen put the visitors ahead with a beautiful curling shot that beat Bernd Leno from a distance to make it 1-0.

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The Gunners equalized after a low cross from Pepe was turned into the net by Kristoffer Haugen and it counted as an own goal to make it 1-1.

Sheriff Sinyan repeated a similar own goal from his teammate as Arsenal were 2-1 ahead in the 62nd minute.

The third goal finally came from an Arsenal boot as Pepe side-footed home a cross from Bukayo Saka to make it 3-1.

Pepe then turned provider for Willock to make it 4-1 as go top of Group B and maintain their 100 per cent record.

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Meanwhile, had earlier reported that Roy Keane has scrutinised Edinson Cavani's performance against Arsenal claiming the Man United striker did not warm up before making a second-half appearance, Daily Star.

The 33-year-old was given 15 minutes of action by Ole Gunnar Solskjaer during the 1-0 defeat to the Gunners at Old Trafford.

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And before the substitution, the Uruguayan forward was caught on camera sitting on the bench looking relaxed. also reported that Ian Wright has warned Odion Ighalo that the arrival of Edison Cavani during the summer window could have a negative effect on his performances in training and on the pitch.

The Arsenal legend has been in support of Cavani's inclusion into Manchester United but is concerned about the Uruguayan knocking of the Nigerian striker.

Ighalo could be having fewer minutes since the arrival of the Paris Saint-Germain forward who scored 200 goals for the Ligue 1 side in seven years.

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