Young star Bukayo Saka achieved a special number with Arsenal, absent since 2007, after scoring a goal in the Gunners’ 3-2 victory over Watford, in the match that brought them together on Sunday evening, at Vicarage Road, in the 28th round of Premier League for the current season 2021-2022.
Saka scored Arsenal’s second goal against Watford in the 30th minute of the match, reaching his 20th goal in all competitions this season.
Saka (20 years, 182 days) is the youngest player to score 20 goals in all competitions for Arsenal since Cesc Fabregas (20 years, 141 days) in 2007.
Watford vs Arsenal
Arsenal ended the first half of the match with a 2-1 lead, the Gunners opened the scoring early through Martin Odegaard in the fifth minute from Saka’s industry, and Juan Hernandez equalized for the hosts in the 11th minute from a wonderful double background, and Saka added the second goal in the 30th minute with a shot amazing.
Bukayo Saka scored a special number for the first goal for the Gunners and scored the second, as he contributed to 14 goals for Arsenal this season as the most influential player in the team.
In the second half, young Brazilian striker Martinelli strengthened Arsenal’s lead, scoring the third goal in the 52nd minute from the assist of French striker Alexandre Lacazette, and Moussa Sissoko reduced the score for Watford by scoring the second goal in the 87th minute of the meeting.
The Gunners managed to achieve their fourth consecutive win in the Premier League, over Wolverhampton twice, Brentford and finally Watford.
Arsenal moved up to fourth place in the English Premier League table temporarily, with 48 points, while Watford’s balance stopped at 19 points, in the nineteenth and penultimate place, and Manchester City leads with 66 points.