Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang scored on his first begin since recovering from malaria as Arsenal ready for his or her Europa League showdown towards Villarreal with a confidence-boosting win away to Newcastle at St James’ Park.
Mohamed Elneny scored his first Premier League objective for the Gunners, earlier than Aubameyang – on his first begin since April 3 – secured the factors within the second half.
Talking after the sport, the Gabonese striker paid tribute to his “unbelievable” docs for his or her half in his restoration.
“The final 5 minutes I used to be dying a bit of bit however to inform the reality I felt good for a lot of the recreation and I used to be pleased with that,” Aubameyang advised Sky Sports activities.
“The docs did unbelievable work with me and I’m actually happy with them and must say thanks to them.”
Arsenal path 2-1 after the away leg of their semi-final tie with Villarreal and victory within the north east of England was their first in 4 video games.
The Magpies had a wonderful April to distance themselves from the underside three however they struggled to impose themselves on Sunday.
Steve Bruce’s facet, who misplaced Fabian Schar to a straight crimson card after a late problem on Gabriel Martinelli, stay 9 factors above the relegation zone with 4 video games remaining.
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