A goal in each half by young Edward Nkekiah and Joseph Willock saw Arsenal return to winning ways with a 2-0 win over 10-man Southampton at Saint Mary & # 39; s in Thursday night's game at Premier League, reports Completesports.com.
It was not the best return for Gunners who lost consecutive games before meeting Southampton.
In addition, the win against Southampton puts them in the mix for next season's Champions League qualification.
Bukayo Saka, who impressed for Arsenal this season, was in action and played for 90 minutes.
Arsenal rose 1-0 on 20 minutes
when Nketiah attacked Alex McCarthy's mistake, he passed the ball around the goalkeeper before placing the ball in the net.
After 85 minutes, Southampton was reduced to 10 men after Jack Stephens was sent off for a foul on Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang.
Arsenal took advantage of the numerical advantage thanks to Willock, who scored close to double the Gunners' advantage after Alexandre Lacazette's shot was blocked.
The win led Arsenal to ninth with 43 points and six points from fifth, which could be a Champions League qualifying point.
And in another Premier League game played on Thursday, Burnley beat Watford 1-0.
Jay Rodriguez broke the deadlock on 73 minutes with an excellent header from Dwight McNeil.
By James Agberebi
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