- Own goal puts Gunners ahead
- Lacazette finds Ozil for 2-0
- Watford winless in four
Arsenal broke through late to beat Watford 2-0 at the Emirates Stadium on Saturday.
Craig Cathcart‘s 81st minute own goal was joined by Mesut Ozil’s 83rd minute strike to provide three points to the Gunners.
Arsenal sits fifth, level on points with fourth place Spurs. Watford drops into sixth, two points back of the Gunners.
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Watford backstop Ben Foster made a decent stop on Granit Xhaka as the half-progressed, while Arsenal’s story between the sticks was a substitution when Petr Cech was injured and gave way to Bernd Leno.
Arsenal’s second half breakthrough began when an Alex Iwobi cross became Cathcart’s own goal and escalated quickly, with Ozil making it 2-0 within three minutes.
Lacazette assisted the Ozil goal with a decent low cross.
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