Saturday, 26 October 2019

Defeated Vitoria, Arsenal Wins Victory Thanks to Nicolas Pepe’s Goals

By db-admin –  Nicolas Pepe managed to become an important figure in the continuing European League Group F match, Friday (10/25) AM. Pepe scored a brace and helped Arsenal win 3-2 over Vitoria de Guimaraes.

Just eight minutes into the game, the host were conceded by Marcus Edwards’ goal. He utilized the assist from Victor Garcia.

32 minutes in, Arsenal reply through Gabriel Martinelli. He successfully gored Kieran Tierney’s cross. The score finished 1-1.

The visitors again took the lead this time through Bruno Duarte’s right foot in the 36th minute after taking advantage of the ball that struck the crossbar from a shot outside the penalty box through Davidson’s left foot. The 2-1 score for Vitoria closed the first round.

In the second half, Arsenal tried to get up. Attack after attack was built by Alexandre Lacazette and his mates. This effort was not in vain as Pepe successfully equalized through his free kick on the 80th minute.

The Ivory Coast player then ensured the hosts victory in injury time through his free kick. The 3-2 score finished for Arsenal and the position lasted until the fight was over.


Arsenal: Emiliano Martinez; Kieran Tierney, Rob Holding, Shkodran Mustafi, Hector Bellerin; Joe Willock, Lucas Torreira; Gabriel Martinelli, Emile Smith Rowe, Ainsley Maitland-Niles; Alexandre Lacazette.

Vitoria de Guimaraes: Miguel Silva; Florent Hanin, Edmond Tapsoba, Frederico Venancio, Victor Garcia; Denis Poha, Agu, Andre Almeida; Davidson, Bruno Duarte, Marcus Edwards.

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