Second half goals from Emile Smith Rowe (and I like it), and Bukayo Saka (I like it) gave Arsenal a well deserved win over Brentford at the Emirates today, even if the visitors late consolation made the scoreline seem closer than the game that actually played out.
The Gunners had 16 attempts in the first half and were denied 25 penalties by VAR, but Smith Rowe struck early in the second period before his Hale End mate made the game safe.
A lack of end product in the final third remains a concern, but today was all about 3 points and that’s exactly what we got (I li-li-li-like it).
Here’s how the players rated this evening (here we go-oooo, Saka and Emile Smith Rowe).
Arsenal 2-1 Brentford – Player Ratings
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