Arsenal cemented their place in the Premier League top four with a 4-1 win over Leeds United on Saturday and some of the fans reacting on social media loved Bukayo Saka’s performance.
The Gunners produced a dominant performance in the first half to open up a three-goal lead against Marcelo Bielsa’s side. Gabriel Martinelli broke the deadlock for the visitors after 16 minutes with a dangerous shot into the top corner of the goal, before knocking out Illan Meslier to score a brace.
Martinelli was incredibly impressed with his carvings through the whites backline in the first 45 minutes at Elland Road. Saka, too, ensured Arsenal’s success on their journey to West Yorkshire, with his presence helping to pull Leeds away.
Saka surpassed Arsenal’s commanding ability in the first half with a beautiful goal just before the break. The 20-year-old drifted in from the right as Leeds gave him space to run.
His one-two attempt with Alexandre Lacazette might not have been successful, but the ball fell back onto Saka. One touch later, and Saka had an extra piece of luck as his shot knocked Mateusz Klich to beat Meslier.
Saka’s goal was just Arsenal’s third product of the Premier League campaign and the first at the Emirates Stadium. It also means he has now influenced scoring in three consecutive games for the first time in his career.
Saka enjoyed his personal best after the Arsenal winger scored against Leeds
Saka has scored assists in each of Arsenal’s previous two games before visiting Leeds on Saturday night.
The 14-cap England winger had his best Premier League goalscoring record in January when he scored twice and assisted one in consecutive games.
His efforts have come amid scoring 4 goals and 2 assists in his 6 outings between Boxing Day and January 26. Saka can now extend his personal best. his match as Arsenal following their win over Leeds against Norwich City next Sunday.
So here are some of the messages Arsenal fans shared about Saka’s performance at Leeds…
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