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ARSENAL defeated Aston Villa in an Emirates Stadium spectacular.

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang came to the Gunners' aid with a late free-kick as Unai Emery's side fought back to win 3-2 in a thriller.

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    Ian Tuckey3 weeks agoSeptember 22, 2019

    UNAI EMERY has urged Arsenal fans to back not blast skipper Granit Xhaka and other under-fire Gunners.

    After the Switzerland midfielder was taken off to ironic cheers during ten-man Arsenal's 3-2 comeback win over Aston Villa, boss Emery said: “We need our supporters and we need our supporters helping each player.

    “I changed him because he played 90 minutes on Thursday. I preferred a fresh player.

    “But for me he is a very important player for us.

    “He has a big commitment here. I am sure he is going to achieve the best things.

    “He knows sometimes we are criticised. We need to be mature and continue working. I am going to support him. He's a good player.”

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    Ian Tuckey3 weeks agoSeptember 22, 2019

    ARSENAL scorer Calum Chambers blamed himself for an Aston Villa goal – but saluted Pierre Emerick-Aubameyang's “quality” in sealing the Gunners' 3-2 comeback win.

    Defender Chambers said: “We stuck in there and worked hard and deserved it in the end.

    “The win is massive for us as a club and team. We have the quality and the spirit.

    “I hold my hand up to their second goal so I had to put things right.”

    And of red-hot Aubameyang, who has now hit 16 goals in 16 games, Chambers said: “He is a quality striker.

    “A lot of the players in this team have quality but to have him scoring goals is great for us.’”

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    Ian Tuckey3 weeks agoSeptember 22, 2019

    THE Gunners went back up to fourth with their incredible late 3-2 defeat of Aston Villa.

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    Ian Tuckey3 weeks agoSeptember 22, 2019

    TEN-MAN Arsenal recovered to snatch a 3-2 lead with a stunning late double at home to Aston Villa – after twice trailing.

    Gunners' full-back Ainsley Maitland-Niles saw red for his second yellow card on 41 minutes after Villa led through John McGinn.

    Nicolas Pepe levelled, only for Wesley to restore Villa's advantage.

    But Calum Chambers poked a second equaliser on 81 minutes.

    And three minutes later Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang smashed home a brilliant free-kick .

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    Ian Tuckey3 weeks agoSeptember 22, 2019

    MORE shocking Arsenal defence let in Aston Villa midfielder John McGinn to slot the visitors ahead after 20 minutes of today's Premier League clash.

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