Aubameyang, Lacazette score as red-hot Arsenal beat Everton at Emirates Stadium

Aubameyang, Lacazette score as red-hot Arsenal beat Everton at Emirates Stadium

- Unai Emery's men claim a 2-0 comfortable win over Everton at the Emirates Stadium

- Lacazette and Aubameyang were the goal scorers for the hosts in the game

- They will battle Brentford in their EFL Cup clash on Wednesday

Arsenal claim their fourth Premier League win of the current season after beating Everton 2-0 at the Emirates Stadium on Sunday, September 23.

Goals from Alexandre Lacazette and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang in the 56th and 59th minutes were all the hosts needed to cart away all three points in that encounter.

Both sides had endured a barren first half but just 11 minutes into the second half, the Frenchman broke the deadlock to give his side the lead.

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Unai Emery's men have however moved on from their disappointing start to the season following their back-to-back defeats to Manchester City and Chelsea.

Arsenal settled in faster in this game with Gabon international getting close to giving his side the lead but he was found in an offside position in the 10th minute.

Two minutes later, tried his luck by firing home a thunderous shot but his effort failed to find the back of the net.

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Almost immediately, Hector Bellerin got a fantastic opportunity to put his side ahead but the visitors' defenders did a fantastic job as they block shot.

Former Borussia Dortmund forward Aubameyang once again moved close to handing the home team their first goal of the game, but the determined Everton defenders were right on point.

Brazil forward Richarlison got an opportunity to draw the first blood but his effort went off target just a minute before the half hour.

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The Toffees doubled their attacking efforts with Lucas Digne firing a shot at the Gunners goal post, however his effort was unsuccessful in the 31st minute.

Arsenal boss Unai Emery was forced to make his first substitution at Emirates Stadium as Rob Holding came on for former Greek defender Sokratis Papastathopoulos.

Richarlison tried to get on the scores sheet barely one minute before the end of the first half of the game but his effort was saved by the Gunners goalkeeper.

Both teams returned to the pitch for the second half of the meeting but it was the hosts that drew the first blood through Alexandre Lacazette.

The France international benefited from an Aaron Ramsey's assist to power the home team in front in the 56th minute.

And barely three minutes later, Gabon international Aubameyang doubled the Gunners lead in the 59th minute as they coast home with maximum point from the game.

The Emirates Stadium are now sixth on the EPL log with 12 points from six topflight encounters and their next game will be against Brentford in the EFL Cup on Wednesday, September 26.

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