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English Premier League Report: Arsenal v Watford 11 March 2018

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Henrikh Mkhitaryan Arsenal

It's now time to ask who your Gunners man of the match was following the win this afternoon.

Cech kept 162 of his clean sheets for Chelsea, while 38 have come since his move to Arsenal, and manager Arsene Wenger hailed his goalkeeper's achievement.

"It's an unbelievable personal milestone obviously", Cech said.

Goals from Shkodran Mustafi, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Henrikh Mkhitaryan scored as the Gunners - helped by Troy Deeney's penalty miss at a crucial stage - secured a morale-boosting victory ahead of Thursday's Europa League second leg against AC Milan. Cech stepped up and made some good saves to claim his 200th Premier League clean sheet after a wait of 11 games.

The scoreline was flattering for Arsenal, which ended a three-game Premier League losing streak, but Watford only had itself to blame after spurning multiple chances, most notably captain Troy Deeney's tame penalty.

That was a positive, as was Mesut Ozil's record for becoming the fastest player in Premier League history to reach 50 assists.

When Arsenal met Watford earlier on in the campaign, it was a disaster for the North London side. Patrick van Aanholt pulled one back for the visitors.

"I can not say anything more, because there is nothing to say and I do not want to hurt Arsene, whom I adore and for whom I have a lot of respect".

"Sometimes you just go and you have that feeling and today I felt it".

Mkhitaryan sealed Arsenal's victory, their first league win since beating Everton 5-1 on 3 February, with a shot from inside the penalty area following Aubameyang's pass.

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