We have secured our first trophy of the season (if you can really call it that) with our 3-1 win over Everton in the Barclays Asia trophy seeing us lift the cup.
We dominated from start to finish, and the result never looked in doubt.
Check out all the goals and highlights from below:
Theo Walcott is angling for a starting spot up front, and he won’t have done his chances any harm with his performance today.
The pacy forward started the game out wide, but was a real threat on goal throughout. He got us off to a flying start with a well taken goal, latching onto Santi Cazorla’s pass and smashing past Joel Robles. 1-0.
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Our solitary signing Petr Cech made his Arsenal debut, but wasn’t hugely troubled over the course of the match. He pulled off one superb save however, palming a headed effort onto the bar from an Everton set piece.
We finished the half at 1-0, but it wasn’t too long into the second 45 before we doubled our lead. Santi Cazorla showed quick feet to bamboozle the Everton defence, showing off his ambidexterity as he lashed the ball into the bottom corner. 2-0.
Moments later we made it three, Mesut Özil put through on goal after some lax defending from Roberto Martinez’s side. He calmly slotted past Robles, all but putting the game to bed. 3-0.
A mistake from Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain allowed Everton back into the game, with Ross Barkley rifling past Cech (who arguably could have done better). 3-1.
But that was the end of the goals, and we went on to lift the trophy.
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There were some extremely promising performances from a number of our stars, and hopefully this game against Premier League opposition was a sign of things to come.