Gabriel Jesus Breaks Arsenal Drought With Double Against Leeds
Gabriel Jesus, the Brazilian international, ended his goal drought with a dazzling display against Leeds United on Saturday. Arsenal fans, who had been eagerly waiting to see their talented forward return to form, were not disappointed as Jesus proved to be the game changer. Jesus opened the scoring with a coolly converted penalty after being tripped in the box. He then doubled Arsenal’s lead with a well-placed shot into the bottom corner before the hour mark. It was a triumphant return for Jesus, who hadn’t scored for the club since October last year.
A Quality Player Who Adds Unpredictability
Jesus’ performance earned him high praise from Arsenal’s coach, Mikel Arteta, who hailed him as a player who brings quality and unpredictability to the squad. Speaking of Jesus’ return to form, Arteta added that he was “delighted” for him and that he brought a lot of “conviction” to the team. With seven games on the trot, Arsenal are in good form and are now ready to chase their first league title since 2004.
A Comfortable Win For Arsenal
The Gunners are on a winning streak that stretches back seven games and have scored three goals or more in all but one of those victories. The 4-1 win over Leeds showed that Arsenal are not only winning but also cruising. Former England striker Alan Shearer noted that Arsenal are looking good and are passing every test with flying colors. The race for the league title is heating up, with Manchester City’s recent victory over Liverpool increasing the pressure on Arsenal. However, Arteta explained that he’s focused solely on the next game and is not wasting energy on worrying about other teams.
Jesus’ performance against Leeds was a ray of hope for Arsenal fans who are desperate for their team to lift the title this year. The Brazilian’s quality and unpredictability could be the missing piece that Arsenal needs to win the league. With their confidence soaring and wins coming in at a steady pace, Arsenal looks set to give Manchester City a run for their money.
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