The goalscorer is Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang but all the credit has to go to Bukayo Saka. Arsenal had chances to further extend their lead before half-time, with Saka once again the source of the danger. What TV channel is West Brom v Arsenal on? Arteta will be looking for a morale-boosting result ahead of Saturday's mammoth league clash against Manchester City at the Etihad Stadium.Next
Arsenal look to keep their slim hopes of qualifying for the Europa League alive Sunday when they host West Brom.
In addition to losing to Villarreal in the Europa League they've only taken the full three points twice in their last six matches. It looked like they might in the 73rd minute when Darnell Furlong met a Matt Phillips cross - only to head wastefully wide.Next
If it was an indignity for Arsenal to enter the at this early stage because of their absence from European competition, they booked their passage to the next round by showing true class.
Aubameyang swept the rebound into the net from close range. Callum Robinson threatened too, sending a looping shot against the crossbar after latching onto a diagonal ball in behind, and while the assistant belatedly raised his flag for offside on that occasion, it served as another warning for the hosts. Player ratings Arsenal: Leno 6 , Chambers 6 , Holding 6 , Gabriel 6 , Saka 9 , Elneny 6 , Ceballos 6 , Smith Rowe 7 , Pepe 8 , Willian 7 , Martinelli 6 Subs: Lacazette 6 , Tierney 7 , Partey 6 West Brom: Johnstone 6 , Furlong 6 , Bartley 6 , Ajayi 6 , Townsend 6 , Yokuslu 6 , Gallagher 6 , Phillips 7 , Pereira 8 , Robinson 7 , Diagne 6 Subs: Robson-Kanu 6 , Diangana 6 Man of the match: Bukayo Saka Image: Emile Smith Rowe celebrates after giving Arsenal the lead West Brom's direct approach caused them problems, with Kyle Bartley and Semi Ajayi firing long passes over their defence at every opportunity and Pereira twice going close from outside the box, curling one spectacular effort a few inches wide.
Follow our dedicated Twitter page: For more features check out: When is West Brom v Arsenal on TV? Pepe stung the palms of Johnstone with another diagonal effort after West Brom had lost possession in their own half, while Saka continued to find space on the left, with one cut-back narrowly missing both Gabriel Martinelli and Smith Rowe in the six-yard box.
Aubameyang marked his first start of the season with two first-half tap-ins and a curling finish after the break. West Bromwich Albion 0 Prediction In a result that pleases nobody West Brom manage a point which both further enrages downbeat Arsenal fans and doesn't save the Baggies from relegation. The Gunners then made the result safe when the much-maligned Willian provided a reminder of his quality, curling home a free-kick from 25 yards out and sealing what is only Arsenal's seventh home win of a difficult Premier League campaign.
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Arsenal predicted XI: Ramsdale; Chambers, Holding, Mari, Tavares; Xhaka, Elneny; Maitland-Niles, Odegaard, Nelson; Balogun.Next
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It depends on the plan of the game and who we have available. Odegaard should have marked his second debut with a goal but hit the post from a tight angle with the goal gaping. Ødegaard returned the ball to him with a delicious reverse flick, and Saka finished emphatically.Next
That was the end of the rout as Arteta enjoyed a fine evening all round ahead of Saturday's trip to reigning Premier League champions and Carabao Cup holders Manchester City.