Match Reports: Newcastle 2-1 Arsenal (Goals And Highlights)

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Matt Ritchie scored the winner as Newcastle all-but ensured their Premier League survival with a 2-1 comeback win over bogey side Arsenal.

Alexandre Lacazette’s opener was overturned by strikes from Ayoze Perez and Matt Ritchie, as Rafa Benitez’s side ended a 10-game losing streak against Arsenal and took another huge step towards safety.

Arsenal, who reached the Europa League semi-finals with a 6-3 aggregate win over CSKA Moscow in Russia on Thursday, are the only team in England’s top four divisions yet to earn an away league point in 2018.

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A fourth straight Premier League win means Rafa Benitez’s once relegation-threatened side have surpassed the 40-point safety mark set by their manager and, after a priceless victory on the eve of his birthday, will now harbour real hopes of a top-10 finish.

Watch goals and highlights below;

 

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