Squad depth comes to the fore
No Jesus, Martin Odegaard, Ben White, or Thomas Partey, and Arsenal still got the desired result.
With not much on the bench aside from Fabio Vieira, Eddie Nketiah, and Reiss Nelson, the Gunners did what they had to do in a game they should be winning.
While the game wasn’t one for the highlight reel, the squad depth seems to be improving ever so slightly, and when the calvary arrives after the international break, the Gunners squad will look significantly stronger.
A win without a host of starters is what fans wanted to see.
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