3 positives & negatives from Arsenal's 6-0 thrashing of Sheffield United

  • Arsenal made history in another impressive victory
  • Thomas Partey returns after four months out with injury
  • Injury concerns for Gabriel Martinelli and Bukayo Saka

Sheffield United v Arsenal FC - Premier League
Sheffield United v Arsenal FC - Premier League / Robbie Jay Barratt - AMA/GettyImages
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Positive #2: Multiple goalscorers

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Sheffield United v Arsenal FC - Premier League / Michael Regan/GettyImages

Arsenal put six past Sheffield United at Bramall Lane, with each goal scored by a different player. Arteta emphasized the need to make the team unpredictable following the challenges at the end of last season. The team struggled to find its fluidity until the trip to Dubai in January. So far this season, four players have reached double figures in both goals and assists. No other team, not even the mighty Manchester City, has achieved this feat.

Negative #2: Team took the foot off the pedal

Another impressive away victory indicates that the Gunners are staying focused, but after scoring five goals in the first half, many anticipated a higher scoreline. Although they did find the net again in the second half, it appeared they eased off the gas and were understandably content with the six-goal tally. While there's nothing inherently wrong with that, they might have been able to add a few more goals.

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