Nottingham Forest 1-2 Arsenal: 3 talking points as Gunners resurgence continues

  • Two second-half goals from Gabriel Jesus and Bukayo Saka were enough to secure Arsenal all three points at the City Ground

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Gabriel Jesus
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3. A fit and firing Jesus is a game-changer

There can be no mistake that when Jesus is fit and firing, this Arsenal side looks every bit like a team that can win the Premier League.

Against Forest, after missing a guilt-edged chance, Jesus kept his head up and went to work, scoring a splendid goal before turning provider for Saka. If Jesus is going to put forth this kind of display more often than not, Arsenal will again be up to its eyeballs in the title race.

His return has coincided with an uptick in form for Arsenal. Coincidence?


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