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Arsenal ascend to third after emphatic 5-0 victory over Crystal Palace

Forget the winter blues – Arsenal are back in business with a five-goal feast against Crystal Palace, proving their doubters wrong with a dominant display at the Emirates!

The Gunners roared back to form after a frustrating winless run, putting five past Palace to banish the ghosts of recent struggles.

It was a performance full of attacking verve and clinical finishing, leaving the Eaglesshell shocked in their wake.

Double Dose of Gabriel!

Brazilian defender Gabriel was the catalyst for Arsenal’s onslaught, heading home the opener before his relentless pressure caused Dean Henderson to bundle the ball into his net for a comical second.

Trossard and Martinelli Show Steal the Show

January signing Leandro Trossard continued his impressive adaptation to north London with a well-taken goal early in the second half. 

But it was substitute Gabriel Martinelli who truly stole the show, bagging a late brace with lightning pace and ruthless finishing to cap off a sensational afternoon for the Gunners.

Arteta’s Masterclass Bears Fruit

The win was a testament to Mikel Arteta’s meticulous work during the winter break. 

The Spaniard used the time to hone his team’s attacking strategy and set-piece routines, and the results were clear to see. 

Arsenal looked sharp and organized throughout, with their dead-ball drills leading to two early goals that put them in control.

Five-Star Statement Sends Fans Soaring

This resounding victory was more than just three points for Arsenal. 

It was a statement of intent, a demonstration of their ability to overcome adversity, and a glimpse of the attacking potential that Arteta is unlocking in this young team. 

With the ghosts of the winless run exorcised, the Gunners can now look forward to the rest of the season with renewed confidence and optimism, aiming to challenge for the top honors in the Premier League.

So, let’s raise a glass to Arsenal – the winter blues are gone, replaced by the golden glow of a five-star performance that promises exciting times ahead for the red and white faithful!