Alexandre Lacazette goal vs Napoli: The Arsenal forward scored with an excellent free kick to put the visitors in front.
Arsenal secured a vital away goal in the quarterfinal of the Europa League, as Alexandre Lacazette scored a stunning free-kick goal.
Napoli started the second leg brightly as they looked keen on maintain pressure on Arsenal. However, the visitors were lethal on counter attacks and Arsenal’s quick breaks finally reaped reward.
Lacazette took the free kick in a dangerous position and put the ball beyond goalkeeper’s reach, as Arsenal led in the game.
Alexandre Lacazette goal:
Napoli’s Zielinski fouled Henrikh Mkhitaryan, who came on as a substitute for Aaron Ramsey in the first half.
However, Alexandre Lacazette picked up the ball immediately and pulled out this excellent free-kick to give Arsenal the lead in the game.
What a goal by Lacazette to put Arsenal ahead 😍😍😍 pic.twitter.com/53Y8lCNhi6
— Weekly AFC (@WeeklyAFC) April 18, 2019
Napoli had failed to score a single away goal in the first leg at the Emirates Stadium. Hence, Arsenal’s goal is vital for their chances to progress to the semifinal of the competition.
Europa League has become one of the biggest chances for Arsenal to secure Champions League qualification. The side is currently fourth in the Premier League but faces stiff competition from Tottenham, Chelsea and Manchester United.
Aubameyang and Lacazette both started in the game against Napoli earlier today as Unai Emery’s side aims to score goals and put the game to bed.
However, Napoli have been dominating most of the possession by the time this was written.
At the end of the first half, Alexandre Lacazette’s goal remained the sole difference between the two sides, and the Italian club faces an uphill task if they want to save their European campaign this season.
Arsenal are currently leading the tie 3-0.