Arsenal fans hailed captain Martin Odegaard on Twitter as the Premier League’s top player following his impressive performance against Tottenham Hotspur on January 15.
He was arguably the best player on the field as he scored the second goal of the game from long-range to cement the Gunners’ 3-0 away win.
Odegaard has been in remarkably outstanding form lately, leading Arsenal with seven direct goals in his last five games. In the Premier League, the Norwegian international shone with eight goals and five assists in 17 games.
This has led to fans taking to Twitter to praise the young leader who has been a revelation to Mikel Arteta this season. Here is a selection of their tweets:
Arsenal secure a 2-0 win over Tottenham Hotspur
Mikel Arteta’s Arsenal secured a comfortable 2-0 win over Tottenham in Sunday’s north London derby. The Gunners needed a win to extend their lead over Manchester City to eight points at the top of the Premier League. They did just that with a commanding display against their north London rivals.
The first half set the tone for the game as the Gunners were completely dominant. They took the lead before the 15-minute mark after veteran French goalkeeper Hugo Lloris was unlucky to score a fateful own goal. The World Cup finalist botched a shot from Bukayo Saka and was down on his side after just 14 minutes.
Things got even worse for the hosts in the first half as Antonio Conte’s men were 2-0 down after 22 minutes. Saka, who had a good game, was also instrumental in scoring the second goal. He ran straight into Spurs’ half before putting the ball to Martin Odegaard.
The Gunners’ skipper expertly sent his effort from long range, punching Lloris and lashing his shot into the bottom right corner.
Arsenal went into the break in full control and rightly so. They tried to pick up where they left off in the second half but had to deal with a threatening Tottenham side who looked strong. The Gunners defended resolutely and ensured that Tottenham never really got into the game.
Arteta’s side secured a comfortable 2-0 derby win after the final whistle. This win will give them a huge confidence boost as they potentially look to win the Premier League for the first time in 14 years.
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