Bukayo Saka scored the sport’s solely objective as Arsenal beat Bodo/Glimt 1-0 on Thursday to take care of their excellent begin to Europa League group play.
Some intelligent interaction and a stroke of excellent fortune handed Arsenal their opener on the tip of a give and go between Albert Sambi Lokonga and Saka, whose shot got here again off Glimt keeper Nikita Haykin and hit the England worldwide within the chest earlier than touchdown at the back of the web.
The hosts got here out of the break trailing 1-0 and practically drew degree within the 52nd minute solely to see United States goalkeeper Matt Turner make a wonderful save on Amahl Pellegrino’s shot from shut vary.
Turner, filling in for Arsenal No. 1 throughout the Europa League, made just a few extra key interventions all through the second half to assist Mikel Arteta’s facet decide up one other three factors in Group A.
Arsenal are atop the group with 9 factors, whereas Glimt are in third on 4 factors and have performed another sport than the Gunners.