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Saka and Lacazette boost Arsenal's top-six hopes

4 Jul 2020
Bukayo Saka, Arsenal

Attacking duo score as the Gunners win 2-0 at Wolves to move within three points of their sixth-placed opponents

Bukayo Saka's first Premier League goal helped Arsenal beat Wolverhampton Wanderers 2-0 and move to within three points of their sixth-placed opponents.

The 18-year-old winger broke the deadlock two minutes before half-time, finishing superbly with a volley from Kieran Tierney's cross. 

Adama Traore's lobbed finish dropped wide of a post as Wolves pushed for an equaliser.

The top-four race

Pos Team Pl GD Pts
3 MUN 38 +30 66
4 CHE 38 +15 66
5 LEI 38 +26 62
6 TOT 38 +14 59
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But substitute Alexandre Lacazette fired past Rui Patricio to seal the Gunners' victory four minutes from time. 

Joe Willock, another second-half replacement, almost added a third, but his effort was cleared off the line. 

A third straight Premier League win for the Gunners moves them up to seventh place, one place behind Wolves and six points adrift of fourth-placed Manchester United. 

See: Wolves report | Arsenal report

Next fixtures

Wolves: 8 Jul v Sheff Utd (A)
Arsenal: 7 Jul v Leicester (H)

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