UEFA reacts after Arsenal star joins exclusive list of players to reach this milestone for club


Mikel Arteta led Arsenal team were in action away from home on Sunday night against Paul Hechingbottom's Sheffield United side at the Bramall Lane, in their 31st league game of the season.

The visitor were the dominant side of the night with their classic and dazzling displays over the host which earned them a convincing three goals to nil.

France international, Alexandre Lacazette was the hero and saviour of the night as he inspired the away team to the commanding victory over the relegation threatened club.

Alexandre Lacazette in the game scored a brilliant brace coming from the first and last goal for the Gunners in the three goals thriller.

The visitor opened the scoring sheet in the 33rd minutes after several trials to break the deadlock, with Lacazette getting on the score sheet to make it one nil with an assist from Daniel Ceballos.

Alexandre Lacazette's only goal separated the two sides going into the half time break, as the game ended one nil at the end of the first 45 minutes.

The second half was more entertaining and fascinating as the visitor continued their stellar performance and dominance over the host, thereby making them to extend their lead in the 71st minutes with Gabriel Martinelli getting on the score sheet to make it two goals to nil.

The prolific forward, Alexandre Lacazette with his top notch performance sealed the victory for the North London club, as he netted his brace of the game in the 85th minutes to make the final score line three goals to nil at full time,as no more goals were added to the tally of the night.

Lacazette with his Man of the Match performance has now joined the exclusive list of players to score 50 premier league goals for the club.

European football governing body known as UEFA has now reacted to the milestone reached by the football maestro with a post via their verified twitter handle.

UEFA commended the France international as he became the tenth (10th) Arsenal player to score 50 premier league goals with his brace against Sheffield United.

With his laudable and incredible stats, he is now the sixth Frenchman to score 50 premier league goals for a single club, with four of the six doing so for Arsenal (also Thierry Henry, Olivier Giroud and Robert Pires).

The win for Arsenal has now taken them to the 9th position on the EPL table with 45 points in 31 games played, and as such be looking forward to keep their winning momentum going as the season is winding up, as they are just 10 points away from 4th place West Ham United with 55 points in the same number of games played.

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