By Tony Attwood
The starting team against Colorado was
Jenkinson Chambers Medley Thompson
Olayinka Burton Martinelli
Arsenal won 3-0 with the goals coming from Saka, Olayinka and Martinelli – and what has got everyone rather excited was Martinelli and the word “brilliant” for the goal is being used as the hyperbole builds up.
Martinelli’s role has been described up to now as a playmaker, rather than a goalscorer – it is good to see that he can do both. In this case he took the goal by running quickly onto a cross from Thompson and then improvised the goal which didn’t look on.
There has also been a lot of talk about the young lad’s workrate and enthusiasm. Here’s the video
The first goalscorer was Saka on 13 minutes, after Nketiah helped the ball forward, and Olanyinka got the second on 16 minutes.
In the second half we had the expected range of substitutions. Here’s the list…
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