Iwobi scores as Arsenal beat Brighton on Wenger's 21st anniversary

05 October 2017, 12:14 | Kristine Mills

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After a dismal start to the new season, Arsenal have steadied the ship and on Sunday, the Gunners made it six wins out of seven after a convincing 2-0 defeat of Premier League new-boys Brighton.

But the long-serving French manager is demanding more from the player who hit his sixth Arsenal goal, and his fifth at home. after Nacho Monreal's first half strike put the North Londoners ahead.

Following the break, Arsene Wenger's side travel to Vicarage Road to face a very good Watford side before resuming their Europa League campaign with a tough looking clash against Red Star Belgrade five days later.

Nigerian worldwide Alex Iwobi should score at least 10 goals for English Premier League (EPL) giants Arsenal FC.

Yet Hughton is the last manager of a newly-promoted side to beat Arsenal on their own turf, when his Newcastle team won 1-0 in 2010. "I didn't think Alexis would find me but it shows the skill he has", said Iwobi.

As expected Arsenal came away with their sixth home win of the season after beating Brighton 2-0 yesterday.

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Such is the Gunners' form that Wenger is lamenting next week's global break.

"We kept a clean sheet in the next game as well and that was important for us because we know we have top players up front who are going to score goals". Three points from three games, without a single convincing display had the "Wenger Out" crowd in full throat once again, however since September started the Gunners are unbeaten. Why?

Another of those brought in, Iceland midfielder Gylfi Sigurdsson, had a chance to open the scoring in the sixth minute when the ball fell to him inside the area, but his soft shot was well dealt with by Burnley keeper Nick Pope.

"The question mark is there when you change so many players (throughout the game), can you keep cohesion?" We've played Arsenal and Man City and we've not been out of sight.

"Every season you go through a period that is a bit more hard and the team can show what they are made of and we responded well and have been very consistent since".



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