Arsenal players was once again hit the ground in an international break for their respective national teams this week. Ninth players of Mikel Arteta’s men were in action for their respective national teams and all showcased series of impressive display.
Starting from Thomas Partey, the central midfielder inspired Ghana to booked tickets for upcoming World Cup tournament in Qatar later this year. Partey, 28, captained the Black Stars and scored all-important goal in a 1-1 second-leg draw way to Nigeria.
The ex-Atletico star delivered sensational long-range effort outside the box to put Ghana ahead of the host. Despite Super Eagles’s Nigeria level it from spot-kick, Partey’s goals sending Ghana to the 2022 World Cup in Qatar.
— CAF (@CAF_Online) March 30, 2022
Nicolas Pepe was featured for Ivory Coast in their international friendly match against England on Tuesday. The Gunners winger struggled to impressed as Gareth Southgate’s men dominated the clash and secured comfortable victory over the Elephant.
Playmaker Martin Odegaard, who scored brilliant goal for Norway in their 2-0 win over Slovakia in Oslo last Friday, also hit the ground with a masterful display against Armenia.
The 22-year-old attacking midfielder recorded two assists with a world-class performances in middle of the park as Norway thrashed Armenia with 9-0.
Martin Ødegaard vs Armenia (H) | One of the best midfield performances of this season. pic.twitter.com/PfwbPVxrle— RL Comps (@RL_Comps) March 30, 2022
Ben White started for Gareth Southgate’s side in their 3-0 win over Ivory Coast. The Gunners defender showcased series of impressive display in back-line unit while Emile Smith-Rowe who cameo delivered impact at Wembley Stadium on Tuesday evening.
Granit Xhaka was featured for Switzerland in their 1-1 draw against Kosovo. The Gunners star getting recognition for his 100th appearance for Switzerland.
William Saliba, who cameo to made his debut in France 2-1 win over Ivory Coast last Friday, hand his first debut start against South Africa and the centre-back showcased series of impressive display in Les Bleus back-line unit.
Gabriel Martinelli also hit the ground for Brazil’s in 4-0 win over Bolivia. The highly-rated forward delivered pure, unadulterated “joga bonito” in Wednesday’s Selecao comfortable victory over Bolivia.
Martinelli, 20, made his debut against Chile last Thursday with an impressive cameo and he excited fan yet again in his latest outing.
The 20-year-old, who is introduced in second-half of the game against Bolivia, made an impact with shown his abilities to Gunners supporters across the continent.
Folarin Balogun also impressed in front of goal as he netted brace in England U21 3-0 win over Albania last night.
Balogun scored the opened goal and last goal of the night as Youth Three Lions close in on qualification for the 2023 U21 European Championships.