Arsenal thrash Crystal Palace and shoot at the top of the Premier League

Saka scores twice and Gabriel Martinelli makes his mark in the 4-1 rout; Gunners open eight points of difference for Manchester City, who have a game in hand

JUSTIN TALLIS / AFPArsenal wins and maintains isolated lead in the English

Playing in front of their fans, the Arsenal had no difficulties and thrashed the Crystal Palace 4-1, in a match valid for the 28th round of the English Championship. Gabriel Martinelli, Saka (2) and Xhaka scored for the Gunners. Schlupp scored for the visitors. It was the sixth consecutive victory for Arsenal, which reached 69 points and shot at the top of the competition. The team commanded by Arteta opened eight points of difference for the second place, the Manchester City, which is one game short. Crystal Palace is in 12th place, with just 27 points. In the next round, the Gunners face Leeds, while Palace face Leicester. The Emirates Stadium scoreboard was opened by Brazilian Gabriel Martinelli, in the 27th minute. Still in the first half, Saka extended the advantage of the home team. Xhaka tried to score the third, nine minutes into the final stage of the game. Palace sketched a reaction and reduced the score with Zaha, in the 17th minute of the second half. However, Saka, in the 28th minute, scored his second goal in the match, the fourth of the hosts, and gave final numbers to the game.

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