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Aubameyang's magic fires resilient Arsenal past Everton in thrilling mid-table derby





- Arsenal vs Everton finished in a 3-2 thrilling win for the Gunners

- Aubameyang scored a sensational brace to fire his side to victory

- The Gabonese has now gone level with Jamie Vardy on 17 goals in the Golden Boot race

A Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang sensational brace and a goal from youngster Eddie Nketiah is all Arsenal needed to march to a 3-2 thrilling win over Everton.

The Sunday evening, February 23, clash played at Emirates Stadium saw Arsenal twice come from behind to down the Merseyside outfit.

Dominic Calvert-Lewin got Everton off a flying start, handing the visitors the lead after just a minute of game play, volleying home from Sigurdsson's free-kick.

Nketiah, however, drew Arsenal level in the 27th minute who tapped into the back of the net after benefiting from Sala's delicious cross from the left.

Aubameyang made it 2-1 for the home side six minutes later, placing the ball past Jordan Pickford almost effortlessly.

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But with just seconds to half time, Everton equalised through Richarlison who poked the call under Bernd Leno to ensure the half ends level.

A lighting quick start of the second half saw Aubameyang restore Arsenal's lead once again with a brilliant header off Nicolas Pepe's ball from the right.

Neither side could find the back of the net afterwards as the hosts strolled to a 3-2 win - their third victory on the spin.

They now sit ninth on the log as they chase the ever evasive and competitive top four.

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Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported that Manchester United replicated their dominance again on Sunday afternoon, February 23, with a massive 3-0 victory over Watford at the Theatre of Dreams.

The Premier League encounter saw Anthony Martial continue his remarkable goal-scoring run with another fantastic lone strike that kept Red Devils' top-four hope alive.

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Ole Gunnar Solskjaer and his machines came into the game head high following their 2-0 defeat of Chelsea at Stamford Bridge after the winter break.

Legit.ng had also earlier reported that Floyd Mayweather will clock 43 on Monday, 23 February, 2020, and the party has already begun after the undefeated boxer threw a bash.

The former five-division weight champion partied with friends in a nightclub as fake dollar notes were sprayed on girls dancing.

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