The Emirates Stadium witnessed an action-packed encounter that saw Arsenal secure a convincing victory, leaving Nottingham Forest chasing shadows.
From the outset, Arsenal asserted their dominance, crafting a two-goal lead by halftime.
Eddie Nketiah and Bukayo Saka why they are Premier League top stars, putting Nottingham Forest on the back foot.
The uphill battle for the visitors seemed insurmountable until a glimmer of hope emerged in the 82nd minute.
Entering the game was Anthony Elanga, a substitute who would play a pivotal role in Nottingham Forest’s fightback.
Elanga’s incisive playmaking paved the way for Taiwo Awoniyi’s heroic moment.
The Nigerian forward displayed a remarkable skill as he navigated from defending an Arsenal corner, fed the ball to Anthony Elanga, and continued his stunning run into the box.
The synergy between the substitutes was evident as Anthony Elanga orchestrated a sublime assist, finding Taiwo Awoniyi in the midst of Arsenal’s defense.
Awoniyi’s strike breathed life into Nottingham Forest’s campaign, narrowing the deficit.
The birthday goal from the 26-year-old could only offer a glimpse of hope as the Gunners held on to secure their win of the season.