Alexandre Lacazette joined David Fairclough and Ole Gunnar Solskjaer on the fictional checklist of licensed Tremendous-Subs as Arsenal beat Brighton 1-0.
The striker acquired the decisive purpose simply 21 SECONDS after he entered the fray on the Amex Stadium.
Lacazette slotted the ball previous Robert Sanchez after receiving the ball from Bukayo Saka, who discovered area down the suitable with a buccaneering run.
Earlier, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang one way or the other failed to provide the Gunners the lead as his goalbound shot was excellently saved out by Sanchez.
However Lacazette’s purpose was all that was required to safe Arsenal back-to-back wins for the primary time within the Premier League since their opening two league matches of the season.
In the meantime, the Seagulls hover simply above the relegation zone. They’re three factors forward of 18th-placed Fulham, who’ve performed a match much less.
Though Aubameyang got here perilously near breaking the impasse early within the second half, it was a tentative show by the guests nonetheless looking for their confidence, regardless of their Boxing Day win over Chelsea.
Arteta determined to throw Lacazette on and this variation was rewarded a matter of seconds later.
The Frenchman confirmed good composure as he beat Robert Sanchez on the close to put up, with Saka doing splendidly down the suitable to interrupt freed from Dan Burn earlier than getting his head up and rolling it to the unmarked Lacazette.
Brighton inevitably got here again however didn’t actually hassle Bernd Leno, with Davy Propper’s near-post effort the closest they got here to an equaliser.
The one detrimental from an Arsenal perspective got here within the 80th minute when man-of-the-match Saka hobbled off the pitch.
However most significantly, the consequence eases stress on Arteta, who would have each proper to name himself a tactical genius with Lacazette having probably the most speedy of impacts.