Bukayo Saka was the star man for Arsenal as they beat Benfica to succeed in the last-16 of the Europa League.
The Gunners left it late with an 87th minute winner however Saka continues to show why he is among the finest younger English abilities round.
The versatile 19-year-old assisted two of Arsenal’s three objectives, each to Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang.
The primary was a wonderful move to the captain who then lifted the ball over the Benfica goalkeeper.
The second was for the essential successful aim the place Saka discovered Aubameyang on the again put up with one other wonderful move.
In addition to the assists, Saka posted some unimaginable match stats as he put in one other tremendous efficiency.
He had 57 touches of the ball, recorded 92 per cent move accuracy, and likewise helped Arsenal out defensively.
Bukayo Saka’s stats vs Benfica
100% aerials gained
92% passing accuracy
5 touches in opp. field
2 ball recoveries
2 possibilities created
Saka has now supplied eight assists within the Europa League for the reason that begin of final season, and no different participant has extra in that point.
He additionally has 18 assists in all competitions for Arsenal over that interval, probably the most by any Gunners participant.
The one English participant at a Premier League membership with extra for the reason that begin of final season is Trent Alexander-Arnold who has 20.
The reward rolled in for the Arsenal man with membership legend Cesc Fabregas hailing him as a ‘recreation changer’.
He wrote on Twitter: “Saka is such a very good participant. Such a maturity and intelligence for his age. Sport changer.”