Per week on from their public bust-up at Fulham, Dani Ceballos and Eddie Nketiah mixed to earn Arsenal victory over West Ham.
Nketiah tapped in a objective late on – from Ceballos’ cross – to seal a 2-1 win for the Gunners on the Emirates on Saturday night time.
The pair had nearly come to blows throughout a coaching drill within the warm-up earlier than their opening match of the season, however have been all smiles as they performed a key position in making it two wins from two for Arsenal this season.
The Gunners made a sluggish begin to the sport however went on to take the lead by way of Alexandre Lacazette halfway by way of the primary half – his 50th objective for the membership.
He headed house from Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang’s cross and a VAR verify confirmed the Gabon ahead was simply onside.
West Ham have been sad that their very own VAR verify was turned down because the ball appeared to hit Gabriel’s arm within the field – with the requires a penalty falling on deaf ears.
It echoed an analogous incident at Outdated Trafford earlier within the day the place Crystal Palace have been awarded a spot kick when the ball hit Victor Lindelof’s arm however this time it was turned down.
However the Hammers would equalise on the stroke of half-time as Michail Antonio swept house Ryan Fredericks low cross for what was a deserved leveller.
West Ham handed up a effective likelihood to take the lead early within the second half as Antonio miscued his effort from nearly point-blank vary after good work from Arthur Masuaku.
They got here even nearer within the 66th minute because the Hammers ahead headed towards the crossbar with Bernd Leno seemingly crushed.
It was Arsenal who would go on to get the winner, although, 5 minutes from time.
Ceballos raced by way of on objective after a deft cross from Bukayo Saka and squared it for Nketiah, who tapped in from 5 yards out.
The pair have been seen hugging after the ball discovered the web to provide a public show that they’re mates once more.