sport news Arsenal 2-0 Newcastle: FIVE THINGS YOU MISSED from the Emirates

Arsenal 2-0 Newcastle: Gunners win tainted by realisation of Aaron Ramsey departure as Matt Ritchie vents at Rafa Benitez's decision to substitute him - FIVE THINGS YOU MISSED Arsenal fans once again realised just how important Aaron Ramsey is to the side  Matt Ritchie was far from impressed when withdrawn as a substitute  Newcastle's horrendous record in the capital again takes another big hit  Rob Holding showed a glimpse of the Arsenal bench, with one strange addition 

By Danny Gallagher For Mailonline

Published: 22:26 BST, 1 April 2019 | Updated: 22:33 BST, 1 April 2019


Arsenal sent Rafa Benitez's Newcastle on the long journey back up to Tyneside with nothing to show for their efforts, following a 2-0 victory at the Emirates on Monday.

Aaron Ramsey's neatly placed strike and Alexandre Lacazette's precision lob made all the difference, as the Gunners jumped up to third place in the table ahead of arch rivals Tottenham.

While all cameras were trained on every movement of the ball, Sportsmail kept a keen eye on the things you may have missed.

Arsenal did a job over Newcastle and moved up to third place in the Premier League

Arsenal did a job over Newcastle and moved up to third place in the Premier League

 The Ramsey realisation

The Welsh wizard hit the back of the net once again for Unai Emery's side, covering every blade of grass in the process and controlling midfield for the Gunners.

At the end of the first half, as well as a goal to his name, Ramsey also boasted: the most touches (76), most passes (50), most recoveries (10), most tackles (2) and most shots (2).

Arsenal fans were quick to rejoice in his majestic performance, before quickly realising once again that he's off to Juventus at the end of the season.

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