Sports

Mesut Ozil's wonder goal against Newcastle United, brings Arsenal back on track

Mesut Ozil's wonder goal against Newcastle United, brings Arsenal back on track

It was Newcastle's 10th straight Premier League defeat to Arsenal and they are now without a league win since 21 October when they beat Crystal Palace 1-0.

Arsenal are now in the position where they have to try and tie several stars down to new deals, with the Alexis Sanchez / Mesut Ozil situation untenable for the rest of the squad, and Jack Wilshere is not the only player who could leave on a free.

But Wenger feels there may still be a hangover from the way his side lost to United.

Ozil took his goal brilliantly as he continues his fine run of form, despite concerns about his future.

"You know he can deliver it, and it's important for him to take the risk to do what he did", Wenger told a news conference. When Jack receives the ball, he goes forward and past people. "Nobody else had to play Sunday, Wednesday, Saturday, but I still think we had plenty of chances to score more goals", Wenger said. "If he adds that to his game, it's even more important".

More news: Kenyans Win 2017 Cecafa Senior Challenge Cup

Newcastle grew in confidence during the closing stages of the game and pushed for an equaliser but thankfully we held on to seal a 1-0 win that sees us climb in to fourth spot ahead of Tottenham's trip to Man City.

Here is how we rated each player's performance after the full-time whistle.

"You need to get that out of the system".

Ozil scored a hard left-foot volley in the 23rd minute - the kind of effort that usually ends up high in the stands - which was enough to earn three points.

Burnley improved considerably in the second half, forcing Brighton keeper Mathew Ryan to make a number of smart saves, but despite a late assault from the home side neither team could break the deadlock and the game finished scoreless.


  • First legal recreational marijuana licenses sold in California

    First legal recreational marijuana licenses sold in California

    Companies expect that it will take time for society to adjust to marijuana's legality, and for the new market to settle in. Once inside, the business looks like a stylish pharmacy with wood floors and Christmas decorations.

    Hennessy Advisors Inc. Sells 3660 Shares of International Business Machines Corporation (IBM)

    Oppenheimer reissued a "hold" rating on shares of International Business Machines in a research report on Wednesday, October 18th. It improved, as 100 investors sold IBM shares while 695 reduced holdings. 91 funds opened positions while 484 raised stakes.
    Davante Adams injured on Thomas Davis blindside hit

    Davante Adams injured on Thomas Davis blindside hit

    Trevathan was suspended two games for that hit on Adams, an additional game longer than Smith-Schuster and Gronkowski. Adams had to be carted off the field and was diagnosed with a concussion after spending the night in the hospital.
  • George Zimmerman Threatens Jay-Z With Violence Over Trayvon Martin Doc

    George Zimmerman Threatens Jay-Z With Violence Over Trayvon Martin Doc

    It seems that the violent terrorist has an agenda to carry out against his victim, Trayvon Martin and the creator of a Martin documentary, Jay-Z.
    Ryan Shazier makes surprise appearance at Steelers vs. Patriots game

    Ryan Shazier makes surprise appearance at Steelers vs. Patriots game

    Shazier recently underwent spinal surgery, so the fact that doctors even allowed him to leave the hospital was a great sign. Shazier had surgery to stabilize his spine and started rehabilitation this week , but he is obviously out for the year.

    Saakashvili's supporters rally in Ukrainian capital

    After the protesters' actions to enter the building failed, Saakashvili reversed course and called for peace. Saakashvili denied the charges, which he says are fabricated to undermine his campaign to unseat Poroshenko.
  • Ex-wife of NBAer charged in his death

    Officials were not certain Saturday when she would be returned to Memphis. "It's just those two right now, " Marion said. The seven-year investigation has been one of the Memphis Police Department's most high-profile unsolved cases.
    Recycled SpaceX Dragon Capsule Makes 2nd Delivery to Space Station

    Recycled SpaceX Dragon Capsule Makes 2nd Delivery to Space Station

    For years, SpaceX has landed its rockets and collected them, but this is the first time it's reused a rocket for a NASA mission. The company along with Orbital ATK took over resupply missions to the ISS for NASA after the end of the space shuttle program.
    United Nations  to Vote on Resolution Rejecting Trump Jerusalem Embassy Move

    United Nations to Vote on Resolution Rejecting Trump Jerusalem Embassy Move

    Earlier, China expressed its support for the establishment of an independent Palestinian state, with a capital in East Jerusalem. The council will hold a closed-door meeting today to discuss the draft resolution ahead of the vote, diplomats said.
  • Gujarat polls 2017: Congress questions BJP's 22 years of rule in state

    Gujarat polls 2017: Congress questions BJP's 22 years of rule in state

    The BJP formed the government with the help of Himachal Vikas Congress in 1998 and the Congress was back in power in 2003. Before the BJP crossed the half-way mark, Congress spokesperson Shobha Oza was equally confident.
    Gujarat Assembly Election results

    Gujarat Assembly Election results

    Exit polls have exited and it's all over to the results of the Gujarat Assembly Election 2017 on December 18. The hill state recorded a record 75.28 per cent turnout in the November 9 election .
    Steve Kerr Says Warriors Will Watch Lakers Retire Kobe Bryant's Jerseys

    Steve Kerr Says Warriors Will Watch Lakers Retire Kobe Bryant's Jerseys

    Since Kobe Bryant won multiple championships wearing both jerseys (No. 8 and No. 24), the Lakers will retire both numbers. And the first thing he did, they ran a fifth-down sequence in the triangle.