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Analysis – Four things learned from Arsenal 3-1 Valencia

Arsenal v Valencia - UEFA Europa League Semi Final : First Leg
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Arsenal took a big step towards the Europa League final with a 3-1 victory over Valencia at the Emirates.

It was actually Valencia who took the lead when some slack Arsenal defending allowed Mouctar Diakhaby to head home from close range.

The Gunners were soon level, though, when Pierre Emerick Aubameyang raced free, cut back and set up Alexandre Lacazette to fire home.

The Frenchman added a second later in the game to put Arsenal ahead, but Aubameyang added his name to the scoresheet to make things more comfortable. Here’s what we learned from the game:

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