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Newcastle vs Arsenal Result: Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang Goal Seals 1-0 Win

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Newcastle vs Arsenal Result: Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang Goal Seals 1-0 Win

Gunners striker, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang punished slack Newcastle defending to give Arsenal victory at a rain-drenched St James’ Park.

Starting with many of their £125m-worth of signings on the bench and without midfielders Mesut Ozil and Sead Kolasinac, Gunners boss Unai Emery watched his side struggle to cut through their opponents in the first half.

That all changed just before the hour mark when Aubameyang was left unmarked on the edge of the area, collected Ainsley Maitland-Niles’ cross from the right and fired past Martin Dubravka.

Emery gave £72m club-record signing Nicolas Pepe and midfielder Dani Ceballos debuts from the bench, but they failed to make much of an impression.

As for Steve Bruce, his Newcastle managerial debut was about what could have been.

The Magpies’ record signing Joelinton went close with a shot blocked by Bernd Leno, before Jonjo Shelvey saw his drive crash off the woodwork.

The home side were flat for much of the second half, although another new recruit, the exciting wing prospect Allan Saint-Maximin, tested German Leno with a near-post drive.

Aubameyang makes the difference

Unai Emery went through a range of emotions in his dugout area during the first period, ranging from anguish to anger.

His somewhat makeshift Arsenal starting XI, without the experienced Ozil and Kolasinac, struggled with both the conditions and the five-man Newcastle midfield.

They only opened up the Magpies’ defence twice in that opening period, with Henrikh Mkhitaryan firing wildly over before Aubameyang struck a firm drive at Dubravka.

Both sides had pacy frontmen, but only one was proven at this level. And when Aubameyang, who scored 22 Premier League goals last season, was given a second chance at goal he took it brilliantly.

The Gabon international was inexplicably given a free run into the area as Jamaal Lascelles went AWOL, and slotted in Maitland-Niles’ delivery from the right.

Ivorian winger Pepe and Ceballos were given a run-out but made little impact, although had Maitland-Niles’ cross reached the record signing in the area late on, then we might have seen a goal on his debut.

No doubt we will see why Arsenal paid £72m to Lille for him in the coming weeks.

Positives in defeat for Newcastle

As a former centre-half himself, Bruce would have been disappointed to have seen skipper Lascelles drawn towards the ball which left Aubameyang free to score the decider.

Up until then his backline coped admirably with the pace of the Gunners – producing the type of disciplined display seen on countless occasions under the stewardship of predecessor Rafael Benitez.

At the other end Brazilian Joelinton had a lively debut, and roused the home crowd when he slalomed past two challenges to hammer in a low shot saved by Leno.

And Shelvey, who will be hoping to once again become a regular fixture in the Newcastle midfield, showed his prowess from distance with a vicious drive which shook the rain off the woodwork.

Joelinton and Miguel Almiron both worked tirelessly, but did not quite click up front as they partnered each other for the first time in a competitive fixture.

But it is worth noting that Ayoze Perez and Salomon Rondon took until the second half of last season to form a potent union, which eventually reaped 23 goals.

There was enough shown on the pitch on Sunday to suggest that there are better days to come for Joelinton and Almiron.

Man of the match – Ainsley Maitland-Niles (Arsenal)

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Young Gunners – the stats

  • Arsenal named two English teenagers (Joe Willock and Reiss Nelson) in their starting XI for a Premier League game for the first time since February 1998 (Paolo Vernazza and Matthew Upson v Crystal Palace), before either Willock or Nelson were born.
  • The Gunners won and kept a clean sheet in their opening game of a Premier League season for the first time since 2008-09.
  • Newcastle haven’t won their opening game in any of their last six Premier League campaigns.
  • Newcastle manager Steve Bruce suffered defeat in his first game at a new club for the first time since December 2001, when he began his Birmingham City reign with a 2-1 defeat to Wolves in the second tier.
  • Arsenal have only lost one of their 25 Premier League games under Unai Emery when opening the scoring.
  • Since making his Premier League debut for Arsenal in February 2018, only Mohamed Salah (36) has scored more goals in the competition than Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (33).
  • Nicolas Pepe made his Premier League debut for Arsenal, becoming the 200th player to feature for the Gunners in the competition.

What’s next?

Newcastle are at newly-promoted Norwich City on Saturday (15:00 BST) while Arsenal take on Burnley at the Emirates on the same day in the early kick-off (12:30 BST).

 

Home TeamNewcastleAway TeamArsenal
Possession
Home38%
Away62%
Shots
Home9
Away8
Shots on Target
Home2
Away2
Corners
Home5
Away3
Fouls
Home12
Away7

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”We fucked last night” Stefflondon answers fan’s query

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''We fucked last night'' Stefflondon answers fan's query

That was Stefflondon’s reponse to a Nigerian who wanted to know if herself and Nigerian star singer Burna Boy are still an item.

There you have it!

 

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[18+] Cardi B rains money on naked strippers in Lagos club (Photos & Video)

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[18+] Cardi B rains money on naked strippers in Lagos club (Photos & Video)

Last night, popular and controversial American rapper, Cardi B, who landed in Nigeria two days ago for a show was filmed inside a Lagos strip club spraying bills off N200 notes on half-naked and stark naked strippers.

The multi-award-winning rapper who can’t seem to get enough of Lagos was seen visibly excited at the rounchy experience, taking it all in.

See more photos and watch the video below.

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It’s painful! – Chioma screams as Davido fondles her boobs | Watch!

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Music superstar, Davido turned on his naughty side as he shared a video of him fondling his fiancee, Chioma’s boobs on a flight recently.

The new mother who was sleeping when Davido began fondling her boobs, made a complaint, saying it was painful. The singer however continued for a little while before reaching for her face.

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Funke Akindele delivers important message to Nigerian celebrities

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Funke Akindele delivers important message to Nigerian celebrities

Funke Akindele has a profound message for some of your favourite celebrities and you can help deliver it.

The popular actress is shaking a table that has several celebrities on it and she doesn’t care about the casualties.

The movie star took to her Instagram on Thursday, December 5, 2019, where she warned a certain set of celebrities who go around making ‘stupid and unbelievable stories just to look relevant.’

“Stop forming stupid and unbelievable stories just to look relevant. If your colleagues’ bag endorsement deals, it’s their time to shine. Yours is coming too!!! So don’t feel less!!! Don’t be pressured o!! All man get him time. May our time never pass us by!! AMEN,” she wrote.

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Etinosa responds to Duncan Mighty, reels out her list of cars

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Etinosa is not letting the subs fly past her doorstep. She is catching and crushing them.

The Nollywood actress and comedian has responded to Duncan Mighty who called her out on her Dubai car gift.

 

Duncan Mighty earlier today called her out for stating that she received a Mercedes Benz car gift from a fan few weeks ago. Duncan took a swipe at the actress after she was spotted posing with a white 2009 Toyota Venza and not the Benz car she claimed she was gifted by a fan in Dubai.

 

In an apparent response to his post, Etinosa, listed all the cars she has. She also stated that she doesn’t lead a fake life and has never claimed to be filthy rich. See her post below.

Etinosa responds

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Anthony Joshua pictured with his mother ahead of Dec. 7th rematch

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As the days before the D-day draws closer, tension continues to rise. Anthony Joshua was spotted at a pre-fight gala dinner held at the Al Faisaliah Hotel in Saudi Arabia on Thursday evening.

 

During the event, the British-Nigerian boxer was pictured kissing his mother Yeta Odusanya on the forehead as he arrived for the pre-fight gala dinner.

Joshua’s opponent, Andy Ruiz Jr. was also spotted giving Joshua’s mother a friendly handshake at the event.

Anthony Joshua's mother 2

 

Undercard fighters Dillian Whyte and Tom Little, as well as promoter Eddie Hearn were also in attendance among other dignitaries.

 

The anticipated rematch between Anthony Joshua and Andy Ruiz Jnr will take place on Saturday, December 7, 2019, in Diriyah, Saudi Arabia.

 

Anthony Joshua will attempt to regain his WBA, IBF and WBO Heavyweight titles he lost to Ruiz Jr back in June at Madison Square Garden. The Mexican boxer defeated Joshua in the seventh-round to hand him his first professional loss the last time they met.

 

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Ubi Franklin and Iyanya link up with Tekno for new project

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Ubi Franklin and Iyanya link up with Tekno for new project

The feud between Iyanya and his former label partner Ubi Franklin which made headlines has died down. The duo was pictured alongside Tekno working together.

The major fallout between Iyanay and Ubi was centered on alleged forgery, fraud, breach of contract and several other things.

But as the saying goes, “time heals all wounds,” and fast forward to the last month of 2019, they both seem to have buried the hatchet and forgotten old fights, as both friends, alongside Tekno, reunited yesterday at a studio in Lagos where, according to Ubi, a new hit song was worked on.

He wrote:

“Last Night was Epic ⭐️💪
First I had the opportunity to bring @teknoofficialand @iyanya together in the studio and we were blessed to have @selebobo1 join us too and @mademenmusicg New kid @iamrogerlino
It was an epic session with the best Producers in the country right now @[email protected]
Family Back together and our focus is to win and win.”

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Comedian, Mr Jollof goes against the tide to support Andy Ruiz

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Comedian, Mr Jollof goes against the tide to support Andy Ruiz

Going against the tide might not always come out right but it makes headlines. Nigerian Comedian, Mr. Jollof, has declared that his support is for Andy Ruiz against Anthony Joshua, against popular opinions.

As the boxing champs prepare for their highly anticipated rematch in Saudi Arabia, on Saturday, Mr Jollof has declared his support for Andy Ruiz against British born Nigerian boxer Anthony Joshua.

He took to social media to reveal that Andy is his champ. He also posted another photo of when Andy defeated Anthony Joshua and stated in the caption that Andy can do it again.

See post below;

Mr Jollof

However, a fan took to the comment section of the post to express displeasure and told the comedian to support his own no matter the circumstances.

“Too bad jellof…Support our own ..it’s not a matter of CHOICE ..One day u might be at the top n would u feel cool if Nigerians turn against u dis way in the name of Choice ? Not cool bro”, the fan wrote.

Jollof then responded that not everybody would support him too so his choice should be respected.

He wrote: “@mrpapi333 everybody will not support me either so respect my choice di*ck head.”

See their exchange below;

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Duncan Mighty calls out Etinosa over Dubai car gift

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Duncan Mighty calls out Etinosa over Dubai car gift

Duncan Mighty has some questions for actress, Etinosa Idemudia and it has got us thinking about her recent car gift.

Etinosa took to Instagram days ago to share news of receiving a car gift in Dubai. The singer took a swipe at the actress after she was spotted posing with a white 2009 Toyota Venza.

Duncan Mighty who called out the actress who claimed she received a car gift in Dubai for replying a DM, stated that it takes nothing to be real.

 

The ‘Port Harcourt First Son’ wondered how the car “disappeared as a Mercedes Benz in Dubai and appeared as a Toyota Venza in Lagos”, while also pointing out that it takes 28 days to ship a car from Dubai to Nigeria.

Maybe the car shapeshifted??

He wrote

“It takes nothing o be real. It takes 28 days to ship a car from Dubai to gidi. Trying to figure out how this car take disappear as Mercedes Benz from Dubai then land as 2009 tokumbor venza….white people please explain the technology behind this magic”

etinosa car gift

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Kizz Daniel reveals his CGPA and it will shock you

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Kizz Daniel reveals his CGPA and it will shock you

No Bad records, no grades, that is Kizz Daniel for you.

The singer has revealed the CGPA he graduated with from his tertiary institution in Ogun state with a CGPA of 4.37, a few As and Bs shy of a First Class.

The Flyboy Inc singer who is an alumnus of the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, shared this while putting right the misconception about his first degree in Water Resources Management and Agrometeorology (Water Engineering).

The Nigerian singer who made a clarification after a Twitter user tweeted about him graduating with a First Class Degree in Engineering, said he graduated with a 4.37 CGPA. Kizz Daniel added that it was quite close.

See the exchange below;

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