Ghana’s Thomas Partey scored his goal for Arsenal as the Gunners beat Aston Villa 3-1 in the Premier League at the Emirates Stadium on Friday night.
The midfielder found the back of the net from Smith Rowe’s corner, putting the ball beyond the reach of Villa keeper Emiliano Martinez to put Arsenal ahead before Aubameyang and Emile Smith Rowe sealed the win.
It's a Partey at the Emirates.
🇬🇭 Thomas Partey heads home to get his first-ever #PL goal. It is also the Ghanaian's first goal in the colours of Arsenal.
— SuperSport 🏆 (@SuperSportTV) October 22, 2021
Thomas Partey is in red-hot form, scoring 3 goals in 4 games for both club and country in the month of October.
The goal is his first in 30 games for Arsenal since his €50million from Atletico Madrid in 2020.
The Gunners have had a shaky start to the 2021-2022 season and with this goal, the Gunners gain the advantage to edge past Dean Smith’s Aston Villa.
Thomas Partey’s game by numbers vs. Aston Villa:
75 touches (most)
7 ball recoveries
7 duels won
4 touches in opp. box
3 aerial duels won
3 tackles (=most)
1 shot on target
Off the mark in the Premier League. ⚽️ pic.twitter.com/iprbsNzJ3r
— Squawka Football (@Squawka) October 22, 2021