Arsenal delivered a stunning 6-0 victory over West Ham at the London Stadium, following their impressive win against Liverpool. The Gunners secured goals from William Saliba, Bukayo Saka, Gabriel, Leandro Trossard, and Declan Rice, with Rice haunting his former team. Saliba and Gabriel’s goals came from set pieces, highlighting Arsenal’s prowess in this area, with Rice delivering key assists.
The team’s emphasis on set-pieces during the mid-season break has paid off, and their attacking strength was evident in the game. The match saw Arsenal dominate their rivals, with Rice’s performance adding to West Ham’s misery. The game also raised questions about Arsenal’s need for a clinical striker, despite their strong attacking capabilities.
The team’s ability to score from various players, including Rice, suggests that they have depth in their attacking options, minimizing concerns about a lack of a specific striker in their title race.