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Odegaard reveals Partey’s stunning north London derby goal for Arsenal was planned on training ground

Arsenal’s captain Martin Odegaard has said that Ghanaian international Thomas Partey’s goal for the club in the north London derby yesterday, came off a pre-match plan.

Arsenal ended Tottenham’s unbeaten start in the Premier League with a 3-1 victory in Saturday’s north London derby.

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Thomas Partey gave the Gunners the first goal in the game before Harry Kane equalized with a penalty. Kane’s goal made him the first player in Premier League history to score 100 away goals.

Odegaard reveals Partey's stunning north London derby goal for Arsenal was planned

Tottenham defender Emerson Royal was shown a red card for a foul on Gabriel Martinelli, and shortly after this, Granit Xhaka gave Arsenal the third goal in the match.

Speaking to the club’s official website, Odegaard has said that weeks of practise led to Partey firing home from distance.
Odegaard reveals Partey's stunning north London derby goal for Arsenal was planned
He said;
 “It was a great goal. We knew before the game he was going to be free in those areas and we practised that a lot, to find him in those areas, and he made a great shot. I think he played a great game as well so a lot of credit to him, and of course the team.”

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