The famous expression of, "he who laughs last, laughs best" is the perfect expression that can be used to describe what happened between Aston Villa's Emiliano Martinez and Manchester United fans after Arsenal put three past him to secure a 3-1 win over his club yesterday night.
Martinez Was Wrong To Force A Move From Arsenal But He Didn't Deserve The Treatment He Got On Friday
Arsenal delivered a stunning performance yesterday at the Emirates Stadium in a 3-1 win over Aston Villa in the ninth game-week of the new Premier League season. Having lost this same fixture last season to Aston Villa with a 3-0 scoreline, Arsenal fans could be forgiven for fearing the worst given the fluctuating form the team is currently in.
The 2021/2022 English premier league have been entertaining and Chelsea remains on the number one position on the league table. The blues defeated Brentford by 1-0 away from home to overtake Liverpool who defeated Watford by 5-0 in the early kick off match on Saturday. Chelsea goal keeper Edouard Mendy was the hero of the match after making several saves that denied Brentford an equalizing goal.
Arsenal fans showed a great deal of disrespect for Emiliano Martinez, the goalkeeper who was vital in Arsenal's recent FA Cup victory in the 2019/20 season. I knew that at a certain stage, Martinez was formerly adored by Arsenal fans, particularly following his stunning saves that helped Arsenal win the FA Cup for the 14th time in their history.
There is no denying the fact that Emiliano Martinez has established himself as one of the best goalkeepers in the English Premier League since he joined Aston Villa in 2020. After spending almost a decade at Arsenal, going on several loan spells and being an unknown figure at the club, the Argentine goalkeeper finally got his breakthrough at the club in the 2019/2020 season where he was vital for the Gunners as they won the FA Cup and the Community Shield.
I have been making more findings into why Emiliano Martinez has become embittered towards Arsenal lately, and why Arsenal fans took delight in mocking him on Friday when Arsenal hosted Aston Villa at home in an English Premier League match. My findings led me to certain facts about Emiliano Martinez which show he was cheated at Arsenal, which is why he is embittered and sometimes he speaks out.
Arsenal won the interesting Premier League encounter against Aston Villa at the Emirates Stadium last Friday with a 3-1 scoreline. Ghanaian midfielder Thomas Partey opened the scoring with a header in the 23rd minute before Pierre Emerick Aubameyang scored from the penalty spot on the stroke of halftime to double Arsenal's lead.
Photo credit: Premier League There is no doubt now that Arsenal made a mistake when they sold Emiliano Martinez to Aston Villa as his reputation has grown tremendously since then. According to Squakwa Football, the Argentine goalkeeper has so far made more saves in the Premier League in 2021 than any other goalkeeper.
The South American giants Argentina were unable to get all the maximum three points as they were held to a goalless draw by Paraguay in a crunch encounter between both countries. The Argentina National Team were dominant all through the match but they failed to get the maximum points against Paraguay.
The clash between Arsenal and Aston Villa kick-started Premier League match-week 9. Arsenal opened the match-week with a 3-1 victory against Aston Villa at the Emirates Stadium. The Gunners moved up the Premier League table after their 3-1 victory over Aston Villa. Arsenal got the first lead of the match when Thomas Partey scored a wonderful header from a corner kick by Emile Smith-Rowe.
Argentina has been performing great in their world cup qualifying games so far, Lionel Scaloni's men faced Peru today and the game ended in a 1-0 victory. The boys did really well after a victory in their last game before returning back to their club. 1.
The South American giants Argentina would be hoping to return back to winning ways when they face Uruguay in the FIFA World Cup Qualifiers. The Argentina National Team are the huge favourites to get all the maximum three points due to their previous records and results against Uruguay. Credit: Google
FIFA recently released the names of their best goalkeepers according to their ratings and analysis throughout the year. The list was released just this evening alongside the FIFA Balon D'or list and other major top performance lists ranging from women to young footballers. The nominees for the 2021 Yachine Trophy are Gigi Donnarumma, Ederson, Kasper Schmeichel, Edouard Mendy, Thibaut Courtois, Keylor Navas, Emiliano Martinez, Manuel Neuer, Jan Oblak and Samir Handanovic.
Following a weekend where most of the title contenders lost, the big names like Cristiano Ronaldo and N'Golo Kante who made the team of the week the last time were not named this week. However, there are other big names on the list this week. Having said it, here are the best performers in each of the 11 positions.
BBC pundit, Garth Crooks has released his Team of the week for matchweek 6 of the English Premier League. The Englishman picked his team in a 3-4-3 formation, based on the performances of players across the league last weekend. His team consisted of two Aston Villa players, two Manchester City players, two Liverpool players, and two Arsenal players among others.
Argentina star Lionel Messi has hailed Emiliano Martinez, a compatriot and former Arsenal goalkeeper. Martinez and Messi were both instrumental in the Albiceleste's Copa America 2021 victory this summer. Martinez's ascension has handled one of Argentina's most pressing challenges in recent years. The Albiceleste have struggled to find a reliable goalkeeper since Sergio Romero's exploits at the 2014 World Cup.
Emiliano Martinez didn't get a pleasant reception on his return to the Emirates, in the Premier League game between Arsenal and Aston Villa. Unfortunately, he brought the cold reception upon himself, because of the series of interviews he has granted since leaving the club. https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.mirror.co.uk/sport/football/news/martinez-arsenal-loan-loving-football-24751851.amp
Emiliano Martinez of Aston Villa has been dubbed "one of the best goalkeepers in the world" by Argentina captain Lionel Messi. Martinez is 'essential,' according to the Paris Saint-Germain forward, who also added that he has established himself in the game. After Argentina's 3-0 triumph against Uruguay in a World Cup qualifier in the early hours of Monday, Messi had this to say about Martinez's performance.
Messi believes that Argentina football team are still improving after the success of Copa America trophy and he was grateful to their goalkeeper (Emiliano Martinez) for helping his side to victory over Uruguay. Argentina's all time leading scorer saw his attempted out -side - of - the boot pass find the back of the net at 38 minute, he was assisted by Giovani Lo celso.
Manchester United's loss to Aston Villa at Old Trafford was attributed to Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's lack of quality in the final third and a loss of control. United had 28 efforts on goal against Villa, but failed to put enough pressure on Emiliano Martinez, who was punished when Kortney Hause headed in the game-winner in the 88th minute.