Video – Watch Five-Star Arsenal Annihilate Benfica In The Emirates Cup

Arsenal ran an entertaining show in their Emirates Cup opener against Benfica, thumping the Portuguese side 5-2.

Despite going behind to Franco Cervi’s deflected opener in the 11th minute, Arsenal took control through Theo Walcott’s eight-minute brace, before Eduardo Salvio restored parity for Benfica on the 40-minute mark to end the first half 2-2.

 Benfica(Cervi) 1-0 Arsenal


Benfica(Cervi) 1-1 (Walcott)Arsenal


Benfica(Cervi) 1-2 (Walcott x2)Arsenal


Benfica(Cervi, Salvio) 2-2 (Walcott x2)Arsenal

The Gunners turned the screw in the second half to earn a 5-2 victory, Lisandro Lopez’s 53rd-minute own goal was followed by a superb finish by Giroud and a smashing strike from Alex Iwobi.

Benfica(Cervi, Salvio) 2-3 (Walcott X2, Lopez OG)Arsenal


Benfica(Cervi, Salvio) 2-4 (Walcott X2, Lopez OG, Giroud)Arsenal


Benfica(Cervi, Salvio) 2-5 (Walcott X2, Lopez OG, Giroud, Iwobi)Arsenal


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