Search

Arsenal’s Mkhitaryan helps Armenia to success

PUBLISHED: 08:53 17 October 2018 | UPDATED: 08:53 17 October 2018

Arsenal's Henrikh Mkhitaryan (pic Daniel Hambury/PA)

Arsenal's Henrikh Mkhitaryan (pic Daniel Hambury/PA)

PA Wire/PA Images

Arsenal’s Henrikh Mkhitaryan scored and provided two assists as Armenia ran out 4-0 winners over Macedonia in the UEFA Nations League on Tuesday, writes Joshua Bunting.

Midfielder Lucas Torreira had played earlier in the day as Uruguay ended the international week with a 4-3 defeat to japan.

And youngster Reiss Nelson netted his second goal for England under-21s, scoring a wonderful free-kick in their 2-0 win over Scotland at Tynecastle.

Nelson, who is on loan at German club Hoffenheim, had scored in the 7-0 rout of Andorr and found the net again on the hour mark as the young Lions finished their European Championship qualifying campaign with an unbeaten record.

Defender Daniel Ballard played 90 minutes as Northern Ireland under-21s beat Slovakia 1-0 at Windsor Park in Belfast, but it wasn’t enough to make the play-offs.

Granit Xhaka claimed an assist as Switzerland beat Iceland 2-1 on Monday, while Greek defender Sokratis played half of Greece’s 2-0 loss to Finland.

Latest Islington Sports News

Yesterday, 18:27

Arsenal hosted Wolves at the Emirates on Sunday. Read on for Layth Yousif’s match report.

Yesterday, 18:27

Arsenal hosted Wolves at the Emirates on Sunday. Read on for Layth Yousif’s PLAYER RATINGS

Friday, November 9, 2018

The O2 Arena to host UFC Fight Night London on March 16

Friday, November 9, 2018

Layth Yousif has been speaking with the Arsenal academy boss Per Mertesacker this week on a range of subjects. Read on for more his wide-ranging Q&A.

Thursday, November 8, 2018

Downbeat Arsenal head coach Unai Emery has been discussing the distressing injury to striker Danny Welbeck.

Thursday, November 8, 2018

Arsenal hosted Sporting Lisbon in the Europa League at the Emirates on Thursday evening. Read on for Layth Yousif’s match report.

Thursday, November 8, 2018

Arsenal hosted Sporting Lisbon in the Europa League at the Emirates on Thursday evening. Read on for Layth Yousif’s PLAYER RATINGS

Thursday, November 8, 2018

Cumberland Netball club have gone back to their winning ways with a hard-fought win against Essex Open, bouncing back after a loss to top of the table Hucclecote last week.

PROMOTED CONTENT

Fostering older teenagers means giving them the skills for life as an adult. Here, a supportive lodgings carer with Islington Council and young adult who has left care share their stories

Newsletter Sign Up

Islington Gazette twice-weekly newsletter
Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Our Privacy Policy

Most read sport

Show Job Lists

Digital Edition

cover

Enjoy the
Islington Gazette
e-edition today

Subscribe

Education and Training

cover

Read the
Education and Training
e-edition today

Read Now