Speaking about it on YouTube, Watts lamented: “Martinelli, I gave it a six (out of ten), primarily due to that nice run within the second half, which I feel we have been all simply praying for him to complete.
“It might have been one of many actually large targets and it was such a disgrace that he did all that onerous work, ran all the best way, beat all these gamers, and simply after he goes across the keeper the man comes again and clears it earlier than he can roll it into an empty internet.
– It might have been a completely unbelievable objective. It was an actual disgrace.”
Will Gabriel Martinelli rating 15 targets this season?
Has Martinelli ever scored an excellent solo objective for Arsenal?
Martinelli has been in fairly spectacular type for the Gunners this season, beginning all however one of many membership’s 26 Premier League matches up to now, with 11 targets and two assists.
Apparently, he’s but to attain in Europe this time period regardless of enjoying six instances within the competitors. This objective would have been an excellent approach to finish that run and it isn’t like he hasn’t scored some nice targets prior to now both.
In opposition to Chelsea within the 2019/20 season, he really raced 67 yards in 13 seconds to attain in excellent style – whereas the hassle was ultimately voted Arsenal objective of the season.
What’s extra, in pre-season in opposition to Fiorentina in 2019 when Martinelli had simply arrived on the membership, he as soon as once more ran from his personal half, watered down a defender, solely to agonizingly ship the ball huge.
As it is the sort of objective most gamers can solely dream of, it is fairly unbelievable that Martinelli has nearly repeated the trick on three events.