Arsenal remain unbeaten in this season’s Europa League | Chloe Knott – Danehouse/Getty ImagesTwo own goals and strikes from Nicolas Pepe and Joe Willock gave Arsenal all three points against Molde to extend their unbeaten start in the Europa League.Molde’s Martin Ellingsen opened the scoring with an impressive curled effort from outside the box, beating the diving Bernd Leno in the 22nd minute. The Gunners drew level just before the break as a squared ball from Eddie Nketiah was turned into the net by Molde defender Kristoffer Haugen.Arsenal controlled proceedings in the second half and took the lead through another own goal on the hour mark as Willock’s cross ended up in the net, deflecting off Molde’s Sheriff Sinyan. Pepe’s clinical finish, followed by a late strike from Willock, wrapped the game up and ensured Arsenal took all three points.Let’s dig into some player ratings.Leno would have felt he could have done better for Molde’s opener | Marc Atkins/Getty Images2. MidfieldersWillock caused Molde problems finding dangerous positions | Marc Atkins/Getty ImagesNketiah was given few chances to convert, but made the goal that got Arsenal back in the game | Marc Atkins/Getty ImagesEddie Nketiah (ST) – 7/10 – Had a goal ruled out for offside in each half, but squared the ball into the box just before the break to see it turned in by Molde’s Haugen.4. SubstitutesSaka registered an assist for Arsenal’s third goal | Marc Atkins/Getty Images
Arsenal beat Molde in the Europa League as two own goals and strikes from Nicolas Pepe and Joe Willock extended their unbeaten start in the competition.