Soccer: Tomiyasu gets 1st assist for Arsenal in win over Newcastle


Japan defender Takehiro Tomiyasu recorded his first assist for Arsenal on Saturday as they beat Newcastle 2-0 at home in the English Premier League. The 23-year-old has been playing at right-back for the Gunners since his move from Bologna over the summer and his well-weighted cross into the box was volleyed home first-time by Gabriel Martinelli for Arsenal's second on 66 minutes at Emirates Stadium. Bukayo Saka had given the home team the lead 10 minutes earlier and Tomiyasu, who sent a low left-footed drive narrowly wide in the first half, helped Arsenal claim another win as they sit fifth i...

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