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Football: Martinelli on target for Arsenal in draw with Sheffield United

LONDON (REUTERS) – Arsenal's Brazilian teenager Gabriel Martinelli seized his chance to shine with a goal on Saturday (Jan 18), but Sheffield United earned a 1-1 draw at the Emirates with a strike from John Fleck.

The 18-year-old Martinelli, starting in place of suspended frontman Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, struck from close range late in the first half after a whipped-in cross from Bukayo Saka.

Arsenal had a good shout for a penalty when Nicolas Pepe went down in the second half but VAR ruled in favour of the visitors, who then made the most of the let-off.

Fleck earned them a point late on when he beat Bernd Leno from close range, and the visitors ended stronglyRead More – Source