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Video: John McGinn scores for Aston Villa with Arsenal’s defence half-asleep

It has taken Aston Villa less than 20 minutes to expose Arsenal’s shaky defence this afternoon, John McGinn capitalised on the defenders being half-asleep to score.

In the 19th minute of this afternoon’s Premier League clash between Arsenal and Aston Villa, Scottish star John McGinn fired the Villains into the lead after taking advantage of the Gunners’ half-asleep backline.

Tricky winger Anwar El Ghazi played a pinpoint cross into the box and McGinn crept into the box behind midfielder Mateo Guendouzi to slot the ball into the back of the net.

Some Arsenal fans won’t be happy with Guendouzi’s half-hearted attempt at marking his man, former Chelsea star David Luiz also could have attempted to clear the ball before it whizzed over him.

Check out the midfielder’s opener below:

Unai Emery really hasn’t changed the Gunners all that much, the same defensive flaws that Arsene Wenger couldn’t fix are still be taken advantage of.

Can the Gunners comeback against Dean Smith’s side?

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