'How has he done that?' – Arsenal fans left in shock with Martin Odegaard's miss of the season at Aston Villa | The Sun

'How has he done that?' – Arsenal fans left in shock with Martin Odegaard's miss of the season at Aston Villa | The Sun

February 18, 2023

MARTIN ODEGAARD put in a contender for miss of the season against Aston Villa – but luckily it didn't come back to bite the Gunners.

Mikel Arteta's side netted twice in stoppage time to secure a stunning 4-2 win.

But things were looking bleak for the Gunners when skipper Odegaard missed a sitter with the score at 2-2.

The chance came when Eddie Nketiah dispossessed Aston Villa defender Ezri Konsa inside the box.

He squared it for Odegaard who had acres of space to shoot with his stronger left foot and only Emi Martinez to beat.

But the playmaker somehow dragged his effort wide of the mark completely.

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Luckily for him a Martinez own goal before a Gabriel Martinelli breakaway strike saw Arsenal sneak the points at the death.

However, fans were still left staggered by Odegaard's miss.

One wrote on social media: "You would of put your house on that how has he done that?"

Another said: "Odegaard miss of the season."

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A third quipped: "Miss of the season from Odegaard I can’t believe it."

And a fourth added: "Criminal miss from Martin Odegaard."

Ollie Watkins had initially put Villa ahead on five minutes with a fine left-footed strike.

Bukayo Saka levelled things up with a stunning volley, before Villa took the lead once more through Philippe Coutinho.

Oleksandr Zinchenko then fired in his first Arsenal goal to make it 2-2, before Martinez's own goal and Martinelli's strike sealed a thrilling win for the Gunners.

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