Arsenal recorded an impressive 2-0 away win at Wolverhampton Wanderers on Saturday evening – and some of the club’s supporters on Twitter picked out goalkeeper Emiliano Martinez for his impressive contribution.
The Gunners moved up into seventh in the Premier League table after earning three points at Molineux and helped their push for a European spot.
Bukayo Saka secured a brilliant half-volley on the stroke of half-time to break the deadlock, while substitute Alexandre Lacazette managed a second late on to earn the win for Mikel Arteta’s team.
The North London club have now recorded back-to-back victories without conceding a goal and have momentum going into their next clash against third-placed Leicester City.
A selection of Arsenal supporters on social media believe that Martinez in net really caught the eye, with one fan calling him the “unsung hero” of the group.
Despite being the second-choice goalkeeper at the Emirates Stadium, he’s had an excellent individual season and he’s now getting chances in the league due to Bernd Leno’s injury absence.
Martinez has played in 16 games across all competitions this campaign and kept eight clean sheets.
The 27-year-old Argentine was such a presence against Wolves in terms of commanding his box and managed to keep out a dangerous Wolves outfit, who were nullified by the backline.
Here are some Arsenal fans discussing Martinez following his recent display:
We’ve been really solid today. Not pretty but got the job done. Martinez is really taking his opportunity. Mustafi improves so much under Arteta & Luiz solid #afc
— Arsenal Mark (@arsenalfc_mark) July 4, 2020
Okay Martinez is proving to be a really good goalkeeper. #afc
— Naveen (@BTheDarkKnight) July 4, 2020
Emi Martinez walks into every team but Liverpool and City.
— AFCSam?? (@SxmmAfc) July 4, 2020
Martinez must have some crazy magnetic velcro on his gloves – the ball just sticks to him! ? #AFC
— Dom Lloyd ⚽️ (@gunner_dom) July 4, 2020
— Jamken22 (@Jamken22) July 4, 2020
— Owusu Kwaku tuga (@tUgA_oWuSu) July 4, 2020
Massive shout out to Emiliano Martínez, he’s really stepped up to the plate.
— Felix. (@WittyGooner) July 4, 2020