Perfect ten for Gunners
Arsenal ran riot against a Burgenland XI, winning 10-2 in their third pre-season game.
Last Updated: 28/07/08 10:27pm
Arsenal ran riot against a Burgenland XI on Monday, winning 10-2 in their third pre-season game of the summer.
Nicklas Bendtner helped himself to four goals, while Carlos Vela grabbed his first goals for the club by netting an impressive hat-trick.
Highly-rated youngster Jack Wilshire also netted his first two goals for the club and Theo Walcott got his name on the scoresheet in the rout.
The Gunners showed no mercy to the Austrian minnows and they came flying out of the traps with Wilshire opening the scoring in the very first minute with a deflected effort.
Danish striker Bendtner doubled the lead on 15 minutes and he added his second five minutes later after being set up by Wilshere.
Vela scored his first goal for Arsenal on 25 minutes with a fine individual effort before Bendtner grabbed his hat-trick five minutes later.
Bendtner turned provider three minutes later when he crossed for Vela to make it 6-0 to Arsenal and the Dane notched his fourth of an impressive evening's work on 38 minutes.
The one-way trafffic continued in the second half and Vela sealed his hat-trick on 53 minutes.
The impressive Wilshere won and converted a penalty on 65 minutes to record his second goal of the contest.
Walcott made it the perfect ten for Arsenal on 69 minutes before Burgenland grabbed two late consolation goals through Peter Artner (73) and Martin Streyrer (90)
Arsenal face Stuttgart in their next pre-season outing and they are sure to face a stiffer challenge against the German side.