Arsenal forwward Nicolas Pepe came in as a substitute to rescue Gunners with two free kick in the last 8 minutes to claim 3 points to top their Europa League group.

The Gunners were 2-1 down when Nicolas Pepe came in at 75th minutes and score five minutes later with a sublim free-kick from 25 yard.He repeated the feat in stoppage time as Arsenal avoided their second straight defeat and retained their place at the top of Group F.

Former Tottenham youngster Marcus Edwards had earlier cut inside and fired into the bottom corner to give Vitoria a shock lead, before Arsenal’s Brazilian teenager Gabriel Martinelli nodded in his fifth goal in just his third start to make it 1-1.

Bruno Duarte restored the visitors’ lead on 36 minutes, pouncing on a rebound to send Arsenal into the half-time break a goal behind.The Gunners, who were poor for large patches of the game, burst into life in the final 10 minutes as Martinelli was denied from close range before Rob Holding’s header was well held by the goalkeeper.

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