Newcastle United star Matt Ritchie ignores greetings from Aubameyang

Newcastle United star Matt Ritchie ignores greetings from Aubameyang

- Arsenal striker Aubameyang wanted to congratulate Newcastle United star Matt Ritchie on Sunday, April 15

- But the Gabonese striker was ignored by Ritchie after their Premier League tie at the Saint James Park

- Newcastle United came from a goal down to beat Arsenal 2-1 in the encounter

On Sunday, April 15, Arsenal striker Pierre Aubameyang experienced one of his lowest moments on a football pitch when he was snubbed by Newcastle United star Matt Ritchie.

Aubameyang and his Gunners' teammates were beaten 2-1 by Newcastle United in a Premier League tie as Arsenal's hope of finishing among the top four this season suffered a set back.

But as Gabonese striker Aubameyang was leaving the pitch after the final whistle, he wanted to congratulate Matt Ritchie who scored the winning goal, but he was ignored.

Newcastle United star Matt Ritchie ignores greetings from Aubameyang

Newcastle United star Matt Ritchie ignores greetings from Aubameyang

Matt Ritchie who scored the winner for Newcastle United in the 68th minute ignored Aubameyang's greeting and instead embraced fellow goalscorer Ayoze Perez on St James' Park pitch.

Sheepishly, Aubameyang walked away, patted Ritchie on the back and made his way towards the tunnel.

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The 2-1 result saw Newcastle nudge their way into the top 10 with a fourth win in a row that all but seals their Premier League safety.

Earlier, NAIJ.com had reported how Newcastle came from a goal down to defeat Arsenal by 2-1 in an entertaining match at Saint James' Park on Sunday, April 15.

Rafa Benitez side had a slow start into the match as the west London club dominated proceedings in the early exchanges of the encounter.

Arsenal had a bright start as Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang made a run down the left and found Alexandre Lacazette in the box who volleyed home to put the Gunners in the lead in the 14th minute.

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