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Ben Foster commits monumental howler during Watfords game against Arsenal

Foster made a huge error against Arsenal
Ben Fosters clearance cannoned off Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and flew into his own net (Getty Images)

Arsenal were given a huge helping hand just ten minutes into their game against Watford at Vicarage Road as Ben Foster committed a huge error to hand them the lead.

Receiving the ball from Daryl Janmaat inside his six-yard-box, there didnt appear to be any real danger to Foster as he took a touch before assessing his options higher up the pitch.

However, the 36-year-old took too long to release his clearance allowing Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang time to close him down and deflect the ball into the back of the net.

It was Aubameyangs 18th Premier League goal of the campaign, moving him just behind the divisions joint-top scorers Mohamed Salah and Sergio Aguero who have 19.

Ben Foster will not want to see this again…?

He gifts @Arsenal the lead as his clearance cannons off of Aubameyang and into the back of the net! ?

Watch #MNF live on Sky Sports PL now!

— Sky Sports Premier League (@SkySportsPL) April 15, 2019



The Gabonese striker will not get an easier goal for the remainder of his Arsenal career, although he deserves credit for forcing Foster into an uncharacteristic error.

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