Arsenal have booked a shock victory over Chelsea on ‘Boxing Day’. The staff of supervisor Mikel Arteta gained the London derby on the Emirates Stadium due to a gorgeous purpose by Bukayo Saka 3-1.
Arsenal information its first win since November 1
After fifteen minutes, Chelsea was very near the opening purpose. A free kick from Mason Mount hit the put up. Then again, it was successful eleven minutes earlier than half time. Arsenal obtained a penalty after a foul by Reece James on Kieran Tierney and the chance was taken by Alexandre Lacazette.
Simply earlier than the interruption, ‘The Gunners’ doubled the margin. Granit Xhaka curled a free kick superbly into the highest proper nook. Saka supplied the very best purpose of the night early within the second half. The 19-year-old Englishman appeared to present a cross, however he stunned goalkeeper Édouard Mendy with a lob that ended up within the purpose by way of the put up.
The sport appeared over, however 5 minutes earlier than the tip Chelsea got here again to 3-1. Though the flag went up for offside on Tammy Abraham’s hit, the purpose was however accredited on the recommendation of the VAR.
In harm time, the guests additionally obtained a penalty after Mount was knocked down by Pablo Mari. Jorginho’s wager was turned by goalkeeper Bernd Leno.
Arsenal needed to do with out Gabriel. The Brazilian defender is in isolation due to shut contact with somebody contaminated with the corona virus. David Luiz and Willian each examined detrimental for COVID-19, however they weren’t match sufficient to take motion. Hakim Ziyech was nonetheless lacking at Chelsea as a result of a hamstring harm.
Arsenal gained for the primary time in no fewer than eight league video games. The final Premier League victory of the Londoners was on November 1, when Manchester United (0-1) was gained.
With the victory, Arsenal climbs to fourteenth place. Chelsea drops to sixth place and was handed by Aston Villa, which gained towards Crystal Palace (3-0) earlier within the day due to a purpose by Anwar El Ghazi.
Later within the night, two extra video games are scheduled within the Premier League. Manchester Metropolis will obtain Newcastle United at 9 p.m. and Everton will concurrently go to the underside of the league Sheffield United.
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