Arsenal 2 - 0 Chelsea | Goals & highlights

  • Diupload pada 23 Jan 2019

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    Goals from Alexandre Lacazette and Laurent Koscielny sealed a fine victory at Emirates Stadium that puts us within touching distance of Chelsea in the race for a top-four place. We flew out of the traps, snapping into tackles and pulling the visitors around as we looked to take advantage of any early vulnerabilities. Within four minutes, Lacazette sent a fine ball across goal that Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang sliced wide and not long afterwards a short corner caught Chelsea out, with Sokratis heading wide from close range. After last week’s disappointment at the London Stadium, this was much more like it and the crowd responded to the effort they were seeing from their team, raising the noise levels as we continued to press. The outstanding Koscielny was next to go close, connecting with a Lucas Torreira free kick from the left but seeing his header brilliantly pushed over the bar by Kepa Arrizbalaga. But less than 60 seconds later, our dominance was rewarded as Hector Bellerin found Lacazette in the area, whose sublime first touch set him up, before he took the ball away from the defender and squeezed his drive into the top corner. Chelsea were struggling to contain us, and Aubameyang was next to go close before the visitors enjoyed a spell of pressure – with Pedro going closest to equalising. Aubameyang was inches away from doubling our advantage with a stunning overhead kick, but Koscielny made no mistake moments later as he rose highest to meet Sokratis ball into the box, diverting the ball into the net via his shoulder. Marcos Alonso would hit the post before the end of the half, but we held firm and would have to do a lot more defending after the restart as Maurizio Sarri’s side pushed for a way back into the game. But we continued to threaten ourselves on the break, with Sead Kolasinac and Hector Bellerin creating havoc from the full-back positions. But the latter would soon depart on a stretcher in obvious discomfort after sustaining a worrying looking injury – fingers crossed it is not as serious as it appeared to be. The Blues continued to pile on the pressure, but we stood firm – with Sokratis and Koscielny positively relishing the battle – and finally, after a lengthy spell of added time, we had the win. Game on in the race for the top four. For more match action, highlights and training videos, make sure you become a digital member and sign up to Arsenal Player. It's FREE and is the Home of the Game: Subscribe to the Official Arsenal YouTube Channel: Follow us on Facebook: Follow us on Twitter: Follow us on Instagram: Follow us on Soundcloud: This is the Official YouTube channel for Arsenal Football Club. This channel will aim to showcase the personality of Arsenal Football Club and give fans more of an insight into what it's like to be at this fantastic club. This channel will look behind the scenes and get closer to the likes of Mesut Ozil, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Henrikh Mkhitaryan, Alexandre Lacazette, Bernd Leno, Danny Welbeck, Granit Xhaka, Hector Bellerin, Petr Čech, Aaron Ramsey and more. ABOUT ARSENAL FC Arsenal Football Club were formed in 1886. They have amassed 13 League titles, 13 FA Cups and many other major trophies since then. Their greatest players include: Thierry Henry, Dennis Bergkamp, Tony Adams, Ian Wright, Robert Pires, Liam Brady, Patrick Vieira, Cliff Bastin and Charlie George.

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