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B. Saka
Penalty Goal
2 - 4
E. Nketiah
2 - 3
M. Mount
2 - 2
E. Smith Rowe
M. Ødegaard
1 - 2
T. Werner
1 - 1

Match Stats

68% 32%
Shots Off Target
Shots On Target 2 4
Total Passes 704 332
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That's all for today, goodbye!
Arsenal stay in fifth after that win, but they've moved level on points with Tottenham. They're only behind their rivals on goal difference now. Next up for them is Manchester United at home. Chelsea's losing streak at home goes on, and Tuchel will be hoping that can change at the weekend against West Ham.
Arsenal see out a great performance to beat Chelsea 4-2. The opening two goals came from mistakes; Nketiah latched onto Christensen's loose pass to slot in before he was caught out for Werner's equaliser. Smith Rowe put them back ahead before Azpilicueta quickly responded with a tap-in. Arsenal dominated the second half and Nketiah restored the lead after making the most of Azpilicueta's poor backpass before Saka fired in a spot-kick in stoppage time to wrap up the points.
A. Lacazette
B. Saka
90' + 5' Arsenal are making a late change here in an attempt to further run down the clock. Saka is taken off, with Lacazette on for the final seconds.
90' + 4' Arsenal's high press is still causing Chelsea real problems here and the hosts can't get out of their own half. Martinelli is up against Sarr, and he manages to win a throw-in high up the pitch.
B. Saka
Penalty Goal
90' + 2' SAKA SCORES! And that should do it for Arsenal! Saka steps up to take the penalty that he won, and it's a good spot-kick from the youngster. He sends Mendy the wrong way and fires his shot into the right of the goal. 4-2 Arsenal!
Gabriel Magalhães
Yellow Card
90' + 1' Gabriel is also booked for his part in the argument between the sides.
Yellow Card
90' + 1' Azpilicueta isn't happy that the penalty has been given, and he's arguing with Saka about it. Arsenal players are pulling him away, and he's been booked for dissent.
90' PENALTY TO ARSENAL! Arsenal aren't taking it to the corner here and White swings a good cross into the box from the right. It's nowhere near Saka, but Azpilicueta unnecessarily pushes him to ground and the referee points straight to the spot.
89' Chelsea are keeping the pressure on here, but they're getting frantic as the end of the game ticks closer. The Arsenal defenders sit off Sarr so he swings an early cross into the box, but it's over everyone in the middle.
87' White's clearance is nodded back down by Sarr and Werner is away down the left. He has three to aim for in the middle, but his low cross is put out for a corner by Holding.
84' There's a bit of sloppiness starting to creep into Chelsea's passing now and Mount ends up clipping Soares in an attempt to keep hold of the ball. The substitute is taking his time getting back up, but he doesn't need treatment.
M. Mount
Yellow Card
84' Mount is booked for the challenge on Soares.
82' CHANCE! Soares collides with Sarr, but the referee plays the advantage to Arsenal. His cross is behind Martinelli, but Tavares is running onto it at the far post. He hits the shot first time on the half-volley but slices it wide.
H. Ziyech
Marcos Alonso
81' Final roll of the dice for Chelsea as they look to find a late equaliser. Alonso makes way, with Ziyech on in his place.
79' Ramsdale holds onto Alonso's throughball and then urges his team upfield again. This time, he picks out Saka with the long pass, but he slips as he cuts onto his left foot which allows Mendy to hook it away.
77' Chelsea are caught out by another long clearance from Ramsdale and Martinelli nods it down for Saka this time. He fizzes a low ball across the box towards Martinelli, but Mendy reads it well and slides in to intercept.
Cédric Soares
E. Smith Rowe
75' Arsenal are making their second change now, and it's a defensive one. Smith Rowe goes off, with Soares on to replace him.
74' The three times that Chelsea have conceded 3+ goals at home in the Premier League under Thomas Tuchel have all come in April (vs West Brom in 2021 and vs Brentford and Arsenal this month).
72' Chelsea are almost caught out at the back again here as Ramsdale goes long for Martinelli. Silva nods it down to Alonso and he just manages to chip it back to Mendy before the Brazilian can latches onto the loose ball.
Gabriel Martinelli
E. Nketiah
70' Arsenal are making their first change now, and Nketiah won't have the chance to go for his hat-trick. He's taken off and replaced by Martinelli.
69' Chelsea sloppily give the ball away in midfield again and Saka comes away with it. It's switched from right to left, but Smith Rowe just slips at the wrong moment and the attack fizzles out.
67' Chelsea are still seeing a lot of the ball here, and they work it out to Azpilicueta on the right. He tees up Werner on the edge of the box and he drags it away from Holding before curling his shot wide of the far post.
M. Sarr
Yellow Card
65' The first yellow card of the game is shown to Sarr after a late challenge on Saka.
65' BLOCK! James whips a dangerous low cross into the six-yard box and Ramsdale can only parry it as far as Alonso in the middle. He takes the shot quickly, but Gabriel is there to make a very important block.
63' Mount swings another good corner into the box and it's glanced on by Silva at the near post and Werner can't flick it past Ramsdale from close range. Chelsea keep hold of it though and Silva drills a long-range effort into the keeper's gloves.
K. Havertz
R. Lukaku
60' Chelsea are making their second change in response to going behind. Lukaku, who's struggled to get into this game, goes off for Havertz.
59' Just like when they went behind in the first half, Chelsea are pushing for a quick equaliser. It's a great ball in from Alonso down the left, but it's just behind Lukaku and Mount is caught on his heels which allows Holding to get there first.
E. Nketiah
57' NKETIAH SCORES AGAIN! It's a poor pass from Azpilicueta as he plays it behind James and Tavares drives down the left. He squares it to Nketiah, who takes a heavy first touch to gift it to Sarr. It bounces back to him off the defender though and he slots it into the bottom corner. 3-2 Arsenal!
56' Mendy goes long to Lukaku and he nods it down to Werner, but he's got Gabriel tight to him. There's no way forward for him and he's forced to play it back.
54' Odegaard plays another good throughball into the box, but Nketiah goes to ground and the Arsenal players are screaming for a penalty. It looks like he got a slight nudge from Silva, but there wasn't a lot in it, and they've got a corner instead.
52' Smith Rowe is only the second Arsenal player aged 21 or younger to score 10+ Premier League goals in a season, after Nicolas Anelka in 1998-99 (17).
50' It's well worked by Arsenal with Tavares playing a one-two with Nketiah before laying it off to Elneny on the edge of the box. He sets himself for the shot before hitting it straight at Silva.
48' Chelsea have made a bright start to the second half and Werner gets in behind early on. He gets away from White on the left before taking a shot from a tight angle, but it's fired into the side netting.
46' Chelsea get us back underway for the second half!
Thiago Silva
A. Christensen
46' There's a change for Chelsea at the break, as Christensen is taken off and replaced by Silva.
Neither manager looked particularly pleased on the touchline during that first half as both sides kept making mistakes which opened the game up. Chelsea have had more possession, but struggled to break Arsenal down at times, while the visitors have looked a threat on the break. Both Tuchel and Arteta will be looking for more assured performances at the back though.
It's all square at the break after a frantic first half, with Chelsea and Arsenal drawing 2-2. Nketiah opened the scoring 13 minutes in after latching onto Christensen's poor backpass and coolly slotting past Mendy. Just four minutes later, he was caught on the ball by Loftus-Cheek, who set up Werner for a deflected equaliser. Arsenal took the lead again though after a quick break with Smith Rowe picking out the bottom corner, but Chelsea responded quickly again, with Azpilicueta tapping in from close range.
45' GOOD CHANCE! Arsenal are trying to finish this half on the front foot as Odegaard picks out another good throughball for Smith Rowe. He weaves his way through the crowd of Chelsea defenders before taking on the shot but fires it wide of the far post.
43' Elneny switches it out to the right from a free-kick but Tavares is quickly dispossessed by Loftus-Cheek. He tries to set Chelsea on the counter by spreading it out to Werner, but Gabriel intercepts it.
41' Odegaard spins away from Sarr before squaring it across to Smith Rowe. He helps it onto Xhaka, whose first-time shot is blocked by Azpilicueta. Tavares latches onto the loose ball but then hits his cross against the wing-back.
39' It's a wonderful run across field from Werner, who rides three challenges before touching it into Mount's path down the right. He squares it across the box to Alonso, who snatches at the chance and slices it over the bar.
37' Smith Rowe breaks quickly down the left this time, and he slides a good throughball into Nketiah. Christensen forces him wide though and Arsenal have to start again.
35' Arsenal's attack fizzles out and Chelsea quickly work it upfield, with Mount doing well to hold off Elneny. The hosts are trying to work it down their right, but Arsenal are flooding bodies into the space again.
33' CLOSE! Arsenal are looking to take the lead for the third time in this game and the space opens up for Nketiah on the edge of the box. He takes the shot from range, and it has Mendy stretching, but it curls just wide.
M. Mount
32' White fell to ground as Werner nicked the ball off him and it just opened up the space for Mount to swing a cross into the box.
32' AZPILICUETA EQUALISES! Chelsea persisted down their left side and Mount took it off Werner to swing a good cross onto the edge of the six-yard box. None of the Arsenal defenders spotted Azpilicueta's run and he slips in behind to tap it past Ramsdale. 2-2!
31' Arsenal just can't get out of their own half at the moment, but they're getting tight to Chelsea. The hosts are trying to work it down the left, but there's no space.
29' Chelsea are putting the pressure on again here, and they've managed to win a corner. Mount's cross is cleared, but it's swung back in from the opposite flank by Azpilicueta. That one is over everyone in the middle though.
M. Ødegaard
27' Odegaard picked up where Xhaka left off, playing a one-two with Saka out on the right before setting up Smith Rowe for the goal.
E. Smith Rowe
27' SMITH ROWE SCORES! After playing themselves out of trouble in their own box again, Arsenal break on the counter. Xhaka nutmegs Alonso before driving forward, and it's worked out to the right. Odegaard squares it into the D for Smith Rowe, who's running onto it and his low shot nestles in the bottom corner. 2-1 Arsenal!
25' Saka's cross takes a slight nick off Alonso which helps it onto Nketiah. His header is going wide, but Tavares follows in to volley a cross back into the middle. Saka brings it down, but the offside flag is up against the left-back.
23' CLOSE! Arsenal play themselves out of trouble on the edge of their own box and Odegaard slides in Saka on the right to break on the counter. He wrongfoots Alonso before pulling it back into the middle and Nketiah sends his shot just wide of the near post.
21' Alonso plays a good ball down the left for Lukaku, who has just drifted out onto the wing. Ramsdale reads the danger well though and rushes out of his box to stop him from getting on the end of it.
19' Chelsea are looking for a quickfire second goal as Werner dribbles his way past White down the right. He pulls it back for Alonso, who cushions it into Mount, but his shot swerves wide of the far post.
T. Werner
17' WERNER EQUALISES! Loftus-Cheek is in quickly to nick the ball off Nketiah, and he slides it through to Werner down the left. He cuts inside before taking a shot, that looks like it's heading wide until it takes a deflection off White. That wrongfoots Ramsdale, and it rolls in at the near post. 1-1!
15' Chelsea are back to dominating possession, but they're struggling to get through Arsenal's compact shape. James is trying to create something down the right, but his runs straight into Tavares.
E. Nketiah
13' NKETIAH SCORES! Tavares gets Arsenal upfield with a long pass, but it's a horrible mistake from Christensen as he mishits it back to Mendy. Nketiah was just behind him and latches onto the loose ball, skipping past the challenge from Sarr, before coolly slotting it past the outrushing Mendy. 1-0 Arsenal!
12' Chelsea are looking to complete their first league double over Arsenal since 2015-16, following their 2-0 victory at the Emirates earlier this season.
10' CHANCE! Loftus-Cheek nips in ahead of Holding to win the ball and he lays it off to Lukaku ahead of him. He knocks it past White with his first touch before hitting a low shot across goal, but he sends it wide.
8' It's better from Arsenal now and Gabriel finds himself high upfield. He's slipped in by Elneny on the left of the box, and he tries to fizz it back into the middle. Mendy sticks out a leg and gets it away from goal.
6' Mount's next corner is whipped into the six-yard box and it looks like it's sneaking in. Ramsdale had drifted to his near post, but Gabriel was on the line to head it away. Arsenal broke on the counter, but Smith Rowe couldn't pick out Nketiah's run.
4' BLOCK! James' free-kick is tipped away from the far post by Ramsdale, and the resulting corner is swung into the near post. It's flicked onto Alonso, who drills a shot towards goal, but deflections off White and Gabriel take it into the side netting.
2' It's Chelsea that are dominating possession early on here, but it's all in front of Arsenal. Azpilicueta tries to go long to Werner, but it's too short, and Gabriel clears his lines.
1' Odegaard gets the game underway for Arsenal!
The teams are out on the pitch now, with kick-off just moments away!
Arsenal won this exact fixture 1-0 last season; they haven't won back-to-back away league games against Chelsea since September 1997.
There are three changes from Mikel Arteta as well after their defeat to Southampton on Saturday, with Holding, Elneny and Smith Rowe, who makes his 50th Premier League appearance, all coming into the side. Soares, Lokonga and Martinelli all start on the bench, where there's a place for Lacazette after he recovered from coronavirus.
Thomas Tuchel makes just three changes to the side that started against Palace last time out, bringing Sarr, Kante and Lukaku into the starting line-up. Mount retains his place to make his 100th Premier League appearance. Jorginho drops to the bench, while Mateo Kovacic is out with an ankle injury he picked up in that game.
ARSENAL SUBS: Gabriel Martinelli, Bernd Leno, Alexandre Lacazette, Cedric Soares, Omari Hutchinson, Albert Sambi Lokonga, Nicolas Pepe, Miguel Azeez, Zak Swanson.
ARSENAL STARTING XI (4-2-3-1): Aaron Ramsdale; Ben White, Rob Holding, Gabriel Magalhaes, Nuno Tavares; Mohamed Elneny, Granit Xhaka; Bukayo Saka, Martin Odegaard, Emile Smith Rowe; Eddie Nketiah.
CHELSEA SUBS: Kai Havertz, Saul Niguez, Jorginho, Ross Barkley, Christian Pulisic, Hakim Ziyech, Kepa Arrizabalaga, Thiago Silva, Trevoh Chalobah.
CHELSEA STARTING XI (3-4-1-2): Edouard Mendy; Cesar Azpilicueta, Andreas Christensen, Malang Sarr; Reece James, N'Golo Kante, Ruben Loftus-Cheek, Marcos Alonso; Mason Mount; Romelu Lukaku, Timo Werner.
Chelsea bounced back from their Champions League exit to Real Madrid last week by booking their place in the FA Cup final with a 2-0 win over Crystal Palace on Sunday. The Blues are looking to get a tighter grip on third spot with a win today, but they've lost their last two home matches in all competitions (against Brentford and Madrid). As for Arsenal, their three-match losing streak has dented their hopes of a top-four finish, but they're only three points behind Tottenham with a game in hand over their rivals.
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