Arsenal found themselves only 9 inches behind in the match and with two consecutive goals in the 57th minute, but they turned it upside down against Bournemouth, where Nelson made it 3-2 with a goal in 90 + 8 minutes. Chelsea returned to their winning ways, losing out to Tottenham at Molineux.
This only happens in fairy tales, Hollywood and … the English Premier League. Bournemouth froze the Emirates by opening the scoring just 9 seconds into the match to make it 0-2 before the hour mark, but Arsenal counterattacked and sent a message to Manchester City that they would do everything to stay on top and uninstall. Hero.
Barty (62min) and White (70min) made sure everyone’s hearts were back in their seats by putting the game back in the balance by the 70th minute and in stoppage time we had a blast in north London, with Nelson achieving the unimaginable with a left volley and a cross. Thunderous in front of Neto, to make the final 3-2 in awe.
A result that prevented Arsenal from being forced into a third home draw in the Premier League this season (after 0-0 with Newcastle and 1-1 with Brentford) and allowed them to maintain a +5 advantage against Manchester City, in 12 games. He left to complete a marathon this year.
Arsenal lined up without a single player from Arsene Wenger’s time on the bench for the first time since 22 January 1986 (against Aston Villa in the League Cup) and it did them no good at first. Bournemouth’s cross and after just four touches ended up in Arsenal’s net, as Billing beat Ramsdale from the penalty mark nine seconds and eleven tenths from the start to make it 0-1, the second-quickest goal in the Premier League. season.
The continuation found the home team pressing hard, but apart from a great chance for Edgard in the fifth minute, they did not have another classic stage in the first half, as Bournemouth did not only absorb the shock until the two teams went to the dressing room. But the threat of a second goal in the 20th minute against Ouattara (saved by Ramsdal).
Arsenal: Ramsdale, Tomiyasu (46′ White), Saliba, Gabriel, Zinchenko, Edgegaard, Partey, Vieira (84′ Xhaka), Saka, Trossard (22′ Smith-Row (69′ Nelson), Martinelli
Bournemouth: Neto, Smith, Mepham, Stephens, Senesi, Zemura (64′ Fredericks), Ouattara (82′ Christie), Rothwell (71′ Cook), Billings, Semenyo (64′ Anthony), Solanke
Round 26 results
- Manchester City – Newcastle 2-0 (15′ Foden, 67′ Bernardo Silva)
- Chelsea – Leeds 1-0 (53′ Fofana)
- Arsenal – Bournemouth 3-2 (62′ Party, 70′ White, 90 + 8′ Nelson / 1′ Billings, 57′ Senesi)
- Aston Villa – Crystal Palace 1-0 (27′ auto Andersen)
- Brighton – West Ham United 4-0 (18′ Pen. McAllister, 52′ Feltman, 69′ Mitoma, 89′ Welbeck)
- Wolves – Tottenham 1-0 (82′ Traore)
- 03/04 19:30 Southampton – Leicester
- 05/03 16:00 Nottingham – Everton
- 05/03 18:30 Liverpool – Manchester United
- 03/06 22:00 Brentford – Fulham
Round 27 program
- 3/11 14:30 Bournemouth – Liverpool
- 11/03 17:00 Leeds – Brighton
- 11/03 17:00 Everton – Brentford
- 11/03 17:00 Leicester – Chelsea
- 11/03 17:00 Tottenham – Nottingham
- 11/03 19:30 Crystal Palace – Manchester City
- 3/12 16:00 Manchester United – Southampton
- 3/12 16:00 West Ham – Aston Villa
- 3/12 16:00 Fulham – Arsenal
- 03/12 18:30 Newcastle – Wolves
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