Arsenal vs Brentford Match review.

The Gunners were actually aiming at revenging their first match defeat which was their first match of the season against Brentford, but this time around that they were stronger and able to parade almost their full squad except for Gabriel Martinelli who was on suspension due to the red card he collected during the last game.

The line up:

Ramsdale
Cedric – White – Gabriel – Tierney
Saka – Partey – Xhaka – Smith Rowe
Odegaard
Lacazette

The match started exactly 4pm at the emirate stadium and Arsenal were really going for the whole three points because they were all over the pitch running with the ball and mostly against the Bees.

The Bees were playing defensively because Arsenal could not break their defense in the first 45 minute despite all the pressure from Arsenal attackers and the wind backs in the first half.

Though, there were calls for penalty against the Bees because there was hand ball in their 18 yard on two different occasion and a so called foul on Lacazette.

The match ended 0-0 in the first half, Arsenal really did well attacking likewise the Bees did extremely well neutralizing most of the dangerous attach from the Gunners.

Emile Smith Rowe  continued his goal scoring form when he raced the Bees and strike well to find the back of the net as that gave the Gunners the lead on the 48th minute with the assist coming from Alexandre Lacazette.

That was early enough for Arsenal and they capitalized on that as they keep pressurizing their opponent’s in order to get more goals but this time around the goal did not come on time and the Arsenal Boss Mikel Arteta was a bit eager as he stood restless beside the line.

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Arsenal kept pushing for the second goal but nothing was coming and the coach made a change by bringing in Nicolas Pepe for Rowe Smith on the 75th minute,  the second goal came from Bukayo Saka with the assist from Thomas Party on the 79th minute.

Edward Nketiah came in for Alexandre Lacazette in the 84th minute and the there was a call for offside goal from Arsenal defenders and the lines man but the ref quickly use the VAR and eventually awarded a goal.

The game ended 2-1 in favor of Arsenal but their position on the table remain unchanged as their fellow top four rivals won their match as well.

 


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