Arsenal squeeze past Chelsea in 3-1 victory at Emirates Stadium

Frank Lampard's team succumbed to an away defeat against Arsenal at Emirates Stadium
Technical card:
Arsenal: Bernd Leno, Kieran Tierney, Rob Holding, Pablo Mari, Hector Bellerin, Mohamed Elneny, Granit Xhaka, Bukayo Saka, Emile Smith-Rowe (Joseph Willock, min.65), Gabriel Martinelli (Nicolas Pepe, min.71) and Alexandre Lacazette (Shkodran Mustafi, min.90)
Chelsea: Edouard Mendy, Reece James, Kurt Zouma, Thiago Silva, Benjamin Chilwell, N`Golo Kante (Kai Havertz, min.74), Mateo Kovacic (Jorginho, min.46), Mason Mount, Tammy Abraham, Timo Werner (Callum Hudson-Odoi, min.46) and Christian Pulisic
Stadium: Emirates Stadium
Goals: Alexandre Lacazette (1-0, min. 34), Granit Xhaka (2-0, min. 44), Bukayo Saka (3-0, min. 56) and Tammy Abraham (3-1, min. 85)

On Saturday, Chelsea suffer an away defeat to Arsenal at Emirates Stadium. Arsenal were looking forward to meeting again, following a previous defeat to Everton. Chelsea, on the other hand, were looking to extend their winning run after a 3-0 victory against West Ham United. As the table looks today, Arsenal are in 14th place, with 17 points from 15 matches, while Chelsea sit in 6th, with 25 points from 15.

Arsenal started the game well, thanks to a goal from Alexandre Lacazette in the 34th minute. Later, Arsenal scored again and increased their advantage thanks to a goal from Granit Xhaka in the 44th minute just before half-time. The score at half time was 2-0.

Arsenal continued to apply pressure the second half and were rewarded, beginning with a goal from Bukayo Saka in the 56th minute. However, Chelsea just before the final whistle pull-back with a Tammy Abraham goal, sealing a resounding 3-1 victory for the home side.

Both managers used all substitutions. For Arsenal Joseph Willock, Nicolas Pepe and Shkodran Mustafi came on for Emile Smith-Rowe, Gabriel Martinelli and Alexandre Lacazette, while Chelsea brought on Jorginho, Callum Hudson-Odoi and Kai Havertz to replace Mateo Kovacic, Timo Werner and N`Golo Kante.

There were bookings for Pablo Mari and Kieran Tierney from Arsenal and Thiago Silva for Chelsea.

Arsenal will next travel to Brighton & Hove Albion, while Chelsea will face Aston Villa at home.

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