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Arsenal vs Chelsea at London Derby

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BREAKDOWN OF THE MATCH

90:00: Full Time – Chelsea win

89:14: Timo Werner comes in for Karl Havertz

86:10: Leno saves Havertz low shot after Lukaku lay off

81:50: Second change for Chelsea. Ziyech in for Mason Mount

79:00: Arsenal make their final change. Martinelli off for Folarin Balogun

76:56: Superb! Save from Leno to deny Lukaku his second goal

70:00: Kovacic subbed off Kante in

65:03: Tierney out Nuno Tavares in

60:30: Saka out Aubameyang in

05:48: Wide from Mason Mount… Didn’t really trouble Leno

51:49: Superb save from Mendy to deny Saka

51:06: Corner to Arsenal as Rudiger blocks Arsenal’s cross

45:01: Second half begins

45:00: Half Time.

44:50: Both of Arsenal’s centre backs now booked as Holding gets his name taken by the referee for a foul on Marcos Alonso

40:15:The referee rules out a big penalty call from Arsenal players

34:15: Goal! Reece James scores for Chelsea 0-2

33:49: Mari picks up the first booking of the game for an unnecessary tackle on Lukaku

28:40: Over the cross bar for Sambi Lokonga

22:40: Chelsea cut Arsenal open again but Mount shot blocked

20:35: Close as Lukaku heads one over the bar

14:30: GOAL! Lukaku scores for Chelsea 0-1

Chelsea leading possession so far with Arsenal happy to drop back 60% to 40%

09:30: Great delivery from Lokonga but no one at the end of Tierney’s ball across field.

02:15: Xhaka down on the pitch after blocking a long-range shot from Reece James

01:30: Mendy makes a low save from Smith-Rowe after chest down from Saka

00:01: Arsenal kick match off…

Established line-ups

Arsenal: Leno, Cedric, Holding, Pablo Mari, Tierney, Sambi Lokonga, Xhaka, Saka, Smith-Rowe, Martinelli, Pepe

 

Chelsea: Mendy, Azpilicueta, Christensen, Rudiger, James, Jorginho, Kovacic, Alonso, Mount, Havertz, Lukaku.

 

Substitutes:

Arsenal

  1. Aubameyang 15. Maitland-Niles 20. Tavares 21. Chambers 24. Nelson 25. Elneny 26. Balogun 31. Kolasinac 32. Ramsdale

Chelsea

  1. Arrizabalaga 6. Thiago Silva 7. Kanté 11. Werner 14. Chalobah 15. Zouma 20. Hudson-Odoi 21. Chilwell 22. Ziyech

Referee: Paul Tierney.

 

Written by: Busayo Babs

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