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EPL: Arsenal beat Chelsea at Stamford Bridge



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Arsenal beat Chelsea in a Premier League match at Stamford Bridge on Sunday to return to the top of the table.

The Gunners started confidently, as they have always done this season, with Bukayo Saka running straight at Marc Cucurella in the third minute. The English winger was fouled, and a free-kick was awarded to Arsenal.


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The Gunners had their first corner in the fifth minute but made nothing out of it.


Chelsea could have stolen the lead despite being second-best in the encounter, but after Raheem Sterling supplied a pass to Kai Havertz close to the Arsenal area, the German ignored calls from teammates Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Mason Mount for a cross but went for goal himself, firing across the goal to deny Chelsea the chance at peppering Aaron Ramsdale’s gloves.

Arsenal’s Ben White and Gabriel Martinelli were guilty of missing chances to put their side ahead. White shot wide in the 10th minute, while Martinelli followed suit seven minutes later.

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Defender Oleksandr Zinchenko was left embarrassed after his foul throw in the 18th minute. The Ukrainian allowed the ball to slip off his hand as he attempted to take a throw-in.

Arsenal’s best chance came in the 28th minute. Martinelli had provided Gabriel Jesus an inviting cross only for the Brazilian’s flying header to go wide off target.


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After Cucurella got away with what Saka felt should have been a foul, the latter came charging at the Spanish defender, leaving referring Michael Oliver with no choice but to yellow-card the English winger in the 41st minute.


Jorginho was quite an engine for Chelsea in the first half. The Italian was always on hand to clear loose balls and win possession when required.

The second half started with Arsenal maintaining their momentum.


The North Londoners could have gone ahead in the 55th minute, but Thomas Partey went up for a header from a corner only to block Martinelli, who looked better placed to score. The game was put on hold a minute later as there was an incident in the crowd.

Gabriel Jesus came close to netting Arsenal’s opener in the 61st minute, but goalkeeper Edouard Mendy spread himself well to deny the Brazilian.


However, Arsenal took the lead from the resultant corner after Gabriel Magalhaes stretched to put the ball in the net from Saka’s corner in the 63rd minute.

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The Gunner could have doubled their lead in the 74th minute, but Martin Odegaard blazed over after facing Mendy.

Arsenal are now first on the table with 34 points, while Chelsea are seventh with 21 points.


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