Arsenal have returned to the highest of the Premier League desk with a dominant 3-1 win over Chelsea on the Emirates Stadium.
The victory means the Gunners now maintain a two-point lead over Manchester City who dropped again to second, though Pep Guardiola’s aspect have the all-important two video games in hand.
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It was as comfy a victory for Arsenal because it may have been, with skipper Martin Odegaard opening the scoring within the 18th minute.
The Norwegian star acquired his second simply over 10 minutes later earlier than striker Gabriel Jesus tripled Arsenal’s benefit within the thirty fourth minute.
Chelsea ahead Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, who was handed the rarest of begins for the conflict towards his former employers, was hooked by interim boss Frank Lampard at half time.
Aubameyang had a night to overlook. (Photo by Alex Pantling/Getty Images)Source: Getty Images
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Aubameyang had a night to overlook on the Emirates, as he had simply 9 touches within the 45 minutes he was on the park with 4 of these coming from the kick-off.
Chelsea did handle to forestall a clear sheet for the house aspect due to Noni Madueke’s strike within the sixty fifth minute.
Arsenal left again Oleksandr Zinchenko was caught napping as Chelsea midfielder Mateo Kovacic dinked the ball over the Gunners star’s head and into the trail of Madueke, who coolly slotted dwelling previous Aaron Ramsdale.
Madueke’s strike was simply the second aim Chelsea had scored since Lampard took over as interim boss.
With the end result placing Arsenal on the prime of the desk, the loss stored Chelsea in twelfth place and degree on factors with Bournemouth.
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