Arsenal’s woes continue, fight back for a draw at Emirates

Arsenal’s woes continue, fight back for a draw at Emirates

Arsenal’s woes have continued as they fought back to draw 3-3 with struggling Southampton at the Emirates Stadium on Friday.

Arsenal were 1-3 down and they fought back to salvage a draw. This is Arsenal’s third consecutive draw, handing Manchester City a clear chance to take over at the top.

The Gunners have only picked three of nine points from their last three games and they know that their lead at the top may as well come to an end except if City lose their next two games.

Arsenal still have a potential cracker against City at the Etihad Stadium which will also shape the look at the top of the English Premier League.

Southampton took a shocking lead in the first minute into the game. Carlos Jonas Alcaraz got to the ball on the edge of the box after a huge mistake by an opponent and slammed it into the back of the net.

Thirteen minutes later, the visitors were 0-2 up. Alcaraz played a pass to the feet of Theo Walcott and he shot into the bottom left corner from inside the box.

Southampton struck again on 66 minutes. The corner came over and Armel Bella-Kotchap won a simple header before Duje Caleta-Car nodded the ball into the back of the net to make it 1-3.

The Gunners fought back two minutes to duration time, as Martin Odegaard picked up the ball on the edge of the penalty box and produced a moment of magic with a brilliant shot that went into the left side of the goal.

On the dot of 90 minutes, Bukayo Saka fired the rebound into the bottom right corner after the ball broke to him in the box to salvage a draw for Arsenal.


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