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Player ratings: Morata lets Chelsea down in 2-2 pull with Arsenal

The German schemer has been arguably Arsenal’s best actor over a before dual months or so and he confirmed his wizadry in final night’s classical stand-off in North London.

Lee Dixon praised Hector Bellerin for his last-gasp equaliser to rescue a indicate in Arsenal’s 2-2 pull with Chelsea during The Emirates on Wednesday night. However, staying fit will be a biggest plea for Wilshere, whose roughly nine-year-old veteran career has been scorched by injuries.

The outcome left Chelsea third, one indicate behind Manchester United in second, while Arsenal remained sixth. Wenger was asked how he would have felt if that bid had left in and Chelsea had clinched all 3 points, on tip of a chastisement decision. Alvaro Morata was left with a really transparent one-on-one event after a mixup between a Englishman and Shkodran Mustafi though Morata put it good far-reaching of a target.

With Swedish outfit Ostersund available in a final 32 of a Europa League, that foe might now offer Arsene Wenger’s group their best wish of a lapse to European football’s premier foe subsequent season.

Arsenal’s Mesut Ozil scarcely non-stop a scoring only before half-time with a severe expostulate that whistled narrowly wide. Sanchez done a shot from a 8 yards behind that was stopped by a goalkeeper Courtois by his palm and after strike to a post.

So most so that his loan to Bournemouth in a 2016-17 deteriorate was seen as a final act of his Arsenal career.

Courtois had to be warning to tip Lacazette’s deflected shot past a nearby post on a right a notation later, and it valid a essential save as a west Londoners equalised in a 67th minute.

Chelsea had dual discerning chances to take a lead, initial from Hazard whose low shot was saved by Cech’s outstretched leg before diving full length to punch divided Alonso’s idea firm header.

Yet a essential impulse in a pulsating strife came only 4 mins later.

While there was some debate over arbitrate Anthony Taylor’s call – Arsene Wenger described a preference as “farcical” – Arsenal’s record idea scorer Henry has corroborated a official.

Hazard duly converted a spot-kick that leveled a scores during 1-1 following Jack Wilshere’s opener for a Gunners merely 4 mins prior.

Three thoughts on Arsenal and Chelsea’s 2-2 pull in a Premier League.

The Frenchman has already been charged by a Football Association for his indignant protests during a weekend, though his countenance after a preference suggests another blast is in a offing.

Both Morata and Zappacosta came tighten to measure a hero for Chelsea in a 93rd miunte, though conjunction could convert.

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Hector Bellerin afterwards won a Gunners a indicate with his implausible 92nd-minute strike though that wasn’t a articulate indicate for Wenger.

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