Chelsea’s Frank Lampard side lost to Arsenal 3-1 on boxing day, Saturday in the English Premier League, reports searchsport.org
runs in the Premier League. First win since November 1st and first Premier League home win since 4th of October.
The win means the Emirates side are now on 14th position with 17 points.
Players like David Luiz, Willian, Gabriel Magalhaes missed the game for Arsenal despite the win. The win is after eight games run without a single Premier League win but Chelsea FC gave them their first win since November.
Chelsea have now suffered defeat in their last three premier league away fixture. They are now 6th with 25 points from 15 matches.
The Gunners were the first to make attempt on goal through Martinelli’s shot after Thiago Silva failed to clear his lines. The blues came close too from Mason mount free kick which clipped outside of the post.
Arsenal finally came to the party after Reece James fouled Kieran Tierney in the box to give them a penalty. It was well converted from the spot.
The penalty was well converted by Alexander Lacazette after sending Edouard Mendy the wrong way. That was Arsenal first goal of the encounter.
The goal was scored in the 34th minutes of the game to make it the Gunners first time taking the lead in a League match in a long while.
Arsenal continue to advance in the game following Granit Xhaha amazing free kick on the edge of the box in the 44th minutes of the encounter. Making it 2nil heading into the first half break.
Then the blues make two changes at the break.
The Gunners finally wapped the game up when Bukayo Saka chipped Edouard Mendy after receiving a lovely pass from Smith Rowe in the 56th minutes of the game.
Mendy also made some little save after his own error. Not allowing Lacazette get passed him after giving the ball away.
Tammy Abraham only gave the blues a consolidation goal after finding the back of the net to make it 3-1 from Hudson-Odoi’s cross five minutes left in the game.
Because Chelsea’s Lampard could not capitalize on it after being given a penalty which Jorginho failed to convert. Bernd Leno did well to make a fine save to maintain the two goals lead.
Up next for Chelsea’s Lampard is an home game against Aston Villa which lampard will be Hoping to win. Arsenal are away to Brighton.