Frenchmen Alexandre Lacazette and Laurent Koscielny converted first-half goals as Arsenal bounced back from defeat at West Ham to beat Chelsea. Hector Bellerin was stretched out of the pitch due to an injury late into the game. Zenox Sports bring you the highlight, match report and player report of the match between Arsenal and Chelsea at the Emirates stadium.
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Arsenal returned to winning ways and kept their hope of a top-four place in the Premier League alive with an excellent 2-0 defeat of Chelsea.
Alexandre Lacazette opened the scoring in the 14th-minute with a wonderfully crafted goal as Maurizio Sarri’s side, wilted under the pressure of a London derby.
Club captain Laurent Koscielny’s attempt to head Sokratis Papastathopoulos’s volleyed pass six minutes before half-time spun off his shoulder and beat Chelsea goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga.
Arsenal XI: Sokratis, Aubameyang, Koscielny, Ramsey, Lacazette, Bernd Leno, G. Xhaka, Kolasinac, Bellerín, L. Torreira, M. Guendouzi
Subs: P. Čech, M. Özil, Nacho Monreal, Mustafi, M.Elneny, A. Iwobi, A.M Niles
Chelsea XI: Willian, D.Luiz, Azpilicueta, E. Hazard, Pedro, M.Alonso, M. Kovačić, Jorginho, A. Rüdiger, Kepa, N. Kanté
Subs: W. Caballero, O. Giroud, Barkley, Emerson, A. Christensen, Ampadu, C. Hudson-Odoi