Arsenal Fightback To Draw West Ham In Six-Goal Thriller


Arsenal fought back from 3-0 to hold top-four chasing West Ham To a 3-3 draw in Sunday’s thrilling Premier League clash.

It was a big chance missed by West Ham to go level on points (51) with fourth-placed Chelsea as they stay in fifth position on 49 points.

For Arsenal that move up to ninth place on 42 points in the Premier League table.

West Ham broke the deadlock in the 15th minute when Manchester United on loan forward Jesse Lingard fired into the top corner from the edge of the area off a cutback pass from Michail Antonio.

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Just two minutes later West Ham doubled their lead thanks to Jarrod Bowen who ran on to Lingard’s quick free-kick and squeezed a low effort through Bernd Leno at the near post.

Things went from bad to worse for Arsenal as West Ham went 3-0 up on 32 minutes as Antonio’s header appeared to be going wide, but took the faintest of flicks off Tomas Soucek to nestle inside the far post.

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The Gunners finally sprang into life and clawed their way back and scored on 38 minutes as Alexandre Lacazette controlled Calum Chambers cross, turned and hit his effort which seemed destined to be going wide, but glanced off Soucek diverting the ball beyond Lukasz Fabianski.

Arsenal came back fired up in the second half and were rewarded on 61 minutes when Craig Pawson slammed Chambers’ cross to make it 3-2.

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And with eight minutes remaining in the game the comeback was complete as Lacazette headed in Nicolas Pepe’s accurate cross with his weaker right foot.

source:- completesports


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