*** In this chronicle Arsenal vs. West Ham you will read all the details of the gunner victory, what was 3×1. Stay and find out who scored the goals and how the first half unfolded
The Premier League returned and the leader of the table saw action in the boxing day.
Arsenal defeated West Ham 3×1 at home and established itself at the top of the table. The Gunners They came back from 1-0 in the second half at the hands of Martín Odegaard, who was a figure.
The locals reached 40 points and are the sole leaders of the Premier. The escort is Newcastle, who also won on this day. While Manchester City must play and win their game so as not to lose their footing. In turn, West Ham was in sixteenth place with 14 units.
West Ham opened the scoring in the first half, but after the break could not keep the score. Mikel Arteta’s box turned to the attack throughout the complement and they managed the comeback.
A game in which Arsenal proposed with the ball dominated and West Ham waited in their field to go on the counterattack.
Let’s see how the development of the 90 minutes was.
Chronicle of Arsenal vs. West Ham
First half: visitor forcefulness
Arsenal dominated possession throughout the first half, but missed their chances. West Ham did.
Arsenal generated the first chances of the match. At minute 5′ a goal by Edward Nketiah fell, but the referee signaled it was offside and it was annulled. It was all Arsenal at the time, West Ham couldn’t see the ball. Odegaard was indecipherable for the defense of the hammers.
Granit Xhaka tried from mid-range, but his shot was saved by the visiting keeper. The occasions rained.
Until it came a penalty committed by Saliba on Bowen. Said Benrahma commissioned the execution Y... 1-0 in the first shot on goal for West Ham.
From there everything went back to being gunner, but without forcefulness. Before the end of the first half, referee Michael Oliver awarded Arsenal a penalty due to a handball from Aaron Creswell. However, after going to see it in the VAR, he decreed that there was no hand and whistled the end.
Second half: gunner comeback
At the start of the plugin, West Ham had a very clear chance. Michael Antonio went one-on-one against Ramsdale but his shot went into the middle and the goalkeeper saved it. This was to be regretted by West Ham later.
And it is that at 52 ‘the goal of the tie arrived. Bukayo Saka he intercepted a bitten shot from Odegaard and defined next to the post. The English winger has 5 goals and 6 assists in the tournament.
Five minutes later, Odegaard put together a great collective play that ended in a goal from Gabriel Martinelli. A comeback in just 5 minutes for Arsenal. West Ham… did not react.
To put the icing on the cake, Nketiah finished off a cross after a pass from Odegaard and beat Fabianski. It was the 3×1 final and Arsenal closed a game that was difficult at first, but then they solved it.
On the following day, the leader will visit Brighton this Saturday, December 31. On the other hand, West Ham will face Brentford at home on Friday, December 30.