• 17/07/2024 14:57

“Arsenal” with Zinchenko lost to “West Ham” and failed to regain leadership in the Premier League (video)

The Gunners remain in second place and are two points behind Liverpool.

Ukrainian Alexander Zinchenko 's Arsenal lost to West Ham in the home match of the 19th round of the English Premier League (EPL) . The London derby ended with a score of 0:2 .

The Hammers took the lead in the 13th minute of the match – Zinchenko and Gabriel failed to clear the ball in their own penalty area in a timely manner, and Tomas Soucek shot into the Gunners' goal after Jerrod Bowen's pass.

Mikel Arteta's team tried to win back and seriously threatened the opponent's goal several times, but were unable to convert their chances.

But West Ham unexpectedly doubled their lead at the start of the second half – in the 55th minute, Konstantinos Mavropanos headed under the crossbar after a corner kick.

At the end of the match, the guests could even bring the matter to defeat, but Gunners goalkeeper David Raya parried Said Benrahm's shot from the penalty spot in the 90+6th minute.

Note that Zinchenko started for Arsenal and was replaced in the 64th minute.

Review of the match “Arsenal” – “West Ham”

By the way, this is the second defeat of the Gunners against West Ham this season. In November, Arteta's team were eliminated by the Hammers at the stage of the 1/8 finals of the English League Cup – 1:3.

Thus, Arsenal (40 points) remained in second place in the Premier League – Zinchenko’s team is two points behind Liverpool, which is in the lead. West Ham (33 points) moved up to sixth position.

In the next round, Arsenal will play away against Fulham on December 31, and West Ham will host Brighton on January 2.

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