Everton vs Arsenal (1-0)
Arsenal’s bid to end within the Premier League’s high four was crumpled on Sunday as Phil Jagielka’s early goal gave Everton a due 1-0 home win.
Unai Emery’s men may have leapfrogged Tottenham into third with a draw however can currently slide back to fifth if Chelsea secures some extent or additional reception to West Ham on a weekday.
The defeat, they’re initial in seven league games, was no but due once a timid show that was penalized when an unmarked Jagielka, in as a late replacement for the unwell archangel Keane, appropriated on a loose ball within the tenth minute, the 36-year-old tucking home as Arsenal’s defenders appealed vainly for offsides.
Jagielka learned of the XI shortly before kick-off and was presently celebrating his initial goal in 2 years, George Lucas Digne’s long throw having broken kindly to him within the box.
That extended a shaky Arsenal’s season-long await associate away clean sheet and their defensive stocks took a success once Sokratis Papastathopoulos earned a booking that rules him out of games against Watford and Crystal Palace.
Ramsey, WHO battled a groin issue throughout the week, stepped off the bench at the interval and quickly inflated Arsenal’s lean shot count.
Bernard, Gylfi Sigurdsson, and Richardson all fluffed smart probabilities to double the house side’s advantage because the half wore on, the latter particularly blameworthy for a perverse end with time to select his spot.
The misses ultimately mattered very little, though, as Marco Silva’s men control firm for a fifth clean sheet in six and third consecutive ending.
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Everton – Arsenal Match Statistics
|6||Shots on goal||2|
|9||Shots off goal||3|
|15||Shots inside box||6|
|8||Shots outside box||1|