Premier League 2020 Arsenal vs Chelsea Highlights – The outnumbered Arsenal showed great composure as they managed to draw the game 2-2 against Chelsea after David Luiz was sent off in the first half. The London derby witnessed much drama at the Stamford Bridge on Tuesday. The Blues started their game on a dominating note with their opening goal coming off a penalty in the 28th minute.
Arsenal defender, Shkodran Mustafi’s back pass was intercepted by striker, Tammy Abraham when Luiz brought him down. This led to Luiz being showed the red card by referee Stuart Attwell and a penalty kick being awarded to Chelsea. Jorginho did not let the opportunity go in vain as he put the home team in the front with his right-footed shot to the bottom right corner of the Arsenal goal.
Premier League 2020 Arsenal vs Chelsea Highlights
Notably, the only other time when Luiz was sent off in the Premier League was when he was playing for the Blues against Arsenal at the same venue in 2017.
The first 60 minutes of the game were pretty much dominated by the home team with an excellent effort from Callum Hudson-Odoi who forced Arsenal goalkeeper, Bernd Leno to produce two brilliant saves for his team. However, Chelsea failed to capitalize on their possession.
Premier League 2020 Arsenal vs Chelsea Highlights – Arsenal kept on fighting despite being reduced to 10 men early in the game. Their efforts bore fruit when Gabriel Martinelli produced a phenomenal goal for the visitors in the 63rd minute. The Brazilian forward sprinted past midfielder N’Golo Kante and successfully came on top in his one-on-one battle against Chelsea goalkeeper, Kepa Arrizabalaga.
Chelsea, who were quite disappointed with this goal, regained their lead with captain Cesar Azpilicueta’s 84th-minute header after a cross from Hudson-Odoi following a corner.
Premier League 2020 Arsenal vs Chelsea Highlights – Arsenal skipper Hector Bellerin’s 87th-minute goal allowed the visitors to equalize the scoreline despite them being outnumbered. Bellerin scored the goal with assistance from Lucas Torreira with his left-footed shot from outside the box.
Chelsea stands at the fourth place in the Premier League points table with 40 points off 24 matches while Arsenal is at the tenth place with 30 points off 24 matches.