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Chelsea vs Arsenal result and score: live updates, reactions and analysis after the match

April 20, 2022 at 5:44 p.m. EDT

That’s all for tonight

Thanks for joining our Chelsea vs Arsenal coverage, we sure hope you enjoyed it.

Until next time!

Abdiaziz Rachid

April 20, 2022 at 5:38 p.m. EDT

Arteta delighted with the spirit of his players

Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta told Sky Sports: “What I love is the spirit of these players. When you lose games you get punished and criticized but with these players I I don’t care because they are growing up. For us to win a London derby the way we did, I’m really happy too

“I told them if you want to play Champions League football you have to come to places like this and win.”

On Eddie Nketiah’s performance, Arteta added: “What I say all the time about Eddie. When you watch him in training and how humble he is all the time, good things happen. Good things happen to good people. Same with Mo Elneny and Rob Holding.”

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Abdiaziz Rachid

April 20, 2022 at 5:30 p.m. EDT

Tuchel unhappy with the quality of the pitch

Speaking to Sky Sports after the defeat, Thomas Tuchel said: “To say the ground is difficult to play here sounds like an excuse, but it is.

“It’s a very difficult pitch we have here. It’s not in our favour. The ball bounces very awkwardly past Andreas (Christensen) when he runs to play the ball. We made the same mistake against Real Madrid.

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Abdiaziz Rachid

April 20, 2022 at 5:22 p.m. EDT

Other Premier League results from tonight

Everton 1-1 Leicester

Newcastle 1-0 Crystal Palace

Manchester City 3-0 Brighton

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Abdiaziz Rachid

April 20, 2022 at 5:11 p.m. EDT

Three straight home defeats for Chelsea

Chelsea lost three consecutive league games at home for the first time since 1993-94, as they scored 4+ goals in consecutive league games at Stamford Bridge for the first time since 1989-90.

Stat courtesy of Opta.

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Abdiaziz Rachid

April 20, 2022 at 5:06 p.m. EDT

Saka’s post-match thoughts

Speaking to Sky Sports, Bukayo Saka said: “We wanted to give the fans something to believe in and we did that. We showed combat and character. It’s a huge result.

“It means a lot to us. Losing three games in a row is really difficult.”

On the late penalty and Azpilicueta’s reaction, Saka added: “Of course he’s going to be mad at me but that’s how it is. It was a penalty.”

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Abdiaziz Rachid

April 20, 2022 at 5:01 p.m. EDT

Arsenal fans in full voice

After three consecutive defeats, this victory was much needed for Arsenal…

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Abdiaziz Rachid

April 20, 2022 at 4:45 p.m. EDT

Chelsea fans – join the discussion

It’s been a bad night for your team, but you can head to the live chat with Athleticism Liam Twomey to express your feelings.

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Abdiaziz Rachid

April 20, 2022 at 4:42 p.m. EDT

FULL TIME

Chelsea 2-4 Arsenal

It’s a whopping three points for Arsenal as they are level on points with Tottenham, who currently sit fourth on goal difference.

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Abdiaziz Rachid

April 20, 2022 at 4:39 p.m. EDT

Lacazette arrives

90+5′ – Chelsea 2-4 Arsenal

A few seconds from the end, Lacazette replaces Saka.

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Abdiaziz Rachid

April 20, 2022 at 4:37 p.m. EDT

GOAL – Saka scores

90+2′ – Chelsea 2-4 Arsenal

Saka intervenes and sends Mendy the wrong way much to the delight of away fans.

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Abdiaziz Rachid

April 20, 2022 at 4:34 p.m. EDT

SADNESS

90′ – Chelsea 2-3 Arsenal

Azpilicueta knocks Saka to the ground as Cedric places a cross in the box and the referee points the spot.

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Abdiaziz Rachid

April 20, 2022 at 4:32 p.m. EDT

Tuchel is frustrated

87′ – Chelsea 2-3 Arsenal

Thomas Tuchel looks frustrated on the bench as his side’s search for an equalizer continues. We are almost there.

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Abdiaziz Rachid

April 20, 2022 at 4:28 p.m. EDT

Bad night for Sarr

Malang Sarr had a night to forget but he will see the rest of the game.

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Abdiaziz Rachid

April 20, 2022 at 4:26 p.m. EDT

Ziyech replaces Alonso

81′ – Chelsea 2-3 Arsenal

Chelsea go as Alonso is replaced by Ziyech. Just under 10 minutes to go now…

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Abdiaziz Rachid

April 20, 2022 at 4:24 p.m. EDT

Chelsea keep putting the pressure on

78′ – Chelsea 2-3 Arsenal

Almost every man is back to defend Arsenal and Thomas Tuchel’s side just can’t seem to find any space.

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Abdiaziz Rachid

April 20, 2022 at 4:20 p.m. EDT

Cedric on

75′ – Chelsea 2-3 Arsenal

As Mikel Arteta looks to see the match, Cédric replaces Smith Rowe.

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Abdiaziz Rachid

April 20, 2022 at 4:18 p.m. EDT

Chelsea put the pressure on

72′ – Chelsea 2-3 Arsenal

The hosts enjoy the ball and apply pressure, but Arsenal’s defense is holding firm for now.

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Abdiaziz Rachid

April 20, 2022 at 4:15 p.m. EDT

Martinelli arrives

70′ – Chelsea 2-3 Arsenal

Nketiah’s night is coming to an end as he is replaced by Martinelli. Is there more drama to come in this game?

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Abdiaziz Rachid

April 20, 2022 at 4:14 p.m. EDT

Nketiah is leaving

69′ – Chelsea 2-3 Arsenal

Nketiah comes back this time as he heads for the edge of his own box after a long ball from the Chelsea defence. Martinelli seems ready to come…

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Abdiaziz Rachid