‘In the fog of EPL championship competition’ Arsenal draw with West Ham… Manchester United jump to third place
Arsenal and Manchester City’s competition to win the English Premier League (EPL) is fiercely unfolding until the end of the season.
Arsenal scored two goals first in the 31st round of the EPL in the 2022-23 season against West Ham held at London Stadium in London, England on the 16th (local time), then allowed two consecutive goals and drew 2-2.
As a result, Arsenal failed to widen the gap with Manchester City (22 wins,안전놀이터 4 draws, 4 losses, 70 points), with a record of 23 wins, 5 draws and 3 losses (74 points). Manchester City played one game less than Arsenal, and the two teams left the match at Manchester City’s home ground, the Etihad Stadium, to watch the rivalry until the end.
West Ham, who drew against leader Arsenal, marked 15th with 8 wins, 7 draws and 15 losses (31 points).
Arsenal’s start was good. Arsenal took the lead in the 7th minute through Gabriel Jesus’ goal. Three minutes later, Martin Odegor’s additional goal came out and ran away with a two-goal difference.
However, West Ham, which is competing to remain, did not step back like this. West Ham counterattacked, and Lucas Paqueta scored a penalty kick in the 33rd minute, which Saeed Benrama calmly completed and recovered one goal.
After reorganizing the atmosphere at half-time, Arsenal took the initiative again and continued to attack. In the 7th minute of the second half, Arsenal received a penalty kick for a handball foul, giving them a chance to take the lead again. However, Bukayo Saka’s shot from the kicker missed the goal.
West Ham, who overcame the crisis of conceding, increased their offensive and turned the game around in the 9th minute of the second half. Theo Kerrer’s forward pass was connected by Jarod Bowen’s non-stop volley shot, shaking Arsenal’s net.
Arsenal, which needed a win to get closer to the championship, launched an all-out offensive with all strikers including Leandro Trossar, Reis Nelson and Edward Nketia. However, it failed to open the net for West Ham, who played an organized defense, and only scored 1 point.
Manchester United (hereafter referred to as Man United), whose two main defenders were both injured, won 2-0 at Nottingham.
Manchester United, who continued to win three league victories in a row, recorded 18 wins, 5 draws and 7 losses (59 points), surpassing Newcastle (15 wins, 11 draws, 4 losses, 56 points) and ranked third, revealing the prospect of advancing to the UEFA Champions League next season. .
With centre-backs Raphael Varane and Lisandro Martinez both out through injury, Manchester United’s central defence is Harry Maguire and Victor Röndelof. Maguire and Röndelof, who were pushed back from the starting lineup this season, contributed greatly to the victory without conceding a single goal.
In the attack, Anthony played a big role. Anthony scored the first goal in the 32nd minute of the first half when Anthony Martial’s shot was blocked by the goalkeeper and pushed the ball back.
In the 31st minute of the second half, after breaking through the dribble, he connected an accurate pass to Diogo Dalot to help score an additional goal.