Premier League: Arsenal and Crystal Palace draw 2-2 on Monday

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LONDON. Arsenal manages to recover against Crystal Palace with a goal on the C. Benteke 50' and a goal on the O. Edouard 73'.

LONDON. Arsenal manages to recover against Crystal Palace with a goal on the C. Benteke 50′ and a goal on the O. Edouard 73′.

The match was held at the Emirates Stadium Stadium in London on Monday and this began at 7:00 pm local time. The referee was Mike Dean who had the assistance of Edward Smart and Mark Scholes. The 4th official was Simon Hooper. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was pleasant around 15.9 degrees Celsius or 60.67 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 95%.​

Match Statistics

There wasn’t much of a difference in ball possession. Arsenal was in possession of the ball for 54% of the time vs. Crystal Palace that controlled the ball for 46% of the time.

Arsenal was more aggressive with 58 dangerous attacks and 16 shots of which 6 were on target. However, this did not suffice for Arsenal to win the match​.

Arsenal shot 16 times, 6 on target, 10 off target. On the other side, Crystal Palace shot 9 times, 6 on target, 3 off target.


Arsenal received 1 yellow card (B. Saka). On the opposite side, Crystal Palace received 1 yellow card (J. McArthur).

After this contest, Arsenal will have 11 points like Leicester City to stay in the 12th place. On the opposite side, Crystal Palace will have 8 points to stay in the 14th place.

Match Events

  • 8'

    P. Aubameyang

  • 42'

    B. Saka

  • 42'

    J. McArthur

  • 46'

    A. Lokonga

    B. Saka

  • 50'

    C. Benteke

    J. Ayew

  • 67'

    A. Lacazette

    M. Odegaard

  • 67'

    C. Kouyate

    L. Milivojevic

  • 71'

    M. Olise

    J. Ayew

  • 73'

    O. Edouard

    M. Olise

  • 81'

    G. Martinelli

    T. Partey

  • 82'

    J. Tomkins

    O. Edouard

  • 90'

    A. Lacazette

Next matche

In the upcoming Premier League match, Arsenal will host Aston Villa on the 22nd of October with a 16-6 head to head in favor of Arsenal (6 draws).

Crystal Palace will host Newcastle United on the 23rd of October with a 8-4 head to head record in favor of Newcastle United (4 draws).

Arsenal: Formation and Lineups

Arsenal adopted the 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).

The manager Mikel Arteta Amatriain chose to play with the following team: Aaron Ramsdale (6.8), Takehiro Tomiyasu (6.2), Ben White (6.6), Gabriel Magalhães (6.7), Kieran Tierney (6.8), Thomas Partey (6.6), Martin Ødegaard (6.1), Nicolas Pépé (6.1), Emile Smith Rowe (6.4), Bukayo Saka (6.2) and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (7.4).

Arsenal could not rely on the presence of A. Lokonga (injured).


Arsenal made 3 changes: B. Saka for A. Lokonga (46′), M. Odegaard for A. Lacazette (67′) and T. Partey for G. Martinelli (81′).

Top player: Alexandre Lacazette

The player who no doubt impressed Arsenal the most was Alexandre Lacazette.

His rating is (7.5) with 1 goal, 11 passes (72% accurate) and 2 key passes. He was won 3 duels out of 5. He performed 1 cross.

His performance was notable also because he began the game from the bench before entering the field in the 67′.

Crystal Palace: Formation and Lineups

Also Crystal Palace adopted the 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).

On the other side, Patrick Vieira played with: Vicente Guaita (7.1), Joel Ward (6.3), Joachim Andersen (6.8), Marc Guéhi (6.8), Tyrick Mitchell (6.8), Luka Milivojević (7.2), James McArthur (6.8), Jordan Ayew (6.9), Conor Gallagher (6.6), Odsonne Édouard (7.3) and Christian Benteke (7.8).


Crystal Palace made 3 changes: L. Milivojevic for C. Kouyate (67′), J. Ayew for M. Olise (71′) and O. Edouard for J. Tomkins (82′).

Top player: Christian Benteke

The player who no doubt impressed Crystal Palace the most was Christian Benteke.

His rating is (7.8) with 1 goal, 22 passes (68% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 8 duels out of 10.



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