LONDON. Arsenal demolishes Everton 5-1 with goals of G. Martinelli (27′ pen), E. Nketiah (31′), Cedric (56′), Gabriel (60′) and M. Odegaard (82′). On the opposite side, Everton scored with D. van de Beek (45′). Arsenal was vastly superior ball possession (74%) was among the key factors of its victory.
The match was played at the Emirates Stadium stadium in London on Sunday and it started at 4:00 pm local time. The referee was Andre Marriner with the help of Simon Long and Scott Ledger. The 4th official was James Linington. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was pleasant around 22 degrees Celsius or 71.67 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 37%.
Arsenal was in firm control of the ball 74% while Everton was struggling with a 26% ball possession.
Arsenal was more aggressive with 89 dangerous attacks and 27 shots of which 9 were on target. Which is one of the reasons Arsenal won the match.
Arsenal shot 27 times, 9 on target, 18 off target. On the other side, Everton shot 5 times, 2 on target, 3 off target.
No yellow cards were issued to Arsenal. On the other side, Everton received 1 yellow card (T. Davies).
After playing this contest, Arsenal will have 66 points to stay in the 5th place. On the other side, Everton will stay with 39 points to stay in the 16th place.
G. Martinelli (Penalty)
D. van de Beek
D. van de Beek
Arsenal: Formation and Lineups
Arsenal started with a 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).
The manager Mikel Arteta Amatriain chose to play with the following team: Aaron Ramsdale , Cédric Soares , Rob Holding , Gabriel Magalhães , Nuno Tavares , Mohamed Elneny , Granit Xhaka , Bukayo Saka , Martin Ødegaard , Gabriel Martinelli and Edward Nketiah .
Arsenal made 3 changes: G. Xhaka for A. Lokonga (63′), E. Nketiah for A. Lacazette (67′) and B. Saka for N. Pepe (78′).
Top player: Cédric Soares
Probably the most impressive player in Arsenal was Cédric Soares.
His rating iswith 1 goal, 67 passes (86% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 6 duels out of 10. He performed 11 crosses.
Everton: Formation and Lineups
Everton started with a 5-4-1 line-up (5-4-1).
On the opposite side, Frank Lampard played with: Asmir Begović , Alex Iwobi , Mason Holgate , Michael Keane , Jarrad Branthwaite , Jonjoe Kenny , Demarai Gray , Tom Davies , Abdoulaye Doucouré , Dele Alli and Dominic Calvert-Lewin .
Everton made 3 changes: A. Doucoure for D. van de Beek (38′), D. Alli for A. Gordon (67′) and T. Davies for I. Price (78′).
Top player: Donny van de Beek
Probably the most impressive player in Everton was Donny van de Beek.
His rating iswith 1 goal, 9 passes (77% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 3 duels out of 3.
His performance was notable also because he began the game from the bench before entering the field in the 38′.
Results of the day
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