West Ham 1-2 Arsenal: Crucial derby win for Gunners

Sun 01 May 2022 | 17:46

Arsenal are back up to fourth place in the Premier League table with a 2-1 win over West Ham. Rob Holding and Gabriel scored the two goals for Arsenal to defeat West Ham.


currently is two points ahead of their north London rivals Tottenham Hotspur, who beat Leicester 3-1 on Sunday. Mikel Arteta's side after three consecutive defeats now has defeated Chelsea, Manchester United, and

West Ham


Arsenal takes the lead in the 38th minute with

Rob Holding

's header from a corner. West Ham was close to scoring from a corner but Ramsdale manages to tip Rice's strike away. 

West Ham equalizes through Jarrod Bowen in the 45th minute. Rice goes long over the top for Coufal and brings it down before volleying a cross into Bowen. his first touch sets it up nicely for a volley that goes into the net.

Arsenal once again takes the lead in the 54th minute. Saka hangs another corner into the box and this time, it's half cleared by West Ham. Martinelli recycles it by lifting it into the far post and Gabriel stoops to head it on goal.

Arteta's side could score their third goal in the 79th minute through Nketiah but this time Fabianski gets down well and manages to tip it wide.

source: SportMob

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