Arsenal Thrashed Chelsea At Home by 5-0

In a thrilling encounter at the Gunners’ home stadium (Emirates Stadium), Arsenal FC delivered a stunning performance against Chelsea FC on Wednesday, 24 April 2024. The Gunners dominated the match, scoring a remarkable 5 goals to Chelsea’s 0.

Arsenal vs Chelsea: Arsenal celebrating after Leandro Trossard's 4th minute goal.
Arsenal celebrating after Leandro Trossard‘s 4th minute goal. Getty images

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Performers

The match saw some exceptional performances from key players. Leandro Trossard, Ben White, and Kai Havertz of Arsenal were the standout performers. Trossard opened the scoring for Gunners, while White and Havertz each scored twice.

Goal Timeline

Time (min)Goals
4:0Goal by Leandro Trossard (Arsenal)
51:24Goal by Ben White (Arsenal)
56:23Goal by Kai Havertz (Arsenal)
64:31Goal by Kai Havertz (Arsenal)
69:41Goal by Ben White (Arsenal)

Key Moments

Gunners started the match on a high note with Leandro Trossard scoring a goal in the 4th minute.

At the 27th minute, Chelsea had given the ball away in a dangerous position and Havertz had been picked out inside the box. He had turned and struck towards goal, but Petrovic had made a strong stop. The Blues had failed to clear, and Trossard had pounced inside the penalty area. He had taken the penalty, and his effort had been deflected, but Petrovic had made another excellent save to deny him!

1st half was ended with a sour note. The refree Booked three players, 2 (Alfie Gilchrist, Marc Cucurella) from Chelsea and 1 (Leandro Trossard) from Arsenal.

At the 52nd minute, From a corner, Saka had played it short to Odegaard who had quickly turned and returned the favor. Saka had found Rice on the edge, and he had struck towards goal, but his shot had been deflected. It had fallen to the feet of White inside the box, and he had curled the ball into the bottom corner, leaving Petrovic with no chance!

At the 57th minute Kai Havertz had gotten one-on-one with Petrovic, and he had lifted it over the goalkeeper and into the back of the net making it 3-0. Again at the 65th minute, he managed to find another net with a beautiful cross by Saka from left.

At the 70th minute, White again showed his prowess by volleying Ødegaard’s skilled cross over the Chelsea defenders.

The game was ended with 5-0.

Game Statistics (Arsenal vs Chelsea)

StatArsenal Chelsea
Shots277
Shots on Target101
Possession44%56%
Passes497630
Pass Accuracy88%88%
Fouls1211
Yellow Cards22
Red Cards00
Offsides30
Corners42

Table Position

The victory helped Arsenal move three points clear at the top of the Premier League with 77 points.

Chelsea, on the other hand, sits ninth in the table with 47 points.

Upcoming Matches

Arsenal FC’s upcoming matches include a face-off against Tottenham Hotspur at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium on Sunday, 28 April 2024.

Chelsea, on the other hand, will be playing against Aston Villa at Villa Park on Sunday, 28 April 2024.

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