Chelsea 2-2 Arsenal: Player Ratings and Man of the Match

The Gunners escaped defeat with a late comeback at Stamford Bridge.

Chelsea drew 2-2 with Arsenal in their Premier League game on Saturday. A late strike from Leandro Trossard secured a point for the Gunners at Stamford Bridge.….CONTINUE READING HERE

What happened?

The Blues started the game on the front foot and were rewarded with an early opener. Cole Palmer converted a spot-kick to put the hosts ahead in the 15th minute.

The Gunners struggled to mount a comeback during the first half as Chelsea pushed to double their lead. The Blues finally extended their lead only three minutes after the break. Mykhailo Mudryk stunned David Raya with a wonderful strike from the left-hand side of the box to make it 2-0.

Arsenal immediately started their efforts to get back into the game but had to wait until the 77th minute to score. Following a shocking misplaced pass from Robert Sanchez, Declan Rice smashed the ball into the back of the net from behind the box to make it 2-1.

The Gunners’ pressure increased as the second half went on. Mikel Arteta’s side finally escaped the defeat when Leandro Trossard converted a sublime cross from Bukayo Saka.

Bukayo Saka made another fantastic display for the Gunners as they drew 2-2 with Chelsea at Stamford Bridge. The England international put constant pressure on the left-hand side of Chelsea’s defence, finally providing an assist for Arsenal’s equalizer.

Bukayo Saka for Arsenal vs. Chelsea:

◉ Most duels won (10)
◉ Most chances created (3)
◉ Most take-ons completed (3)
◉= Most tackles (3)
◉= Most fouls won (3)
◉ Most fouls conceded (3)
◉= Most interceptions (2)

Providing an 84th minute assist. 👌#CHEARS

— Squawka Live (@Squawka_Live) October 21, 2023

Player Ratings

Chelsea: Sanchez (4); Gusto (6), Thiago Silva (7), Colwill (6), Cucurella (6); Gallagher (7), Caicedo (6), Enzo (6); Palmer (7), Mudryk (7), Sterling (6).

Bench: Jackson (5), James (5), Madueke (6).

Arsenal: Raya (6); White (6), Saliba (5), Gabriel (6), Zinchenko (5); Odegaard (6), Jorginho (7), Rice (7); Saka (6), Jesus (6), Martinelli (7).

Bench: Tomiyasu (7), Smith Rowe (6), Nketiah (6), Havertz (6), Trossard (7).….CONTINUE READING HERE