West Ham Arsenal 3-3: Gunners full three-goal return

Alexandre Lacazette went home within the 82nd minute to finish Arsenal’s very good return against West Ham.

The Hammers cruising in the direction of a victory that may have seen them draw level with Chelsea fourth after goals by Jesse Lingard, Jarrod Bowen and Tomas Soucek put them in full management.

However their own goals from Soucek and Craig Dawson pulled Arsenal, at instances shaky within the first half, back into the competition and Alexandre Lacazette’s late header earned the guests a point.

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Hammer boss David Moyes was criticized for his unintentional selection at Manchester United last weekend, however against the Gunners launched Lingard, Bowen, Said Benrahma and Michail Antonio.

All 4 took half as West Ham raced to a two-goal lead with just 17 minutes gone.

Antonio played a one-on-two first with Benrahma and reached the small line earlier than chopping the ball back to Lingard, who took a contact on the sting of the world earlier than reaching a livid drive past Bernd Leno.

Seconds later West Ham doubled their lead with Lingard once more enjoying a pivotal function.

His rapidly taken free-kick caught Arsenal fully off his guard, permitting Bowen to flip via on goal and finish past Leno.

It was a horror present by the Gunners defense, who had run out for the free kick, and by Leno who was overwhelmed far too simply in his close to post.

West Ham had three goals to good after half an hour when Soucek headed Antonio down home.

However Arsenal withdrew one when Lacazette grabbed a cross away from Calum’s Chambers by bouncing off Soucek.

They usually practically grabbed one other earlier than half time when Lacazette sent a Bukayo Saka flick racing via, however he set his shot too close to former Gunners keeper Lukasz Fabianski.

Seconds after the break Lacazette clicked on Chambers’ intelligent cross and managed to faucet the ball over Fabianski, however Issa Diop reached back to make an acrobatic goblet clearance.

Arsenal halved the deficit on the hour mark when one other dangerous ball from Chambers was changed into his own net by the unlucky Dawson for his second own goal in a week.

The Hammers nearly bought the points when Antonio slipped into Benrahma’s low cross against the far post.

As an alternative Arsenal have been celebrating an unlikely point when Nicolas Pepe teased a great cross for the Lacazette route, which powered his header home.


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