Dominating the entire match, Arsenal found a way to be led on Fulham’s only shot on target. The Gunners chased after the score and managed to snatch the draw in the last action. A parity score that does not suit anyone. Arsenal undoubtedly said goodbye to Europe, and Fulham to the maintenance.
Mr Pawson consults the VAR for an illicit position of Holding which does not make play action.
Matt Ryan deflects the corner at the near post. The ball lands in second on Ceballos who arms a deflected right strike. Areola deflected past the forest of legs to his right and Nketiah followed well to put the ball into the empty goal on the right.
Saka dives behind the defense. He is found with a strong pass but manages to keep the ball in the playing area. He crosses back on Nketiah at the near post which cuts the ball. Areola is beaten but Reid deflects for a corner.
New corner for Arsenal on the left. Ceballos takes off but Areola is imperial in the air and catches the ball.
Gabriel is alerted to a cross from the left. The former Lille spikes a deflected header for a corner. The Gunners claim the hand but the referee shows the corner kick.
Ceballos relies on Martinelli with his back to the game at the entrance to the box. The Brazilian rushes into the area slightly to the left and hits hard on the closed side but Areola keeps a firm hand and turns away with a cuff.
Saka is found on the right side. The defense of Fulham anticipates the center but the young Englishman chooses to return to the axis. He manages to transplant under pressure from Bryan before rolling up from the left. It flirts with the skylight.
Holding is short of the head and allows Loftus-Cheek to recover and approach the surface. He centers back but lacks precision to find Zambo Anguissa.
It is well shot by Ceballos but Andersen intervenes in the air and allows Fulham to free himself.
Fulham is heading for his first victory on Arsenal’s lawn. The Cottagers have never triumphed in North London in their history.