Shy early in the game, the Gunners woke up as soon as Chambers came into play, scorer on his first ball. Nketiah also confirmed his sparkling form by finding the goal of the break. Arsenal extend their unbeaten streak to 8 matches and advance to the quarter-finals.
Gelhardt’s beautiful dribble allows him to get on his left foot in the box. He then completely unscrews his shot which ends in the small outside net.
Leeds pushes into the Gunners ‘camp but no longer believes in it too much, while Arsenal easily stops the Peacocks’ offensives.
All competitions combined, Arsenal remains on 7 matches in a row without the slightest defeat (5V 2N). His last setback dates back to August 2021 at Manchester City in the Premier League (5-0).
Lacazette forces in front of the opposing surface. He recovers the ball twice and takes advantage of favorable blocks to send a strike that flies near the skylight.
Arsenal will head to Leicester City for Matchday 10 of the Premier League on Saturday 30 October (1:30 p.m.) and Leeds will also travel to Norwich City the next day (3 p.m.).
The ball has been moving from one camp to another for several minutes, but neither team has been able to create a dangerous opportunity since the second goal of the Gunners.
Marcelo Bielsa has never experienced a victory against Arsenal at the head of Leeds United. Assessment of the former Marseille coach: 1 draw and 2 defeats.
Harrison climbs to the right of the box. It supports a little too much its center which flies over the surface.
The winner of this meeting will know his future opponent for the quarter-finals on the occasion of the draw which will take place on Saturday. The next round will be played on December 21 and 22.
Arsenal striker Eddie Nketiah has scored 7 goals in 8 EFL Cup appearances, or one goal every 81 minutes on average (including his two goals during his loan period at Leeds in 2019-20).
Cooper awkwardly hands a bullet back to the head. He was caught up in speed by Nketiah who went off-center to the left, passed Meslier, and recovered from the left, with a little success at close range, the ball in the small opposite net.