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Arsenal vs Chelsea LIVE: Stream, score, TV channel as Lukaku taps home to open scoring – latest updates
Arsenal vs Chelsea LIVE: Stream, score, TV channel as Lukaku taps home to open scoring – latest updates

 

 

ARSENAL are facing rivals Chelsea at the Emirates Stadium in a HUGE Premier League clash today.

The Blues will welcome back record signing Romelu Lukaku, who STARTS for Thomas Tuchel’s side this afternoon.

  • Start time: 4.30pm BST
  • TV/Live streamSky Sports Premier League
  • Arsenal XI: Leno; Cedric, Holding, Mari, Tierney; Lokonga, Xhaka (c); Saka, Smith Rowe, Pepe; Martinelli.
  • Chelsea XI: Mendy; Rudiger, Christensen, Azpilicueta (c); Alonso, Kovacic, Jorginho, James; Havertz, Mount; Lukaku.
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    45. The fourth official hold his board up and there will be two additional minutes played at the Emirates.

    Arsenal have a late corner.

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    44. YELLOW CARD!

    An Arsenal half chance results in Holding ferociously chasing down the loose ball.

    The centre back flies in off the ground and catches Chelsea left-back Alonso on the foot.

    Rudiger has some harsh words for the Englishman.

    The referee trots over and dishes out a yellow card.

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    42. Arsenal are finishing the first half strong.

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    40. NO PENALTY!

    Pepe plays a cute pass through the legs of Azpilicueta to pick out Saka inside Chelsea’s penalty area.

    James recovers well but the pair go to ground and the home crowd appeal for a penalty.

    But the referee doesn’t give it.

    The VAR review shows Saka’s leg clip James, causing both men to fall to the ground.

    Play on says the referee.

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    38. CHANCE!

    Mount cuts outside Mari and then in to free up some space to cross on the left-hand side.

    The England International clips a cross towards the far post, Havertz gets a touch but his header goes wide of the far post.

    Chelsea look unstoppable.

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    37. Wow.

    Chelsea have yet again increased their hold on the game, controlling 66 per cent of the ball.

    And they’ve got two brilliant goals to go alongside it, capping off a wonderful first half display.

    Arsenal look incredibly toothless up front.

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    35. Havertz takes two Arsenal players out of the game with a wonderful pass around the corner to the overlapping Alonso.

    The left-back plays a ball inside hoping to find Lukaku 35-yards from goal.

    But a sliding challenge puts the forward off.

    Mount picks up the loose ball and plays a pass wide to James, who’s in acres of space on the right flank.

    The right-back breaks into the box and fires across Leno and into the top-left corner!

    Chelsea are toying with Arsenal!

  • GOOOOOOOOOAAAAAAALLLL!!!

    JAMES DOUBLES CHELSEA’S LEAD!!!

    TIDY FINISH FROM THE RIGHT-BACK!!!

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    34. YELLOW CARD!

    Mari is booked for a foul on Lukaku. He’s having an awful afternoon.

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    33. Cedric and Smith Rowe play a slick one-two down the right-hand side.

    Smith Rowe breaks into the penalty area and tries to deliver a low cross back to Saka.

    But Jorginho manages to get a vital touch on the ball.

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    31. James is sent galloping down the right-hand side again.

    The right-back spots the run of Lukaku inside the Arsenal penalty area and tries to pick the forward out.

    But his pass is a yard behind Lukaku and the danger is cleared.

    Lukaku celebrates his goal
    Lukaku celebrates his goalCredit: GETTY IMAGES
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    29. Xhaka battles hard to win the ball back deep inside Chelsea’s half.

    The Gunners captain turns well and picks out his midfield partner Lokonga to his right.

    Lokonga gets a powerful shot off but his effort sails wide of the target.

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    28. Holding touches the ball down expertly before playing a long ball down the right channel.

    Pepe and Rudiger get into a footrace but the German defender gets to the ball first and thumps it high into the stands.

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    26. The ball is played into Lukaku with his back to goal.

    Mari tries to command from the back, but the forward spins off the Spaniard with ease.

    Lukaku gets a shot off on his right foot, but his effort is blocked out of play for a throw-in.

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    24. Chelsea have increased their hold on the game, only by one per cent though (61 per cent possession).

    Tuchel’s men are looking incredibly dangerous on the counter attack.

    Lukaku is one of the best hold-up men in world football and he’ll be key to getting Chelsea up the pitch.

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    22. CHANCE!

    Chelsea break down the right-hand side through flying wing-back James.

    The England international has a golden opportunity to square the ball to Lukaku for an easy tap-in.

    But instead opts to cut inside onto his left and tee up Mount.

    Mount swings a leg at the ball but sends his shot straight into the arms of Leno!

    Lukaku bullied Mari before tapping home
    Lukaku bullied Mari before tapping homeCredit: GETTY IMAGES
    Off to a flying start in the blue colours
    Off to a flying start in the blue coloursCredit: GETTY IMAGES
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    20. Saka has a chance to break up the pitch for Arsenal against the run of play.

    The Gunners No7 tries to knock the ball past the experienced Azpilicueta.

    But the Chelsea captain times his tackle to perfection and the danger is eliminated.

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    19. A wonderful cross is whipped into Arsenal’s penalty area from out wide on the left-hand side.

    Lukaku gets up well to meet the cross and sends a header towards goal.

    But the forward’s effort lands on the roof of the net.

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    18. Lukaku is rolling his markers with ease…… wonder if White would have made a difference today. One would guess not.

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    17. Lukaku bullies his marker yet again with his back to goal.

    The ball is worked wide to James, who tries to fire a quick cross into the box, but his effort is blocked.

    The Blues right-back recovers the ball and plays a one-two with Mount.

    James delivers another good cross into the box but Leno gets up well to command his six yard box and claim the ball.

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    16. Saka is dropping deep into the midfield looking to make things happen for the Gunners.

    But there’s not enough movement in the final third to create a goal scoring chance.

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    15. Arsenal need to regroup, they got off to a really, really good start to the game!

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    14. The ball is played into Lukaku with his back to goal.

    The forward then lays the ball off to Kovacic in the midfield, who plays a clipped ball wide to James on the right-hand side.

    The right-back breaks into the penalty area and squares it across the face of goal.

    And Lukaku is there to tap home on his second debut for Chelsea!

    Incredible play.

  • GOOOOOOOAAAAAALLLL!!!

    LUKAKU SCORES ON HIS SECOND DEBUT!!!

    VINTAGE LUKAKU GOAL!!!

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    13. The visitors have controlled 60 per cent of the ball inside the 13 minutes played at the Emirates.

    Arsenal have been the more spirited of the two sides going forward though.

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    12. Smith Rowe and Alonso battle for the ball on the centre circle, but the Arsenal man ends up conceding a free-kick.

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