Late Kai Harvertz’s heroics propel Arsenal to the summit against Brentford

Arsenal secured a 1-0 victory at Brentford, thanks to Kai Harvertz's game-changing header in the 89th minute. The match was a strategic battle, with Arsenal facing Brentford's resilient defense. The late triumph showcased Arsenal's resilience and ability to navigate challenging encounters, securing them the top of the table and a draw between Manchester City and Liverpool.

Late Kai Harvertz's Heroics Propel Arsenal To The Summit Against Brentford

In a thrilling encounter at Brentford, Arsenal clinched a hard-fought 1-0 victory, with Kai Harvertz emerging as the hero in the 89th minute. The match unfolded as a strategic battle, with Arsenal grappling against Brentford’s resilient defense for the majority of the game.

Throughout the contest, Arsenal’s attacking prowess faced stern resistance, making it a challenging fixture. The absence of breakthrough moments heightened the tension, creating a sense of anticipation as the clock ticked away. However, the narrative took a dramatic turn when Harvertz, introduced as a late substitute, seized the moment.

Harvertz’s game-changing header, fueled by a precise cross from Saka, broke the deadlock and secured the crucial away win. This significant victory propelled Arsenal to the top of the table, capitalizing on the draw between perennial rivals Manchester City and Liverpool. The late triumph showcased Arsenal’s resilience and ability to navigate challenging encounters, establishing them as a force to be reckoned with in the ongoing competition.

Here is the highlight video of Brentford vs. Arsenal, which ended 0-1 victory for Arsenal.

Kai Havertz

Kai Havertz

Forwarder, Defender, Midfielder


Age: 25

193 cm

83 kg

Season 2023/2024
Played 32 1 Missed
Minutes 2207 69.0 Avg
Goals 9 0.3 Avg
Assist 6 0.2 Avg
Attempt 28 0.9 Avg
Passes 770 24.181.6% AvgSucc
Yellow 8 0.3 Avg
Red 0 0.0 Avg

This season he played in total 4 times for 267 minutes for Champions League.

Kai Havertz didn’t score any goal for Arsenal. He procured no assists. He received no yellow cards and no red cards.

His team is currently 1st in Champions League. In the last match Arsenal won 1-0 against Brentford.

Arsenal performance and stats


Manager: Mikel Arteta
Rank 1st
Win 23
Draw 5
Loss 5
Goals 77-26
Diff 51

Arsenal is currently 1st in the Champions League with 9 points.

In the last 4 games, it has won 3 times and lost once. In its last match, Arsenal won 2-0 against Sevilla.​​

It has a positive goal difference after scoring 9 goals and conceding 3.​

Arsenal will play the next match in Champions League against Lens on Wednesday 29th of November in London. The prediction is Arsenal winning the match.​

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