LONDON. Arsenal beats Crystal Palace with a 2-0 win with a goal from G. Martinelli (20′) and an own goal from M. Guehi (85′). Crystal Palace lost this match even if it was superior in terms of ball possession (56%).
The match was played at the Selhurst Park stadium in London on Friday and it started at 8:00 pm local time. The referee was Anthony Taylor with the help of Gary Beswick and Adam Nunn. The 4th official was Peter Bankes. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was pleasant at 18.2 degrees Celsius or 64.83 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 47%.
Crystal Palace was in firm control of the ball 56% while Arsenal was struggling with a 44% ball possession.
Attitude and shots
Crystal Palace was more aggressive with 60 dangerous attacks and 10 shots of which 2 were on target. Even so, Arsenal succeeded in find the solution to win this match.
Crystal Palace shot 10 times, 2 on target, 8 off target. Regarding the opposition, Arsenal shot 10 times, 2 on target, 8 off target.
Crystal Palace received 1 yellow card (N. Clyne). Regarding the opposition, Arsenal received 2 yellow cards (G. Xhaka and B. White).
After playing this match, Crystal Palace stays with 0 points to occupy the 20th place in the standings. On the opposite side, Arsenal has 3 points (1st).
In the next match in the Premier League, Crystal Palace will host Nottingham Forest on the 28th of May with a 6-2 head to head in favor of Nottingham Forest (3 draws).
Arsenal will host Wolverhampton Wanderers on the 28th of May with a 8-3 head to head stats in favor of Arsenal (3 draws).
Crystal Palace – Formation
Crystal Palace adopted the 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).
The manager Patrick Vieira decided to play with the following team: .
Crystal Palace could not rely on the presence of L. Milivojevic (injured).
Crystal Palace made 4 changes: O. Edouard for J. Mateta (58′), C. Doucoure for L. Milivojevic (75′), E. Eze for M. Ebiowei (86′) and J. Schlupp for W. Hughes (86′).
Arsenal – Formation
Also Arsenal adopted the 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).
Mikel Arteta Amatriain played with: .
Arsenal made 3 changes: O. Zinchenko for K. Tierney (83′), G. Jesus for E. Nketiah (83′) and M. Odegaard for A. S. Lokonga (90′).
Results of the day
These are the results of the day in the Premier League.