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Arsenal vs West Ham LIVE: Result and reaction from Premier League fixture tonight


The Gunners opened the scoring through Alexandre Lacazette, who headed home after a chipped cross from fellow forward and captain Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, before Michail Antonio stabbed home an equaliser on the cusp of half-time.

Arsenal substitute Eddie Nketiah sealed the win for the hosts, however, striking with five minutes remaining to break West Ham hearts. Re-live all the updates here:

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Finally, Arsenal had to dig deep to turnaround a subpar performance tonight and claim the three points against West Ham. Tom Kershaw takes you through the action: 

Michael Jones19 September 2020 22:18

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Reaction from a very pleased Mikel Arteta. Have a watch:

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Now back to tonight, Arsenal’s match winner, Eddie Nketiah, has given his reaction to Sky Sports. He spoke about scoring just after coming on and burying the hatchet with teammate Dani Ceballos who set him up to score. This is what he said: 


“Almost [the first touch]. The second maybe. It’s nice to get on and help the team win.”

On his clash with Ceballos last week…

“We had a bit of a coming together. The reaction was there. We made up an got on with it. It was nice for him to make the assist. It’s all love now.

“It was a great pass across, good vision. I tried to stay onside. It was an easy finish from there.

“I want to keep improving as a player. It’s a great feeling to come on and score.

“West Ham made it very difficult. They came out very strongly in the second half.”

Michael Jones19 September 2020 22:07

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Manchester United got their Premier League campaign underway a week after the season officially began. They hosted Crystal Palace and Wilfried Zaha returned to Old Trafford with a captain’s armband and a point to prove. Richard Jolly tells you if he proved it or not: 

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The 3 o’clock kick off saw two newly promoted sides go head-to-head in a search for their first points of the season. The setting was Elland Road, where Premier League football returned after a 16 year absence. Mark Walker tells us what went down as Leeds took on Fulham:

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Reaction to come from Emirates but first lets take a look back at the days events. 

Everton took on West Brom at Goodison Park in a match filled with goals, red cards and lots of drama. Carl Markham takes you through it all: 

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It’s been a goalfest today. 

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Arteta’s reaction says it all:

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Mikel Arteta is absolutely delighted, he knows his team were second best tonight in terms of performance but they dug deep and Eddie Nketiah rescued them in the closing minutes of the second half. 

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90+4 mins: West Ham pile on the pressure for the final few minutes but they can’t find a way through the Arsenal defence. The Gunners have everyone back defending.

There goes the whistle and Arsenal have held on! They’ve got two wins from their opening two games, they haven’t been anywhere near their best tonight but they’ve done just enough to secure the points. 

Michael Jones19 September 2020 21:52



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