Southampton 1- Arsenal: Gunners are unsuccessful to capitalise on Spurs slip-up as Bednarek presents a diverse blow

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Southampton 1-0 Arsenal: Gunners fail to capitalise on Spurs slip-up as Bednarek deals another blow

Bednarek
set
the
hosts
in advance
on
the
stroke
of
50 %-time,
with
Fraser
Forster
generating
two
outstanding
will save
as
Southampton
inflicted
Arsenal
to
a
third
straight
Leading
League
defeat.

Owning
watched
Tottenham
undergo
a
previous-moment
reverse
to
Brighton
and
Hove
Albion
earlier
on
Saturday,
Arsenal
would
have
moved
degree
with
their
top-four
rivals
with
a
victory.


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A
flat
general performance
from
the
Gunners,
having said that,
meant
Spurs’ slip-up
went
unpunished,
letting
Southampton
to
end
a
5-match
winless
run
of
their
possess.

Regardless of
the
conclusion
consequence,
Arsenal
did
make
a
bright
begin,
with
Cedric
Soares
drawing
a
good
help you save
from
Forster
right after
slicing
in
from
the
ideal.

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Southampton’s
goalkeeper
was
forced
into
a
additional
tricky
cease
when
he
brilliantly
diverted
Bukayo
Saka’s
effort
more than
the
bar.

The
Saints
recovered
from
their
gradual
start off
to
strike
1st,
though,
when
Bednarek
swept
Mohamed
Elyounoussi’s
minimize
back
household
from
shut
range
just after
44
minutes.

Eddie
Nketiah
went
near
with
a
neat
backheel
soon after
assembly
Cedric’s
cross
as
Arsenal
searched
for
a
response,
prior to
Saka
just about
picked
out
the
top rated-appropriate
corner
soon after
chopping
in
from
the
right
on
the
hour.

Forster
produced
his
next
stunning
conserve
in
the
73rd
moment,
obtaining
down
to
his
remaining
to
flip
substitute
Emile
Smith
Rowe’s
intense
volley
away
from
the
corner.

He
then
denied
Saka
and
Granit
Xhaka
in
the
closing
10
minutes
as
Arsenal’s
time
threatens
to
spiral
downwards.


What
does
it
signify?
Gunners’ Champions
League
dream
dealt
a further
blow

Acquiring
emerged
as
favourites
for
a
top rated-4
finish
immediately after
earning
an
superb
start out
to
2022,
Mikel
Arteta’s
group
have
suffered
three
consecutive
defeats
for
the
initial
time
because
August,
when
they
lost
their
opening
a few
games
of
the
season.

That
slump
sees
them
path
Spurs
by
three
points,
with
subsequent
month’s
north
London
derby
wanting
probably
to
prove
decisive
in
the
struggle
for
Champions
League
soccer.
Nevertheless,
a
earn
for
Manchester
United
in other places
on
Saturday
means
the
Crimson
Devils
are
now
over
Arsenal
on
aim
variation.


Forster
stars
against
depleted
attack

Forster
turned
in
a
excellent
display
for
Southampton,
producing
6
will save,
two
of
them
amazing,
to
thwart
a
browsing
assault
deprived
of
Alexandre
Lacazette.

The
Frenchman,
absent
due
to
a
positive
COVID-19
examination,
has
managed
seven
intention
involvements
(5
targets
and
two
helps)
in opposition to
the
Saints,
and
was
severely
skipped
by
the
below-par
site visitors.


Arsenal
let
yet another
recreation
move
them
by

Irrespective of
trying
653
passes,
their
highest
tally
in
a
solitary
Leading
League
match
this
time,
and
firing
23
pictures
at
goal,
Arsenal
struggled
to
come across
a
way
previous
a
Southampton
rearguard
that
experienced
transported
10
aims
in
their
final
a few
property
games,
albeit
6
of
individuals
came
in
their
hammering
at
the
hands
of
Chelsea.


What’s
up coming?

Arsenal
will
be
back
in
Premier
League
motion
on
Wednesday,
travelling
to
Stamford
Bridge
for
a
derby
with
Chelsea.
Southampton,
in the meantime,
face
battling
Burnley
at
Turf
Moor
the
adhering to
working day.

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