After a cagey get started through each groups, Danny Welbeck most certainly must have put Arsenal in entrance.
A flowing transfer down the suitable noticed Hector Bellerin and Alex Iwobi play a one-two and from the suitable wing-again’s pass into the field, Danny Welbeck headed extensive.
Then moments later Bellerin were given transparent once more and his cutback discovered Alexandre Lacazette however his low shot is instantly at Thibaut Courtois.
Sead Kolasinac persevered Arsenal’s just right spell with a low shot that Courtois parried the ball again into the chance space.
Pedro then had a golden alternative to position Chelsea within the lead when he beat the offside entice however he didn’t get a blank shot away and Petr Cech made a save.
But Arsenal for sure must have long gone 1-0 up simply earlier than part-time when Aaron Ramsey bundled his approach into the field and his shot hit the publish and at the rebound Alexandre Lacazette shot over.
The 2d-part was once brief on efforts on objective as the 2 groups cancelled every different out.
Shkodran Mustafi idea he’d put Arsenal in entrance past due on however his header previous Courtois was once dominated out for offside.
Eden Hazard and Alexis Sanchez got here off the bench to check out and alter the sport however each had been not able to make an affect.
In the 88th minute, Luiz was once proven a instantly red through referee Michael Oliver for a deficient take on on Kolasinac at the touchline.