Arsenal suffered a big blow after losing to West Ham

Arsenal suffered a big blow after losing to West Ham

Arsenal suffered a big blow after losing to West Ham. Arsenal was in great shape in the league. Arteta’s team was fighting with Liverpool for the top spot in the table. However, Arsenal lost 2-0 at home to West Ham on Thursday (December 28). The Gunners did not rise to the top of the table.

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Arsenal entered the field with a full strength team at home. From the beginning of the match, they have shown power in attack. West Ham was cornered by Jesus-Sakade’s attacks one after the other. However, in the 13th minute of the match, when the ball went to Arsenal’s D-box, it could not be cleared well. Tomasz Soucek took his chance and put West Ham ahead.

No more goals in the first half. From the beginning of the second half, Arsenal organized the attack. However, in the 55th minute of the match, former Arsenal defender Konstantinos Mavropanos scored West Ham’s second goal from a corner.

Arsenal did not score in the rest of the match. The hosts gave a penalty to West Ham in the 90th minute of the opposite match. However, Arsenal goalkeeper Raya made a great save from the penalty. But in the end, Arsenal had to leave the field with a loss at home.

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As a result of this loss, Arteta’s team did not rise to the top of the league table. The Gunners are second in the table with 40 points from 19 matches. Liverpool topped the table with 42 points from the draw. And West Ham is sixth in the table with 33 points in 19 matches.

Tottenham also suffered a big blow in another match of the day. They lost 4-2 at Brighton. Tottenham is fifth in the table with 36 points in 19 matches.