Arsenal 2 - 2 Crystal Palace (Oct-18-2021) Premier League Highlights

Arsenal 2 - 2 Crystal Palace (Oct-18-2021) Premier League Highlights

Alexandre Lacazette grabbed a late, late equaliser to salvage a point against Palace.

In a topsy-turvy game, we had looked to be in control after taking an early lead through Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang. But two mistakes in the midfield after the break were ruthlessly punished by Palace, leaving us staring at the prospect of a fourth league defeat of the season.

But with virtually the very last kick of the game, substitute Lacazette was in the right place to tuck home the loose ball from close range when Ben White's shot was parried.

In the end we had to settle for a point, but it looked like being so much more than that after a promising start. Having waited an extra couple of days to return to action after the latest international break, we were raring to go early on, taking the game to our visitors from the off.

The early pressure soon paid off, and it was the skipper who got the opener.

Takehiro Tomiyasu and Nicolas Pepe exchanged passes on the edge of the area before the latter forced a diving save from Vicente Guaita. Aubameyang was in the right place to volley home left footed at the far post.


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