Chelsea vs Arsenal: Match Report, 21 Jan 2020

Hector Bellerin marked Arsenal return with a dramatic late goal for the 10-man Arsenal as they salvaged a difficult-fought 2-2 draw against Chelsea.

Chelsea vs Arsenal: Match Report, 21 Jan 2020
Chelsea 2-2 Arsenal

Arsenal overcame a first-half red card for David Luiz and scored twice to share the points in a pulsating London derby with Chelsea.

Chelsea with a one-goal lead from the first half, scored by Jorginho from the penalty spot following a foul on Tammy Abraham which resulted in David Luiz being dismissed.

Gabriel Martinelli scored the equaliser in the 63rd minute after a slip by N'Golo Kante to race clear and slide a cool finish beyond Kepa Arrizabalaga.

Chelsea took a lead again inside the final 10 minutes when Cesar Azpilicueta scored from a corner.

Arsenal skipper Hector Bellerin, on his first appearance since early December, earned Arsenal a point with a left-footed curler in the 87th minute.


Player Ratings

Chelsea: Arrizabalaga (5), Azpilicueta (7), Rudiger (6), Christensen (6), Emerson (7), Kante (6), Jorginho (7), Kovacic (6), Hudson-Odoi (7), Abraham (6), Willian (6).

Subs: Barkley (5), Mount (6), Batshuayi (n/a).

Arsenal: Leno (7), Bellerin (7), Mustafi (4), Luiz (5), Saka (6), Torreira (7), Xhaka (8), Pepe (6), Ozil (5), Martinelli (8), Lacazette (7).

Subs: Guendouzi (7), Holding (n/a), Willock (n/a).

Man of the match: Gabriel Martinelli.

What's next?

Arsenal will face Bournemouth in FA Cup fourth-round.