Crystal Palace vs Arsenal: Match Report, 11/01/2020

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang scored and was sent off as Arsenal played out a 1-1 draw against Crystal Palace.

Crystal Palace vs Arsenal: Match Report, 11/01/2020

Arsenal started with a team game and opened the scoring in the 12th minute.

Mesut Ozil and Alexandre Lacazette combined to find Aubameyang on the edge of the penalty area, and Aubameyang taken a touch away from Martin Kelly before clinically slotting into Vicente Guaita's bottom-left corner.

But Arsenal were unable to maintain the game and slowly Crystal Palace began to come back, giving Arsenal less time on the ball, and started to create chances to score the goal.

Crystal Palace scored the equalizer in 54th minute when Ayew effort took a wicked deflection off David Luiz and looped over Leno.

Referee Paul Tierney deemed the forward's ugly lunge on Meyer worth only a yellow card, but a lengthy VAR review saw the offence upgraded to a straight red.

In the closing stages, both sides came agonisingly close to score a winning goal.



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What's next?

Arsenal will host Sheffield United on next Saturday.