Arsenal wins Derby Point – Chelseas Luiz flies
The Gunners, who had previously been less intoxicating in foreign places, defied Chelsea with a draw.David Luiz looks red after a bad action against Kolasinac.
Three days after the successful European League opener against 1.FC Köln (3:1) has convinced FC Arsenal in the Premier League in the London derby against FC Chelsea and won 0:0 in the duel with the champions.
However, as Arsene Wenger’s team-manager Arsene Wenger was not enough for the team to win, despite some big chances, the Gunners remain only mediocre in twelfth place.
In the game, which took place under heightened security conditions following the attack on the London subway on Friday, Arsenal left Danny Welbeck (16th) and Aaron Ramsey (42nd) unused two major opportunities.
Chelsea’s David Luiz saw in the 88.One minute after a foul on the ex-Schalker Sead Kolasinac the yellow-red card.
Wenger only counted on three players from the starting line-up of the Cologne game (Nacho Monreal, Hector Bellerin, Alex Iwobi) on the fifth matchday.World champion Shkodran Mustafi made it into the first eleven, Mesut Özil was not in the squad.The reason for this is muscular problems.The 28-year-old had already been spared Cologne.
Chelsea and team manager Antonio Conte remain third after a draw and are three points behind front runner Manchester City.Manchester United will welcome Everton FC in the evening (5pm at LIVETICKER) and will be able to regain the lead of the standings.