Premier league results. The top board in the 2021-2022 Premier League standings is hot again after Liverpool and Arsenal won.
Liverpool scored a goal at home while Arsenal won dramatically over Wolverhampton Wanderers in the postponed match week 20 at the Emirates Stadium, Thursday (24/2/2022) local time or Friday morning WIB.
Alexandre Lacazette forced a Jose Sa own goal in stoppage time to seal a 2-1 win for Arsenal .
Nicolas Pepe canceled out Hwang Hee-chan’s opener in the 82nd minute; The Gunners move up to fifth in the 2021-2022 Premier League.
Arsenal began their top-four challenge with a dramatic comeback against Wolves as Jose Sa’s own goal in the fifth minute of stoppage time sealed a 2-1 victory at the bustling Emirates Stadium.
Alexandre Lacazette forced the goal after missing a series of previous chances, his close-range shot and corner bouncing off the Wolves goal.
Substitute Nicolas Pepe came off the bench to equalize in the 82nd minute.
Earlier, Hwang Hee-chan had given Wolves the lead in the 10th minute when he capitalized on a feedback from Gabriel Magalhaes and rounded Aaron Ramsdale before slotting the ball into an empty net.
A moment of redemption for Lacazette, ensuring Arsenal move up to fifth, one point clear of Manchester United with two games in hand.
Mikel Arteta’s side came into the game hoping to capitalize on Tottenham’s loss to Burnley on Wednesday, but Hwang’s early strike, when he punished Gabriel’s error, caught the home crowd by surprise.
Quoted from BolaSport.com from the official Premier League website, Arsenal did appear to be more dominant.
In terms of opportunities, Arsenal have 26 of which 5 of them are on target.
Meanwhile, Wolves had 6 chances with 2 on target.
Controlling the game from the start, Arsenal actually made a fatal blunder in the 10th minute.
Arsenal centre-back Gabriel Magalhaes protects the ball on the right side of the Gunners defence.
Wolves striker, Raul Jimenez, continues to loom behind Gabriel.
Unfortunately for Arsenal because Gabriel’s ball was too weak.
Wolverhampton Wanderers striker, Hwang Hee-Chan, who was already in the Arsenal penalty box , managed to steal the ball.
Hwang then immediately rubbed Ramsdale who was standing nearby.
After that, Hwang just faced the empty goal that had been left by Ramsdale.
Hwang launched a right footed shot and the ball went into the Arsenal goal .
Wolves goal shows Arsenal as if giving away gifts.
This was stated by the Twitter account Squawka when showing a photo of Hwang celebrating.
“Maximizing the gift from Gabriel,” tweeted Squawka.
Score 1-0 for Wolves lasted until halftime.
The goal that Arsenal fans had been waiting for appeared in the 82nd minute.
Arsenal ‘s goal process began with Eddie Nketiah’s action in the Wolves penalty box.
Nketiah then passed the ball to Nicolas Pepe.
Standing unguarded, Pepe stabbed a powerful left-footed shot that could not be blocked by Jose Sa.
Arsenal finally reversed the score to 2-1 in the 90+5 minute.
Getting a breakthrough bait from Nicolas Pepe, Alexandre Lacazette kicks off his right foot from inside the penalty box.
Lacazette’s kick hits Jose Sa’s right hand and goes into the Wolves goal.
The goal was considered an own goal by Jose Sa.
The score 2-1 for Arsenal remained unchanged until the referee Martin Atkinson blew the whistle signaling the game was over.
Arsenal are now in fifth place in the 2021-2022 Premier League standings .
The Gunners have collected 45 points.
Mikel Arteta’s men are only one point away from Manchester United , who are fourth in the Premier League standings.