Premier League: Everton beat Arsenal 1-0 on Saturday.© AFP
An own-goal from Arsenal goalkeeper Bernd Leno handed Everton a 1-0 Premier League win on Saturday as round 2,000 followers protested in opposition to Gunners proprietor Stan Kroenke exterior the Emirates Stadium. With each side chasing locations in Europe subsequent season, it was Carlo Ancelotti’s aspect who got here out on prime with a primary win in seven video games. German keeper Leno turned a Richarlison cross into his personal objective within the 76th minute to present the Toffees victory.
Arsenal supporters had gathered exterior the bottom demanding Kroenke stand down after the membership’s try to affix the doomed Super League project.
The consequence left Everton in eighth place, three factors off the Champions League locations after their first league win at Arsenal since 1996.
Arsenal are ninth, 9 factors off the highest 4.
“It was really important to stay attached to the top of the table,” Ancelotti instructed the BBC.
“The performance was good. It’s all good news tonight and this gives us confidence for the next games. Finally I can say we are back.”
The recreation produced few probabilities.
Everton’s Gylfi Sigurdsson noticed a 30-yard free-kick come again off the crossbar.
Arsenal have been livid when a second-half penalty, awarded for a foul by Richarlison on Dani Ceballos, was overturned by VAR for an offside within the build-up.
“The penalty is clear, those decisions have been made after, I don’t know how or who by, we cannot see their faces to explain it,” stated Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta.
“I can see the images 20 times and I don’t get it.”
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