Brentford vs Arsenal (18/09/2022)

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Brentford vs Arsenal (18/09/2022)


Thomas Frank

First Eleven
1 David Raya
02 Aaron Hickey
18 Pontus Jansson
20 Kristoffer Ajer
16 Ben Mee
3 Rico Henry
27 Vitaly Janelt  
08 M. Jensen  
10 J. Dasilva  
19 Bryan Mbeumo  
17 Ivan Toney
7 Sergi Canós
11 Yoane Wissa  
13 Zanka
14 Saman Ghoddos
15 Frank Onyeka  
06 Thomas Strakosha
24 Mikkel Damsgaard  
26 S. Baptiste  
30 Mads Roerslev

Brentford Community Stadium

End of Match
17' William Saliba
28' Gabriel Jesus
49' Fábio Vieira
F-T Brentford 0-3 Arsenal
Arsenal are top of the Premier League going into the international break!
90+1' SUBS! An historic moment here at the Gtech Community Stadium as 15-year-old Nwaneri becomes the youngest player to ever appear in the Premier League.

He comes on for Vieira while Marquinhos is on for Saka.
90' 4' of added time...
86' SAVE!
Raya denies Jesus again as the Brazilian nicks the ball from the Brentford defence on the byline and tries to curl one low past the goalkeeper but the Spaniard is there to stop it.
86' SUB! Tomiyasu on for White in a change to the Arsenal defence.
VAR just checking and decision stands. No penalty for the home side.
76' Brentford forward Mbeumo comes off for Wissa.
71' SAVE!
Damsgaard has Brentford's first big chance of the second half but Ramsdale is equal to it.
62' Brentford make the first changes of the afternoon as Damsgaard and Onyeka come on for Janelt and Dasilva.
62' Foul by Vitaly Janelt.
Gabriel Magalhães wins a free kick in the defensive half.
58' YELLOW CARD! First booking of the game goes to Xhaka.
52' CHANCE! Dangerous free-kick here for the home side just on the edge of the Arsenal box.

It's a clever set-piece routine as Jensen's touch allows Toney to flick it up and hit it on the volley but it flies over.
49' Goal! Brentford 0-3 Arsenal
Fábio Vieira left footed shot from outside the box.
46' Second Half begins...
H-T Brentford 0-2 Arsenal
42' Arsenal on top here as Saka has a powerful low curling shot blocked by Mee.
35' Brentford 0-2 Arsenal
Xhaka has a strike from distance but his effort goes well over.
32' First Brentford corner but it's terribly worked as they try a short one. Arsenal then spring on the counter-attack. Sums up the home side's first half.
30' OVER!
Sloppy play from Brentford as Saka gets in on the right but blazes over from a tight angle. The Arsenal forward has his head in his hands.
28' Brentford 0-2 Arsenal (Jesus, 28')
23' Break in play as Gabriel receives some medical treatment. Replays show the Arsenal defender had picked up an injury in the warm-up. He continues for now.
17' Goal!
Brentford 0-1 Arsenal
William Saliba header from the right side of the six yard box following a corner.
16' Arsenal counter-attack on the right with Saka but his cross is blocked superbly by Toney after some great tracking back from the striker.
11' Foul by Ben Mee.
Gabriel Jesus wins a free kick on the right wing.
10' Offside, Arsenal.
Gabriel Magalhães tries a through ball, but Gabriel Jesus is caught offside.
5' Brentford getting on the front foot here as they look to build into this game.

Ramsdale's just made a save, albeit a simple one, as Mbeumo heads straight at the goalkeeper.
3' Foul by Fábio Vieira.
Vitaly Janelt wins a free kick in the attacking half.
Martinelli has the first opportunity of the game but after a lovely one-two with Xhaka scuffs his shot straight at Raya.
1' First Half begins..
Arsenal Starting XI To Face Brentford: Ramsdale, White, Saliba, Gabriel, Tierney, Partey, Xhaka, Vieira, Saka, Martinelli, Jesus.


Mikel Arteta

First Eleven
32 Aaron Ramsdale
4 Ben White  
04 William Saliba  
06 Gabriel Magalhães
03 Kieran Tierney
18 Thomas Partey
29 Granit Xhaka  
21 Fábio Vieira   
87 Bukayo Saka  
35 Gabriel Martinelli
09 Gabriel Jesus  
30 Matt Turner
62 Edward Nketiah
16 Rob Holding
18 Tomiyasu  
23 Sambi Lokonga
27 Marquinhos  
57 Matt Smith
-- Ethan Nwaneri  
96 Lino Sousa