Burnley vs Arsenal: Clarets, Gunners share spoils after tough Premier League game

Burnley vs Arsenal: Clarets, Gunners share spoils after tough Premier League game

- Burnley vs Arsenal's Premier League game ended in a stalemate

- Aubameyang returned for the Gunners after completing his punishment

- The Gunners remain tenth on the table after match day 25 which ended in a draw

Arsenal and Burnley shared the spoils after regulation period at Turf Moor in one of Sunday's Premier League fixtures.

The Gunners are winless in their last four EPL matches with all four ending in stalemates which means that their chances of playing in Europe are slim.

Mikel Arteta's men got the game started on a bright note with early chances from Alexandre Lacazette but his effort was unable to beat Nick Pope in his territory

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Pierre Emerick-Aubameyang was presented with a one-on-one chance in the 13th minute after running into space to connect with David Luiz's long pass but the Gabonese striker's final ball went far off target.

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Just moments later, the home team got a chance to punish the Gunners for the wasted effort by their captain but Bernd Leno quickly saved the day.

In the 19th minute, Jay Rodriguez launched a low but powerful shot from long range but the north Londoners' goalkeeper perfectly saved that from going into the net.

Gunners duo of Alexandre Lacazette and his strike partner Aubameyang had a few of their efforts halted by the home team.

Despite winning back-to-back corners from their attacking moves, they still could not manage to convert any of their set-pieces at the time.

Having failed to break into Arsenal's backline, Dwight McNeil tried a 25-yard thunder but it went off target as both sides remain goalless at the half-hour.

Sean Dyche's men once again came close to breaking the deadlock in the 37th minute but Jeff Hendrick's powerful shot went a bit above the post.

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The 28-year-old forward connect with a curly pass from McNeil which went past all Arsenal defenders, but the end product was not good enough for the home team.

There were flashes from both sides but neither side could break the deadlock after 45 intense minutes of action.

Mikel Arteta's men, however, returned to the pit showing more intents and purposes with Lacazette and Aubameyang combining play but they failed to take their chances.

Jay Rodriguez's chance of handing the Clarets the lead in the 77th minute failed to cross the line as Arsenal defenders clear the imminent danger from happening.

At the start of the second half, Arteta introduced Lucas Torreira to replace Bukayo Saka who managed to finish the first half.

The youngster looked to have suffered a hamstring injury but it is left to seen the extent of his discomfort.

Eddie Nketiah came in for Lacazette in the 89th minute but the visitors still were unable to find the back of the net.

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In the end, both sides shared the spoils as the Ginners remain tenth on the log with 31 points after 25 rounds of games.

Legit.ng earlier reported that Juventus have established a six-point gap at the top of Serie A following their 3-0 victory over Fiorentina at the Allianz Stadium.

Cristiano Ronaldo grabbed a brace from two penalties while Matthijs De Ligt scored his first goal since his summer move from Ajax.

German Pezzella conceded a penalty in the 39th minute and was shown a yellow card by referee Fabrizio Pasqua.

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