Arsenal vs Chelsea: Havertz, Abraham Fire Blues to 1st Victory Over Gunners Since December 2019

Arsenal vs Chelsea: Havertz, Abraham Fire Blues to 1st Victory Over Gunners Since December 2019

  • For the first time since December 2019, Chelsea are claiming their first win over London rivals Arsenal
  • Before the game, the Gunners had beaten the Blues three times and drawing one in their last four meetings
  • Tammy Abraham and Kai Havertz scored a goal each for the Stamford Bridge outfit while Xhaka's strike wasn't enough to earn them a draw

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Chelsea claim their first victory over Arsenal since December 2019 courtesy of their 2-1 triumph at Emirates Stadium on Sunday, August 1.

A goal each from Kai Havertz and Tammy Abraham handed the reigning European Champions the victory while Granit Xhaka's equaliser ended up a mere consolation.

The German star shot the Blues ahead from close range in the 26th minute after receiving a timely pass from countryman Timo Werner in a counter-attacking move.

Arsenal vs Chelsea: Havertz, Abraham Fire Blues to 1st Victory Over Gunners Since December 2019
Tammy Abraham scoring Chelsea's winner against Arsenal at Emirates Stadium. Photo by Aaron Chown/PA Images
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Werner made a run toward's the North Londoners' 18-yard box before releasing it to the ex-Bayer Leverkusen man who controlled the ball before sending it to the back of the net.

The goal ensured they remained in control of the game in the opening half before heading to the dressing room for halftime talks.

Granit Xhaka fired Mikel Arteta's men back into the fixture in the 69th minute but only needed three minutes before taking the lead in the 72nd minute via Tammy Abraham.

The striker of Nigerian descent took advantage of a blunder in the Gunners backline as he converted the opportunity he got.

How Barcelona defeated Stuttgart

Legit.ng earlier reported that Barcelona stretched their winning streak to three games this preseason following their 3-0 win over German league side VfB Stuttgart at the Mercedes-Benz Arena earlier this weekend.

Summer signing Memphis Depay shot the Catalans ahead from close range just after 21 minutes of action.

The Dutchman received a long ball from the midfield, controlled it with his left foot, and quickly used his right foot to heighten Stutgart's defender before latching the ball into the back of the net.

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