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LIVE COMMENTARY: Arsenal vs Norwich

Arsenal host Norwich in a bottom of the table clash today. Kick off is in about an hour’s time.

Not long until we see the lineups.

Meanwhile, The players have arrived the Emirates stadium (WATCH VIDEO) 👇🏾

The lineups are out!

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Arsenal xi to face Norwich: Maitland-Niles starts as Tomiyasu makes debut
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This is how the visitors set up
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Rob Holding misses today’s game due to injury

The players are coming unto the pitch:

Here is how the teams lineup once again

Arsenal: Ramsdale; Tomiyasu, White, Gabriel, Tierney; Sambi, Maitland-Niles, 0degaard, Saka; Aubameyang

Norwich: Krul; Aarons, Hansley, Omobamidele, Williams; Rupp, Lees-Melou, McLean; Tzolis, Dowell, Pukki

8 minutes into the game and Arsenal with the early dominance.

Chance for Norwich in the 15th minute but the header is just inches wide

What a chance for Aubameyang, the Arsenal captain is one on one with the Goalkeeper and he tries to place it into the corner but Krul parries it and the Norwich defender does well to clear the scraps

20 minutes gone and it’s still goalless.

36 minutes gone and Teemu Puukki wins a free kick for Norwich close to the D.

The wall does its job and defelects the ball away for a Norwich corner. The Arsenal defence deals with the resulting corner.

Aubameyang is tripped by Aarons and Arsenal win a free kick in a very promising postion.

Nicolas Pepe curls the free kick wide. Just less than a minute to halftime.

Chance! Tomiyasu’s well struck volley from the right side of the box is just inches wide.

Halftime at the Emirates: Arsenal 0-0 Norwich

Arsenal started the brighter of both sides but Norwich grew into the game and posed some threats.

Not many clear cut chances have been created so far. Arsenal have not shown enough desperation and Norwich lacking final third precision any time they’ve attacked.

The second half has resumed at the Emirates and it’s Arsenal attacking to the left while Norwich attacking to the right.

Aubameyang is fouled by Hanley and the Norwich defender is shown a yellow card. Arsenal win a free kick in a good position.

The resulting free kick is lofted towards the far post but the ball is headed wide.

Substitutions: Todd Cantwell is on for Norwich.

Emile Smith Rowe and Thomas Partey are on in the place of Tomiyasu and Sambi-Lokonga respectively.

65 minutes gone and Arsenal have a corner.

GOALLLLLLLLL!!!! (Aubameyang)

Arsenal take the lead! Saka wins the ball in a good position close to the Norwich box, he plays in Pepe and the Ivorian tries to find the right bottom corner, it comes off the woodwork and somehow ricochets back to Aubameyang who slots into an empty net. (Arsenal 1-0 Norwich)

WATCH VIDEO 👇🏾

Cedric Soares is on for Ainsley Maitland-Niles.

4 minutes added time at the Emirates

Chance for Nicolas Pepe; Arsenal break on the counter and Nicolas Pepe receives the ball from Emile Smith Rowe but his left footed effort just about scrapes the post.

Full Time at the Emirates Arsenal 1-0 Norwich

Arsenal get their first win of the season and Norwich remain winless and goalless in their first 4 games.

Goodbye from me Moses Onyilo Adikwu and all of us at EPL Fantasy. Do have a nice weekend

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