Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta supplies Kieran Tierney replace, Ben White anticipated to overlook out vs Man Metropolis

Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta provides Kieran Tierney update, Gabriel Martinelli eases injury fears & centre-back expected to miss out vs Man City

Arsenal downed by Chelsea

Arsenal would play out their 2nd recreation of the 2021/22 Premier League season a short while in the past.

The Gunners had been dealing with off with London rivals Chelsea, and headed into the conflict trying to bounce again from their opening day defeat by the hands of Brentford.

Arsenal misplaced 2-0 towards the Bees, and fell to the identical scoreline vs Chelsea as properly.

New signing Romelu Lukaku opened the scoring for the guests after simply 14 minutes, tapping a Reece James cross into an empty internet:

Chelsea then doubled their lead 20 minutes later, with James this time the scorer:

The newest on Tierney, White & Martinelli

Arsenal have now failed to attain or choose up a single level of their opening two video games of a season in England’s high 4 tiers for the primary time in 118 campaigns:

In addition to dropping their opening two bouts of the season, Arsenal had been additionally dealt two blows on the personnel entrance on Sunday.

Each Kieran Tierney and Gabriel Martinelli had been compelled off in the course of the 2nd half towards Chelsea.

And while Arsenal followers probably feared the worst, there was some constructive information as Martinelli eased damage fears post-match, confirming that he solely had cramp, and was not truly injured:

Following the sport, Mikel Arteta would additionally present an replace on Tierney, confirming that the defender had a difficulty along with his quad:

And while it has not but been confirmed if the left-back will likely be alright to function towards Manchester Metropolis subsequent weekend, Arteta did state he doesn’t count on Ben White to function:

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Ben Browning.

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Premier League desk

# Workforce MP D P
1 Liverpool FC 2 5 6
2 Brighton & Hove Albion 2 3 6
3 Everton FC 2 2 4
4 Brentford FC 2 2 4
5 Manchester Metropolis 2 4 3
6 Manchester United 1 4 3
7 Chelsea FC 1 3 3
8 West Ham United 1 2 3
9 Aston Villa 2 1 3
10 Leicester Metropolis 1 1 3
11 Tottenham Hotspur 1 1 3
12 Watford FC 2 -1 3
13 Crystal Palace 2 -3 1
14 Leeds United 2 -4 1
15 Wolverhampton Wanderers 1 -1 0
16 Southampton FC 1 -2 0
17 Arsenal FC 1 -2 0
18 Burnley FC 2 -3 0
19 Newcastle United 2 -4 0
20 Norwich Metropolis 2 -8 0
Participant Workforce Objectives
Fernandes, Bruno Manchester United 3
Ings, Danny Aston Villa 2
Maupay, Neal Brighton & Hove Albion 2
Calvert-Lewin, Dominic Everton FC 2
Jota, Diogo Liverpool FC 2
Greenwood, Mason Manchester United 2
Salah, Mohamed Liverpool FC 1
Antonio, Michail West Ham United 1
Doucoure, Abdoulaye Everton FC 1
Benrahma, Stated West Ham United 1
Richarlison Everton FC 1
Dennis, Emmanuel Watford FC 1
James, Reece Chelsea FC 1
Cresswell, Aaron West Ham United 1
Klich, Mateusz Leeds United 1
Duffy, Shane Brighton & Hove Albion 1
Alonso, Marcos Chelsea FC 1
Lukaku, Romelu Chelsea FC 1
Ayling, Luke Leeds United 1
Son, Heung Min Tottenham Hotspur 1

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