VIDEO: AFC Bournemouth 2 – 1 Arsenal [Premier League] Highlights 2017/18
The absence of Alexis Sanchez was definitely felt by Arsenal as they lost away to Bournemouth in the Premier League.
ARSENAL encountered an awkward taste of existence without Alexis Sanchez on Sunday, as they surrendered the prompt lose 2-1 away to battling Bournemouth.
The guests were missing two key players on the south drift, where knee damage kept Mesut Ozil out of the group and Sanchez was excluded as he keeps on being connected with a move to Manchester City or Manchester United.
The nonappearance of the Gunners’ central maker and most powerful assaulting danger advised as they attempted to separate the home group preceding Hector Bellerin’s 52nd-minute opener.
Callum Wilson’s equalizer with 20 minutes to go was immediately trailed by Jordon Ibe’s first Premier League objective for Bournemouth and sufficiently demonstrated to enroll an acclaimed triumph for Eddie Howe’s group, who are currently unbeaten in their last five matches over all rivalries.
ARSENAL in the interim stay 6th, however have not won in five and are attempting to keep pace with the Champions League capability challengers in front of them in the table.
On the off chance that, obviously, Sanchez finishes an inescapable move to the Etihad Stadium or Old Trafford, Arsene Wenger must discover new assaulting arrangements in front of a London derby at home to a resurgent Crystal Palace one weekend from now.
Bournemouth appreciated an early sight of objective when Adam Smith let go wide from outside the zone, yet it was Arsenal who had the better of the opening trades.
Ainsley Maitland-Niles hit the banish in the wake of gathering a cross from Alexandre Lacazette at the back post and a diverted Alex Iwobi strike constrained Asmir Begovic to repel behind and surrender a corner.
The Gunners at that point needed to hold up until the point that the 35th moment to undermine once more, Begovic utilizing his feet to deny Danny Welbeck one-on-one.
Eddie Howe’s side completed the half emphatically, however, Ryan Fraser drawing a vital square from Calum Chambers and afterward testing Petr Cech, while Arsenal were maybe blessed not to surrender a punishment for handball against Iwobi from a corner.
The away team profited by that favorable luck by leading the pack ahead of schedule in the second half, when Iwobi’s very much weighted throughball discharged Bellerin in behind the Bournemouth barrier down the right.
The Spaniard dashed into the territory and could crush a low complete under Begovic, who got a touch yet could just prevail with regards to influencing the ball to circle up and bob over the line.
Unfazed, Bournemouth leveled in the 70th moment, a splendid Fraser go to the edge of the punishment zone enabling Wilson to direct a sharp, first-time complete past Petr Cech, who had charged off his line.
After four minutes it was 2-1, Ibe running onto Wilson’s lay-off and terminating home a furious strike to open his association represent the club.
Wenger presented Theo Walcott, another player who has been connected with a move far from north London, trying to rescue something from the amusement.
Be that as it may, the guests demonstrated unfit to apply huge weight in the end arranges, Bournemouth staying fearless to record a triumph that could demonstrate vital to their survival trusts.