English Premier League

Norwich City vs Arsenal 2021-22 English Premier League

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  • 6': Bukayo Saka
  • 44': Kieran Tierney
  • 67': Bukayo Saka
  • 84': Alexandre Lacazette (P)
  • 90'+1': Emile Smith Rowe

Bukayo Saka nets brace as Arsenal ease past Norwich in 5-0 win

Bukayo Saka scored a brace as Arsenal eased to a 5-0 victory at Norwich City on Sunday to continue their bid for Champions League qualification.

Match Commentary

  • 6': Goal! Norwich City 0, Arsenal 1. Bukayo Saka (Arsenal) left footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Martin Ødegaard.
  • 39': Granit Xhaka (Arsenal) is shown the yellow card.
  • 41': Przemyslaw Placheta (Norwich City) is shown the yellow card.
  • 44': Goal! Norwich City 0, Arsenal 2. Kieran Tierney (Arsenal) left footed shot from the left side of the box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Martin Ødegaard.
  • 45'+3': First Half ends, Norwich City 0, Arsenal 2.
  • 45': Second Half begins Norwich City 0, Arsenal 2.
  • 62': Thomas Partey (Arsenal) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
  • 66': Substitution, Norwich City. Pierre Lees-Melou replaces Kieran Dowell.
  • 67': Goal! Norwich City 0, Arsenal 3. Bukayo Saka (Arsenal) left footed shot from outside the box to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Alexandre Lacazette.
  • 72': Substitution, Norwich City. Adam Idah replaces Joshua Sargent.
  • 75': Substitution, Arsenal. Mohamed Elneny replaces Thomas Partey.
  • 75': Substitution, Norwich City. Christos Tzolis replaces Przemyslaw Placheta.
  • 78': Substitution, Arsenal. Nicolas Pépé replaces Bukayo Saka.
  • 82': Substitution, Arsenal. Emile Smith Rowe replaces Gabriel Martinelli.
  • 84': Goal! Norwich City 0, Arsenal 4. Alexandre Lacazette (Arsenal) converts the penalty with a right footed shot to the bottom right corner.
  • 90'+1': Goal! Norwich City 0, Arsenal 5. Emile Smith Rowe (Arsenal) left footed shot from very close range to the bottom left corner.Goal confirmed following VAR Review.
  • 90'+2': VAR Decision: Goal Arsenal - Norwich City 0-5 Arsenal (Emile Smith Rowe).

Game Information

Competition: English Premier League

Venue: Carrow Road
Location: Norwich, England
Attendance: 26,940

English Premier League Standings

POS TEAM GP GD PTS
+35 Liverpool 25 57 2
+36 Arsenal 25 55 4
+31 Manchester City 24 53 3
+19 Aston Villa 25 49 6
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Statistics

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7 Fouls 13
2 Yellow Cards 1
0 Red Cards 0
2 Offsides 3
5 Corner Kicks 3
2 Saves 1
64.8 Possession 35.2
16 SHOTS 4
6 ON GOAL 2
0.4 On Target % 0.5
1 Penalty Goals 0
1 Penalty Kicks Taken 0
493 Accurate Passes 228
585 Passes 314
0.8 Pass Completion % 0.7
2 Accurate Crosses 1
9 Crosses 9
0.2 Cross % 0.1
49 Long Balls 53
23 Accurate Long Balls 20
0.5 Long Balls % 0.4
6 Blocked Shots 1
11 Effective Tackles 8
13 Tackles 17
0.8 Tackle % 0.5
8 Interceptions 13
9 Effective Clearances 12
9 Clearances 12

Line-Ups

NOR Norwich City (4-2-3-1)

No. Name
28 Angus Gunn (GK)
4 Ben Gibson
15 Ozan Kabak
21 Brandon Williams
2 Max Aarons
10 Kieran Dowell
23 Kenny McLean
8 Billy Gilmour
22 Teemu Pukki
11 Przemyslaw Placheta Yellow Card
24 Josh Sargent

ARS Arsenal (4-2-3-1)

No. Name
32 Aaron Ramsdale (GK)
6 Gabriel
16 Rob Holding
3 Kieran Tierney
4 Ben White
8 Martin Ødegaard
34 Granit Xhaka Yellow Card
5 Thomas Partey Yellow Card
9 Alexandre Lacazette
35 Gabriel Martinelli
7 Bukayo Saka

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