FT: Crystal Palace 1-3 Arsenal, Nicolas Pepe Bags BRACE! (Match Report And Highlight)
A brace from Nicolas Pepe and one from Gabriel Martinelli as Arsenal got a late 1-3 win against Crystal Palace, MySportDab reports.
First Half Report
Both teams had a fair share of the ball going forward as the visitors made their count with a goal against their opponent.
Crystal Palace had things under control despite all the pressure coming from the visitors who had so much presence upfront.
Arsenal took the lead in the 35th minute of the game after a nice buildup play saw Nicolas Pepe making it 0-1 with a lovely finish.
More coming from both ends which numerous opportunities were thrown away with nothing to show for it.
The first half of the encounter ended with Crystal Palace 0-1 Arsenal as they both headed for the break.
Second Half Report
The second half was more interesting with three goals being scored which both teams had their names on the scoreboard.
Crystal Palace leveled things 1-1 in the 62nd minute through a goal from Christian Benteke who ensured his finishing was good.
Arsenal couldn’t make anything respond immediately as they had to wait until the 91st minutes to take the lead 1-2 thanks to Gabriel Martinelli who scored.
Nicolas Pepe added another goal in the 95th minute of the game which made it his brace with the scoreline turning 1-3.
The match ended with Crystal Palace 1-3 Arsenal as the Gunners claimed a crucial win and three points in the encounter.
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