Arsenal bounced back with a 3-1 victory against Burnley at the Emirates Stadium, leveling points with Premier League leaders Manchester City.Despite a challenging first half, Leandro Trossard’s goal on the stroke of halftime broke Burnley’s resistance.
Although Josh Brownhill temporarily equalized, William Saliba restored Arsenal’s lead shortly after.Oleksandr Zinchenko sealed the win with a spectacular third goal. Despite a late red card for Fabio Vieira, Arsenal climbed to second in the table, Burnley, however, remains in 19th place.
Mikel Arteta’s side, aiming to avoid consecutive defeats, faced strong resistance from Burnley.
The breakthrough came in injury time when Zinchenko’s cross set up Trossard’s goal. Brownhill’s unexpected equalizer served as a wake-up call for Arsenal, who quickly regained the lead through Saliba’s header from Trossard’s corner.
Zinchenko added a third with a volley, securing Arsenal’s victory. Notably, Leandro Trossard’s opener marked Arsenal’s 1,000th goal at the Emirates Stadium, with all six of his season goals assisted by Bukayo Saka. Arsenal’s unbeaten streak against promoted sides at home continued, and Zinchenko had a standout performance.
Despite Vieira’s late red card, Arsenal’s win propels them into second place, setting the stage for an exciting clash with Chelsea.
After the international break, Arsenal faces Brentford,
While Burnley hosts West Ham on November 25.