• Emile Smith Rowe 56'
1
Regular Season
Finished
ARS
WAT
KO
  • The first yellow card of the game is shown to King after a foul on Gabriel as the pair battle for the ball.
    Watford
    Yellow card
    WAT - Joshua King
    10'
  • Lokonga is the first Arsenal man to be booked after he deliberately brings down Kucka as he looks to break forward and then shoves him to the ground as the pair clash afterwards.
    Arsenal
    Yellow card
    ARS - Albert Sambi Lokonga
    20'
  • Sarr comes over to the left wing and runs at Tomiyasu and skips past the Arsenal right-back, who catches him late. Tomiyasu is booked.
    Arsenal
    Yellow card
    ARS - Takehiro Tomiyasu
    30'
  • Another booking now, this time it is shown to Kucka after he dives into the back of Lacazette and gets nowhere near the ball. Poor challenge by the Watford man.
    Watford
    Yellow card
    WAT - Juraj Kucka
    31'
HT
  • Aubameyang battles for the ball with Femenia and the Arsenal skipper dives into a challenge and catches the Watford defender late.
    Arsenal
    Yellow card
    ARS - Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang
    52'
  • Sissoko is the latest player to be booked now, after he pulls the shirt of Saka as the Arsenal winger turns away from him.
    Watford
    Yellow card
    WAT - Moussa Sissoko
    54'
  • GOAL! ARSENAL TAKE THE LEAD! Smith Rowe finally gets the breakthrough goal and fires Arsenal 1-0 ahead! Watford fail to clear the danger on the edge of the penalty area, with White racing forward, but his path is blocked and the ball falls to Smith Rowe, who drills a low shot towards goal. It takes a slight deflection and beats Foster in the Watford goal.
    Arsenal
    Goal
    ARS - Emile Smith Rowe
    56'
  • Here comes the Watford substitution, with Tufan the man coming off and he has been replaced by Joao Pedro.
    Watford
    Watford
    Substitution
    Substitution - Out7 - Ozan Tufan
    Substitution - In10 - João Pedro
    62'
  • Arsenal make their first change now, with Lacazette the man heading off and he has been replaced by Odegaard.
    Arsenal
    Arsenal
    Substitution
    Substitution - Out9 - Alexandre Lacazette
    Substitution - In8 - Martin Ødegaard
    69'
  • Watford make their second change now, with Dennis the man coming off and he has been replaced by Hernandez.
    Watford
    Watford
    Substitution
    Substitution - Out25 - Emmanuel Dennis
    Substitution - In29 - Cucho Hernández
    74'
  • Gabriel is booked now after a high challenge on Joao Pedro as he catches the Watford man in the face.
    Arsenal
    Yellow card
    ARS - Gabriel Magalhães
    80'
  • Late Arsenal change now, with Smith Rowe heading off to an excellent ovation from the home fans and Elneny is his replacement.
    Arsenal
    Arsenal
    Substitution
    Substitution - Out10 - Emile Smith Rowe
    Substitution - In25 - Mohamed Elneny
    86'
  • RED CARD! Kucka was booked in the first half and he is now shown a yellow and given his marching orders! The midfielder lost his cool and dived into a challenge with Tavares, catching the Arsenal man late and the referee had no choice but to award a free-kick and send him off.
    Watford
    Red card
    WAT - Juraj Kucka
    89'
  • Late Arsenal change, with Saka coming off and he has been replaced by Martinelli.
    Arsenal
    Arsenal
    Substitution
    Substitution - Out7 - Bukayo Saka
    Substitution - In35 - Gabriel Martinelli
    93'
  • Watford make a change as well, with Cathcart heading off and he has been replaced by Fletcher.
    Watford
    Watford
    Substitution
    Substitution - Out15 - Craig Cathcart
    Substitution - In11 - Ashley Fletcher
    94'
FT
Arsenal
Match stats
Watford
61%
Possession
39%
14
Shots
7
6
Shots (On goal)
1
4
Corners
2
1
Saves
5
6
Fouls
19

Line-ups

32
Aaron Ramsdale
18
Takehiro Tomiyasu
4
Benjamin White
6
Gabriel Magalhães
20
Nuno Tavares
7
Bukayo Saka
23
Albert Sambi Lokonga
15
Ainsley Maitland-Niles
10
Emile Smith Rowe
9
Alexandre Lacazette
25
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang
Arsenal
4-4-1-1
1
Ben Foster
21
Kiko Femenía
15
Craig Cathcart
13
Nicolas Nkoulou
3
Danny Rose
19
Moussa Sissoko
23
Ismaïla Sarr
33
Juraj Kucka
7
Ozan Tufan
25
Emmanuel Dennis
7
Joshua King
Watford
4-1-4-1

Team stats

Arsenal

GoalkeepersGGCSAV
001
MidfieldersGGASFCFW
Albert Sambi Lokonga
00311
00100
Bukayo Saka
93'
00003
Emile Smith Rowe
86'
56'
10200
DefendersGGASFCFW
Takehiro Tomiyasu
00010
Nuno Tavares
00111
00003
00113
SubstitutesGGASFCFW
69'(Alexandre Lacazette)
00000
86'(Emile Smith Rowe)
00000
Gabriel Martinelli
93'(Bukayo Saka)
00001
Eddie Nketiah
00000
00000
00000
00000
00000
000--

Watford

GoalkeepersGGCSAV
015
ForwardsGGASFCFW
00120
MidfieldersGGASFCFW
00020
00012
00142
74'
00120
62'
00020
DefendersGGASFCFW
00001
00040
00010
94'
00000
SubstitutesGGASFCFW
João Pedro
62'(Ozan Tufan)
00011
Cucho Hernández
74'(Emmanuel Dennis)
00000
94'(Craig Cathcart)
00000
Jeremy Ngakia
00000
Francisco Sierralta
00000
00000
00000
00000
000--

Team Ranks

Arsenal
Match stats
Watford
61%
Possession
39%
14
Shots
7
6
Shots (On goal)
1
4
Corners
2
1
Saves
5
6
Fouls
19