In a captivating fixture in the ongoing English Premier League, Arsenal showcased a phenomenal performance, securing a 2-0 triumph over Brighton & Hove Albion. Manager Mikel Arteta lauded his team’s remarkable display.
The clash between Arsenal and Brighton & Hove Albion unfolded at the Emirates Stadium on Sunday (17/12/2023) night WIB. The first half saw both teams deadlocked in a goalless draw.
Arsenal’s relentless efforts bore fruit in the second half. Gabriel Jesus and Kai Havertz found the back of the net, propelling Arsenal to a well-deserved 2-0 victory.
Throughout the 90 minutes, Arsenal relentlessly bombarded Brighton, leaving the visiting team struggling to develop their gameplay.
This outcome served as a form of redemption for Arsenal, countering Brighton’s previous victory that dashed Arsenal’s hopes of clinching the Premier League title last season, with a 0-3 defeat at the same venue.
“I believe it was a phenomenal performance with an incredible sense of redemption, considering what happened last season and the demands Brighton puts on you,” remarked Arteta, as quoted from the official Arsenal website.
“I think the team performed exceptionally well today from start to finish, and thankfully, we deservedly won the match, and we did,” Arteta affirmed.
This result catapults Arsenal back to the summit of the league table with 39 points, while Liverpool sits in second place with 38 points.