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Dear Masrawy visitors, follow our live coverage of the London derby between West Ham and Arsenal, as part of the summit of the 35th round of the English Premier League.
The Hammers host Arsenal at the Olympic Stadium in London.
West Ham are looking to move closer to qualifying positions in European competitions next season, while Arsenal are once again trying to return to take part in the Champions League competition.
West Ham are in seventh place with 52 points, while Arsenal are in fourth place with 60 points.
West Ham squad: Lukasz Fabianski, Vladimir Koval, Kurt Zouma, Aaron Cresswell, Ryan Fredericks Declan Rice, Mark Noble, Manuel Lanzini, Jarrod Bowen, Pablo Fornals, Said Benrahma.
Arsenal line-up: Aaron Ramsdale Nuno Tavares Takehiro Tomiaso Gabriel Magalis Rob Holding Mohamed Elneny Granit Xhaka Martin Odegaard Bukayo Saka Gabriel Martinelli Edward Nikita.
The 13th minute of the game saw Mohamed Elneny fall to injury after a West Ham player interfered.
The first chance of the game came in the 27th minute when Spaniard Pablo Fornals fired a powerful shot from inside the penalty area over the goal.
The ball came after a bad distraction from Brazilian defender Gabriel, but the West Ham player didn’t use the chance successfully.
West Ham’s danger continued, this time through a cross from Koval, striking from the foot of Tavares, to reach the ball to Lanzini, but the latter missed a chance to score a goal after a magnificent intervention by defender Holding in the 29th minute.
He pulled away from the Arsenal players, as Declan Rice tried to take advantage of the situation after dribbling to reach the edge of the penalty area and kicking the ball in, but Ramsdale stood in the right place and saved the ball regularly in the 33rd minute.
Arsenal’s first chance against West Ham came in the 37th minute through Nikita with a superb shot, but Polish keeper Fabianski tipped the ball away for a corner.
In the 38th minute, defender Holding managed to score Arsenal’s first goal with a header after a cross from Saka, making the score (10) for the Gunners and igniting the top.
And in the last minute of the first half, Jarrod Bowen scored the equalizer for West Ham with a superb shot, to be a quick response from the ‘Hammers’ team.
The goal came after a cross from Koval arrived at Bowen, who is inside the penalty area, to hit a magnificent ball which touched the Arsenal net, and the result became (11) .
Saka nearly put his side forward again with a shot from the right inside the penalty area in the 53rd minute, but Fabiansky blocked the ball and turned it into a corner for Arsenal.
Arsenal returned to the front with a goal scored by Gabriel, after the Gunners defender received a cross from Martinelli inside the box to turn it into a header in the West Ham net after ten minutes of the second period.
Nikita nearly hit West Ham in the 71st minute after a superb shot from inside the penalty area just passed the post giving West Ham a chance to equalise.