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G. Xhaka
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L. Torreira
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A. Lacazette
J. Willock
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C. Coady
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B. Saka
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51% 48%
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Shots On Target 1 5
Total Passes 516 482
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This victory for Arsenal keeps them in contention for a place in Europe next season, as they are now seventh, six points behind Manchester United in fourth spot. Next up for the Gunners are Leicester City on Tuesday. Meanwhile Wolves will travel to Sheffield in midweek, to face the Blades.
Arsenal clinch a 2-0 victory over Wolves, thanks to a first Premier League goal from Saka in the first half, before Lacazette wrapped up the three points at the end of the second half. It looked like Wolves would cause Arsenal a few problems in the second period, dominating possession and Arsenal struggling at the back, but apart from a great chance for Traore, who was played through on goal but his chip over Martinez went wide, they didn't create much in the final third. Lacazette then made them pay and he was only on the pitch for a couple of minutes before he drilled home the second goal from close range.
90' + 3' Arsenal are pushing forward in search of a third goal now, with Wolves sitting deep and it looks like they have lost all confidence in getting a result now.
G. Xhaka
Yellow Card
90' + 1' Xhaka is the latest Arsenal player to be booked, for his challenge on Jota.
90' There will be a minimum of a five minutes added time played.
M. Gibbs-White
João Moutinho
89' Late Wolves substitution now, with Moutinho replaced by Gibbs-White.
88' OFF THE LINE! Neves denies Arsenal a third goal, after Willock is played through on goal and seems to have made it 3-0 after sliding the ball past Patricio, but Neves gets back and clears it off the line.
L. Torreira
Yellow Card
88' Torreira has only been on the pitch for five minutes and he has already been booked.
J. Willock
86' Willock managed to beat his marker down the right and then fires a low cross into the feet of Lacazette at the near post, who beats Coady to it and makes no mistakes with the finish.
A. Lacazette
86' GOOOAAALLL! Arsenal double their lead, it's 2-0 and surely that is the victory wrapped up for the Gunners now! Lacazette has only just come onto the pitch and he beats Coady at the near post after the Wolves captain doesn't read a low cross into the six-yard box. The striker takes a touch and then drills the ball into the bottom left-hand corner of the net, lovely finish.
C. Coady
Yellow Card
84' Coady is shown a yellow card after the centre-back clatters into the back of Lacazette on the halfway line, stopping Arsenal from going on the counter.
A. Lacazette
E. Nketiah
83' The other change is a straight swap up top, with Nketiah heading off the pitch and he has been replaced by Lacazette.
L. Torreira
Dani Ceballos
83' Arsenal make their final substitutions now, with Ceballos replaced by Torreira.
81' Aubameyang hasn't been involved much for Arsenal today, the striker has struggled to get on the ball, especially in the second half, when much of the play has been at the other end of the pitch.
A. Maitland-Niles
Yellow Card
79' Maitland-Niles is the second Arsenal player to be booked, after his challenge on Moutinho in the Wolves half.
78' Good chance! Nketiah rises above his marker in the penalty box, powering a header towards the top corner of the net, but he just gets too much on it and it doesn't trouble Patricio.
Cédric Soares
76' The other Arsenal substitution is a straight swap at right-back, with Cedric replaced by Bellerin.
J. Willock
B. Saka
76' Here is the double substitution by the Gunners, with Saka coming off and he has been replaced by Willock.
R. Saïss
Yellow Card
75' Saiss is the first Wolves player to be booked, after his heavy challenge on Aubameyang.
74' Arsenal look ready to make some more changes, with Bellerin and Willock ready on the sidelines, but Arteta is waiting for the right moment to introduce them.
Pedro Neto
M. Doherty
71' Another Wolves substitution now, with Doherty the man coming off and he has been replaced by Neto.
70' The second half drinks break interrupts the half now, a much needed rest for Arsenal and a chance to get some instructions from Mikel Arteta, after a tough spell in the second period.
69' The free-kick is played short to Neves at the left of Moutinho, however his low shot is straight at a couple of Arsenal players, who make the block and they clear the danger.
68' Free-kick to Wolves in a good position, central and around 25 yards out and certainly within shooting range for Moutinho or Neves.
66' Wolves have certainly looked more dangerous since the introduction of Jota, making it a three man attack and the Arsenal defence are struggling to cope at times, as they are sitting deep and are being opened up in the final third.
64' CHANCE! Traore with a superb chance to level the scoreline for Wolves, but he somehow misses the target! Jota releases Traore down the right, he sprints through on goal and only has Martinez to beat in goal, but the keeper rushes out and does well to close down the space, forcing Traore to try and chip him. However, Traore gets his shot all wrong and it flies well wide of the Arsenal goal. He should've scored from there.
63' Blocked! Jota finds space on the edge of the box after Cedric slips to allow the striker time to fire a shot towards goal. However, David Luiz does well and makes a good block.
62' No team has conceded the first goal in more Premier League games during 2019-20 than Wolves (19 - level with Crystal Palace and Norwich). However, Wolves have recovered 21 points from losing positions this season, more than any other team in the competition.
60' Maitland-Niles has a bit more pace than Tierney, in order to defend against Traore down the left, it seems like a much more even match up now, with much of the Wolves play coming down that wing.
58' Arsenal have managed to settle the game down now and regain possession in the middle of the pitch, after having to chase the ball for much of the opening 10 minutes or so. There is still plenty of time for Wolves to get back into this game.
A. Maitland-Niles
K. Tierney
56' Arsenal respond by making a change of their own, with Tierney heading off the pitch and he has been replaced by Maitland-Niles.
Diogo Jota
L. Dendoncker
55' Here is the Wolves substitution, with Dendoncker the man coming off and he has been replaced by Jota. So it looks like Wolves will now line up in a 3-4-3 formation, with Traore moving out to the wing.
54' It looks like Wolves are about to make their first change of the game, with Jota getting ready on the sidelines. They've started the second half well, keeping the ball much better.
52' Good chance! Jimenez gets above his marker at the far post as a deep cross comes into the box, but he can't quite turn his header on target and it flies wide of the post.
50' Arsenal won their last Premier League away game 2-0 versus Southampton and are looking for back-to-back away victories in the competition for the first time since August.
48' Stoppage in play here right at the start of the second half, after Saiss is down with a head injury, the medical team are on the pitch and are taking all of the necessary precautions.
46' The second half is under way!
It will be interesting to see how Wolves react to being a goal down now, as for much of the first half, they seemed happy to sit deep and let Arsenal have the ball, but now they need to attack and take the game to the Gunners. They have looked dangerous on the counter, using the pace of Traore and Jonny.
Arsenal lead 1-0 at the break after a goal right at the end of the half by Saka, his first Premier League goal for the Gunners and it was a great finish. Arsenal have enjoyed more possession, but apart from an Aubameyang chance, they hadn't really tested the Wolves defence. Whilst the home side looked dangerous on the counter and Traore went close inside the first minute of the game. However, the Gunners pressed forward and Saka produced a terrific volley inside the box, to power the ball into the back of the net just before the break.
45' There will be a minimum of two minutes added time played at the end of the first half.
B. Saka
43' GOOOAAALLL! Arsenal lead 1-0! Saka with the breakthrough just before the break at Molineux. Tierney tries to cross to Saka, but it's partially blocked and the Arsenal man has to adjust his feet quickly, but then volleys it into the right-hand corner of the net, well out of the grasp of Patricio. Great finish.
41' Free-kick to Wolves in a decent position, after Traore is brought down by Arsenal around 20 yards out, after seemingly dribbling into trouble. Neves is standing over the free-kick. However, they play it short and results in Jonny having his shot blocked and Arsenal easily clear the danger.
39' There's not long left to play at Molineux before the end of the first half now, can either side break the deadlock before the half-time whistle?
37' Aubameyang scored 22 Premier League goals last season and has netted 19 this season – he needs one more goal to become only the second Gunners player to score 20 goals in consecutive Premier League seasons, after Thierry Henry (five in a row between 2001-02 and 2005-06).
35' OFF THE POST! Nketiah turns quickly inside the penalty area and takes a shot at goal, which catches Patricio off guard, with the keeper thinking he was aiming for the far post, but Nketiah went for the near corner. However, Nketiah does brilliantly to adjust his feet and get a hand of the shot, pushing it onto the post.
33' Good chance! Mix up at the back post by Arsenal, with Cedric and Saka both not picking up Jonny, who is in loads of space as the ball drops to him and he tries to find the bottom right-hand corner of the net, but drags his shot just wide of the post.
David Luiz
Yellow Card
32' The first yellow card of the game is shown to David Luiz after his late and rash challenge on Traore, as the winger broke forward on the break and skipped past the defender.
30' CHANCE! Good delivery into the box from the right by Traore, with Tierney giving him too much time and space to pick out Dendoncker in the box, who powers a header at goal, but it flies wide of the Arsenal net. He should've been doing better from there.
28' Stoppage in play here as we have a drinks break, allowing both teams to get some instructions from the coaching staff. The pace of the game has been quite slow so far, so hopefully it might liven up after this break.
26' SAVE! Wolves fail to deal with the initial ball into the box, with Jimenez flicking it on and it ends up falling to Aubameyang, who manages to get a shot away at goal, but it lacks pace and Patricio gets down quickly and makes a good save at the far post.
25' First corner of the game goes to Arsenal, after his cross into the box from the left is blocked and goes out of play. The first real opportunity for Arsenal to get the ball into the box, can they do anything with it?
23' Wolves look the more dangerous in attack at the moment, they are managing to get into the Arsenal final third, with the Arsenal defence not looking great at the back today.
21' Arsenal haven’t won any of their last 17 Premier League away games against sides starting the day higher than them in the table (D5 L12), with their last such victory coming in September 2015 against eventual champions Leicester City (5-2).
19' Good ball over the top of the Arsenal defence by Coady, releasing Traore, but Tierney defends it well and the cross from Traore is blocked and then bounces back off him for a goal-kick.
18' This is better from Wolves, they have picked up the pace a little, with Moutinho and Neves getting on the ball more and they are making Tierney and Cedric defend, rather than play as wingers.
16' Wolves are quite happy to let Arsenal keep the ball around the halfway line, they are sitting deep and then trying to release the wing-backs quickly on the break when they do win the ball back.
14' Wolves are struggling to get out of their own half at the moment, with their now three man midfield being stretched by the Arsenal wing-backs. However, they haven't created anything so far.
12' The pace of the game is quite slow at the moment, with Arsenal trying to find a way through this resilient Wolves defence, who so far haven't been troubled.
10' Decent effort! Traore picks up the ball around the halfway line, dribbles at the Arsenal defence with pace and gets all the way to the edge of the penalty area and fires a powerful shot towards goal, but he skies it high over the crossbar.
9' Arsenal lost this exact fixture last season, ending an eight-game unbeaten league run against Wolves at Molineux (W7 D1). They’ve not lost consecutive away games against Wolves since February 1975.
7' Wolves don't mind sitting deep and soaking up the pressure, they are looking to break quickly on the counter-attack, especially with the pace of Traore up top.
5' Despite their possession, Arsenal haven't been able to get their front three on the ball yet, with Wolves switching to a back five when they are defending, with Doherty and Jonny dropping back.
3' Arsenal are just settling into their passing game now, they are in possession and keeping Wolves penned back inside their half, however, Wolves are playing a high pressing game and forcing them back.
1' WOLVES CHANCE! Early opportunity for Wolves, with Jimenez dropping deep and getting on the ball, he chips it over the top of the Arsenal defence towards Traore, who just manages to get on the end of it, but Martinez is quick off his line and blocks the shot. Poor defending by Arsenal early on.
1' We're under way!
The teams are out on the pitch and kick-off is just a few minutes away, stay tuned for all of the match action!
Meanwhile the Gunners have made three changes to the side that beat Norwich City, with Cedric, Saka and Nketiah coming into the starting XI, with Bellerin, Nelson and Lacazette missing out.
Wolves make just one change to the side that beat Aston Villa last time out, with Jota dropping to the bench and he has been replaced by Traore up front alongside Jimenez.
ARSENAL SUBS: Alexandre Lacazette, Joseph Willock, Reiss Nelson, Lucas Torreira, Sokratis, Matt Macey, Rob Holding, Ainsley Maitland-Niles, Hector Bellerin.
ARSENAL (3-4-3): Emiliano Martinez; Shkodran Mustafi, David Luiz, Sead Kolasinac; Cedric Soares, Dani Ceballos, Granit Xhaka, Keiran Tierney; Bukayo Saka, Eddie Nketiah, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang.
WOLVES SUBS: John Ruddy, Bruno Joradao, Pedro Neto, Morgan Gibbs-White, Diogo Jota, Ruben Vinagre, Leonardo Campana, Maximilian Kilman, Oskar Burr.
WOLVES (3-5-2): Rui Patricio; Willy Boly, Conor Coady, Romain Saiss; Matt Doherty, Leander Dendoncker, Ruben Neves, Joao Moutinho, Jonny, Raul Jimenez, Adama Traore.
Arsenal are also enjoying three wins on the bounce, after losing their first two games back against Manchester City and Brighton. The Gunners are eighth in the Premier League table, with Champions League qualification seemingly out of their reach with an eight point gap and six games to play.
Wolves are on a three game winning streak since the restart of the Premier League, to move them up to sixth in the table, only two points behind Chelsea in fourth and three behind Leicester in third.
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