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B. Leno
Own Goal
0 - 1
F. Delph
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M. Holgate
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T. Partey
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59% 40%
Shots Off Target
Shots On Target 3 1
Total Passes 627 438
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That's all for now though, goodbye!
The result means that Everton remain eighth, now just three points behind fourth-placed Chelsea.
Leno's late error consigns Arsenal to a 1-0 defeat against Everton. This was a tight match throughout, and it was unsurprising that it was settled by a single goal. Calvert-Lewin and Richarlison went close for the visitors in the first half, as Arsenal dominated possession without threatening. However, the hosts improved after the break and could have taken the lead when Chambers flashed a volley narrowly over. The game was decided on a mistake though, as Leno fumbled Richarlison's cross over the line to give Everton the lead in the 76th minute, and the visitors held on to secure a first league double over Arsenal since the 1985/86 season.   
90' + 5' FULL TIME: Arsenal 0-1 Everton
90' + 3' Brilliant save from Pickford! Thomas picks out Martinelli inside the box and the attacker races past Coleman, before poking a shot across goal from close range that Pickford instinctively flicks away from the onrushing Saka!
90' + 2' Coleman goes down off the ball with an ankle injury and the game is paused for the defender to receive treatment.
90' + 1' Four minutes of stoppage time are added on.
Y. Mina
89' Everton bring on a defender for an attacker as Richarlison heads off to be replaced by Mina.
88' Saka bends in a hopeful cross from the right flank, but it's hooked clear by Holgate.
T. Davies
J. Rodríguez
86' Rodriguez makes way for Davies as Everton search to tighten their defence even further.  
85' Arsenal have looked rattled since going behind and they haven't been able to put Everton under any pressure.  
C. Chambers
83' Chambers departs for Willian as Arsenal chase a late equaliser.
80' Everton have been difficult to break down all game for Arsenal, and they're only going to be more difficult to breach now that they have a lead to defend.   
78' It's a terrible error from Leno and Arsenal will be incredibly frustrated to go behind after a promising performance in the second half.  
B. Leno
Own Goal
76' OWN GOAL FROM LENO! 1-0 EVERTON! The visitors take the lead on the counter, as Richarlison latches onto a long ball over the top, before dribbling to the byline and squaring in a low cross that Leno fumbles backwards and into his own net!   
Gabriel Martinelli
E. Nketiah
74' The hosts' second change is Martinelli on for Nketiah.
M. Ødegaard
N. Pépé
74' Arsenal make a double substitution as they chase a late winner: the first sees Pepe make way for Odegaard.  
74' Calvert-Lewin has had a quiet game by his standards - the striker has failed to produce a single shot since heading wide early on.  
72' Arsenal are in the ascendancy, although they'll still be wary of Everton's threat on the break as we enter the final 20 minutes.   
70' Thomas lashes a wild effort high and wide from 25 yards. 
F. Delph
Yellow Card
68' Delph immediately picks up a yellow card for a cynical foul on Smith Rowe.
68' Big save from Pickford! Ceballos cuts inside from the left before whipping a 20-yard shot across goal that the goalkeeper acrobatically palms to safety!   
F. Delph
André Gomes
66' Gomes is replaced by Delph in midfield.
64' So close for Chambers! Saka clips in a free-kick from the byline and it sails through to Chambers who thumps his volley into the ground and inches over the bar from eight yards!   
M. Holgate
Yellow Card
62' Holgate is shown a yellow card after slamming into Pepe with a poor, late challenge near the byline. 
61' Arsenal turn up the pressure! Both Pepe and Saka flash testing, low passes across the face of goal that Everton just about clear, before Ceballos has a corner headed away by Holgate.  
59' Close! Chambers fizzes in a dangerous low cross that flicks off Holgate before ricocheting into the side netting!
57' Neither side has been able to dominate this game so far, and the second half has continued in a similar vein. 
Yellow Card
55' Allan is booked after tripping Saka to stop a break.
54' Richarlison bursts into the box, but his cutback flicks off Mari and ricochets to safety.     
53' Arsenal have a penalty overturned by VAR! Ceballos is tripped by Richarlison inside the box and the referee decides to award a penalty! However, VAR checks for an offside against Pepe during the build-up and the call is overturned!
51' Despite having had just 42 per cent possession, Everton have had nine shots to Arsenal's six. The visitors have played on the counter-attack so far, but it's led to the better chances.   
49' Chance! Coleman bursts to the byline and cuts it back to Sigurdsson who has his shot blocked behind by Holding from close range! There were suggestions that Coleman may have been offside during the build-up, but if he was onside that was a huge chance!
47' The hosts immediately win a corner, but it amounts to nothing as Chambers fouls Allan at the near post.
46' Arsenal get the second half under way.  
If Arsenal struggle to create chances after half time they can call upon Odegaard. The midfielder will be waiting on the bench and possesses the range of passing that might unlock the Everton defence.  
It's 0-0 at half time after an entertaining first 45 minutes. Everton have come closest to opening the scoring: both Calvert-Lewin and Richarlison went close, before Sigurdsson cracked the bar with a brilliant free-kick. However, Arsenal have controlled possession and have got into promising areas without producing the shots to match. With both sides needing a win, you'd expect this to open up in the second half.
45' + 1' HALF TIME: Arsenal 0-0 Everton
45' One minute of stoppage time is added on.
44' Arsenal continue to dominate possession, but they're struggling to break Everton down right now.
42' Everton win another free-kick in a promising position after Rodriguez is fouled, but Digne bends it straight into the wall.
40' Off the bar! Sigurdsson bends a 25-yard free-kick over the wall and off the top of the bar! Leno wouldn't have got anywhere near that if it was on target!
T. Partey
Yellow Card
38' Thomas is booked after tripping Richarlison 25 yards from goal.
36' Nketiah leads a counter-attack for the hosts, but his pass goes behind Saka and Everton are able to get back in numbers to see off the threat.
34' Gomes lets fly from 30 yards, but his shot deflects behind. The resulting corner falls to Rodriguez whose shot is blocked to safety by Xhaka. 
32' Arsenal continue to probe with a long spell of possession inside the Everton half.   
30' Big save from Leno! Richarlison squeezes past Mari inside the box, before curling a precise effort across goal from 12 yards that Leno parries to safety!
28' Arsenal are in command currently and they're piling the pressure on Everton, but the visitors are defending bravely and clinging onto their clean sheet.  
26' Saka jinks past Digne before Holgate charges down his 12-yard strike. 
25' Nketiah gathers a pass from Chambers eight yards from goal and swivels before hitting a shot straight at Holgate.  
23' Rodriguez and Digne work a quick interchange on the edge of the area, but Chambers anticipates the danger and pokes it away from Digne.  
20' Chambers is getting plenty of space to work with on the right flank and his crossing looks like one of the hosts' best routes to goal right now.
18' Holgate can only clear Chambers' cross into Saka, but the attacker's resulting eight-yard strike is tame and Pickford doesn't have to move to gather it.
16' Digne's cross flicks off Holding, forcing Leno into quickly turning to gather the goalbound ball.  
14' Chance! Digne breaks down the left and whips in a vicious cross towards the near post, where Calvert-Lewin plants a powerful diving header narrowly from close range! 
12' Sigurdsson could be the key for the visitors today. He's been involved in five goals in his last seven Premier League games (3 goals, 2 assists), as many as in his previous 23 in the competition.
10' Thomas' switch is cut out by Coleman as Everton try and restrict the hosts.
8' Sigurdsson bends in a dangerous free-kick from deep, but Holding does well to anticipate the flight and head it back to Leno.  
6' This game has started at a quick tempo as both teams attempt to stamp their authority.
4' Arsenal win a corner after Godfrey glances Chambers' dangerous cross away from the rising Nketiah. Saka's delivery is then cleared by Godfrey.
2' Arsenal make a nervous start as Everton press them all the way back to Leno, who slices a clearance out of play. 
1' Everton get the first half under way.   
The players are emerging from the tunnel and kick off is just seconds away!
Everton are looking to complete their first league double over Arsenal since the 1985-86 season, following their 2-1 win at Goodison Park in December.
Everton, meanwhile, make three changes: Keane, Iwobi and Davies are replaced by Coleman, Gomes and Calvert-Lewin.
Arsenal make six changes to the side that drew with Fulham last time out. Ryan, Bellerin, Martinelli, Elneny, Gabriel and the injured Alexandre Lacazette make way. Nketiah comes into the side after netting the equaliser against Fulham and he’s joined by Leno, Chambers, Mari, Partey and Pepe.
SUBS: Alex Iwobi, Yerry Mina, Robin Olsen, Bernard, Niels Nkounkou, Fabian Delph, Joshua King, Tom Davies, Nathan Broadhead.
EVERTON (4-3-3): Jordan Pickford; Seamus Coleman, Ben Godfrey, Mason Holgate, Lucas Digne; James Rodriguez, Allan, Andre Gomes; Richarlison, Dominic Calvert-Lewin, Gylfi Sigurdsson.
SUBS: Hector Bellerin, Cedric Soares, Mat Ryan, Willian, Martin Odegaard, Gabriel Martinelli, Reiss Nelson, Mohamed Elneny, Gabriel Magalhaes.
ARSENAL (4-2-3-1): Bernd Leno; Calum Chambers, Rob Holding, Pablo Mari, Granit Xhaka; Thomas Partey, Dani Ceballos; Nicolas Pepe, Emile Smith Rowe, Bukayo Saka; Eddie Nketiah.
This is just the tip of the iceberg on a huge week for Arsenal though. After announcing the formation of the European Super League, Arsenal pulled out just two days later alongside five other Premier League clubs under significant fan pressure. Hundreds of fans have been protesting outside of the Emirates Stadium prior to the game today as the negativity of the last week continues. 
Everton, meanwhile, are in a similar situation to Arsenal. They find themselves in eighth and if they’re to apply pressure on the teams above them then they’ll need to start with a win tonight. With both teams in need of three points, it should hopefully lead to an open game today.
Hello and welcome to live commentary of this Premier League fixture between Arsenal and Everton. The hosts enter this one in ninth and with slim hopes of qualifying for Europe next season – they’ll be desperate for a win today to make one final push up the table.