Arsenal put their fans on the edge all through the duration of the game as the Gunners rallied back from two goals down to defeat the hard-fighting Bournemouth Football Club at the Emirate by 3-2.
Bournemouth’s Philip Billing opened the scoring in stunningly quick fashion, needing just 9.11 seconds to put the visitors in front. His goal is the second fastest in Premier League history.
The Visitors doubled their lead at the Emirates! Marcos Senesi gives Thomas Partey the slip to head Bournemouth two goals up against the league leaders.
But Arsenal fought back with two goals in an eight-minute span. First, Thomas Partey put home a shot following a rare moment of poor defensive play from Bournemouth.
Upon resumption of the second half, Ben White scores his first goal for Arsenal to draw them level with Bournemouth.
Then two substitutes combined with Reiss Nelson delivering a cross that Ben White blasted on goal with the referee confirming that the ball crossed the line.
However, Reiss Nelson grabbed the winner in the dying minute of the match with a stunner to put keep their title hopes alive.
Meanwhile at the Stamford Bridge, France Defender, Wesley Fofana earned Chelsea their first win in about 10 games thereby easing pressure on coach Graham Potter.
On-loan Portuguese Joao Felix rattled the bar but it was not until the 53rd minute that Fofana put away Ben Chilwell’s corner for the home team’s opener.
Fofana’s goal proved to be the only goal needed to secure three points as all efforts to score for both sides in the game proved abortive.
Despite the win, Chelsea will still remain on 10th points and will continue to hope for a continental slot come next season.