The English Premier League Match Day 31 saw an exciting game between West Ham and Arsenal, with the teams ending in a 2-2 draw. G._Jesus from Arsenal opened the scoring at 7 minutes with a 0-1 lead for Arsenal. M._Odegaard from Arsenal soon followed, giving them a 0-2 lead by 10 minutes. S._Benrahma from West Ham responded for his team, bringing it to 1-2 at 33 minutes. J._Bowen then equalized for West Ham at 55 minutes, resulting in a final score of 2-2.
Łukasz Fabiański (rating 6.5)
Aaron Ramsdale (rating 6.2)
M. Cornet (M. Antonio, 87)
Jorginho (G. Jesus, 67)
This match between West Ham and Arsenal was clearly dominated by the latter. With 72% of ball possession, Arsenal had a much higher number of shots on target, 11 compared to West Ham’s 16. However, when it comes to hitting the target, West Ham had more success with 3 shots on goal compared to Arsenal’s 5. Kurt Zouma from West Ham was the most active in terms of the number of shots, while Bukayo Saka from Arsenal led in terms of hits on goal.
West Ham’s Declan Rice and Arsenal’s Gabriel Magalhães have demonstrated impressive passing accuracy in their matches. Rice has a pass accuracy of 68%, with 35 total passes, while Magalhães has a pass accuracy of 89%, with 74 total passes. West Ham’s Vladimír Coufal and Arsenal’s Gabriel Martinelli have each made 3 key passes during their time on the field. All four players have shown great skill in their ability to accurately pass the ball to their teammates.
West Ham have had a successful season defensively, with 15 interceptions so far this season.Their leader in this category is Declan Rice, who has made 4 interceptions. In comparison, Arsenal have only had 3 interceptions this season, with Granit Xhaka making the most of these at 1 interception. West Ham also lead Arsenal in terms of blocks, having 7 to Arsenal’s 1 – Tomáš Souček for West Ham and Rob Holding for Arsenal both having made 1 block each.
Vladimír Coufal and Gabriel Magalhães are the top contenders for ball possession in their respective teams, West Ham and Arsenal. Coufal has led the way with 7 face-to-face fights for the ball, while Magalhães is not far behind with 11. It’s clear that these two players have what it takes to be leaders on their teams when it comes to fighting for possession of the ball.
- A. Cresswell (West Ham) at 83 minute
- T. Partey (Arsenal) at 35 minute
- G. Jesus (Arsenal) at 45 minute
Penalties in a match:
- S. Benrahma (West Ham) at 33 minute
The last five games (including this match):
- West Ham – DWLWD
- Arsenal – DDWWW
Top 5 English Premier League scorers:
- Erling Haaland (32, Manchester City)
- Harry Kane (23, Tottenham)
- Ivan Toney (18, Brentford)
- Marcus Rashford (15, Manchester United)
- Ollie Watkins (14, Aston Villa)
- West Ham will play with Bournemouth. April 23 at 13:00 (UTC), on Vitality Stadium.
- Arsenal will play with Southampton. April 21 at 19:00 (UTC), on Emirates Stadium.