Arsenal were locking horns with their Premier League rivals Chelsea in a friendly match as they all prepare for the up coming Premier League campaign which will kick off next month.
The Gunners have been impressive in the pre-season where they’ve won four of their last four friendly games. In today’s match, they faced a big test where they played against EPL giants Chelsea.
In that match, the Gunners dominated in the first half where they gave Chelsea defenders a headache. The game was goalless until In the 15th minute where Gabriel Jesus opened the scoring with a lovely finish. They added the second one in the 36th minute through Martin Odegaard following a great pass from Gabriel Martinelli.
In the second half, Arsenal continued to dominate where they added the third goal through Bukayo Saka In the 66th minute before Albert Lokonga seal the win in the 93rd minute.
In that match, Arsenal midfielder Thomas Partey was one of the players who impressed. The Gunners midfielder is considered as one of the best midfielders in the EPL. Last season, he was one of the key player who helped them to reach great heights.
His injury in the last games last season made them conceded many goals where they failed to finish in the top four.
Party great defensive skills made him to give Chelsea forwards Kai Havertz and Rahim Sterling no rest.
Harvertz and Sterling tried all means to unlock Arsenal defence but Partey couldn’t have them a chance. His top perfomance in today’s friendly match against Chelsea proved he might be of great help to the Gunners next season if he’ll remain fit.
This now means that Arsenal defensive midfielder Thomas Partey managed to silence Kai Havertz and Sterling in today’s match