Arsenal See Red in 400th Game at Emirates Stadium As Poor Form Stretches

Our nightmare in the Premier continued against Burnley on Sunday evening. It was another loss at home after several disappointing results in recent games.

Very painful is the fact that it was our 400th match at the Emirates Stadium, one we should have made remarkable by our performance and result.

Unfoldings from the encounter marred the day for Arsenal. First, it was Granit Xhaka's red card then Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang's own goal that gifted all three points to the visitors.

We had our chances prior to when we got reduced to ten men. Our captain flashed one shot across goal but it was stopped by the hands of Ben Mee. That should ordinarily have earned us a penalty. It was the opposite.

Bukayo Saka laid a pass which Rob Holding headed wide and Alewxandre Lacazette's attempt from Kieran Tierney's cut-back was hindered by Nick Pope.

Burnley had the chance to go ahead in the first half if not for a misplaced free header from Chris Wood. That was arguably their best chance of the night.

Tierney continued with his good works down the left, posing a threat to the opposition. He went on to try Pope with a low shot but it gave the goalkeeper no worries.

On and one we went, hoping for a breakthrough. Unfortunately, we got hit with a player suspension due to a brawl involving XXhaka.

The Swiss international was first handed a yellow card by the referee but after VAR footage analysis, the decision was withdrawn and upgraded to a red card.

Aubameyang added more pain for us when he sent the ball into his own net to condemn us to another defeat.

Our 100th, 200th and 300th games at the Emirates Stadium ended in victories with clean sheets but this one did not go in our favour.


Arsenal's Records at the Emirates Stadium So Far

Played: 400

Won: 269

Drawn: 76

Lost: 55

Goals For: 850

Goals Against: 333

Southampton will visit us this Wednesday before we make it out to Goodison Park to lock horns with Everton on Saturday.


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