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2020-21 English Premier League
  • Jesse Lingard (15')
  • Jarrod Bowen (17')
  • Tomas Soucek (32')
  • Tomas Soucek (38' OG)
  • Craig Dawson (61' OG)
  • Alexandre Lacazette (82')

Lacazette, own goals help Arsenal earn thrilling comeback draw at West Ham

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Arsenal fought back from three goals down to earn a thrilling 3-3 draw at West Ham United in the Premier League on Sunday.

Alexandre Lacazette scored a late equaliser as Mikel Arteta's side produced a stunning comeback at the London Stadium.

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West Ham took a three-goal lead inside 30 minutes with goals from Jesse Lingard, Jarrod Bowen and Tomas Soucek.

Arsenal responded through own goals from Soucek and Craig Dawson, one in each half, before Lacazette's late header.

The result means West Ham miss the chance to move into the top four while Arsenal moved up to ninth in the table.

After the game, Arteta said that the first-half performance from his players will give him "nightmares."

West Ham were the better team from the start and opened the scoring after 15 minutes when Michail Antonio set up Lingard on the edge of the box to fire the ball into the top corner.

The hosts doubled their lead two minutes later when Lingard took a quick free kick with Arsenal players not facing the ball and Bowen's strike went under goalkeeper Bernd Leno.

West Ham grabbed a third after 33 minutes after Soucek got on the end of Antonio's header from close range.

Arsenal responded well and got back in the game before the break when Lacazette's shot was deflected in off Soucek.

Lacazette almost scored a second for Arsenal two minutes into the second half but Issa Diop cleared his strike off the line.

The visitors did score another just after the hour mark when Dawson smashed Calum Chambers' cross into his own net.

West Ham should have grabbed a fourth goal after 76 minutes but Antonio hit the post from close range.

Arsenal made him pay for that miss as Lacazette converted Nicolas Pepe's cross moments later to equalise late on and earn a point.

"I'm very disappointed because I cannot accept my team to play the way we did in periods in the first half," Arteta said.

"I expect we play at the level we did afterwards. We got close to winning and I think we deserved to win it but the first part really worried me."

Premier League Standings

POS Team GP GD PTS
1 Manchester City 35 +46 80
2 Manchester United 36 +28 70
3 Leicester City 36 +21 66
4 Chelsea 36 +22 64
5 Liverpool 35 +20 60
6 West Ham United 35 +10 58
7 Tottenham Hotspur 35 +20 56
8 Everton 35 +4 56
9 Arsenal 36 +12 55
10 Leeds United 35 0 50
11 Aston Villa 35 +8 49
12 Wolverhampton Wanderers 35 -12 45
13 Crystal Palace 35 -22 41
14 Southampton 35 -18 40
15 Burnley 35 -14 39
16 Newcastle United 35 -18 39
17 Brighton & Hove Albion 35 -5 37
18 Fulham 35 -22 27
19 West Bromwich Albion 35 -36 26
20 Sheffield United 35 -44 17