Arsenal had to face Everton in the 16th game of their Premier League season.
The Gunners had the opportunity to go top of the league, for at least one day, as they could’ve collected as many points as London rivals Chelsea. Arsenal faced Everton with one change from to the team that beat Stoke City 3-1 last weekend. That change was the return of Hector Bellerin in the starting line-up after injury, as he replaced the currently injured Shkodran Mustafi with Gabriel moving to centre back.
The first half was pretty balanced between the two teams. Arsenal looked the most dangerous side until they scored through an Alexis Sanchez free kick. It looked like that goal woke Everton up, as they were much more dangerous and started to outplay the Gunners in the remainder of the first half. This resulted in a deserved equalizer through Seamus Coleman, who headed home just before half-time.
The second half looked a lot like the first half, but Everton improved and went up another level. They scored through Ashley Williams and went on to win it, which was an overall fair result.
With all that being said, let’s take a look at the Five Things We Learned!