Everton 2-1 Arsenal as with a late Williams header goal looked to have won it for Everton, Williams heads late on as Toffees come from a goal down to lead Gunners.
Arsenal against Everton in the premier league game this tuesday night at Goddison Park and it was a crucial game for both sides. Arsenal started confident in the opening 20 minutes and they opened the scoring thanks to deflected Alexis Sanches freekick which founds its way into the net after Ashley Williams failed to clear a weak shot. However Everton got themselves back into the game just before the break when Seamus Coleman scored to make it 1-1. Ashley Williams scored a late second half header to make to 2-1 for Everton.
Everton end a run of five games without a win. Arsenal missed the chance to go top of the Premier League as Everton came from behind to secure a first victory since October. The Gunners, who had won their three previous games, were rewarded for an impressive start as Alexis Sanchez’s free-kick deflected in off Ashley Williams. Everton equalised just before half-time when Seamus Coleman glanced home Leighton Baines’ excellent free-kick.
The Toffees, encouraged by a vocal crowd, dominated thereafter, and Williams powered home a late header to earn Ronald Koeman’s side a deserved win. It was a first league defeat since the opening game of the season for Arsenal and leaves them three points behind leaders Chelsea, who have a game in hand. Everton, meanwhile, are up to seventh and four points behind fifth-placed Tottenham.
Everton 2 – 1 Arsenal Premier League Match Highlights
- 20′ 0 – 1 Alexis Sanchez scored in 20th minute with a lucky deflected freekick to put Arsenal in lead.
- 44′ 1 – 1 Seamus Coleman brought Everton back into the game at stroke of halftime.
86′ 2 – 1 Ashley Williams scored late in second half with a thumping header to make it 2-1 for Everton.
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