Arsenal’s Thrilling Comeback : Declan Rice’s Header Seals 4-3 Victory Against Luton Town

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With a thrilling 4-3 victory against lowly Luton Town in stoppage time, Declan Rice’s header gave Arsenal the lead in the Premier League by five points on Tuesday.

Match Summery

Luton’s aggressive and energetic style had taken Arsenal out of their comfort zone, and it appeared like Arsenal’s losing streak at Kenilworth Road would soon reach 11 games.

However, after six minutes of stoppage time, Rice managed to find space and head the ball into the net.

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When Rice found space to flick a header into the net with six minutes of stoppage time nearly up, the visitors celebrated, while an adventurous Luton team suffered misery.

Because of their caliber, Luton is a formidable team that shouldn’t be disregarded in this competition, Rice told Amazon Prime. It is really important for us to score in the closing seconds and maintain our momentum. Those are the times you remember. What a match. It is an honor to be the winner.”

Frist Twenty Minutes

A dull first twenty minutes of a rough night at Kenilworth Road gave little indication of the drama to come, but when Gabriel Martinelli put Arsenal ahead with a scuffed effort after Bukayo Saka’s pass, the game sprang into life.

Five minutes later, Gabriel Osho gave Luton a response, heading a cross from Alfie Doughty’s corner past David Raya.

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Thomas Kaminski made saves to deny Saka and Martinelli, but just before halftime, Gabriel Jesus headed in a dinked cross from Ben White to give Arsenal another lead.

Arsenal, who hadn’t triumphed at Luton since 1986, were stunned when, in the 49th minute, Elijah Adebayo headed in another corner. Eight minutes later, Andros Townsend found fellow former England international Ross Barkley, who drilled a low shot beneath Raya, capping a trying evening for the Gunners.

For Luton’s second and third goals, Raya ought to have done better, but his colleagues saved his blushes.

Luton’s happiness was short-lived, though, as Kai Havertz squared things up on the hour with a Jesus pass, sending the ancient stadium toppling over. After that, Rice gave the hosts hopeless looks as Arsenal once more demonstrated their love for late goals.

Thanks to goals scored in the final five minutes of games, they have already collected nine points this season.

Amazing night. First and foremost, Mikel Arteta remarked, “Congratulations to Luton. Their players and staff created a special atmosphere that made it a night to play football and they made it very hard for us.”

They are masters at set pieces, and they forced us to compete fiercely for the victory in the end.

With nine points, Luton is still in fourth place from the bottom, and although the loss was painful, manager Rob Edwards can be pleased of his team for giving Arsenal a serious fright.

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Arsenal Position in Point Table

We occasionally created chaos in a game that Arsenal intended to be orderly, Edwards said. I don’t think I’ve ever lost a game by giving up so late, so I’m flat right now.

With Liverpool on 31 and champion Manchester City on 30, Arsenal has 36 points after 15 games played. The latter two clubs meet on Wednesday.

With nine points, Luton is still in fourth place from the bottom, and although the loss was painful, manager Rob Edwards can be pleased of his team for giving Arsenal a serious fright.

We occasionally created chaos in a game that Arsenal intended to be orderly, according to Edwards. I’m flat right now because I don’t think I’ve ever lost a game by conceding so late.

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