West Ham 1-0 Arsenal: Assist from Nasri sends Gunners further away from top 4

Declan Rice netted the winner as West Ham beat Arsenal, which is his first goal in career. Samir Nasri was impressive on his league debut for Hammers.

2018/2019 Premier League

1 – 0

  • D.Rice (48′)

Match Report

Samir Nasri impressed for West Ham as they claimed a 1-0 Premier League victory over his former club Arsenal at London Stadium on Saturday.

West Ham made the breakthrough three minutes into the second half, when a weak clearing header from Laurent Koscielny fell to former Arsenal colleague Nasri, who laid off the ball for Rice fire home from just inside the box.

The Gunners had the ball in the back of the net in stoppage time, but Koscielny’s header was ruled out for offside against Lucas Torreira, who crossed the ball, as West Ham held on for a first home win against the Gunners since 2006.

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Match Events

48’GOAL! West Ham 1-0 Arsenal (Rice)

GOAL! West Ham take the lead thanks to Rice! He missed a gilt-edged chance on the stroke of half-time, but the youngster now has his first Hammers goal, having hammered home into the corner from the centre of the box.

93′ NO GOAL! West Ham 1-0 Arsenal

NO GOAL! Koscielny has headed home, but the goal will not count, with Kolasinac having drifted offside in the build up.

Line-ups

West Ham XI: Ł. Fabiański, Samir Nasri, Zabaleta, Noble, Ogbonna, Arnautovic, Cresswell, M.Antonio, F.Anderson, I.Diop, D.Rice

Subs: Carroll, Robert Snodgrass, Adrián, L.Pérez, Obiang, Masuaku, Grady Diangana

Arsenal XI: Sokratis, Aubameyang, Koscielny, Lacazette, Mustafi, B. Leno, G. Xhaka, Kolasinac, A. Iwobi, A.M Niles, M. Guendouzi

Subs: P. Čech, S. Lichtsteiner, Nacho Monreal, Ramsey, Bellerín, L. Torreira, Nketiah

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