Arsenal came back from two goals down to earn a 2-2 draw against Chelsea in a thrilling London derby at Stamford Bridge on Saturday. The Gunners showed their fighting spirit and maintained their unbeaten start to the season, while the Blues missed a chance to climb into the top four.
Chelsea took the lead in the 15th minute when Cole Palmer converted a penalty after he was fouled by Ben White in the box. The hosts doubled their advantage three minutes after the break when Mykhailo Mudryk’s cross from the left looped over Arsenal goalkeeper David Raya and into the far corner.
Arsenal looked down and out, but they were given a lifeline in the 77th minute when Chelsea keeper Robert Sanchez made a costly error. Sanchez’s attempted pass to Thiago Silva was intercepted by Declan Rice, who fired into an empty net from 30 yards out.
The visitors completed their comeback in the 84th minute when Bukayo Saka, who had just returned from injury, delivered a superb cross from the right for Leandro Trossard to slot home at the back post. The Belgian winger celebrated his equaliser with the travelling fans, who were ecstatic with their team’s resilience.