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Arsenal vs Everton LIVE score: Premier League result and reaction as Gabriel Martinelli adds fourth goal

Arsenal 4-0 Everton: The Gunners extended their lead atop the Premier League with a crushing win

Michael Jones
Wednesday 01 March 2023 22:11 GMT
“We have to earn the right to win,” says Mikel Arteta

Arsenal’s young guns were once again firing on all cylinders as Bukayo Saka’s strike and Gabriel Martinelli’s brace helped down Everton to send Mikel Arteta’s side five points clear at the Premier League summit.

No other players under the age of 22 have scored more than five Premier League goals this season but both Saka and Martinelli reached double-figures with first-half strikes in a comfortable 4-0 victory.

Captain Martin Odegaard added a third before Martinelli tapped in to put the gloss on the win and leave Arsenal in a strong position as they pursue a first title in 19 years.

This was Arsenal’s game in hand, the original match called off following the death of the Queen, and they went into the contest having lost to the struggling Toffees last month. That was Sean Dyche’s first game in charge of Everton and things appeared to be on the up, but this loss leaves the visitors inside the relegation zone.

Relive all the action as Arsenal host Everton at the Emirates Stadium:


GOAL! Arsenal 4-0 Everton (Martinelli, 80’)⚽️

80 mins: Arsenal are running rampant as Everton seem shot to pieces. Oleksandr Zinchenko spies Eddie Nketiah’s cutting run into the penalty area and slips him the ball.

Nketiah pulls the ball back into the six-yard box where Gabriel Martinelli pops up and pokes it home!

Michael Jones1 March 2023 21:28

Arsenal 3-0 Everton

77 mins: Mikel Arteta has brought on Eddie Nketiah and Fabio Vieira.

Nketiah gets stuck into the action earlier on and gets on the end of a slick pass from Odegaard. He shoots but Jordan Pickford is aware enough to charge down the effort and block it.

Michael Jones1 March 2023 21:26

Arsenal 3-0 Everton

74 mins: The Arsenal fans are having a beltin’ time now and are cheering every pass that the Gunners make. The home side have this one in the bag and are easing themselves to the full-time whistle.

Michael Jones1 March 2023 21:23

GOAL! Arsenal 3-0 Everton (Odegaard, 71’)⚽️

71 mins: Game over! Arsenal burst into life and switch the ball quickly over to the left wing where Leandro Trossard collects the pass and flies into the box.

He runs it to the byline then pulls it back to his captain, Martin Odegaard, who lifts it beautifully into the back of the net.

Michael Jones1 March 2023 21:19

Arsenal 2-0 Everton

66 mins: Saka takes on Tarkowski and wins Arsenal another corner. He flicks the corner short to Odegaard whose cross into the box is then cleared by Tarkowski.

Michael Jones1 March 2023 21:15

Arsenal 2-0 Everton

63 mins: Chance! That’s Everton’s best move. They break in behind Arsenal’s midfield and slip Dwight McNeil into the left side of the box. He shifts the ball into a shooting position and forces a low save out of Aaron Ramsdale who palms it away.

Michael Jones1 March 2023 21:10

Arsenal 2-0 Everton

60 mins: Ben Godfrey and Demarai Gray are both introduced for Everton on the hour mark. Seamus Coleman and Neal Maupay are the two men replaced.

Can these changes get Everton back into the match?

Michael Jones1 March 2023 21:08

Arsenal 2-0 Everton

57 mins: Bukayo Saka has a shot blocked after being picked out by Martin Odegaard. The ball loops into the penalty area, Michael Keane misses his attempted headed clearance and Leandro Trossard scuffs his volleyed effort.

Michael Jones1 March 2023 21:06

Arsenal 2-0 Everton

54 mins: For now the game has reverted back to the how it was played in the first half. Arsenal controlling possession, slow in their build-up with Everton defending in a low block.

The Arsenal players seem very relaxed about things, they’re passing the ball around with a new found freedom.

Michael Jones1 March 2023 21:03

Arsenal 2-0 Everton

51 mins: Tarkowski steps into midfield and slices Odegaard to the deck after the ball get played in behind him. the Everton defender spared no prisoners with that tackle and earns himself a yellow card.

Arsenal have a free kick.

Michael Jones1 March 2023 20:59

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