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Sevilla vs Arsenal LIVE: Champions League result and reaction after brilliant Jesus and Martinelli goals

Sevilla 1-2 Arsenal: The Gunners inched closer to the knockout rounds of the Champions League with an impressive win over Sevilla

Sonia Twigg
Tuesday 24 October 2023 23:40 BST
Ramsdale back in Arsenal training before UCL trip to Sevilla

Gabriel Martinelli and Gabriel Jesus scored either side of halftime as Arsenal completed a 2-1 Champions League victory at Sevilla, a hard-fought win that takes them to the top of Group B at the midway point of the group stage.

Martinelli raced clear from his own half to score the opener four minutes into stoppage time at the end of the first period as he completed a lightning break, before Jesus added a second goal shortly after halftime.

Sevilla offered little in the first half and were much improved after the break as they pulled a goal back when Nemanja Gudelj headed home, but the equaliser they so desperately sought eluded them despite some near misses.

Arsenal top the group with six points from their three games. Lens are in second place with five points, followed by Sevilla and PSV Eindhoven with two each.

Follow all the action from the Champions League below and get the latest odds and tips for the match right here:


Mikel Arteta concerned by Gabriel Jesus hamstring injury: ‘Not good news’

Gabriel Jesus will be assessed in the coming days to determine the extent of a hamstring injury picked up during Arsenal’s 2-1 win at Sevilla, as Mikel Arteta admitted the forward’s second-half substitution was “not good news”.

Jesus scored a spectacular goal and set up Gabriel Martinelli’s opener in the victory in Spain, which saw the Gunners take control of their Champions League group.

But the Brazilian’s fitness is now a major concern ahead of a key run of games in Arsenal’s season.

The Gunners host Sheffield United on Saturday before they face trips to West Ham in the Carabao Cup and Newcastle in the Premier League next week.

Jesus was substituted in the second half of the Champions League win, having been holding his hamstring moments before the board was held up showing his number.

Mikel Arteta concerned by Gabriel Jesus hamstring injury: ‘Not good news’

Jesus scored one and made one in a brilliant display in Arsenal’s 2-1 win in Seville, but is now an injury concern after Arteta revealed a hamstring problem

Jamie Braidwood24 October 2023 23:31

Gabriel Jesus inspires Arsenal to Champions League win over Sevilla

Gabriel Jesus continued his love affair with the Champions League with a fine goal and assist as he led Arsenal to victory over Sevilla.

The Brazil forward may not boast the most prolific strike record but he has now scored an impressive 23 goals in 41 appearances in Europe’s elite club competition and he was the difference here as the Gunners won 2-1.

A piece of magic from Jesus set up compatriot Gabriel Martinelli to open the scoring on the stroke of half-time before he doubled the lead with a fine, curling finish of his own – although he later limped off having moments earlier held his hamstring.

A thunderous Nemanja Gudelj header reduced the arrears on the hour but Mikel Arteta’s side saw out the closing stages to secure victory, moving top of Group B in the process.

Gabriel Jesus inspires Arsenal to Champions League win over Sevilla

Sevilla 1-2 Arsenal: The Gunners took control of Group B thanks to brilliant goals from Jesus and Martinelli

Jamie Braidwood24 October 2023 22:31

FT: Sevilla 1-2 Arsenal

Arteta continued: “We need the players to perform the best and he has done something extraordinary.

Says that Jesus came off after feeling something in his hamstring and will be assessed in the next few days.

Sonia Twigg24 October 2023 22:22

FT: Sevilla 1-2 Arsenal

Arteta to TNT Sports: “Really happy to win here, there’s not many teams that have won here in the last few years in Europe and we have done it.

“They have experience and they have a lot of belief that they can get in the game.”

Sonia Twigg24 October 2023 22:21

FT: Sevilla 1-2 Arsenal

Here are some photos from the match:

Sonia Twigg24 October 2023 22:14

FT: Sevilla 1-2 Arsenal

Stay tuned for all the result and reaction from the managers after Arsenal’s win in Spain.

Sonia Twigg24 October 2023 22:05

FT: Sevilla 1-2 Arsenal

90+7’ There was a final chance blazed wide in the seventh minute of stoppage time, but Arsenal have all three points and take a step closer to qualifying from their group.

It was a good performance from the Gunners, who had to dig deep at times but were rewarded with all three points.

Sonia Twigg24 October 2023 21:58

Sevilla 1-2 Arsenal

90+5’ Raya jumps to claim a cross, and that previous chance was a stunning save from the goalkeeper that might have just been a struck of fortune as it bounced onto the roof of the net.

Raya came sprawling for it but might not have had too much control over where the ball looped after he got a palm to it.

Sonia Twigg24 October 2023 21:57

Sevilla 1-2

90+4’ Chance!

Sevilla have a searching cross and En-Nesyri has just headed over the bar! That was close and that might be it.

Sonia Twigg24 October 2023 21:55

Sevilla 1-2 Arsenal

90+2’ Another drive and attempted ball from Rakitic and it goes through to Raya who holds onto it for as long as he can.

Sonia Twigg24 October 2023 21:53

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