Don’t miss out on the full replay and highlights of the epic showdown between Arsenal and Burnley. The action kicks off at 15:00 (GMT) on the 11th of November 2023, and it’s officiated by the one and only M. Oliver. The game takes place at the illustrious Emirates Stadium and is a must-watch fixture in the English Premier League, Week 12 of the 2023/2024 season. Get ready for an intense clash that will keep you on the edge of your seat!
Arsenal vs Burnley Full Match Reports
Arsenal extended their impressive unbeaten record against newly-promoted teams in the Premier League, notching their 38th consecutive home victory with a relatively straightforward 3-1 win over Burnley. The Gunners reached a significant milestone as they scored their 1000th goal at the Emirates Stadium.
While Burnley faced a daunting challenge against Arsenal, they displayed glimpses of promise early on. Zeki Amdouni’s powerful strike forced a notable save from David Raya, showing Burnley’s intent. On the other hand, Arsenal struggled to find a cutting edge without a recognized striker. Bukayo Saka came close to breaking the deadlock, but his effort was brilliantly tipped onto the crossbar by James Trafford.
Burnley had a golden opportunity to equalize when Jóhann Berg Guðmundsson found himself one-on-one with Raya, but his shot lacked conviction and was easily dealt with. However, just before halftime, Burnley’s defensive frailties were exposed as Leandro Trossard headed home from Saka’s assist, courtesy of Oleksandr Zinchenko’s delivery.
Arsenal’s lackluster first half continued into the second, as Josh Brownhill’s deflected strike surprised Raya and found the back of the net, temporarily silencing the Emirates Stadium. But Burnley’s defensive struggles resurfaced moments later when William Saliba outjumped Trafford to head Arsenal back into the lead from Trossard’s corner.
Any remaining doubts about Arsenal’s victory were extinguished when yet another defensive lapse from Burnley allowed Zinchenko to unleash a spectacular volley from outside the area, extending Arsenal’s lead. Despite finishing the match with ten men after Fábio Vieira’s dismissal, Arsenal comfortably held on to claim three points, drawing level with Manchester City at the top of the Premier League table.
Leandro Trossard was rightfully named the Man of the Match for his influential performance in Arsenal’s victory.