Experience the exhilarating replay and highlights of Arsenal vs Wolverhampton Wanderers match.
KICK-OFF scheduled for 15:00 (GMT) on 2nd December 2023
The appointed referee for this thrilling encounter is P. Bankes
Witness the action unfold at the illustrious Emirates Stadium
Don’t miss out on this intense battle in the England – Premier League, Week 14, Season 2023/2024 showdown!
Arsenal vs Wolverhampton Wanderers Full Match Reports
Arsenal maintains their perch atop the Premier League (PL) standings with a well-earned 2-1 triumph over Wolverhampton Wanderers at the Emirates Stadium, securing a remarkable sixth consecutive home victory for the Gunners.
Sitting comfortably at the summit of the PL and having clinched a spot in the UEFA Champions League knockouts as group winners, Arsenal exudes confidence. The Gunners immediately asserted dominance over their visitors, and within six minutes, Bukayo Saka found the net, showcasing his skill as he maneuvered into the box and finished with composure. This goal marked the 32nd consecutive game in which Arsenal has scored against Wolves, matching the longest scoring streak against any opponent.
The intricate play of the hosts was evident not only in the build-up to the first goal but also when they doubled their first-half lead. Oleksandr Zinchenko played a pivotal role before Martin Ødegaard unleashed a first-time shot past José Sá. Unfortunately for Wolves, Sá’s injury during that sequence forced him off, leaving replacement Dan Bentley helpless as Gabriel Martinelli’s attempt struck the post.
Facing a daunting task against the league leaders in the second half, especially considering Arsenal’s robust defensive record of conceding only 10 league goals, Wolves found it challenging to mount a comeback. With Mikel Arteta’s side comfortably ahead, the contest transitioned into a second-half lull, aligning perfectly with Arsenal’s strategy ahead of a demanding week of fixtures. Although Leandro Trossard missed an opportunity to seal the deal, Wolves unexpectedly pulled one back against the run of play, with Matheus Cunha curling a shot inside the far post.
Suddenly, the match erupted into life as Eddie Nketiah struck the post, creating an unforeseen end-to-end spectacle. Ultimately, Arsenal managed to secure what appeared to be a largely comfortable victory, extending their lead to four points at the pinnacle of the PL, at least temporarily. As for Wolves, despite stretching their impressive PL scoring streak to 13 games, they plummet to 13th place with the unwanted record of losing all seven away matches against sides at the top of the PL.
Man of the Match: Bukayo Saka (Arsenal).