Goal! Chelsea find the winner! Hudson Odoi whips in a fantastic whipping cross and Azpilicueta is there to poke home at the near post! Chelsea 2-1 Arsenal!
SUB: Pepe makes way for Holding.
SAVE! Jorginho plays a superb pass over the top for Barkley, who's glancing header is very well saved by Leno.
SUB: Willian makes for Batshuayi.
Chance! Emersen's free kick finds Abraham who's header from distance is straight at Leno.
Christensen lobs the ball through for Willian who cuts in on his right foot and unleashes a fierce effort, but Leno makes a fine save.
Lacazette puts the ball in the net but he is offside.
Rudiger shoots from range and it was well struck, but equally well saved.
SUB: Barkley comes on for Kovacic.
Goal! Arsenal equalize! Martinelli ran the full the length of the pitch has Kante slipped at the vital moment. He found himself one on one with the keeper and slotted it bottom right! Chelsea 1-1 Arsenal.
SCORE UPDATE: Chelsea 1-0 Arsenal.
SUB: Ozil makes way for Guendouzi.
There has been a VAR check for a possible handball on Saka but it is no penalty.
HALF TIME: Chelsea 1-0 Arsenal.
KICK OFF: We are underway again.
There will be a minimum of 2 minutes added time.
Five minutes to go till the break and the home side still lead a goal to nil.
Arsenal have had a spell of possession but can't quite create any clear cut chances.
Hudson Odoi has been quite brilliant today. The winger produces a powerful strike but Leno dives to his right to push the ball away to safety.
Goal! Jorginho's penalty is right in the bottom corner and Chelsea lead! Chelsea 1-0 Arsenal.
Penalty to Chelsea! And a red card for David Luiz! Mustafi's back pass was short and Abraham latched onto it. The forward rounded the keeper and had open goals as Luiz brought him down. Jorginho will step up to take this.
GOOD DEFENDING! An important touch from Xhaka at the near post to divert Emerson's low cross behind.
Crossbar! Hudson-Odoi swings the ball towards goal and he almost catches Leno, who was anticipating a cross, out. Luckily for Arsenal, the ball clips the top of the crossbar
CHANCE! Hudson-Odoi's cross picks out Rudiger at the far post. The defender heads the ball back across goal for Abraham, who can only glance it straight at Leno, who makes a comfortable save.
Rudiger almost gets on the end of an Emerson corner! That's a let off for Arsenal.
Chance! Terrific link up play between Hudson-odoi and Azpilicueta before the latter flicks the ball on for Kovacic in the box. His shot strikes Mustafi and Arsenal clear.
It's a poor clearance by Kepa as the ball falls to Pepe. He tries to slip in Lacazette but Rudiger was their to intervene.
KICK OFF: We are underway!
Good evening and welcome to this Premier League clash between Chelsea and Arsenal, live from Stamford Bridge.
Chelsea are 10 points ahead of the gunners and have occupied fourth place for a large portion of this season. Arsenal will be desperate to lessen the gap in order to keep their hopes of playing Champions League football next season alive.
Chelsea XI: Arrizabalaga, Azpilicueta, Rudiger, Christensen, Emerson, Kante, Jorginho, Kovacic, Hudson-Odoi, Abraham, Willian.
Subs: Caballero, Alonso, Barkley, Pedro, Zouma, Mount, Batshuayi.
Arsenal XI: Leno, Bellerin, Mustafi, Luiz, Saka, Torreira, Xhaka, Pepe, Ozil, Martinelli, Lacazette.
Subs: Martinez, Ceballos, Maitland-Niles, Holding, Willock, Guendouzi, Nketiah.
We're only moments away from kick off now as the teams make their way onto the pitch.
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