The north London derby stopped working to dissatisfy as Toolbox originated from behind to win 2-1 at the Emirates Arena thanks to Alexandre Lacazette’s charge midway through the 2nd half. The huge talking point prior to the video game was the lack of Toolbox captain Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, who was excluded for disciplinary factors. In spite of playing the much better football in the very first half an hour it was Toolbox who fell back after a delicious rabona surface from Érik Lamela, which was counteracted by Martin Ødegaard. In spite of his first-half heroics the 2nd saw Lamela dispatched for 2 bookable offenses.

Davinson Sánchez reduced Lacazette in the charge location, with the Frenchman transforming the spot-kick to seal triumph. Speaking after the video game José Mourinho stated: ‘The only thing even worse than our very first half was Michael Oliver’s choice of offering the charge’.

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