At 0: 30am on May 21st, Beijing time, in the 37th round of the Premier League in 2022-23, the second-ranked Arsenal away to Nottingham Forest. In the first half, Odegard made a pass mistake and Awoniyi scored to break the deadlock. In the second half, the gunman countered but failed to score. In the end, Arsenal lost 0-1 to Nottingham Forest. With only one round left in the league, the Gunners were 4 points behind Manchester City, sending their opponents to win the Premier League title ahead of schedule, and the Blue Moon also won the Premier League title for three consecutive times.
Before this round, Arsenal were four points behind Manchester City, which topped the list, and still had a glimmer of hope of winning the championship. In the last round, Arsenal lost 3-0 to Brighton at home, which made it even more difficult for the team to win the championship. Nottingham Forest scored 34 points, only 3 points higher than the relegation zone.
In the 11th minute, Odegard made a cross on the right in the frontcourt. Trossat caught the ball and plugged it directly into the right of the restricted area. Jesus kept up with the catch and shot at a small angle. The goalkeeper had sealed the angle and confiscated the ball. In the 17th minute, Saka drove the right corner to the restricted area, and hollier headed the ball back, and Jesus headed the ball back slightly higher than the crossbar.
In the 20th minute, Odegard made a mistake in passing the ball back in the frontcourt. He passed it directly to Gibbs White, who pushed the ball from his own half and sent a straight plug to the restricted area. Avonii, who followed him, succeeded in pushing a long shot before attacking Ramsdale, and Forest led Arsenal 1-0.
In the 22nd minute, Thomas sent a ground ball to the right rib in the frontcourt. Jesus on the right side of the restricted area caught the ball and turned low. navas fell to the ground and saved the ball. In the 27th minute, Saka took the right corner kick to the top of the arc, and Trossat’s unguarded left foot volley missed.
In the 29th minute, Thomas went straight to the right of the frontcourt, and Jesus and Odegard hit the wall to cooperate. After that, they made a long-range shot with their right feet in front of the restricted area, and the ball went to the stands. In the 35th minute, the road on the left side of the forest frontcourt was blocked, and Awoniyi was cut off by the attacking Ramsdale after receiving the ball, and the former was offside first.
In the 45th+5th minute, Saka took the penalty and the right corner kicked to the top of the arc again. Trossat had to catch volley, and the ball was higher than the crossbar. At the end of the first half, Arsenal were temporarily behind.
In the second half, it was easy to fight again. In the 48th minute, a free kick from forest’s frontcourt was hoisted into the gunners’ restricted area, causing chaos, and Felipe’s push was saved by Ramsdale. In the 54th minute, Ben White made a cross from the right in the frontcourt. Jesus in the penalty area tried to grab the point but was pulled down by his opponent. The referee didn’t award a penalty. The Brazilian complained about the referee’s penalty and got a yellow card.
In the 61st minute, Ben White sent a cross on the right, and Saka, who was inserted into the restricted area, shot at a small angle with his right foot. navas blocked the near corner and saved the ball from the baseline. Then Saka kicked the right corner, and the forest player was not far from the clearance. jorginho pushed and missed at the top of the arc.
In the 67th minute, the forest backcourt made a long pass to the left of the frontcourt. Thomas broke the ball and returned it to Ben White, who made a mistake in stopping the ball in the restricted area. After Gibbs White stole the ball, he pushed it from a small angle and hit the side net. In the 72nd minute, the forest fought back, and Lodi received Danilo’s wonderful pass in front of the restricted area, and the former pushed the far corner and missed.
In the 87th minute, Saka and Jesus hit the wall in the opponent’s restricted area. The former fell to the ground after contacting the opponent’s defender with the ball, and the referee did not award a penalty.
In the 90th minute, Gibbs-White passed in front of Arsenal’s restricted area like a Hua Hudie. After entering the restricted area, he shot low with his right foot, and Ramsdale saved the ball. In the 97th minute, navas, the forest goalkeeper, jumped up to catch the ball and was injured. Hennessy replaced him.
In the end, at the end of the game, Arsenal lost 0-1 to Nottingham Forest and sent Manchester City to win the championship in advance.