This Tuesday, on date 3 of group B of the UEFA Champions League – 2023-2024, the Gunners celebrated at the Ramón Sánchez Pizjuán stadium against the Sevillistas. The goal of the match for the local team was scored by Nemanja Gudelj (12′ 2T). While the away goals were scored by Gabriel Martinelli (47′ 1T) and Gabriel Jesús (7′ 2T).
Nemanja Gudelj won the applause with his brilliant finish 12 minutes into the second half. Ivan Rakitic sent a pass to the defender who, in the big area, prevailed in the jump to score his goal over the goalkeeper’s left post.
Gabriel Jesús had a great performance. The Arsenal attacker shone by scoring 1 goal, kicking 3 times and making 20 correct passes.
Nemanja Gudelj also stood out. The Sevilla defender was important by scoring 1 goal and rejecting 5 dangerous balls.
Midfielder Lucas Ocampos of Sevilla threw a shot and filtered the ball between the legs of forward Bukayo Saka of Arsenal in the 47th minute of the first stage.
The process of the match was fought and with a lot of friction during the 90 minutes. There were 3 reprimands: Mariano Díaz, Jorginho and Erik Lamela.
Sevilla coach Diego Alonso presented a 4-5-1 tactical layout with Orjan Nyland in goal; Jesús Navas, Nemanja Gudelj, Sergio Ramos and Marcos Acuña on the defensive line; Boubakary Soumaré, Djibril Sow, Dodi Lukebakio, Ivan Rakitic and Lucas Ocampos in the middle; and Youssef En Nesyri in attack.
For its part, Mikel Arteta’s team came out with a 4-3-3 tactical layout with David Raya between the three sticks; Ben White, William Saliba, Gabriel Magalhães and Takehiro Tomiyasu in defense; Martin Odegaard, Jorginho and Declan Rice in the midfield; and Bukayo Saka, Gabriel Jesús and Gabriel Martinelli up front.
Glenn Nyberg was in charge of supervising the order of play during the match.
On the next matchday the Sevillistas will face Arsenal as a visitor, while the Gunners will play as a visitor against Sevilla.
With this result, Sevilla reaches 2 points after 3 games played. Meanwhile, Arsenal already has 6 units and is at the top of the Group B table.
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