‘Arteta Reverse Run’ Troublesome Zaka?
The situation that occurred immediately after the ‘North London Derby’. The reason manager Mikel Arteta ran to Granit Xhaka has been revealed.
Arsenal defeated Tottenham Hotspur 2-0 in the 20th round of the English Premier League (EPL) in the 2022-23 season held at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in London, England on the 16th (Korean time). With this victory, 1st place Arsenal (47 points) widened the gap with 2nd place Manchester City (39 points) to 8 points.
Arsenal are finally challenging for the champion title this season. In the middle of a pleasant streak, the Tottenham and North London derbies were concluded. Arteta started the game by starting Gabriel Martinelli, Eddie Nketia, Bukayo Saka, Xaka, Thomas Parti and Martin Odegaard.
It was a perfect victory. Arsenal took the lead in the 14th minute through an own goal by Tottenham goalkeeper Hugo Lloris. In the 36th minute of the first half, captain Odegaard’s fantastic mid-range shot shook the net and drove a wedge. In the remaining time, Arsenal calmly blocked Tottenham’s offensive and won the victory. 메이저사이트
Arsenal took a step closer to winning the championship by achieving the ‘double’ in 9 years. A battle of nerves broke out after the match. Aaron Ramsdale was punched in the hand by Richarlison, and was hit in the back by a Tottenham fan.
The moment Director Arteta calms down Ramsdale and goes back. Zhaka ran into the Tottenham players again, and manager Arteta hurriedly ran back to stop them. Zaka continued to glared at his opponent as if his anger was not going away, and that’s how the North London derby came to an end.
After the match, the situation related to Zaka was revealed. The British ‘Sports Bible’ shared a video of the scene at the time, saying, “Zaka ran to help Kieran Tierney in a heightened confrontation between Arsenal and Tottenham.”
Tierney was surrounded by Tottenham players as manager Arteta took his players. Xhaka ran for his remaining teammate, and Tierney was finally able to get away from Tottenham players.
Arsenal fans praised him, saying, “Zaka is a soldier who doesn’t leave anyone alone. His love for Arsenal is enormous,” “That’s why Zaka is back,” and “I won’t change Xaka with anyone in the league.”