HIGHLIGHTS | Hibernian vs Arsenal (2-1) | Pre-season friendly | Smith Rowe scores

Emile Smith Rowe was on target on Tuesday evening as we were beaten by Hibernian at Easter Road in our first game of pre-season.

With much of the focus on fitness and combination play, we started brightly enough and had a golden chance when Eddie Nketiah raced clean through on goal – only for the striker to shoot wide.

Reiss Nelson soon tested former Gunner Matt Macey with a firm strike as we forced the home side back, and from the resulting corner Nketiah sent a glancing header wide.

But out of nowhere, we gifted the Scottish side the lead when Arthur Okonkwo failed to deal with a tricky backpass from Cedric, and Martin Boyle had the simple task of collecting the loose ball and rolling it in from close range.

We fashioned a decent chance for an equaliser when a deep ball to the back post was headed back across goal by Sead Kolasinac, but Nelson’s goalbound shot hit Nketiah and deflected away.

Okonkwo soon made a sharp save to push away Stephen Bradley’s shot, before the Hibs striker hit the post moments later before the half-time break.

Mikel Arteta made seven changes at the interval, and one of them – Nicolas Pepe – came close to an immediate impact as his goalbound free kick from the edge of the area was pushed over.

Pepe soon saw a shot deflected just wide, while Folarin Balogun had an effort saved as we stepped things up – before Thomas Partey struck the post with a superb long-range free kick.

But, just like the first half, we were hit by a suckerpunch when a deep corner swung in from the right was headed back across goal by Paul Hanlon, and Daniel Mackay headed in from close range to double the hosts’ lead.

We looked to have a way back into the game when Pepe was taken down in the area and a penalty was awarded, but the Ivorian’s spot kick was saved.

We got back into the match with seven minutes remaining when, at the end of an intricate passing move, Hector Bellerin picked out Smith Rowe at the back post and he fired in.

But there was to be no late equaliser but Arteta will have seen plenty to encourage him despite the result.

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100+ komentarze:

The Arsenal Amazon Documentary should be renamed *’All For Nothing’*
Jawaad Saleem
Jawaad Saleem:
The sad part is, we actually had a lot of our starting 11 in this team..
I’m genuinely convinced Swaz Lynch would actually be Arsenal’s best on the ball player
Unbeaten 49
Unbeaten 49:
After watching the brilliance of Italy for more than a month, Its so depressing to see arsenal play like this.
Corry Mainor
Corry Mainor:
For the first time since l fell in love with this team, l honestly don't care. Not even that l feel bad, it's like watching your ex and you don't even hate them anymore. You just don't care. Great job arsenal, great job
Philip Concannon
Philip Concannon:
Conceding comical goals, Eddie Nketiah missing a sitter, Willian chugging around pointlessly - Arsenal are back, baby!
Here’s your daily reminder that Arsenal were part of the European “Super” League
Looks like the same Arsenal. This club needs a new coach and new ownership.
Muhammad Abid
Muhammad Abid:
"Another season, another relegation battle..
Ha..ha.. releg-
(Win percentage: 12%)
1875 Hibernian fc
1875 Hibernian fc:
GGTTH … pre season so means nothing but hopefully be a good Season from us this year!! Sunshine on leith 🍀⚽️ ☀️
Viljar Byrkjeland
Viljar Byrkjeland:
Lord have mercy, we don’t need new players. We need Jesus Christ…….
D bags
D bags:
This is the arsenal we want to see lol
Imagine arsenal getting relegated this season.
Was Hibernian a part of the Super League also 😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂
Okonga - Our future impenetrable wall. Jokes aside cause we shouldn't meme they young guys; he's been great in the u-teams and Im sure he'll come up (edit typo)
Jack Stevenson
Jack Stevenson:
As if we were a part of the Super League plans
vutiya sesi
vutiya sesi:
I was having a good day then Arsenal decided to play a football match for no reason
Evan Shute
Evan Shute:
As a Tottenham fan, I’m proud of this score line
Cookie -zx-
Cookie -zx-:
great win by hibs! A great pen save too!
We're such a clown club it makes me cry.
Joseph Lalduhsaka
Joseph Lalduhsaka:
That keeper is the back up for leno... Omg
Fun centre
Fun centre:
And I commit this club into God's hands.
Andreas Noel
Andreas Noel:
4:25 Arsenal being Arsenal here
Miss a shot and then miss a penalty 👍🏻👏🏻
Arsenal is going to be so fun to watch this season. Arsenal insisting on keeping Arteta while he systematically proves he is incompetent gives me much joy. 😂
Lijah _300
Lijah _300:
Looks like we are relying on the young boys again this season lads, its gonna be a long one🙏
Unknown Freedom
Unknown Freedom:
Arsenal would get relegated from the Scottish premiership lol
Barney Exactly
Barney Exactly:
Good to see Arsenal with a couple of promising young goal keepers!
crack ker
crack ker:
Martinez just laugh and dancing now
Elizeu Alfredo
Elizeu Alfredo:
1:37 pure talent
Iqbal Yanuar Ramadhan
Iqbal Yanuar Ramadhan:
I always love arsenal. Especially the past season. Very amusing to see them play
Zach lol
Zach lol:
Alternative title: Arsenal being exposed for 5 minutes and 29 seconds
looks like i won’t be watching a single match again this season, although i haven’t watched one since the FA cup final against birmingham
George Omondi
George Omondi:
Man I thought I had to wait few more weeks to see Eddie and Willian faces again, but my word it has started..!!!!! Old nightmares.
Unlucky from keeper, nervousness can get the better of us all, one mistake doesn’t define a player.
Mini Mead3
Mini Mead3:
Nice to see us start the way we finished last year. Looks like it’s going to be a long season.
shashank gupta
shashank gupta:
I thought this was some Arsenal D team or something until I heard the name “Willian”
Now that's the Arsenal we all know and love! 😂😂
Bluish _Correlation
Bluish _Correlation:
really need a backup goalkeeper for Leno for sure!
charlie thompson
charlie thompson:
Imagine being told u can pay £7.99 for the game when arsenal show the highlights a couple of hours later 😂
Harry Nielsen
Harry Nielsen:
4:25 Jeez Lacazette that strike was sumn else
fadly achmad
fadly achmad:
Thank you Arsenal for keeping the comedy inside a football... 😀
Avela Mthembu
Avela Mthembu:
There is another day gunners, keep it up although it didn't come our way❤️⚽️
จิรายุส จุลปานะ
จิรายุส จุลปานะ:
Eddie Nketiah missed a huge chance like this, he should been sold after all.
Welcome back everyone. Looking forward to a fantastic season once again. Am I gonna watch every game even if finish 8th or below? Yes. Do I trust the process? No.
Random Empire
Random Empire:
Reiss Nelson plays so well, I hope Reiss, Balogun, Martineli will get game time ahead of Willian!
Good luck with the relegation this season. Thanks Arteta
Liam Powell
Liam Powell:
Looks like we’re challenging for the league now, boys
Everything Guyman
Everything Guyman:
Arthur you have a bright future ahead of you, I hope you learn from that mistake...Shine on bro!!!
“When Willian plays, there’s always a chance”

— every opponent playing Arsenal (probably)
Noble Arch
Noble Arch:
From this, safe to say Bellerin will be playing ahead of Cedric? One assist the goal while the other partly caused the concede goal.
Punyo Tadii
Punyo Tadii:
What a great start from arsenal only 2 goals conceded. Can't wait to the season.
foopyu nooui
foopyu nooui:
I’m genuinely convinced Swaz Lynch would actually be Arsenal’s best on the ball player
Best Haji
Best Haji:
It's like he's warming up with us.🤣🤣
Hashshashiin me
Hashshashiin me:
This is pure entertainment 💃
Bianto Ngis
Bianto Ngis:
Thank God Arsenal played a match this early now we can rest assured that we are still a mid table team 👍
PWE Recordings & Entertainment
PWE Recordings & Entertainment:
This was genuinely like watching a charity match
Pule Mothobi
Pule Mothobi:
That goalkeeper will be special 🔥🔥
Snow Storm
Snow Storm:
I thought we would at least be able to get through pre-season without being memed. I guess I set my expectations wayyy too high
Insight 123
Insight 123:
The keeper became a meme before his career started
Great start to the pre-season. I hope we get Relegated this season. We don't deserve to be in the Prem with the way the Club is at the moment.
Devin Pranata
Devin Pranata:
If the coach still arteta, the results would always same.
It's just another 8th season for arsenal. Be strong arsenal fans😂
Habesha :
Selling macey and then making okwonko 2nd goalkeeper .
Maestro arteta at it again
Kishan M
Kishan M:
Imagine telling then 3rd choice Matt Macey at Arsenal that his new team Hibernian will beat the club that deemed him surplus to requirements
io io
io io:
When u have this kind of result, u know ur summer is ending soon.
David Enes
David Enes:
Willian is looking maddd😭
Raindance Rave
Raindance Rave:
At least the kit looks good 😁🤙
Dimas Ario D
Dimas Ario D:
Arteta said saliba needs more experience before get in reguler team, but i think arteta is the one who needs more experience managing arsenal...
Hmingthanpuia Vanchhawng
Hmingthanpuia Vanchhawng:
what a brilliant black goal keeper 🤣
Juri YouTube
Juri YouTube:
Partey passing is amazing 🔥
I mean in training the guys seems to love each other and have fun playing, why not build the game style after that,cause on the pitch it's like they're speaking different languages and, just as with Good Ebening, they dont understand the game plan. Our managers overthink it.

Didnt Wenger give them more swing room?
Yash Sinha
Yash Sinha:
What a great start to the documentary
Good start for the documentary boys 😂 😂 😂 😂
Jay Felix
Jay Felix:
Oh I can't wait for the season to start banter fc 😁🤣
im very excited about new season how Arsenal will fall in the table :)
Eizlan Danish
Eizlan Danish:
Super league quality👍🏼🤙🏼
great to see nketiah improved on his finishing and bellerin his defending since last season..........................oh
Just Because
Just Because:
Willian has spent the Summer bulking up💪
62s Gaming
62s Gaming:
Arsenal continue to amaze me
Gaming and football live
Gaming and football live:
Nelson deserves more game time
Batch Relaxation Channel
Batch Relaxation Channel:
First goal comedy second goal offside 💯💯💯✌🏻
Raphael Jacob Panangian Sitompul 2055052
Raphael Jacob Panangian Sitompul 2055052:
wow, Partey actually was on target from a long shot... lost anyway
Just when I was looking forward to the new season, arsenal give me crippling depression with 1 pre season game
1st game of pre-season and I want the season to finish already.
레전드다 진짜 ㅋㅋㅋ
Sasikumar Sambasevam
Sasikumar Sambasevam:
That's it. I give up on this team, absolutely woeful
Aarsh Dhamsania
Aarsh Dhamsania:
This season will be it guys!! Arteta tried his hardest last season to get relegated but he will surely succed this season.
Stephen Sseppuunya
Stephen Sseppuunya:
It's good to lose in pre-season so that we put things right other than winning all games in pre-season and losing when the season begins.
Arsenal may give me depression, but I still love this club!!
Siddhesh Rane
Siddhesh Rane:
What a miss by Eddie, reminded me of lord bendtner 😂
Kian Thain
Kian Thain:
Arsenal need a full new team oh god 😂😂
The Terrible Guy
The Terrible Guy:
felt like watching my local teams game
Caleb Powell
Caleb Powell:
The day Partey scores I will be pumped! Man only goes for bangers outside of the box
Q M:
Well played Hibs!
Abdi Wisesa
Abdi Wisesa:
at least we have a reason to buy new players (if any) :D
Lopsang Lama
Lopsang Lama:
This whole squad need life time rest to be fresh
Joseph Emmanuel Tim Edemekong
Joseph Emmanuel Tim Edemekong:
It has shown that we really need a new manager
F Dot
F Dot:
Welcome back fellas to the great depression. I've got an appointment booked with my therapist on Friday...
MR. bence
MR. bence:
That keeper😂