ARSENAL LOST FIRST FRIENDLY PRE-SEASON MATCH AGAINST HIBERNIAN
Arsenal became the first of the top six England clubs to play a friendly pre season game. All Arsenal players were present in the match except for Saka who played for England national team in Euro 2020. Other young players that were just promoted by gunners were also available for the game.
Despite all world class players that Arsenal lined up against the Scottish club, Arsenal still lost 2-1 to the team.
The game started with an early goal from Hibernian and Australia striker in 21st minute of action. Arsenal who are known for their tiki taka game played a very impressive football but could not get a goal.
Arsenal started the second half of the match very well by oppressing the Scottish team but could not get a goal until the Hibernian team double the lead in the 69th minute by the 20 years old Daniel Machar.
Arsenal managed to get a penalty in the 73rd minute which was played by Pepe but unfortunately the player miss the penalty. Arsenal manage to get another opportunity 9 minute later but do not hesitate to convert it to goal. The goal was scored by Arsenal midfielder Smith Rowe.
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