L Torreira (83)
Arsenal vs Huddsf'ld
3:00pm Saturday 8th December
WATCH: ARSENAL 1-0 HUDDERSFIELD
ARSENAL 1-0 HUDDERSFIELD
FT: That's it! Arsenal's unbeaten run goes on and Lucas Torreira's overhead kick has given them all three points. They were made to work very hard for it by Huddersfield in a very tetchy encounter, littered with yellow cards. Job done for Arsenal in the end but for David Wagner's Huddersfield it is now three straight defeats.
90+6: Lossl did get his head to the free-kick but only after the initial ball in was headed away. The keeper has to rush back as Arsenal try to break and he is in position to deny Guendouzi as the midfielder came in at the back stick.
90+5: Huddersfield free-kick and Lossl has gone up!
90+3: Superb ball in by Pritchard but it is very well defended by Sokratis, beating Depoitre to it as the striker hung in the air.
90: Seven minutes of added time will be played, plenty of time for Huddersfield to try and find an equaliser. Arsenal will hope to kill the game off before that can happen though.
90: Into the last minute of the 90 and Aubameyang gets into the box but sees his shot blocked behind by Kongolo. The corner is headed clear.
88: Depoitre bursts into the Arsenal box and then goes to ground as Sokratis comes across to challenge. The defender is furious but the striker avoids a yellow card for diving, he certainly made the most of the very minimal contact as the angle for the shot got narrower.
87: The away side have to throw caution to the wind but they look dead on their feet. They do win a free kick in the Arsenal half but Leno is quickly off his line to punch the cross clear.
85: Huddersfield collect another yellow card, Bacuna the latest in a long list of players to have his name taken down by the referee this afternoon.
GOAL! ARSENAL 1-0 HUDDERSFIELD (Torreira 83)
Arsenal finally have the breakthrough! Guendouzi clips a ball to the back post, there is a bit of a scramble but Aubameyang digs out a cross and Torreira is waiting in the six yard box to apply the finishing touch in acrobatic style.
ARSENAL 0-0 HUDDERSFIELD
82: Kolasinac swings the ball in from the left but Mkhitaryan's header loops onto the top of the net. Huddersfield can kill a few more seconds from the goal kick.
80: Guendouzi is booked for diving and Arsenal can't believe it! It's the right decision though, the Arsenal midfielder kicked his leg out towards Mooy as he went into the box, looking for contact.
77: Down the other end and Huddersfield earn their first corner of the game as Mooy's cross is deflected behind. Depoitre gets his head to the set piece to keep it alive but Arsenal clear at the second attempt. Time running out for Arsenal as we approach the final 10 minutes of the 90.
76: Kongolo is dispossessed as he comes out and Arsenal break, Mkhitaryan sends in a cross but it is beyond Iwobi, bounces off Kolasinac and rolls harmlessly behind.
74: Huddersfield threaten the Arsenal goal again after a lovely through ball from Bacuna towards Pritchard, Sokratis gets across well and his sliding challenge not only takes the ball away from Pritchard but flicks the Huddersfield man on the way out of play too. Goal kick.
71: Free-kick to Arsenal in a dangerous position on the left as Bacuna trips Torreira. Is this the chance for the home team?
72: No. Lossl punches the cross clear and Bellerin skews his effort over the bar.
70: Huddersfield make their third change as Erik Durm replaces Danny Williams.
68: Bizarre goalkeeping from Lossl but he gets away with it. Bellerin whipped in a low cross and Lossl tried to volley it away but hit is straight against Aubameyang. Fortunately for Huddersfield, there is no Arsenal player around to tuck away the loose ball and Lossl recovers.
67: One wing-back to the other for Huddersfield as Hadergjonaj sends a deep cross to the back post where Lowe is waiting, he's off balance as he strikes it though and the shot is some way off target.
65: Another injury problem, this time for Arsenal as Mustafi hobbles off. Laurent Koscielny is sent out to warm up but it's Nacho Monreal who comes on to replace the centre-back.
63: Guendouzi hits a lovely crossfield ball that Lowe does well to head behind under pressure from Bellerin. The corner from Xhaka beats everyone in the middle, Aubameyang was stolen in around the back but clearly isn't expecting the ball to reach him. He has a free header but nods it tamely wide.
61: Iwobi plays the ball straight into touch, he just wasn't on the same wavelength as Kolasinac down the left. A frustrating day for the Gunners thus far, Huddersfield will be more than happy with their efforts.
57: Now Huddersfield want a penalty! It's all going on at the Emirates! Pritchard tries to spin as Smith fires the ball across the box towards him and he thinks he is caught by Bellerin, the referee disagrees.
58: Another injury worry for Huddersfield, Smith is down clutching his calf and it looks as though he will be replaced by Florent Hadergjonaj.
56: Paul Tierney has a word with Tommy Smith as the Arsenal fans jeer what they believe to be time-wasting tactics. With 35 minutes still to go, it's a bit early for that.
54: More frustration for Arsenal as Xhaka's corner curls out of play before coming back in. Things have not gone to plan so far for the home side.
53: A blow for Huddersfield as Hogg is forced off with what looks like a hamstring injury. He is replaced by Juninho Bacuna.
50: CHANCE! Why has Tommy Smith not gone for goal? Mooy delays and delays, waiting for the gap and then plays a lovely ball into the path of the wing-back. He could have taken on the shot first time from the edge of the box but chooses to cut back onto his left foot and the chance is gone.
The ball comes to Pritchard and he gets to the byline but Leno is able gather as Depoitre came in to challenge.
48: Lossl clutches the ball gratefully to his chest after Xhaka's free-kick from the left is missed by Smith and comes off Hogg's knee. A poor delivery but the deflection could have gone anywhere.
47: Iwobi involved now, making a run down the left to win a corner. Huddersfield clear it but Arsenal have been very lively at the start of this second half.
46: Alexandre Lacazette and Stephan Lichtsteiner have been replaced by Alex Iwobi and Henrikh Mkhitaryan at half-time. Huddersfield kick-off but it is Arsenal on the attack straight away and Mkhitaryan flashes a shot wide.
Should Alexandre Lacazette's goal have stood? Arsenal were certainly furious with the decision and you can understand why. Certainly one to look out for in the highlights on the Sky Sports mobile app from 5.15pm this evening...
HT: Boos ring around the Emirates as the players leave the field at the end of the first half, it's not for the players though, they're directed at the referee. Paul Tierney has dished out a number of yellow cards, four for Arsenal and three for Huddersfield, but it is the last of them, shown to Mustafi when he felt he was fouled in the area that has most frustrated the home fans and players alike.
Aubameyang and Lacazette both missed big chances for Arsenal, Pritchard passes up Huddersfield's best opportunity and so it remains goalless at the break.
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45: Last minute of the half and Lossl is forced into a brilliant save! Torreira bends one from 25 yards and it is heading for the top corner before the keeper pushes it around the post.
45+1: Now Arsenal want a penalty! Mustafi went down as he challenged for the second ball from the corner. The whistle goes but only for a Huddersfield free-kick and a yellow card for Mustafi, he too is not suspended for Arsenal's game at Southampton next weekend. He might have been unfortunate though as the replays shows there was some contact, minimal as it was.
44: CHANCE! Huddersfield should be 1-0 up! The initial attack broke down but Mooy retrieved the ball on the edge of the box, fed it wide to Smith and his cut back found Pritchard free, eight yards out. The midfielder blazes his first-time shot over the bar though, what a chance!
41: Lacazette has the ball in the net but it's ruled out for offside. It's an odd one, Lacazette was offside when Aubameyang flicked on the header but it was cut out by Zanka, whose ball back to Lossl was under-hit. Lacazette nips in to round the keeper and score but the assistant referee raised his flag the moment the attacker touched the ball. Was that not a separate phase? Arsenal certainly think so.
39: The card count keeps on rising, Tommy Smith is the latest Huddersfield player booked after clattering in to Kolansinac. Then 30 seconds later Sokraits is booked after flying in on Jonathan Hogg, both definite yellows and Sokratis will now miss Arsenal's trip to Southampton.
37: Another booking for Huddersfield, this time for Danny Williams and he can have no complaints. He is late on Torreira, coming in from behind. Stephan Lichtsteiner does not take kindly to the challenge on his team-mate and confronts Williams, leading to some pushing and shoving. The end result is just that Lichtsteiner is booked as well.
35: Torreira goes down 25 yards out wanting a free-kick, the referee waves play on but Arsenal do get a free-kick slightly further out a few seconds later though and Alex Pritchard is booked for the challenge on Xhaka.
The free-kick is headed clear and Xhaka then sends his shot high and wide.
32: Arsenal are knocking the ball around nicely enough but it's all in front of Huddersfield. They're looking for a spark.
29: CHANCE! Another glorious chance for Arsenal and this time it's Lacazette who has spurned it. Arsenal win back possession in Huddersfield territory, Guendouzi squares it for Lacazette 15 yards out but with the goal at his mercy, he slips and hits the shot into his standing leg and up over the bar. Two brilliant chances in as many minutes for Arsenal but neither has been taken.
28: CHANCE! What an opportunity for Arsenal! Xhaka hits the ball right footed from the edge of the box, it may have been a shot but the ball falls perfectly for Aubameyang six yards out. He tries to guide it, on the volley, into the corner but sends the ball wide!
25: Granit Xhaka is shown the first yellow card of the day - it must be for simulation - after appearing to be tripped by Aaron Mooy on the halfway line. If Mooy did catch him, it was accidental but the referee decides there was no contact and the Arsenal man is booked.
23: Aubameyang smashes a low cross in from the right that Danny Williams does well to clear. There are a few signs in the last couple of minutes that Arsenal are starting to warm to their task.
21: Good defending from Terence Kongolo, first stretching to cut out Bellerin's pass and then winning it back from Aubameyang, who had collected the loose ball. Arsenal are just starting to control possession though.
19: It would be unfair to expect the same level of excitement and noise as there was for last weekend's north London derby but there is a very subdued atmosphere at the Emirates so far. Huddersfield have perhaps surprised the locals, who might have expected an early goal or two and a comfortable win. That's certainly not how things have panned out.
16: Play is back under way and Hogg is back into the action but it is Arsenal who nearly get in, just seconds after the restart. Torreira slid the ball through to Bellerin but Lossl read it and rushed off his line to beat the wing-back to the ball.
15: The treatment for Hogg continues, it looks like a problem with his wrist. It remains to be seen whether he'll be able to continue. This break in play might allow Unai Emery to give a few instructions to his side, he's certainly been the more animated of the managers thus far.
13: Jonathan Hogg goes down and stays down. Arsenal play on and the referee allows them to do so, initially, but then blows up and calls the physio on. Hogg certainly looks in real pain after falling awkwardly after jumping for a header.
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