Chelsea v Arsenal LIVE: Premier League score and goal updates as Cole Palmer penalty breaks deadlock

Chelsea 1-0 Arsenal

45+1’ A VAR check as Sterling dashes into the box, not that the winger complains too much. But bodies collide and he takes a tumble.

The check is complete, 30 seconds later, with Arsenal pushing for the equaliser as we enter stoppage time.

Cucurella back to Sterling down the right, Palmer picks it up and slides it to Enzo, who digs it out from underneath his feet, but that’s only chipped up into the gleeful hands of Raya.

Chelsea 1-0 Arsenal

44’ Chelsea hurting Arsenal in transition and it’s Sterling and Palmer combining.

Sterling sprints down the right and Gusto is not picked up, he gathers and swipes at goal from just outside the area, it’s just over.

An exciting end to this half.

Now Thiago stops the game, and gathers a yellow card, which is fairly deserved in truth. Jesus rolls it past his compatriot, and Thiago will turn his shoulders and clatter into him, denying Arsenal’s counter-attack.

Chelsea 1-0 Arsenal

40’ That Saka and Odegaard combination looking to get Arsenal firing.

But Mudryk working tirelessly back down the Blues’ left side, he blocks a potential one-two with Saka ready to surge into the box.

Gallagher, Palmer and Enzo the most advanced trio of Blues at various points, and they are so narrow that none of them spread beyond the centre circle.

Chelsea 1-0 Arsenal

37’ Arsenal not able to compete in the midfield, Rice has been quiet and Enzo has emerged as the dominant force in this game.

Arteta screaming from the touchline as Gabriel and White continue to be gifted touches from Chelsea, but they’ve done very little with it.

Saka and Odegaard starting to find a way into the game though, but the Chelsea shape is excellent without the ball.

Chelsea 1-0 Arsenal

28’ Thiago Silva now closely monitoring Jesus, White pulled it back, and the Brazilian forward shifted it nicely, spinning before striking at goal from barely eight yards out.

Chelsea clear for the corner. And Colwill’s towering header helps them clear that too.

Now, the counter, Gusto is caught down the right by a rampaging Martinelli. But the Frenchman wins a free-kick in a dangerous area after getting his body back between man and ball. Tremendous battle, that.

Chelsea 1-0 Arsenal

25’ It’s another wild challenge from a Chelsea player, after Cole Palmer studded the back of Gabriel Jesus.

Now Thiago, sliding and out of control, clatters into Martinelli.

The good news for Gunners supporters is that the Brazilian winger is back up on his feet.

Enzo and Jorginho now scrapping in the middle of the pitch, a really good tempo to this game.

Chelsea 1-0 Arsenal

21’ It’s been a positive response from Arsenal. Declan Rice finally surging clear and gets in behind the Blues’ backline down the left.

It’s a strange cross, or is it a shot? Stabbed with the outside of his right boot, it’s not far from that far right corner.

Chelsea going to sleep but they survive. A frantic tempo here is causing Raya to storm out from his goal in the slick conditions.

Gabriel Martinelli is now struggling, he could be injured.

GOAL! Chelsea 1-0 Arsenal (Cole Palmer)

15’ GOAL! Chelsea break the deadlock and it’s Cole Palmer with a calmly-taken penalty.

The review on Saliba’s handball, blocking Mudryk’s header, from Sterling’s cross, which was destined for goal.

Cole Palmer of Chelsea celebrates after scoring

Chelsea 0-0 Arsenal

4’ – Cucurella storming forward from left-back, a huge chance for the Spaniard to justify the investment made in him after a rock start to his career at Stamford Bridge.

The Gunners now sweeping the ball across their backline on the slick surface, White enjoying plenty of early touches in fact.

Gabriel then chips one lock to Martinelli, but Gusto reads that well.

Chelsea vs Arsenal

A lively start from the Blues!

Fernandez bends one from the edge of the area, it’s frantic from Arsenal, who can’t deal with the loose ball.

Sterling caused the panic, then Gallagher had a shot blocked.

Raya untroubled, but it was direct from Chelsea in the west London rain.

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