The long waited derby match of the Premier league between Arsenal and Chelsea, finished without goals, 0:0.
Mourinho entered the match with the same thought as in every other derby this season – to remain unbeaten, and to try something from counter attacks. Arsenal was careful too, and the outcome was pretty much expected in that occasions – goalless draw.
The best chance in the match took place in the 31. minute. After bad attacked of the Arsenal squad, Chelsea made a counter attack. Willian passed the long ball to Lampard, and the Chelsea captain fired a volley towards Arsenal’s goal. The ball hit the bar, and the net was saved.
Although Arsenal had much bigger ball possession, they didn’t manage to create a lot of chances in front of Chelsea’s goal, until the very end of the game.
Giroud could score in two occasions, in 79. and 85. minute, but both times Frenchmen reacted poorly, and he didn’t score.
The result remained 0:0, so after 17 rounds Liverpool is the new leader, because they have better goal difference than Arsenal.