Arsenal missed the possibility to make it 5 wins on the bounce in all competitions as they performed out a goalless draw in opposition to Crystal Palace.
The Emirates Stadium conflict was an uneventful one – however that’s supreme for Granit Xhaka’s sake.
The identical fixture final season practically spelled the tip of his Gunners profession as he retaliated to being booed off the pitch by the followers as they struggled to a 2-2 draw in opposition to the Eagles.
It wasn’t the proper efficiency from the previous captain however he made issues depend when stopping the guests from constructing assaults.
Xhaka denied Zaha a possible objective when he made a well timed block to disclaim Wilfied Zaha within the first half.
And the Switzerland worldwide made an essential contribution after the break when he minimize out a harmful Zaha cross which was heading straight for an unmarked Christian Benteke within the Arsenal field.
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