Stress mounted on Mikel Arteta as Arsenal slumped to their seventh successive Premier League sport with no win.
The Gunners discover themselves scrapping on the unsuitable finish of the Premier League desk as they had been crushed 2-1 by Everton on Saturday.
Rob Holding’s personal aim and Yerry Mina’s header had been sufficient for Carlo Ancelotti’s aspect whereas Nicolas Pepe transformed from the spot for the guests.
Everton took the lead within the 22nd minute from their first piece of high quality supply.
Alex Iwobi’s cross picked out Dominic Calvert-Lewin and his glancing header, which seemed to be going large, went in off Gunners captain Rob Holding.
Everton appeared snug with their lead however a poor defensive header from Mina left Davies with no possibility however to aim in addition the ball clear however Ainsley Maitland-Niles nipped in and the Everton midfielder’s swing of his proper foot introduced down his opponent.
Nicolas Pepe despatched Pickford the unsuitable means from the penalty spot for a 35th-minute equaliser.
Dani Ceballos was maybe fortunate to nonetheless be on the pitch when his nasty problem on Mina went unpunished shortly earlier than the break.
His studs caught the again of the Everton defender’s calf however the referee, and VAR, deemed no additional motion was wanted.
When it appeared just like the hosts’ momentum had been killed, they went into half-time forward.
Calvert-Lewin’s shot was tipped across the publish by Bernd Leno and – from Gylfi Sigurdsson’s ensuing nook – Mina rose highest to beat the goalkeeper at his close to publish.
The second half offered few actual alternatives for each groups with Pickford and Leno not often examined.
Gabriel Martinelli and Alexandre Lacazette had been launched to try to inject some life into the Gunners however couldn’t discover an equaliser.
The most effective likelihood fell Bukayo Saka’s means within the last minute of the sport however Pickford was equal to the duty.