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HIGHLIGHTS | Norwich City 2-2 Arsenal | Premier League | Dec 01, 2019

by: Arsenal     Published on: 03 December 2019

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We had to settle for a point from an entertaining clash at Norwich in Freddie Ljungberg’s first match as our interim head coach on Sunday.After a particularly trying period, the Swede’s ascension to become our interim head coach had created a real sense of positivity – and the way we opened this match reflected that.We were playing with more freedom than had been previously evident, and imposing ourselves on the hosts and pinning them back for extended periods.But for all the neat interplay and one-touch passing, we were unable to find a way through – although both Joe Willock and Shkodran Mustafi came close – and the hosts eventually punished us.Teemu Pukki’s opening goal had more than a touch of fortune about it, hitting the unfortunate Mustafi and spinning beyond Bernd Leno, but we responded well and were awarded a penalty for a handball three minutes later.The decision was checked on VAR but eventually confirmed – and while Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang saw his initial spot kick saved by Tim Krul, the video referee ordered it to be retaken for encroachment. This time Auba made no mistake.But were fell behind once again right on the stroke of half time when Norwich broke again through the dangerous Onel Hernandez, who found Todd Cantwell in space and the midfielder slotted it into the far corner.Here was the first test of Ljungberg’s reign as he sought to lift his team at the interval, and they were soon back on the front foot at the start of the second half – only to have a penalty shout waved away for what looked like another handball.But we got our equaliser in the 56th minute when Aubameyang struck his 10th Premier League goal of the season, curling in from close range after meeting a loose ball in the box. Game on.Almost instantly, Bernd Leno was called into action to make a superb reaction save to deny Kenny McLean, before Cantwell fired wide moments later and then Leno was called into action to keep out Pukki’s effort.As we entered the closing stages, there was a half chance for Mesut Ozil but the hosts were really piling on the pressure and Leno had to make a fine save to deny Max Aarons.Torreira had a goalbound shot blocked deep into injury time, but there was to be no late twist, and we had to settle for a point.#arsenal #premierleague #aubameyangFor more match action, highlights and training videos, make sure you become a digital member and sign up to Arsenal Player. It's FREE and is the Home of the Game: http://po.st/YTArsenalPlayerSubscribe to the Official Arsenal YouTube Channel: http://arsn.al/SubscribeFollow us on Facebook: http://po.st/facebookytFollow us on Twitter: http://po.st/twitterytFollow us on Instagram: http://po.st/instagramytFollow us on Soundcloud: http://po.st/soundcloudytThis is the Official YouTube channel for Arsenal Football Club. This channel will aim to showcase the personality of Arsenal Football Club and give fans more of an insight into what it's like to be at this fantastic club. This channel will look behind the scenes and get closer to the likes of Mesut Ozil, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Henrikh Mkhitaryan, Alexandre Lacazette, Bernd Leno, Granit Xhaka, Hector Bellerin, and more.ABOUT ARSENAL FCArsenal Football Club were formed in 1886. They have amassed 13 League titles, 13 FA Cups and many other major trophies since then. Their greatest players include: Thierry Henry, Dennis Bergkamp, Tony Adams, Ian Wright, Robert Pires, Liam Brady, Patrick Vieira, Cliff Bastin and Charlie George.