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Arsenal play draw on Ljungberg’s final game in charge

Gabriel Martinelli, Djibril Sidibe, Everton vs Arsenal, Premier League
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Freddie Ljungberg’s last match as the Arsenal head coach ends in a stalemate against Everton.

Arsenal recently announced that Mikel Arteta will be assuming the managerial role. Meanwhile, Everton appointed Carlo Ancelotti as their new head coach earlier today.

Both Freddie Ljungberg and Duncan Ferguson entered the match preparing to end their tenures on a positive note.

Freddie Ljungberg made quite a few changes to the side that lost 3-0 to Man City. Ferguson also shook up his team after losing out to Leicester in the EFL Cup.

Everton dominated the first half while creating a number of problems for Arsenal in the final third. The Toffees came close to scoring on numerous occasions only to be disappointed with their finishing each time.

In the second half, Everton appealed for a penalty when the ball touched Saka’s arm after Calvert-Lewin’s shot. But, after the VAR review, Everton’s claims were denied.

Other than that, the match went rather uneventful.

Come the weekend, both teams will see a change in personnel after both the managers failed to deliver the desired results.

With 19 points, Everton have climbed up a few places to the 15th position in the league table. The Gunners, on the other hand, sit on the ninth place with 23 points.