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Arsenal hero: Lacazette not in same class as Chelsea striker Morata

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Montrelle Montesinos | 17 Setiembre, 2017, 17:52

The Spaniard was talking to Sky Sports ahead of the Gunners' clash with their London rivals at Stamford Bridge.

A lack of supply from his teammates could be highlighted by Lacazette's fewer shots, although he has been more clinical than Morata, converting 30 per cent of his chances compared to 21 per cent from the Chelsea striker.

And David Luiz saw red for a high challenge on Sead Kolasinac with three minutes remaining, marking the third straight match Chelsea have had a player sent off against Arsenal and rounding off a poor performance from Antonio Conte's men.

"They have done great to turn things around after a difficult start".

The former England midfielder also did not shy away from venting his opinion about the strikers expected to lead the lines for both teams and reckons that Alexandre Lacazette of his former club will not be a match for Chelsea's Alvaro Morata.

"They will be confident and they have good players who look decent when they are winning".

Aaron Ramsey dribbled into the Chelsea penalty area, sneaking between Cesar Azpilicueta and Luiz, and after the Welshman's shot came back off the post an off-balance Lacazette contrived to hook the ball over the bar from five yards out.

"They just need another striker".

"People are saying to me 'what a good result against Bournemouth, ' but if you could have handpicked any team to play last week it was Bournemouth". If Chelsea go a goal up, you know Arsenal will capitulate.

But the second half was not producing the same attacking action as the first, resulting in Arsenal making their first change with 24 minutes remaining, Sanchez replacing Lacazette, with Chelsea promptly responding by introducing Hazard in place of Willian.