Arsenal took the lead over West Ham through the unlikeliest of sources – Rob Holding.
The Gunners headed to the London Stadium this afternoon with the knowledge that Tottenham had already secured three points against Leicester City. There was no margin for error.
West Ham, on the other hand, have already abandoned their own Champions League push, at least via league qualification, and are hoping to win the Europa League.
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David Moyes’ men could be forgiven for having one eye on Thursday night, and considering Rob Holding was able to get his head to the ball unchallenged, it certainly suggests that the Hammers are distracted.
Holding had NEVER scored a Premier League goal prior to this afternoon. How important a time could it be for him to have found the back of the net?
Arsenal lead through Rob Holding’s first ever Premier League goal!! 💥
As it stands they will go back above Spurs! ⬆️ pic.twitter.com/I6wQsnDvYt
— Sky Sports Premier League (@SkySportsPL) May 1, 2022
Pictures courtesy of the Premier League