The Arsenal fans in full flow after the first goalThe Arsenal fans in full flow after the first goal
The Arsenal fans in full flow after the first goal

Ten outstanding photos of Arsenal fans at Stamford Bridge for crucial win over Chelsea in London derby

The brave Gunners were rewarded for an outstanding display at Stamford Bridge with three massive points.

Arsenal renewed their quest for Champions League football next season with a gutsy 4-2 win over rivals Chelsea at Stamford Bridge.

The Gunners travelled to Stamford Bridge on the back of three straight defeats, after coming up short against Crystal Palace, Brighton Hove and Albion and Southampton.

But they looked the sharpest at Stamford Bridge, and Eddie Nketiah, picked ahead of Alexandre Lacazette, helped himself to a brace on the night.

Emile Smith Rowe and Bukayo Saka  sealed the win while Timo Werner and Cesar Azpilicueta, who caused a penalty late on for Saka’s goal, scored in between to ensure the 4-2 score-line.

After a sensational night for the Gunners, they are now on same points as Tottenham having played the same number of games and will go into the game against Manchester United this weekend full of confidence.

The Arsenal fans have been remarkable all season, and at Stamford Bridge they were absolute class again.

They even hid the ball from Chelsea to try and give their players a break when the Blues threatened to break even late in the second half.

The Chelsea bench had to go back into the dressing room to get another ball.

Ahead of the game, there had been questions asked if Arsenal still had enough in the tank to fight and get Champions League football and their performance from start to finish showed they are ready to go all the way.

There will be crucial games ahead, and that north London derby will ultimately decide who plays on Wednesday and who plays on Thursday, but this Chelsea away win will give Mikel Arteta’s young squad belief.

On what was a memorable night, LondonWorld brings you some of the best photos of Arsenal fans from the Bridge.

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