Premier League: Aaron Ramsdale saves a free kick by James Maddison.© AFP
Despite a poor start to the ongoing Premier League season, Arsenal have finally found a form and have not lost a game in their last five games. The Gunners are currently sixth in the table with 17 points from 10 games. Mikel Arteta’s team achieved their fifth victory of the Premier League season and one particular highlight during their 2-0 victory against Leicester City on Saturday attracted the attention of experts and football fans. With a 0-2 deficit, Brendan Rodgers’ kit was given a free kick just before half-time. With James Maddison taking the free kick, goalkeeper Aaron Ramsdale tilted the ball to the crossbar in an astonishing way and then followed it up with a reflex save from Jonny Evans near the right bottom corner. The save was a crucial one for Arsenal, who maintained their lead and comfortably clinched a victory at King Power Stadium.
Here is the video of Ramsdale’s storage:
With Ramsdale’s recent heroism for Arsenal, many fans have asked him to be named England’s no. Engage 1 goalkeeper for the national team. The 23-year-old also fired first-choice goalkeeper Bernd Leno from his position, with rumors that the German would leave in the winter transfer window.
Ramsdale joined Arsenal from Sheffield United before this season and has also represented Bournemouth in the past.
The victory against Leicester scored goals in the first half from defender Gabriel Magalhaes (5 ‘) and midfielder Emile Smith Rowe (18’).
Chelsea are currently top of the Premier League with 25 games out of 10, followed by Liverpool (22) in second place, Manchester City in third (20) and West Ham United in fourth place (20).
Arsenal are three points away from the top four with Manchester United in fourth place with 17 points.