MATCH REPORT : ARSENAL SETTLE FOR DRAW IN FRANCE
Arsenal grabbed a late equalizer to avoid a preseason defeat in France. A sublime finish from Alex-Oxlade Chamberlain ensured Arsene Wenger’s men avoid a defeat in France.
Nigerian duo Alex Iwobi and Chuba Akpom were in the starting line-up for Arsenal who held French side RC Lens to a 1-1 draw in a friendly played inside the Stade Bollaert-Delelis in France on Friday.
While Iwobi later made way for Gedion Zelalem on 78 minutes, Akpom was replaced by Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain prior to the start of the second half.
Mattias Autret put RC Lens in the lead in the 38th minute, but with eight minutes remaining, Oxlade-Chamberlain equalised for Arsenal.