Hibernian beat Arsenal 2-1
Arsenal lost 2-1byHibernian; Martin Boyle and Daniel McKay’s goals gave the hosts an advantage; Nicholas Pepe saved a penalty before Emile Smith Rowe was comforted. Arsenal’s pre-season preparations will continue with the Rangers on Saturday; Hibs will meet Wraith Rovers on Friday
When Hibernian beat Arsenal on the Easter road 2-1, Arsenal’s pre-training started badly. The Gunners, including Pierre Emerick Aubameyang, Willian, Eddie Nketia and Ainsley Maitland Niles’ starting lineup, were 21 minutes behind Martin Boyle Arthur. Okonkwo and let Hibs lead.
Halftime substitutes, Nicolas Pepe and Thomas Patty were close to equalizing the score early in the second half, but Hibbs took advantage of Arsenal’s defensive weakness and Daniel McKay added a second goal.
Arsenal missed their last chance when Kevin Dabrovsky avoided Pepe’s penalty brilliantly, but when Emile Smith Rowe converted Hector Bellerin’s pass at home At midpoint, the gunman finally gained the upper hand.