It should have been an easy win for Arsenal considering they had scored 111 Premier League goals against Everton, more than against any other team.
But the Gunners’ Christmas Grinch showed up on Merseyside and the 1-0 lead turned into a 2-1 loss, thanks to a late strike from Demarai Gray.
Everton boss Rafa Benitez was saved from a night of criticism as his team came from behind to knock out Arsenal at Goodison Park.
Richarlison’s third scoring attempt brought the scoring level up until Gray’s mighty extra-time effort caused chaos as thousands of Toffees celebrated – a victory that was much needed.
And if you thought Arsenal’s night couldn’t get any worse, the social media world has started flooding with ‘Banter FC’ memes.
talkSPORT EDGE takes a look …
SO NEAR AND SO FAR
The Gunners were just inches past Manchester United in the standings and this particular Red Devils fan couldn’t help but laugh at the north London club.
“SUPPORT FOR ARSENAL WAS A BAD CHOICE”
Of course, the famous Anchorman scene, with Will Ferrell drinking a carton of milk and saying “milk was a bad choice” had to become an Arsenal meme…
Just to say that the song ‘Arteta Out’ will find its place in the stands?
Well, this fan certainly seems to think the boss won’t be allowed to return to training after last night’s amazing performance.
ARSENAL TO THE RESCUE
Everton haven’t won in eight matches this Premier League season and fans have claimed that if there is one club that can end the Toffees’ miserable run, it must be the one and only Arsenal …
FALL OF AUBA
If you thought Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang was going to be spared after missing the last minute chance that could have given Arsenal a point, then think again …
If you’re eagerly awaiting the documentary All or Nothing: Arsenal Amazon Prime, here’s an exclusive behind-the-scenes footage from Aubameyang and Lacazette. Enjoy!
NO WORDS NEEDED
And finally, what better way to put salt in the wound than to share a joyful image of rival Son Heung-min with a simple “Arsenal” caption – ouch.
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