Arsenal remained hot on the heels of Leeds United at the top of the First Division with a convincing 3-2 home victory over Ipswich today (Saturday).
Arsenal remained hot on the heels of Leeds United at the top of the First Division with a convincing 3-2 home victory over Ipswich today (Saturday). Ipswich had no answer to the devastation reeked by young Charlie George, one of this seasons great finds. But in the second half Ipswich pulled back two goals, both through Robertson, in an exciting finish to a splendid match.
SYNOPSIS: Arsenal kick off from right to left. They're playing at home against Ipswich, and need to win to keep on the heels of First Division leaders, Leeds United. The first half belonged to the home side. They attacked constantly, spurred on by their new young star, Charlie George.
Here's a free kick for Arsenal. It's George who puts them one goal ahead.
Arsenal still attacking. Arsenal are only three points behind Leeds, and have one game in hand. Ipswich are near the bottom of the table. The next goal comes from Peter Radford.
Only six minutes later Arsenal won another corner. It was taken by Armstrong, and the Arsenal captain, Frank Maclintock scored with a perfect header.
When the whistle went the score was 3-0 to Arsenal. Ipswich are now playing from right to left, and in the second half the emphasis of the game switched. Ipswich fought back, and piled on the pressure. Robertson takes this corner, and a lucky gust of wind put the ball straight into the net.
Seven minutes from the end Robertson scored a second. The final score 3-2 to Arsenal.