Aston Villa vs Arsenal LIVE! Premier League updates, live score and commentary stream

Follow all the action from Aston Villa vs Arsenal with our live blog, including team news and updates from Villa Park as Mikel Arteta's men look to return to winning ways.

Aston Villa vs Arsenal LIVE! Premier League updates, live score and commentary stream

Can the Gunners down Villa? CREDIT: OFFSIDE

We'll have all the action from Villa Park as the Gunners look to get back to winning ways after defeat against Wolves.

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Live BLog Saturday Feb 6th

  1. 14:28 #896

    Full-time. Aston Villa 1-0 Arsenal. The Gunners pressed late on, but Watkins' early goal proved the difference after Cedric's mistake. That's all from us. We'll see you again soon.

  2. 13:56 #895

    65'- Second change for Arsenal as Odegaard replaces Cedric. Saka will now play at left-back. 1-0

  3. 13:55 #894

    64'- CHANCE! Pepe is found in space inside the area and he drills a ball across the six-yard box towards Aubameyang, but Mings makes yet another vital interception. 1-0

  4. 13:50 #893

    59'- First change for Arsenal as Aubameyang replaces Lacazette. 1-0

  5. 13:46 #892

    55'- CHANCE! Smith Rowe jinks his way through the Villa defence brilliance, but just as he looks to pull the trigger Mings gets across and makes a superb block. 1-0

  6. 13:45 #891

    54'- Ryan makes another save as McGinn fires at goal from range. 1-0

  7. 13:44 #890

    52'- CHANCE! Arsenal go close down the other end as Partey plays Smith Rowe who then finds Pepe. The Ivorian works some space and then puts a right-footed shot just past the far post. 1-0

  8. 13:42 #889

    50'- CHANCE! Ryan is called into action as Watkins has a go from range and forces a low save from the goalkeeper. Villa keep it alive though and Watkins meets a cross at the far post, but Ryan makes the stop again. 1-0

  9. 13:38 #888

    46'- Back underway at Villa Park. 1-0

  10. 13:20 #887

    Half-time. Aston Villa 1-0 Arsenal. An early goal from Watkins has the hosts ahead and the Gunners have plenty of work to do in the second half.

  11. 13:16 #886

    44'- CHANCE! Arsenal recycle a free-kick and the ball makes its way to Pepe on the right. Targett blocks his left-footed effort but it drops back to Ivorian who then blasts wide with his right. 1-0

  12. 13:07 #885

    35'- Saka really in the wars here as now Nakamba is booked for a foul on the Arsenal man. 1-0

  13. 13:04 #884

    32'- Concern here for Arsenal as Saka is down following a challenge from Konsa who is booked. The youngster is back on his feet and looks likely to continue. 1-0

  14. 13:03 #883

    31'- CHANCE! Villa so close to making it 2-0. Traore wriggles his way through the Arsenal defence and finds himself one-on-one with Ryan, but the goalkeeper stands tall and makes the save before Gabriel blocks Barkley's follow up shot. 1-0

  15. 13:01 #882

    29'- SAVE! Partey wins a free-kick which Xhaka takes from all of 30 yards. His strike is heading for the top corner, but Martinez gets across to claw it away. 1-0

  16. 12:59 #881

    28'- Arsenal move the ball around nicely on the edge of the area and Pepe is slipped through. He shoots but his effort is deflected and Martinez collects with ease. 1-0

  17. 12:53 #880

    21'- No real chances since the Villa goal. Arsenal nearly make an opening as Lacazette clips a pass over the top to Saka, but Martinez gets to the ball first. 1-0

  18. 12:48 #879

    1'- GOAL VILLA. Just the start Arsenal would not have been looking for. Cedric plays Gabriel short with a pass on the edge of the box and Traore nips in to win the ball before squaring for Watkins to turn home. 1-0

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