Aaron Ramsdale was charged up after Gabriel Magalhaes thwarted Maupay from scoring on the counter.
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Arsenal lost possession deep inside Everton’s half and the resulting turnover resulted in a quick counter for the Toffees.
However this didn’t result in a goal as Gabriel Magalhaes made a crucial tackle to deny Maupay.
The Gunners are now 5 points clear of Manchester City.