Arsenal’s first summer friendly is not going to plan as Mikel Arteta’s men suffered 2-1 away defeat to Scottish giants Hibernian on Tuesday evening.
Despite The Gunners made perfect start to the game as Eddie Nketiah had best opportunity to put his side’s ahead but the Englishman missed One-on-one golden chance.
Jack Ross’s men, then taken the lead through winger Martin Bolyle, The Australian international capitalize Arthur Okonkwo’s silly mistake to broken deadlock inside 30th minutes of the game.
Arsenal, on the other hand, made alot of effort in second half of the game to get equasile goal but Nicolas Pepe and Thomas Partey brilliant free-kick hit bar.
Hibernian, then doubled their lead in the 65th minutes of the game, through Daniel MacKay, who delivered brilliant header inside the net.
Nicolas Pepe was handled spot-kick to get his side’s back on track, but unfortunately the Ivorian penalty was save by Hibernian goalkeeper before Emile Smith-Rowe score lovely goal to make it 2-1 in the 81th minutes of the game.