Hello and welcome to LIVE updates of Arsenal v Fulham. The Gunners need a victory to breathe life into fading hopes of finishing in the European places while the Cottagers desperately want the points to close the gap on the sides just above the relegation trapdoor. Kick off 13.30 BST.

Premier League / Matchday 32
Emirates Stadium / 18.04.2021
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Updated 18/04/2021 at 17:20 GMT
End of 2nd Half
90+9'
FT: Arsenal 1-1 Fulham. Nketiah struck deep into stoppage time to grab a draw for Arsenal and seriously hamper Fulham's survival hopes after Maja's penalty had put them ahead.
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The goal stands! 1-1.
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VAR is checking.
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Eddie Nketiah
Goal
Eddie Nketiah
Arsenal
Arsenal
Goals1
On target1
Blocked Shots1
Wide1
GOAL! Nketiah stabs home at the far post after Fulham failed to deal with a left-wing corner that was flicked on by Gunners keeper Mat Ryan.
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SUPER BLOCK! Reed gets his body in the way to help keep out Nketiah's effort. It's all Arsenal!
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Fulham try to attack and keep possession as the best form of defence but almost get caught on the break.
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Seven minutes added! Still time for Arsenal. Meanwhile, Areola booked.
Alphonse Aréola
Yellow card
Alphonse Aréola
Fulham
Fulham
Saves by Goalkeeper2
Yellow Cards1
Free Kicks5
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SAVE! Areola stands firm at his near post to beat away Martinelli's strike from the left side of the area.
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CLOSE! Saka jinks in from the right and curves a left-foot strike just past the upright.
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FULHAM CHANGE: Bryan on.
Ivan Cavaleiro
Off
Ivan Cavaleiro
Fulham
Fulham
Fouls against1
Free Kicks1
Joe Bryan
On
Joe Bryan
Fulham
Fulham
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As it stands, Arsenal will stay ninth and five points adrift of the top seven. Fulham remain 18th but would close to within four points of Burnley having played two games more.
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Time is running out for Arsenal. Can Fulham hang on here for three massive points?
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FULHAM CHANGE: Loftus-Cheek on for Maja.
Josh Maja
Off
Josh Maja
Fulham
Fulham
Goals1
On target1
Blocked Shots1
Fouls1
Ruben Loftus-Cheek
On
Ruben Loftus-Cheek
Fulham
Fulham
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VIDEO: Maja's magic moment!
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It's all hands to the pump for the Fulham players. They pack their own area and get people in the way. This time Smith-Rowe sees a volley from the right side of the area well blocked.
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SAVE! Martinelli beats Areola to the ball and digs out a cross form the right byline. Pepe rises at the far post but sees his header brilliantly kept out by the keeper, who recovered well to get back on his line and deny the hosts.