Karl Hein features and Nketiah scores as Arsenal draw with Rangers

Karl Hein was brought on at the start of the second half as Arsenal continued pre-season with a 2-2 draw away to Rangers.

The Estonian goalkeeper could do little about Cedric Itten’s header but did later make a good save.

Arthur Okonkwo started in goal and even though he had little to do looked rather more assured than he did against Hibernian.

Rangers took the lead through Leon Balogun, with new signing Nuno Tavares levelling for Arsenal.

After Rangers made it 2-1 in the second period, Eddie Nketiah equalised with a composed finish.

Several other academy products were also involved in the second half, with the likes of Ainsley Maitland-Niles, Joe Willock and Reiss Nelson entering the fray.

Folarin Balogun started the game and was deployed on the left wing and had a couple of opportunities to score but was unable to find the net.

The likes of Omari Hutchinson, Harry Clarke, Omar Rekik, Jack Henry-Francis, Tom Smith and James Hillson weren’t part of the matchday squad although Smith warmed up with the goalkeepers before the game.



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