January 30, 2018 by
Arsenal suffered a 3-1 defeat at struggling Swansea City on Tuesday night after a lacklustre display in south Wales.
The home side had the first attempt on goal on seven minutes. Jordan Ayew picked up the ball on the edge of the Arsenal area and the forward’s effort deflected over Peter Cech and wide of the post.
The Swans threatened again two minutes later. Nathan Dyer’s cross found Alfie Mawson at the far post and the defender looked set to score from close-range, only for Aaron Ramsey to produce a brilliant last-gasp block on the slide. .......Read more here.....
March 02, 2016 by
Arsenal suffered a blow to their title hopes on Tuesday night, as the Gunners suffered a 2-1 home defeat against Swansea City.
Arsenal had the first real attempt on goal on three minutes, as Olivier Giroud’s effort on goal was blocked by Ashley Williams. Giroud had another attempt on goal on seven minutes which failed to trouble Lukasz Fabianski in the Swansea goal.
The home hit the woodwork on 11 minutes. Mesut Ozil attempted to find Alexis Sanchez, who completely missed his kick, before recovering the ball and firing a shot against the post. .......Read more here.....
October 31, 2015 by
Arsenal kept their good Premier League run going by winning 3-0 at Swansea’s Liberty Stadium, with Olivier Giroud, Laurent Koscielny and Joel Campbell getting on the scoresheet for the Gunners
The first real attempt of the game came on eight minutes for the visitors. The home side failed to clear Joel Campbell’s cross and full-back Nacho Monreal fired wide from inside the Swansea area.
It was the Gunners who offered the next threat on goal as well. Campbell curled an effort just wide of goal from the edge of the box. The home side offered their first attacking threat on 21 minutes. .......Read more here.....
May 12, 2015 by
There were mixed feelings among Arsenal fans when Arsene Wenger allowed Lukasz Fabianski to leave the Emirates on a free transfer last summer, but the Frenchman probably lived to regret his decision as the Polish keeper played a key role in helping Swansea beat the Gunners last night.
This was by no means the Pole’s only outstanding display of the season seeing as he has performed at a very high level ever since Gary Monk made him the number one goalkeeper at Liberty Stadium, but yesterday’s masterpiece was probably his best showing of the campaign. .......Read more here.....
May 11, 2015 by
Arsenal somehow lost 1-0 at the Emirates Stadium against Swansea on Monday night, despite dominating the game and the visitors having very little to offer in attack. What they did offer was a Bafetimbi Gomis winner in the 85th minute.
The Gunners had the first attack on goal on three minutes. Hector Bellerin found Aaron Ramsey in the area and the Welsh midfielder lofted a cross onto to the head of Olivier Giroud, who headed onto the top netting.
On seven minutes Arsenal ‘keeper David Ospina dealt with a low effort from Angel Rangel relatively comfortably. On eight minutes Swans midfielder Jonjo Shelvey attempt an ambitious long-range effort which went well off target. .......Read more here.....
November 09, 2014 by
Swansea came back from a goal down to defeat Arsenal 2-1 at the Liberty Stadium, with two goals in three minutes in the second half.
The game started in a tight manner and the first threat of the game arrived on nine minutes for the home side. Gylfi Sigurdsson fired in a free-kick from a tight angle and Arsenal defender Calum Chambers headed the effort away from near his own goal line.
On 21 minutes Wilfried Bony went down in the Arsenal penalty area under a challenge from Chambers. Phil Dowd waved away appeals for a penalty kick, but the Swans carried on attacking and Wojciech Szczesny got down low to keep out an effort from Swans winger Jefferson Montero. .......Read more here.....
July 21, 2014 by
According to Sky Sports, Arsenal is close to completing a £3million deal to sign Colombia number one David Ospina. The 25-year-old was already a highly-rated keeper prior to the World Cup, but his performances in Brazil have raised his profile even further.
Ospina looked very solid as the South American’s reached the quarter-finals of the competition and were unlucky to exit the competition at the hands of the hosts Brazil.
Ospina has forged a big reputation in Ligue One with Nice, where he has become known as a very reliable keeper. Ospina has helped Nice to become a stable team in the French top-flight. Ospina has spent five years at the French club developing his talent. .......Read more here.....
July 13, 2014 by
According to the Metro, Arsenal is close to completing a £3million deal for Colombia and Nice keeper David Ospina. The 25-year-old is highly-rated and was his countries number one at the World Cup as they made it to the quarter-finals.
Ospina told Nice prior to the World Cup that he was leaving and turned down a new contract. Ospina has just 12 months left on his contract, so a fee of £3million seems like a relativity reasonable one for such a solid keeper.
Needed .......Read more here.....
June 27, 2014 by
According to the Metro, Arsenal is set to launch a big money move of up to £44million for Juventus and Chile midfielder Arturo Vidal. The dynamic midfielder is currently away on international duty with his national team at the World Cup.
In the last few seasons Vidal has developed a reputation as one of the most highly-rated complete midfielders in world football. The 27-year-old star has been a key component in Juventus’ domination of Serie A over the past few seasons.
Vidal scored 18 goals from midfield in all competitions last season and also provided five assists for his teammates. .......Read more here.....
June 14, 2014 by
According to various reports in the last few weeks Arsenal are interested in Colombia international pair keeper David Ospina and striker Jackson Martinez, who are both set to feature in the South American’s World Cup opener against Greece later today.
Ospina currently plies his trade in French Ligue One with Nice, who only just avoided relegation to the second tier last season. However, Ospina is still regarded as a top keeper with good reflexes and a promising future.
The 25-year-old is reportedly looking to move to a bigger club this summer and could be available for a fee as small as £3million this summer. .......Read more here.....