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Sanchez double downs relegated Sunderland 0

Posted on May 16, 2017 by David Nugent

Alexis Sanchez scored a brace for Arsenal as the Gunners defeated relegation Sunderland 2-0 at the Emirates Stadium on Tuesday night.

The Gunners had the first attempt on goal after just three minutes, as Alexis Sanchez fired an effort well over the bar from long-range. Arsenal looked to have taken the lead on eight minutes.

Sanchez’s effort on goal deflected off Olivier Giroud’s arm and found the bottom corner of Jordan Pickford’s net. However, the referee spotted the infringement and disallowed the effort.

Gunners record a crucial win at Saints 0

Posted on May 10, 2017 by David Nugent

Arsenal kept their hopes alive of a top-four finish this season by winning 2-0 at Southampton on Wednesday night, courtesy of goals from Alexis Sanchez and Olivier Giroud.

Southampton offered the first threat on either goal on three minutes. Winger Nathan Redmond found space down the Saints left and found Steven Davis 25 yards out, only for the midfielder to fire well over Petr Cech’s bar.

On seven minutes Cedric got down the Saints right and crossed for opposite full-back Ryan Bertrand, who volleyed across the face of the Arsenal goal. Fortunately for the Gunners, nobody was there to put the ball into the ball into the net.

Arsenal defeated on their last ever visit to White Hart Lane 0

Posted on April 30, 2017 by David Nugent

Arsenal’s chances of a top-four finish this season were handed a blow on Sunday, as the Gunners suffered a 2-0 defeat at Tottenham in the north London derby.

The home side made a lightning quick start and had the first effort on goal with less than a minute on the clock. Dele Alli found Harry Kane, who advanced towards goal and fired an effort through Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain’s legs, only for Petr Cech to get down well to deny the Spurs striker.

The home side were also had the next attempt on six minutes. Christian Eriksen curled in a corner from Spurs right and Tobey Alderweireld headed just over the bar.

Arsenal record last-gasp win over Leicester 0

Posted on April 26, 2017 by David Nugent

Arsenal recorded a last-gasp 1-0 win over Leicester on Wednesday night to keep their hopes of Champions League qualification alive.

The visitors threatened goal first, as Marc Albrighton stole the ball off Granit Xhaka and cut the ball back to Jamie Vardy, who could only fire into the side-netting. The home side’s first real chance arrived on 16 minutes, as Kasper Schmeichel parried away a Francis Coquelin long-range effort.

Napoli readying Wojciech Szczesny bid 0

Posted on April 21, 2017 by Milos Markovic

Arsenal goalkeeper Wojcieh Szczesny is believed to be subject of increased interest from Serie A hot-shots Napoli, La Gazzetta dello Sport has learned.

Partenopei are not thoroughly satisfied with their goalkeeping options and are willing to bring the Arsenal goalkeeper to challenge Pepe Reina for the spot in goal next season.

Napoli’s back-up ‘keepers Rafael Cabral and Luigi Sepe are both likely to leave the club at the end of the season, whereas Spanish shot stopper Pepe Reina has come under heavy criticism this term due to some rather shaky performances.

Arsenal record hard-fought victory at Middlesbrough 0

Posted on April 17, 2017 by David Nugent

Arsenal ended a run of four straight away defeats in the Premier League by winning 2-1 at Middlesbrough on Monday, courtesy of goals from Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil.

Middlesbrough had the first attempt on goal on four minutes, as Grant Leadbitter fired a long-range effort just wide of Petr Cech’s far post. Boro’s Spanish striker Alvaro Negredo was the next one to have a go at goal, firing well wide of Cech’s goal from long-range.

Middlesbrough v Arsenal Premier League Preview 0

Posted on April 16, 2017 by David Nugent

On Monday night Arsenal will aim to revive their hopes of finishing in the Premier League’s top four when the Gunners visit Middlesbrough.

The home side are fighting a battle of their own at the bottom of the Premier League table. Steve Agnew’s side are currently 19th in the top-flight and six points away from safety.

However, the north east side still have hope as they have two games in hand on 17th place Hull City and a far superior goal difference. That hope may be slightly negated by the fact that their form has been terrible in recent months.

Arsenal receive injury boost ahead of Boro game 0

Posted on April 14, 2017 by Milos Markovic

Some good news for Arsenal, finally.

The Gunners conclude this weekend’s fixture list with a trip to Middlesbrough on Monday night, looking for a swift return to winning ways after a humiliating 3-0 beating at Selhurst park.

Defeat to Crystal Palace has left Arsenal sitting in sixth place and looking rather likely to miss out on a top four finish.

Wenger’s men have collected 54 points from 30 games this season, and with only eight to go before the curtain drops, Gunners cannot afford another slip-up as they look to cut the seven-point deficit behind Manchester City in fourth.

David Ospina nearing Fenerbahce move 0

Posted on April 05, 2017 by Milos Markovic

Arsenal goalkeeper David Ospina has once again emerged as a transfer target for Turkish heavyweights Fenerbahce.

The Colombian international is contracted to Gunners until 2019, but is believed to be frustrated by lack of opportunities at the North London club. Ospina has been mostly used in cup matches this season, featuring in Arsenal’s every Champions league match.

David Ospina most recently managed to notch back-to-back Premier League appearances due to Petr Cech’s injury to his calf in the 3-1 defeat at West Brom, although he himself picked up a knock that is likely to keep him away from the West Ham clash tonight.

Arsenal v West Ham Premier League Preview 0

Posted on April 04, 2017 by David Nugent

Arsenal host West Ham on Wednesday night at the Emirates Stadium, as the Gunners look to enhance their chances of finishing in the Premier League’s top-four this season.

The Gunners have drifted down to sixth in the Premier League table and seven points off fourth spot. Arsene Wenger’s side twice came back from behind to draw 2-2 with Manchester City last time out. However, it was another unconvincing display from the team from north London.



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