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Update on injuries 0

Posted on September 25, 2018 by Veselin Trajkovic

Arsenal currently have seven players on their injured list, and they’ve provided an update on their recovery progress via the official website. The season has entered it’s part when the schedule is jam-packed, and having as many players available as possible will be of vital importance for manager Unai Emery.

Henrikh Mkhitaryan injured his right ankle in Arsenal’s 4-2 win over Vorskla Poltava in the Europa League opener last Thursday. Having missed the Premier League clash with Everton on Sunday, he is currently being assessed ahead of the Carabao Cup game against Championship side Brentford on Wednesday.

Arsenal v Brentford League Cup Third Round Preview 0

Posted on September 25, 2018 by David Nugent

On Wednesday night, Arsenal host Brentford at the Emirates Stadium in the third round of the Carabao Cup.

The Gunners head into this cup tie in good spirits and on a five-game winning run after their 2-0 home win over Everton on Sunday. The team from north London have a mixed recent record in this competition, mainly due to the mass squad rotation on the part of former boss Arsene Wenger in cup competition.

Unai Emery claims Premier League is harder than La Liga 0

Posted on September 25, 2018 by Harry Kettle

During a recent interview with Sky Sports, Arsenal manager Unai Emery claimed, in one way or another, that the Premier League is harder than La Liga. That, in itself, seems like a bizarre revelation to some – but we wholeheartedly believe in it and can completely see where he’s coming from. After all, this is a man who has managed in both and therefore has a fairly good perspective on something that, for the longest time, fans have been heavily debating.

Looking ahead to Brentford 0

Posted on September 25, 2018 by Harry Kettle

Arsenal will be returning to the Emirates for the third straight game tomorrow night, as they take on Championship side Brentford in the League (or Carabao if you want to be awkward about it) Cup. The attendances likely aren’t going to be great, as was the case in the Europa League, and that’s one of the primary things that the Gunners need to look out for. This serves as a big day out for the second tier side and they’ll probably bring some impressive numbers, and as a result, there’s a good chance that they’re going to outsing the home side.

Arsenal win again but same problems appear 0

Posted on September 24, 2018 by Veselin Trajkovic

Arsenal beat Everton 2-0 on Sunday, and it seems the season has taken a full turn to a promising one. This game is the Gunners’ fourth success in a row after suffering two defeats at the start of the Premier League, and it needs to be said that those defeats happened at the hands of two excellent teams.

The game was won thanks to two strikes from Arsenal’s two most potent attacking players in Alexandre Lacazette and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, but giving a few details a better look, unimportant though they may seem, reveals that some old problems still haven’t been dealt with. Even though Lacazette and Aubameyang did their job upfront and scored the goals, the indisputable fact that the best performer in the team was actually Petr Cech is pretty telling.

Positives to take for Arsenal from win over Everton 0

Posted on September 24, 2018 by David Nugent

The above title may be strange to say, but Arsenal’s performance in Sunday’s 2-0 win over Arsenal was not all positive. The Gunners eventually earned the victory, but for periods of the encounter with the Toffees, mainly the first half, the team from north London looked poor and disjointed.

Here are a few positives I suggest that Arsenal will take from the game:

Life still left in Petr Cech

It would be fair to say that Arsenal may have been going in at half time behind if it were not for the veteran goalkeeper. Cech kept out efforts by Theo Walcott, Dominic Calvert-Lewin and Richarlison to keep the scores level.

The Ozil and Ramsey issue 0

Posted on September 24, 2018 by Harry Kettle

There are positives and negatives that can be taken from any and all Premier League games. Even if you get whitewashed 7-0, there still may be a moment of brilliance that occurred which gives you some kind of hope as you move forward. When it comes to the Gunners, however, there are one or two negatives stemming from the win over Everton yesterday. Don’t get us wrong, it’s great that they were able to secure a 2-0 victory which keeps their winning streak going, but not everything can be perfect in this game and we’ve seen that time and time again – especially with Arsenal Football Club.

Arsenal keep the ball rolling with win against Everton 0

Posted on September 24, 2018 by Harry Kettle

There were some nerves heading into Arsenal’s game against Everton at the weekend, which is to be expected given the run they’ve been on as of late. Alas, some fans continue to insist on putting pressure onto the shoulders of the players and management, so it was nice to see that the Gunners answered those calls with a 2-0 victory over the Toffees at the weekend. It certainly wasn’t simple and there were issues littered throughout the squad, but a win is a win – and a clean sheet is a clean sheet.

Arsenal facing favourite opponents Everton 0

Posted on September 23, 2018 by David Nugent

Arsenal and Everton are two of the longest serving clubs in the top-flight of English football. Arsenal have been ever-present in the top-flight in the post-war years, while only Manchester United have spent more seasons in the English top division than Everton, other than the Gunners of course.

However, recent history has been kinder to the Gunners than the Merseysiders, who have struggled to keep up with the teams now known as ‘the big six’.

Everton Arsenal’s favourite Premier League opponent

Recent history between the two teams has also favoured the team from north London, as Everton have been the Gunners favourite opponent in the Premier League era.

Arsenal v Everton Premier League Preview 0

Posted on September 22, 2018 by David Nugent

Arsenal host Everton at the Emirates Stadium on Sunday afternoon, as the Gunners to make it four wins in a row in the top-flight.

Arsenal recorded a 4-2 win over Vorskla in the Europa League to make it four straight wins in all competitions after a poor start to their campaign. Last time out in the Premier League Unai Emery’s team recorded a 2-1 win at struggling Newcastle.

The home sides recent run of form has been powered by their attacking play, as Emery’s side have now scored at least two goals in all four of those four straight wins.



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