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Alexis Sanchez proves his worth to Arsenal once again 0

Posted on February 12, 2017 by David Nugent

Arsenal recorded a rather laboured 2-0 win over relegation-threatened Hull on Saturday in the Premier League courtesy of a brace from Alexis Sanchez.

In truth, Arsenal struggled at times during the game but claimed the three points courtesy of the Chilean’s unwillingness to give.

Did not have the best of games

Sanchez did not have his best game for Arsenal. At times he looked like he was trying too hard to make something happen, as there was nothing much coming from the rest of his teammates going forward.

Sanchez brace for Arsenal downs Hull 0

Posted on February 11, 2017 by David Nugent

Arsenal recorded a 2-0 home win over struggling Hull City at the Emirates Stadium on Saturday, with Alexis Sanchez scoring a brace.

The first effort of the game arrived on four minutes, as Arsenal midfielder Francis Coquelin dragged an effort wide of goal. The Gunners had the next chance, as Alexis Sanchez shot tamely at Eldin Jakupovic when through on goal, although Andrea Ranocchia did well to distract the Chilean.

The visitors came close to taking the lead on 13 minutes. Kamil Grosicki’s cross was headed towards goal by Oumar Niasse, only for Petr Cech to produce a fantastic save to deny the on-loan striker.

Arsenal v Hull Premier League Preview 0

Posted on February 10, 2017 by David Nugent

Arsenal will look to get back to winning ways as the Gunners host relegation-threatened Hull City in the Premier League’s early kick-off on Saturday.

Arsenal have suffered back-to-back defeats in the Premier League, the last of which came at league leaders 3-1 last time out. The Gunners only consolation was a late goal from Olivier Giroud.

The defeat leaves Arsenal fourth in the Premier League and the Gunners are now 12 points behind league leaders Chelsea in the table. Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger has refused to rule his team out of the title race, but winning the league now looks beyond the side from north London.

Gunners record comfortable win at the Tigers 0

Posted on September 17, 2016 by David Nugent

Arsenal recorded a comfortable 4-1 win at Hull City on Saturday afternoon after Alexis Sanchez grabbed a brace and Theo Walcott and Granit Xhaka also got on the scoresheet.

Arsenal had the first attempt of the game on four minutes, as winger, Alex Iwobi on the left saw an effort on goal blocked.

The Gunners posed a threat to the Hull defence on 13 minutes. Mesut Ozil found Theo Walcott on the right and the winger found Alexis Sanchez nearly the penalty spot, only for the Chilean to fire over the bar.

Hull City v Arsenal Premier League Preview 0

Posted on September 16, 2016 by David Nugent

Arsenal will be looking to continue their recent run of decent form on Saturday afternoon as they visit Hull City’s KCOM Stadium in the Premier League.

The home side has continually defied the odds this season and has suffered just one defeat from their four top-flight encounters so far this season. The Tigers recorded a last-gasp 1-1 draw at Burnley last time out courtesy of a Robert Snodgrass free-kick.

The draw means that Mike Phelan’s team have picked up seven points this season in the top-flight following their promotion from the Championship. They have had mixed fortunes at the KCOM Stadium this season, though, having beaten champions Leicester, only to suffer a late 1-0 defeat against Manchester United.

Hull hammering done very little to appease Arsenal fans 1

Posted on March 09, 2016 by David Nugent

Arsenal are through the quarter-finals of the FA Cup, after the Gunners defeated Championship Hull City 4-0 at the KC Stadium on Tuesday night. In truth the win has done little to appease the growing band of supporters who want a change of manager.

This time is different

People will say we have been here before in the past with supporters calling for Arsene Wenger’s head and they would be right. We have been here before, but that was when the Gunners were not winning the title against the likes of Manchester City, Arsenal, Chelsea and Manchester United.

Arsenal make FA Cup last eight with Hull hammering 0

Posted on March 08, 2016 by David Nugent

Arsenal booked their place in the last eight of the FA Cup on Tuesday night with a 4-0 win at Hull in the fifth round replay.

Arsenal had the first attempt on goal of the game on 3 minutes, as Theo Walcott thought he had opened the scoring, but the offside flag denied the England international.

On ten minutes Costa Rican winger Joel Campbell curled an effort wide of the far post. It was not until the 30th minute that the next attempt on goal came. The next chance fell to the home side.

Hull City v Arsenal FA Cup fifth round replay preview 1

Posted on March 07, 2016 by David Nugent

Arsenal travels to Hull’s KC Stadium on Tuesday night for the FA Cup fifth round replay with the holders hoping to avoid a shock exit. The first game at the Emirates Stadium finished goalless, mainly due to a superb goalkeeping display from Swiss international Eldin Jakupovic.

The Tigers form has dipped slightly in the last few weeks and Steve Bruce’s team have fallen to third place in the Championship table, despite being top when the two sides last met.

FA Cup replay really not what Arsenal needed 0

Posted on February 21, 2016 by David Nugent

Arsenal’s goalless draw against Hull City in the fifth round of the FA Cup on Saturday means that the Gunners now have an extra game on their calendar that they could have well done without.

Arsene Wenger rotated his squad and gave opportunities to some of his lesser used players. The side from north London probably would have won but for a brilliant display of goalkeeping from the Tigers Swiss ‘keeper Eldin Jakupovic, and of course some poor finishing.

Champions League to come

Hull holds Arsenal to a draw in the FA Cup 0

Posted on February 20, 2016 by David Nugent

Championship leaders Hull City recorded a goalless draw at Arsenal in the FA Cup fifth round on Saturday, courtesy of a solid defensive display and a fantastic performance from ‘keeper Eldin Jakupovic.

The Tigers had the first shot on goal as youngster Josh Tymon produced a good run and fired into the side-netting. The Gunners had a chance on eight minutes, as Mohamed Elneny hit an effort from the edge of the box which appeared to hit Alex Bruce on the arm, but the officials waved away penalty claims.

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