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Arsenal v Rennes Europa League Preview 0

Posted on March 13, 2019 by David Nugent

On Thursday night, Arsenal host Rennes at the Emirates Stadium in the Europa League last 16 second leg. The Gunners head into this game 3-1 down from the first leg when they saw Greek defender Sokratis dismissed.

Arsenal’s recent form has been inconsistent of late, including in the Europa League as the Gunners have lost two of their last three European matches. The team from north London have been surprisingly solid of late in this competition, keeping clean sheets in six of their last eight games.

Arsenal v Fulham Premier League Preview 0

Posted on December 31, 2018 by David Nugent

On Tuesday afternoon, Arsenal host Fulham at the Emirates Stadium, as the Gunners look to get back to winning ways in the Premier League.

The Gunners have been inconsistent of late in the Premier League. In fact, Unai Emery’s side has won just one of their last four league games. Last time out in the top-flight, the home side suffered a 5-1 mauling at Liverpool.

The defeat at Anfield means that the side from north London has kept just one clean sheet in their last 13 Premier League outings. Both teams have also scored in 12 of their previous 13 league matches.

Arsenal v Leicester Premier League Preview 0

Posted on October 19, 2018 by David Nugent

On Monday night, Arsenal host Leicester at the Emirates Stadium in the Premier League, as the Gunners look for their tenth straight win in all competitions.

The team from north London have been in fine form since suffering defeats in their opening top-flight games against Manchester City and Chelsea. Unai Emery’s team have now won their last six top-flight games, scoring at least two goals in each victory.

Last time out the team from north London hammered Fulham 5-1 at Craven Cottage, producing a fantastic attacking display.

Alexandre Lacazette takes dig at English crowds 0

Posted on October 16, 2018 by David Nugent

In a rather strange move, Arsenal and France striker Alexandre Lacazette has taken a dig at Premier League crowds, stating that he missed the Ligue One crowds, as they were better than their English counterparts.

The striker is quoted by the Evening Standard as saying: “I miss Ligue 1’s atmosphere. In England, the fans are more spectators than supporters. There’s a better atmosphere in French stadiums.”

Players quoted during the international break

It seems to be the fashion for foreign footballers to speak to their home media while on international duty. The Belgian media seem to love creating a story out of their national team players, with Eden Hazard and Romelu Lukaku both quoted about their futures in the current international break.

Arsenal v Watford Premier League Preview 0

Posted on September 28, 2018 by David Nugent

Arsenal host Watford at the Emirates Stadium on Saturday, as the Gunners look to extend their winning run in all competitions to seven games.

Arsenal heads into this game on the back of a 3-1 win over Brentford in the Carabao Cup in midweek. The victory extended the home sides winning run to six games in all competitions.

Four of those six games in Arsenal’s winning run have been in the Premier League. Last time out in the top-flight, the team from north London recorded a 2-0 home win over Everton.

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.

Arsenal v CSKA Moscow Europa League quarter-final first leg preview 0

Posted on April 04, 2018 by David Nugent

On Thursday night, Arsenal host CSKA Moscow at the Emirates Stadium in the quarter-final first leg of the Europa League.

Arsenal have been enduring a difficult campaign. However, the Europa League has been the highlight of the season so far. Last time out in the competition, the Gunners saw-off Italian giants AC Milan 5-1 on aggregate after a 2-0 win at the San Siro and a 3-1 victory at the Emirates.

The wins against the Rossoneri mean that Arsene Wenger’s side has now won four of their last five games in the Europa League. A key to that good run in Europe’s secondary competition is the home sides attacking prowess, as they have scored at least two goals in four of their last five European outings.

Arsenal v AC Milan Europa League Preview 0

Posted on March 14, 2018 by David Nugent

On Thursday night, Arsenal host Italian giants AC Milan at the Emirates Stadium in the Europa League last 16 second leg. The Gunners recorded a highly respectable 2-0 win in the first leg courtesy of goals from Henrikh Mkhitaryan and Aaron Ramsey.

Arsenal will be confident of progressing into the last eight, especially as they have a decent home record against Italian sides in Europe. The north London team have recorded nine wins from their last 15 meetings with Italian clubs, suffering just two defeats in the process.

Arsenal second favourites to win the Europa League at 4/1 0

Posted on February 23, 2018 by David Nugent

To be kind Arsenal failed to turn up on Thursday night against Swedish side Ostersunds in the Europa League last-32 second leg at the Emirates Stadium. The Gunners lost 2-1 against the minnows but won the tie 4-2 on aggregate

Most people connected with Arsenal believed the team had done enough in the first leg by beating Graham Potter’s team 3-0. However, 24 minutes into the game, the visitors had scored twice and were threatening to produce a magnificent comeback.

On another night, the Swedish side could have pulled off the comeback. However, they ran out of steam in the second half.

Arsenal v Newcastle Premier League Preview 0

Posted on December 15, 2017 by David Nugent

Arsenal will look to bounce back from consecutive Premier League draws on Saturday afternoon, as the Gunners welcome Newcastle to the Emirates Stadium.

Arsene Wenger’s side drew 0-0 with West Ham last time out, which followed a 1-1 draw at Southampton. The draws have seen the Gunners slip to seventh in the table, although they are still just a point behind Tottenham, who currently occupy fourth spot.

Coupled with a 3-1 defeat by Manchester United prior to the draws, Arsenal have picked up just two points from their last three outings in the English top-flight.



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