Bernd Leno said “two easy goals” conceded in the first half were Arsenal’s undoing at Manchester City today (Sunday). Speaking in the aftermath of City’s 3-1 win at the Etihad Stadium, the German pointed to the team’s positive reaction after going behind less than a minute into the match but said conceding at key teams … Continue reading Bernd Leno bemoans ‘easy goals’ as Arsenal succumb to Manchester City
How Arsenal can overcome strong Manchester City side
Unai Emery faced the press today (Friday) ahead of Sunday’s trip to Manchester City are he had plenty to say on a range of subjects. We’ve summarised the best bits for you here: On Denis Suarez “I know [him]. Yesterday he trained individually and today with the group. I think he is good. I think … Continue reading Unai Emery on the transfer window, progress since last year, and on Denis Suarez featuring against Manchester City
There is no escaping the fact that defeat to Manchester City on Sunday had a real anti-climatic feel about it. That’s more, perhaps, because I had allowed myself to get swept up in an excellent pre-season campaign and the general feeling of positivity around the new manager, more than the outcome. I had convinced myself … Continue reading Arsenal 0 Manchester City 2: An anti-climactic start but more to come from Emery’s Gunners
Arsenal may have to go deep if they want to beat Manchester City
Nothing will change at Arsenal until the manager leaves. A simple summary but an apt one after a pathetic Carabao Cup performance in which Arsenal were utterly powerless against a Manchester City side that ground them into the dust. City pressed high and hard, as so many have done this season, and Arsenal time and … Continue reading Carabao Cup final: Nothing will change at Arsenal until the manager leaves.
If Arsenal are to stand any chance of coming away from the Etihad Stadium with anything to show for their efforts they must focus on improving their first-half performance. A recurring feature of this fledgling season has been the Gunners inability to play at their best from the first whistle. Too often, the team has … Continue reading No room for slow starts as Arsenal brace for trip to Manchester City