Arsenal 3 Rennes 0: Gunners complete mission improbable with fine attacking display

Arsenal produced a superb comeback to claim a quarter final spot at the expense of Rennes on Thursday night. The Gunners went into the Europa Leg second leg clash with a two-goal deficit to make up but some excellent attacking play helped them blow away a stubborn, niggling Rennes defence that tried its best to … Continue reading Arsenal 3 Rennes 0: Gunners complete mission improbable with fine attacking display

Arsenal v Rennes: A chance for Gunners to show they have shaken off ‘bottle-job’ mentality

Arsenal have shown in big matches this season that they have the mentality to rise to the challenge when the chips are down, much more so than they have in years gone by. The Gunners too often displayed a fundamental weakness in spirit and desire in the biggest matches in the latter stages of the … Continue reading Arsenal v Rennes: A chance for Gunners to show they have shaken off ‘bottle-job’ mentality

Timely boost for Arsenal ahead of Europa League clash with Rennes

Arsenal’s attacking options were boosted for Thursday’s all-important Europa League clash with Rennes following news that Alexandre Lacazette had seen his ban reduced. The Frenchman was handed a three-match ban after catching a BATE Borisov player in the face in the dying moment’s of the Gunners first-leg clash in Belarus, a match which ended in … Continue reading Timely boost for Arsenal ahead of Europa League clash with Rennes

Rennes 3 Arsenal 1: The Gunners are masters of their own disaster in throw back performance

Picture the scene; You’ve had a lousy game, you’re a man down, a goal down, and in need of some respite after a difficult 90 minutes. But it’s ok because you have the ball right up by the opposition corner flag, you have just a few minutes to hang on and a chance to keep … Continue reading Rennes 3 Arsenal 1: The Gunners are masters of their own disaster in throw back performance

Rennes vs Arsenal: Unai Emery says fatigue won’t be an excuse for his side

Unai Emery says fatigue will not be an excuse when his side travel to Rennes in the Europa League on Thursday. The Gunners boss faced the media today (Wednesday) in the build-up to the clash and spoke about a range of issues, including Hatem Ben Arfa, having time to prepare for the match, and Alexandre … Continue reading Rennes vs Arsenal: Unai Emery says fatigue won’t be an excuse for his side

Who are Rennes and who do Arsenal need to watch out for?

Arsenal have been drawn against French side Stade Rennes in the next round of the Europa League – but who are they and what do the Gunners need to watch out for? After breezing to a 3-0 win over BATE Borisov on Thursday night, Arsenal booked their place in the last 16 of Europe’s second-tier … Continue reading Who are Rennes and who do Arsenal need to watch out for?