Unai Emery on rivals dropping points, consistency, and squad rotation

Unai Emery spoke to the press after Sunday’s victory over Southampton. The manager spoke about the important of consistency, on rivals dropping points, and on squad rotation in the weeks ahead. Here’s what he had to say: On the win “We struggled [at St Mary’s] when we played against them in a difficult moment, we … Continue reading Unai Emery on rivals dropping points, consistency, and squad rotation

Arsenal 2 Southampton 0: A stroll in the sun for Gunners as they chase top four spot

It was a pretty professional display that saw Arsenal cruise to a comfortable win over Southampton on Sunday. The Gunners have so often made a hash of dealing with the plucky scrappers toward the bottom of the Premier League but they exacted a measure of revenge against the Saints on Sunday by scoring victory. In … Continue reading Arsenal 2 Southampton 0: A stroll in the sun for Gunners as they chase top four spot

Unai Emery: ‘I prefer to rotate for the Southampton match’

Speaking to the media following the victory over BATE Borisov, Unai Emery stressed the importance of the Premier League, finding consistency away from home, and rotating players for the Southampton match. Here’s what he had to say: What have you learned about your team since December? “For us, the Premier League is the first competition. … Continue reading Unai Emery: ‘I prefer to rotate for the Southampton match’

Arsenal vs Southampton: Let’s see some method in the madness

Although it’ll be a match played out in the comforts of home, I don’t expect Sunday’s visit of Southampton to be easy for Arsenal. A decent all-round victory on Thursday against BATE Borisov allowed the Gunners the chance to build a little momentum but, in truth, it won’t have too much bearing on how the … Continue reading Arsenal vs Southampton: Let’s see some method in the madness

Tepid Arsenal turn up the temperature to get the job done against Southampton side

Quite why it took a series of setbacks to provoke Arsenal into action is anyone’s guess but provoked they were as they outscored an irritating Southampton side to take all three points at the Emirates on Sunday. After a truly woeful opening 20 minutes or so, Arsenal again found themselves behind as Saints’ greater industry … Continue reading Tepid Arsenal turn up the temperature to get the job done against Southampton side

It’s one down three to go as Arsenal claim much-needed win at Southampton

Arsenal shifted through the gears in the second half to claim a much-needed win against Southampton on Wednesday night. Despite having only a few days rest since picking up a 2-0 win over Manchester United, the Gunners dug deep to collect the three points, courtesy of goals from Alexis Sanchez and Olivier Giroud. Victory moved … Continue reading It’s one down three to go as Arsenal claim much-needed win at Southampton

Arsenal must force the pace if they are to find a way past an obstinate Southampton side

The make-or-break action keeps coming for Arsenal this week as they face a trip to the south coast to take on Southampton tonight (Wednesday). The Gunners cannot afford to drop a single point in their remaining four games this season so the onus will be on them to come out firing as they bid to … Continue reading Arsenal must force the pace if they are to find a way past an obstinate Southampton side