Big players make the difference for Arsenal as tough run begins with a win

Arsenal's in-form stars produced when needed to get three crucial points on the board

Southampton v Arsenal: Pressure on Arteta to make cup gamble pay

Having sacrificed the FA Cup to rest weary legs, the pressure is now on Arsenal - and particularly manager Mikel Arteta - to ensure the Gunners come away from the south coast with three points on Tuesday. Most fans are reasonable enough to accept that some level of rotation was necessary against Southampton on Saturday … Continue reading Southampton v Arsenal: Pressure on Arteta to make cup gamble pay

Discipline is the name of the game for Gunners in hard-fought win

Progress was always going to be slow for Arsenal on the long road to recovery and Thursday's 2-0 win at Southampton was proof of just how far there is to go. Victory was a welcome tonic after two pretty abject defeats at Manchester City and Brighton since the Premier League season restarted but it wasn't … Continue reading Discipline is the name of the game for Gunners in hard-fought win

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