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29 December, 2018
Arsenal fall to away defeat against Liverpool (5-1)

Arsenal were on the road again, this time at Anfield, to face Premier League leaders, Liverpool. Unai Emery’s team started the game well, looking to keep the ball moving quickly and work hard off the ball. Indeed, the first goal came after just 11 minutes, when a great ball in from Alex Iwobi was met…

28 December, 2018
Liverpool: Pre-Match Thoughts

Unai Emery spoke to the media at the pre-match press conference for the Premier League match against Liverpool. It’s a very big match for us and for them, they are unbeaten this season. I look at their progress in the last year and they are maybe in the best moment now. But for us it’s also a…

26 December, 2018
Arsenal draw away against Brighton (1-1)

Arsenal visited Brighton & Hove Albion on Boxing Day in the first of two away matches during the Premier League’s festive period. Unai Emery’s team started the first half at a good tempo and were fluid in possession. The front three of Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Alex Lacazette and Mesut Ozil were connecting well and the chances…

25 December, 2018
Brighton: Pre-Match Thoughts

Unai Emery spoke to the media at the pre-match press conference for the Premier League match against Brighton. We are going to play the next match in Brighton and we are going to play at full-strength, not considering other options or playing with precautions. It is a tough match, it is difficult and we need…

22 December, 2018
Arsenal get back on track with home win against Burnley (3-1)

Unai Emery’s Arsenal team were back in Premier League action in the early Saturday kick-off at Emirates Stadium against Burnley. The team knew the importance of bouncing back with a win after the results of the previous week, but they were well aware that it would be a tough battle against Sean Dyche’s side. The…

21 December, 2018
Burnley: Pre-Match Thoughts

Unai Emery spoke to the media at the pre-match press conference for the Premier League match against Burnley. We have big respect for Burnley. They are a good team, with good players. Defensively they are very hard and can play with a lot of long balls, a lot of crosses, to create chances to score. Each…

19 December, 2018
Arsenal go out of Carabao Cup against Tottenham (0-2)

Wednesday evening saw Arsenal back in action in the Carabao Cup quarter-finals at Emirates Stadium against Tottenham. The match started positively for Arsenal with good intensity and energetic attacking play, from Alex Iwobi and Aaron Ramsey in particular. Indeed it the Welshman who sent Henrikh Mkhitaryan through on goal early on, but the opposition goalkeeper, Gazzaniga,…

18 December, 2018
Tottenham: Pre-Match Thoughts

Unai Emery spoke to the media at the pre-match press conference for the Carabao Cup match against Tottenham. Tottenham have very good players, the coach is working very well, they are winning a lot of matches. They lost to us but we worked a lot and pushed a lot with our supporters. My priority is…

16 December, 2018
Arsenal fall to late away defeat against Southampton (3-2)

Arsenal’s long unbeaten run in all competitions came to an end in Sunday’s early afternoon Premier League match at St. Mary’s. Unai Emery had to field a makeshift back three of Laurent Koscielny, Stephan Lichtsteiner and Granit Xhaka. Arsenal knew they would be tested by Southampton and their new head coach, Ralph Hasenhüttl, who was making his…

15 December, 2018
Southampton: Pre-Match Thoughts

Unai Emery spoke to the media at the pre-match press conference for the Premier League match against Southampton. We know Sunday is a very difficult match – they will play with their supporters and pushing a lot because they need to win for the three points. For us it’s very important too – we want to…

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