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21 April, 2019
Arsenal miss chance to move into 3rd place with defeat against Crystal Palace (2-3)

Arsenal were back in action at Emirates Stadium in the Premier League against Crystal Palace after Thursday’s away game in Europe. The away team began the match brightly and they took an early lead with a Benteke header that came from a dangerous Milivojevic free kick into the box. After going ahead, Roy Hodgson’s team…

20 April, 2019
CRYSTAL PALACE: PRE-MATCH THOUGHTS

Unai Emery spoke to the media at the pre-match press conference for the Premier League match against Crystal Palace. We have a lot of respect for Crystal Palace. They have very big players, a very experienced coach and they are taking good results away from home. We want to impose – in our stadium – our…

18 April, 2019
Arsenal get 0-1 away win against Napoli in UEL quarter-finals (0-3 agg)

Arsenal were on the road for the second leg of their Europa League quarter-final against Napoli after getting a 2-0 win in the first leg at Emirates Stadium. Unai Emery’s team started the match positively with good possession and some bright movement in the opposition half. The first good chance of the game fell to…

17 April, 2019
NAPOLI: PRE-MATCH THOUGHTS

Unai Emery spoke to the media at the pre-match press conference for the Europa League match against SSC Napoli. I think we are two teams with players with experience. We both have a big history and also they have a very good coach. We played the first leg at home and the second here at…

15 April, 2019
Arsenal move back into the top four with win against Watford (0-1)

Arsenal were back in Premier League action with a Monday night game away at Watford. It was another key game in the race for the Champions League spots and Unai Emery’s team were well aware that they would be in for a very difficult match. The match began with Arsenal looking to play at a…

14 April, 2019
WATFORD: PRE-MATCH THOUGHTS

Unai Emery spoke to the media at the pre-match press conference for the Premier League match against Watford FC. I know Javi Gracia and above all his teams are very organised with a big commitment to helping each other. They are going to demand a lot from us on Monday but it is a good…

11 April, 2019
Arsenal take the lead in 1st leg of UEL quarter-final against Napoli (2-0)

Arsenal were up against SSC Napoli on Thursday night at Emirates Stadium. Unai Emery’s team knew that it would be important to get a positive result from the first leg in what would be a very difficult quarter-final tie against such a strong side. The Gunners got straight to work at a high tempo and…

10 April, 2019
NAPOLI: PRE-MATCH THOUGHTS

Unai Emery spoke to the media at the pre-match press conference for the Europa League match against SSC Napoli. Napoli has a big history like us. I know it’s going to be very difficult for us but we have confidence. We know we need to be very consistent in two matches, with big preparation and…

7 April, 2019
Arsenal are unable to take points away at Everton (1-0)

Arsenal faced Everton on Sunday afternoon in the Premier League. Unai Emery’s team created the first opening after just two minutes when good interplay between Henrikh Mkhitaryan, Alexandre Lacazette and Mesut Ozil almost resulted in a goalscoring opportunity but it was deflected behind for a corner. Everton took the lead in the 10th minute after a…

6 April, 2019
EVERTON: PRE-MATCH THOUGHTS

Unai Emery spoke to the media at the pre-match press conference for the Premier League match against Everton. Sunday is a very big challenge and a very big opportunity now. We are thinking game by game and we have confidence now but we know it’s very difficult and I think it’s a long way until…