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29 May, 2019
Arsenal are defeated by Chelsea in UEL final (4-1)

Arsenal faced Chelsea in Baku, Azerbaijan, in Wednesday night’s Europa League final. The opening quarter of an hour was fairly cagey, with both sides feeling their way into the game. Arsenal started to play a little more direct and the game began to open up. Alex Lacazette was denied twice by the Chelsea goalkeeper, Kepa, and Granit…

28 May, 2019
EUROPA LEAGUE FINAL: PRE-MATCH THOUGHTS

Unai Emery spoke to the media at the pre-match press conference for the Europa League final against Chelsea. We started with two targets, one is to win the Europa League and the second is reaching the Champions League. We can do two objectives tomorrow. We can win one title and also play with the opportunity…

25 May, 2019
6th European final in 5 years for Unai Emery

Unai Emery will contest his sixth European final on Wednesday in Bakú, Azerbaijan. Emery’s Sevilla team played in three Europa League finals, in 2014, 2015 and 2016, winning all three. His Sevilla side also played in two European Super Cup finals in 2014 and 2015, against Barcelona and Real Madrid. Wednesday’s final against Chelsea will…

12 May, 2019
Arsenal end the domestic season with an away win against Burnley (1-3)

Arsenal played their final Premier League fixture of the season away at Burnley on Sunday afternoon. After the huge effort in Thursday night’s semi-final, Unai Emery made various changes to his starting-line up. Arsenal got off to a quick start and it was clear that Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang was keen to continue his goalscoring form. The Gabon…

11 May, 2019
BURNLEY: PRE-MATCH THOUGHTS

Unai Emery spoke to the media at the pre-match press conference for the final Premier League match of the season against Burnley. It’s going to be a difficult match but for us it’s a big challenge playing Burnley away. We are going to play with the idea of imposing our game-plan, our capacity and our team…

10 May, 2019
Arsenal seal place in UEL final with win at Mestalla (2-4)

Arsenal were in Europa League action in the second leg of the semi-final against Valencia CF. Valencia started well and scored early through Gameiro to further increase the decibel levels at Mestalla. Arsenal responded positively and it wasn’t long before they drew level. Alexandre Lacazette flicked the ball on for Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang to volley home from…

8 May, 2019
VALENCIA CF: PRE-MATCH THOUGHTS

Unai Emery spoke to the media at the pre-match press conference for the Europa League semi-final second leg against Valencia CF. The message is the same as in the first match. We know the tie is still in the balance, 50/50. We want to play to win, and if you want to win, you need…

5 May, 2019
Arsenal unable to get win against Brighton in final home match (1-1)

Arsenal were back at Emirates Stadium for a crucial match in the Premier League against Brighton & Hove Albion. With Chelsea having won earlier in the day, Unai Emery’s team knew they had to beat Brighton in order to keep their top four hopes alive. Arsenal almost made the perfect start to the game when…

4 May, 2019
BRIGHTON: PRE-MATCH THOUGHTS

Unai Emery spoke to the media at the pre-match press conference for the Premier League match against Brighton & Hove Albion. It’s not in our hands, but we need to win our matches and the first is Sunday. It’s not easy to win each match, for us and for other teams, but the focus for…

2 May, 2019
Arsenal take the lead in UEL semi-final vs Valencia CF (3-1)

Arsenal were in action at the Emirates Stadium for the first leg of the Europa League semi-final against Valencia CF. The match didn’t begin well for Arsenal; Garay had an early chance to open the scoring but blazed over the bar, and then Diakhaby put Valencia ahead in the 11th minute with a header from…