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19 January, 2019
Arsenal get great home victory against Chelsea (2-0)

Arsenal were back in Premier League action in another London derby, this time against Chelsea in the late Saturday kick-off. The home team were eager to get back on the winning track with a strong performance in front of the Arsenal fans. Unai Emery stated before the game that this was an opportunity to get…

18 January, 2019
Chelsea: Pre-Match Thoughts

Unai Emery spoke to the media at the pre-match press conference for the Premier League match against Chelsea. Saturday is a big test. Our first objective is to be in the top four, it’s more difficult after our defeat vs West Ham. But we can take opportunities like Saturday if we win. It’s a good…

12 January, 2019
Arsenal are beaten in away game against West Ham (1-0)

Arsenal were back in Premier League action in a London derby against West Ham United in the early Saturday kick-off. The match began with Unai Emery’s side very much on the attack, creating various chances in the opening 20 minutes. Alex Lacazette was particularly active, on and off the ball, and the team were well…

11 January, 2019
West Ham: Pre-Match Thoughts

Unai Emery spoke to the media at the pre-match press conference for the Premier League match against West Ham United. I think West Ham are improving and they also have good individual players with quality, like Anderson, and Arnautovic – who are very good players. They are playing at home with their supporters and that’s…

5 January, 2019
Arsenal get FA Cup campaign off and running at Blackpool (0-3)

Unai Emery enjoyed a new experience, coaching for the first time on one of the most traditional days in world football, the third round of the FA Cup. Well aware of the importance of the competition in English football and especially for Arsenal fans, given their team’s record of 13 Cup wins, the Basque coach…

4 January, 2019
Blackpool: Pre-Match Thoughts

Unai Emery spoke to the media at the pre-match press conference for the FA Cup match against Blackpool. When we played here against them in the Carabao Cup, we knew this history of this club. They aren’t in the best moment for that. But here against us at the Emirates they played very competitively and…

1 January, 2019
Arsenal begin 2019 with a win against Fulham (4-1)

Arsenal were back at Emirates Stadium for the New Year’s Day fixture against Claudio Ranieri’s Fulham in the Premier League. Unai Emery’s team went into this festive London derby wanting to provide a quick response after losing their previous game against Liverpool, and they started the game at a high tempo. Granit Xhaka and Matteo Guendouzi showed…

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…