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31 October, 2018
Arsenal go through to Carabao Cup quarter-finals with win against Blackpool (2-1)

Arsenal hosted Blackpool at Emirates Stadium on Wednesday night in the Carabao Cup for the chance to get through to the quarter-finals. Unai Emery made nine changes to his starting line-up for the last Premier League match against Crystal Palace. The Basque coach handed a debut to 21 year-old centre-back Julio Pleguezuelo, while Petr Chech,…

30 October, 2018
Blackpool: Pre-Match Thoughts

Unai Emery spoke to the media at the pre-match press conference for the Carabao Cup match against Blackpool. We respect Blackpool, and we will take the responsibility to have the best performance in each competition so that we are able to win the match. We will choose 18 players for the Blackpool match, the young…

28 October, 2018
Arsenal draw away against Crystal Palace (2-2)

Unai Emery’s Arsenal side were in action for the third time in a week against Crystal Palace in a Sunday lunchtime fixture in the Premier League. The team were looking to continue their winning run but knew that it would be a particularly difficult match. The first half was a played in a true derby…

27 October, 2018
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. I know that Crystal Palace is a very good team with very good players, with a very good coach and a lot of experience in the Premier League. For us, the respect is very big. I…

25 October, 2018
Arsenal get important win in Lisbon against Sporting CP (0-1)

Arsenal were in action for the second time in 4 days with an away trip in the Europa League to face Sporting CP. Unai Emery’s motivation to continue the team’s winning run and take command of Group E was clear from the strength of the side he picked. The first half was dominated by Arsenal…

24 October, 2018
Sporting CP: Pre-Match Thoughts

Unai Emery spoke to the media at the pre-match press conference for the Europa League match against Sporting CP. For us this competition is very important. Sporting are a very good team, with big experience and good players. In this moment we are two teams both in first position. In our mind we want to…

22 October, 2018
Arsenal make it 10 in a row against Leicester (3-1)

Arsenal were back in action on Monday night with the return of the Premier League and the visit of Leicester City to the Emirates Stadium. In a classic game of two halves, it was the away side who had the better of the first half, with Iheanacho and Maguire both having chances to open the…

21 October, 2018
Leicester City: Pre-Match Thoughts

Unai Emery spoke to the media at the pre-match press conference for the Premier League match against Leicester. Leicester are a very good team and play with a clear identity under Claude Puel. They are very competitive, have very good players and we need every single player, and our mentality together to be stronger than…

7 October, 2018
The Gunners get 9th consecutive victory by beating Fulham (1-5)

Arsenal visited Fulham’s Craven Cottage for a Sunday midday kick-off, with Unai Emery’s team in search of another win to add to their impressive run of eight victories in a row. In a game which promised open play and attacking football, the Gunners knew that a quick start would be key, indeed the game began…

6 October, 2018
Fulham: Pre-Match Thoughts

Unai Emery spoke to the media at the pre-match press conference for the Premier League match against Fulham. For me, whether we win or lose, every match is giving me a lot of information about how to improve. Every coach wants to win, but it’s not easy to do that. The challenge is every day…