Day: 6 May 2021

Arsenal press conference: Mikel Arteta on Europa League exit and poor Gunners display

Mikel Arteta is set to face the press after his side’s 0-0 draw with Villarreal at the Emirates Stadium in their Europa League semi final second leg which saw them go out 2-1 on aggregate. The Gunners went close on a few of occasions as Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang struck the woodwork twice but ultimately hardly laid …

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Player Ratings: Arsenal 0-0 Villareal – Bellerin and Partey disappoint but Smith Rowe impresses

Bernd Leno: Some smart saves when called upon but not really too much to do on the night. Decent playing out from the back when required. 6.7 Hector Bellerin: Was deservedly given the nod after a strong display against Newcastle but did little to reward his manager’s faith. Gave the ball away frequently and awful in …

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Match Report: Arsenal 0-0 Villarreal (1-2 agg) – Emery has the last laugh as Yellow Submarine edge into Europa League final

Villarreal are on the verge of their first major trophy after a goalless draw with Arsenal sealed a 2-1 aggregate win and set up a Europa League final against Manchester United. Beaten in both of their previous appearances in the Europa League semi-finals, Villarreal finally came good under three-time winner of the competition Unai Emery, …

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Arsenal v Villareal : Confirmed line-ups – Arsenal name an attacking side for the semi-final clash

Arsenal have named their starting line-ups for Thursday’s Europa League semi-final second leg at Emirates Stadium. Xhaka at LB, with Saka in the Ceballos role? Or Saka at LB with Xhaka back in midfield? Source: arsenal.com Villareal Line-up: 13 G. Rulli – 2 Mario Gaspar (c) – 3 Albiol – 4 Pau Torres – 24 Pedraza …

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Arsene Wenger weighs in with his Arsenal v Villarreal prediction

Arsene Wenger has predicted Arsenal’s game vs Villarreal at the Emirates later today. The Gunners faces Unai Emery’s side, hoping to reach the final of the competition. They lost the first leg in Spain 2-1 and they will want to make their away goal count for them in this return leg. The game is arguably …

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Arsenal reveal April Player of the Month winner

Arsenal have announced that Alexandre Lacazette won the club’s Player of the Month award for April. The striker picked up 60% of the votes to win the accolade. Nicolas Pépé came second with Bukayo Saka in third. Lacazette scored four times in April, twice against Sheffield United and twice against Slavia Prague.

Lacazette and sharp Tierney seen in Arsenal training ahead of Villarreal semi

Alexandre Lacazette and Kieran Tierney were seen at Arsenal training on Wednesday ahead of their Europa League semfinal against Villarreal. Both striker Lacazette and fullback Tierney are fitness doubts for the game tonight, but they looked sharp in training at the club’s London Colney base. Tierney particularly appeared ready to play after taking part in …

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