Day: 13 May 2021

Arteta: ‘The media can try but they won’t break our team chemistry’

The Spaniard was furious after the game with the mainstream media misrepresenting his comments. Mikel insisted this is being done to undermine the good work inside the club.He went on to defend his players and reiterate the ‘non-negotiables’ approach. Mikel Arteta was not a completely happy man after Arsenal’s 1-0 away win over Chelsea – and laid the blame at …

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Tactical Analysis: How Arsenal’s smart pressing and defending helped them carve out a victory against Chelsea

Chelsea’s final league match before the FA Cup final against Leicester City was an important London derby, as they hosted Arsenal at Stamford Bridge. The Blues were six points clear of West Ham in fourth place, but a win would still be quite handy to help effectively seal their Champions League ambitions for next season. …

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Match Report: Chelsea 0-1 Arsenal – Smith Rowe pounces on Jorginho howler to give Gunners derby joy

Arsenal checked Chelsea’s top-four hopes after Jorginho’s dreadful error gifted Mikel Arteta’s side a 1-0 win at Stamford Bridge. The midfielder’s ill-conceived backpass caused havoc in the 16th minute, with Emile Smith Rowe the beneficiary, ensuring the Gunners doubled up on their 3-1 Boxing Day win over Chelsea. Thomas Tuchel made seven changes to the side …

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