Match Report

Match Report: Arsenal 2-0 Brighton and Hove Albion – Gunners miss out on Europe despite Pepe double

Nicolas Pepe scored twice as Arsenal beat Brighton and Hove Albion 2-0 to finish eighth in the Premier League, missing out on European qualification for the first time in 25 years. Pepe put the Gunners ahead early in the second half on Sunday when he received the ball from Calum Chambers and produced a fine angled finish. The Ivory …

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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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Match Report: Arsenal 3-1 West Bromwich Albion – Saka shines playing ‘left back’

Saka was basically our only attacking threat during in the early stages of the game. In fact it was the visitors who were doing all the attacking during that period. Arsenal were making little impact, until Saka got to the back line again and put in a wonderful cross for Smith-Rowe to score his very …

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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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Match Report: Newcastle United 0-2 Arsenal – Elneny and Aubameyang seal routine win

Arsenal returned to winning ways as goals from Mohamed Elneny and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang sealed a comfortable 2-0 win over Newcastle United on Sunday.  The Gunners had picked up just one point from their previous two Premier League games against Everton and Fulham before they suffered a 2-1 defeat to Villarreal in the first leg of …

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Match Report: Villareal 2-1 Arsenal – A game of two different halves

Arsenal suffered a 2-1 defeat to Villarreal at the Estadio de la Ceramica in the first leg of their Europa League semi-final tie on Thursday. A tense encounter in the province of Castellon saw both sides finish the match with ten men, as Villarreal boss Unai Emery managed to upset his former employers. Five minutes …

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Match Report: Arsenal 0-1 Everton – Leno error gives Toffees first Premier League win at Emirates Stadium

Everton boosted their hopes of a top-four finish and a place in next season’s Champions League as Bernd Leno’s own goal gave them a 1-0 win at Arsenal. In a low-key Premier League encounter, the result was settled by a mistake from goalkeeper Leno when he allowed Richarlison’s cross through his legs and diverted it …

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Match Report: Arsenal 1-1 Fulham – Nketiah grabs dramatic equaliser to nudge Cottagers closer to the drop

After their impressive 4-0 win in the Czech Republic in midweek, Arsenal started brightly against Fulham and could have gone ahead in the first minute as Gabriel Martinelli’s attempted dink over Alphonse Areola dropped narrowly wide before the French ‘keeper also made a low save to deny the Brazilian a few minutes later following an …

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Match Report: Slavia Prague 0-4 Arsenal – Gunners set up Emery reunion after first-half blitz

Arsenal turned on the style with three goals in six first-half minutes to beat Slavia Prague 4-0 and progress through to the Europa League semi-finals 5-1 on aggregate. A number of spurned opportunities came back to haunt Arsenal in last week’s reverse fixture as Tomas Holes scored late on to cancel out Nicolas Pepe’s opener …

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Match Report: Sheffield United 0-3 Arsenal – Saka limps off as Gunners cruise to routine win

Arsenal cruised to a 3-0 win over Sheffield United in the Premier League but saw Bukayo Saka limp off ahead of their crucial Europa League clash with Slavia Prague. The Gunners were always in control of Sunday’s contest at Bramall Lane, which will surely soon no longer be a Premier League venue given the Blades are …

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Match Report: Arsenal 1-1 Slavia Prague – Slavia Prague deny late winner to leave Arsenal frustrated

Slavia Prague have scored at the death to level the two-legged tie with Arsenal at the interval. From early on the Gunners were on top. We were the most comfortable in possession and was working our way up the pitch well. Unfortunately that final ball was lacking a lot of the time, and Alexandre Lacazette starting …

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Match Report: Arsenal 0-3 Liverpool – Diabolical Arsenal fail to turn up as Liverpool run riot

Arsenal were diabolical this evening as Liverpool were allowed to run riot at the Emirates. The Gunners came into this match with a great record over the Reds. We also came into the match with the better form, but of course that counted for nothing on the pitch. We played out the opening 45 minutes in first …

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