Match Report

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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Match Report: West Ham 3-3 Arsenal – Gunners overturn three goal deficit in epic-thriller with West Ham

Arsenal: Leno, Chambers, Luiz, Mari, Tierney, Xhaka, Partey, Odegaard, Saka, Aubameyang, Lacazette Subs: Ryan, Cedric, Holding, Gabriel, Elneny, Ceballos, Smith Rowe, Pepe, Martinelli Arsenal and West Ham have just played out one of the craziest matches in recent history, but I can’t figure out if we should be happy or not. The Gunners started about …

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Match Report: Arsenal 0-1 Olympiacos (3-2 agg): Beaten Gunners scrape into Europa League quarters

Arsenal survived a second-half scare to book their place in the Europa League quarter-finals despite a 1-0 defeat to Olympiacos.  With a 3-1 cushion from the first leg, Arsenal managed to exorcise the demons from their round-of-32 defeat to the same opponents a little over a year ago, but it was tighter than they would have …

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Match Report: Arsenal 2-1 Tottenham – Lamela goes from hero to villain as Lacazette settles the derby

Alexandre Lacazette’s second-half penalty proved decisive as Arsenal beat Tottenham 2-1 to dent the top-four hopes of Spurs, who saw goalscorer Erik Lamela sent off. Arsenal’s preparations for the game were by no means ideal as Mikel Arteta revealed pre-match that captain Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang had been dropped for disciplinary reasons, reportedly relating to tardiness, but …

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Match Report: Olympiacos 1-3 Arsenal – Gabriel and Elneny give Gunners the advantage

Gabriel and Mohamed Elneny scored late on as Arsenal atoned for defensive sloppiness to take a 3-1 lead in their Europa League last-16 tie with Olympiacos. Having taken the lead through Martin Odegaard’s stunning first goal for the club, Arsenal looked set to be the masters of their own downfall in Piraeus. After surviving a David Luiz …

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Match Report: Burnley 1-1 Arsenal: Gunners drop points against Burnley in controversial fashion

Arsenal have stuttered their way into a 1-1 draw away to Burnley today, but the tie was marred with controversy. We started the match brightly and were instantly rewarded for their efforts. Willian plays it over to Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang on the left side of the box, and the Gabon international works his way into the penalty area …

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Match Report: Leicester City 1-3 Arsenal: Pepe completes impressive Gunners comeback

Arsenal ended a run of two consecutive away Premier League defeats with an impressive 3-1 victory over high-flying Leicester City on Sunday. Mikel Arteta’s men fought back from an early Youri Tielemans goal to score through David Luiz, Alexandre Lacazette and Nicolas Pepe, ending a three-game losing streak at the King Power Stadium in the …

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Match Report: Amazing Auba fires Arsenal into the next round

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang’s double has assured Arsenal of a place in the next round of the Europa League, but it was an assured team performance that deserves immense credit. The Gunners started the match brightly. They were enjoying comfortable spells of possession, and were looking comfortable as they work their way up the field. The breakthrough …

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