Match Reports

Wenger: We can qualify


Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger hailed the performance of Mesut Ozil as the Gunners beat Dinamo Zagreb 3-0 in the Champions League on Tuesday night. Ozil was on the scoresheet, as was Alexis Sanchez with two, to keep Arsenal's hopes of reaching the knockout stage alive. Bayern Munich's 4-0 win over Olympiakos means the Gunners must [...]

Coquelin Expected To Be Out For Three Months


A bad weekend got even worse for Arenal fans with the news from L’Équipe journalist Bruno Constant that Francis Coquelin is facing “most probably” at least 3 months on the sidelines after injuring his knee in the first-half against West Brom. Coquelin went down in the loss to West Brom on a 50-50 challenge with [...]

Wenger Post Match Reaction: We Were Unlucky


Arsene Wenger bemoaned his side's luck after Arsenal lost 2-1 at West Brom on Saturday. Olivier Giroud headed the Gunners in front at the Hawthorns, but the hosts came from behind to win thanks to a James Morrison volley and a Mikel Arteta own goal. Santi Cazorla also slipped as he took a penalty late [...]

Gunners Lose Chance To Go Top


James Morrison and Mikel Arteta's own goal cancelled out Olivier Giroud's first-half opener as the Gunners suffered a frustrating reverse. Cazorla slipped and skied his spot-kick in the final 10 minutes and Mesut Ozil hit the post, but Arsenal could not recover from a nightmare five minutes despite dominating. It was just Albion's third win [...]

Wenger’s Thoughts On North London Derby Draw


Arsène Wenger spoke to the media after Arsenal's 1-1 draw against Tottenham Hotspur on Sunday. This is what he said: on his emotions… When you are 1-0 down it is a mixture of relief and regret. I think if we were really clinical we would have won it in the last 15 minutes. But if [...]

Wenger Furious After Arsenal Capitulation In Munich

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Arsene Wenger was left berating an "extremely poor" defensive display as Bayern Munich thrashed his Arsenal side to leave their Champions League hopes dangling by a thread. Having beaten Bayern at the Emirates Stadium a fortnight ago, the Gunners brought a decent record to Germany only to be blown away by one of Europe's super-powers. [...]

Wenger enjoys ‘perfect week’


Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger reflected on a "perfect week" after watching his side battle to a 2-1 win over Everton at the Emirates Stadium which sent them top of the Barclays Premier League. The Gunners had beaten Bayern Munich on Tuesday night to kickstart their Champions League campaign, and were out to take advantage of [...]

Rampant Arsenal Up To Second In Table


That training ground rollicking must have worked as Arsenal put together a 20-minute spell at the start of Sunday's match with Manchester United were they carved United open time and time again on their way to a 3-0 victory. Alexis Sanchez's sublime backheel-flick at the near post opened the scoring in the sixth minute, and [...]

Gunners Champions League Dreams Hanging By Thread


Back-up goalkeeper David Ospina had a night to forget as Arsenal lost 3-2 at home to Olympiacos to leave their Champions League hopes hanging by a thread. Gunners boss Arsene Wenger had warned his side they already faced a must-win tie following their opening Group F loss at Dinamo Zagreb. The Barclays Premier League side [...]

Wenger: Sanchez Back To His Best


Arsene Wenger has warned Arsenal's English Premier League rivals that the Gunners have Alexis Sanchez back in the groove and ready to lead their charge. Gunners forward Sanchez inspired a 5-2 win at Leicester on Saturday that, combined with Manchester City's defeat at Tottenham, left Wenger's men just three points behind new leaders Manchester United. [...]