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Arsenal 1-3 Manchester City: Individual mistakes cost profligate Gunners as Citizens return top

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Individual mistakes from Gunners defensive duo Takehiro Tomiyasu and Gabriel Magalhaes during both halves helped reigning champions Manchester City rally from a tetchy start to return top of the Premier League, earning a hard-fought 3-1 away win over long-running leaders Arsenal in north London. Erling Haaland ended his three-match goalscoring drought to wrap up the points, combining with – who else – Kevin de Bruyne. Continue reading “Arsenal 1-3 Manchester City: Individual mistakes cost profligate Gunners as Citizens return top”

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Arsenal 0-2 Liverpool: Second-half goals from Jota, Firmino see Reds close gap on leaders City

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Second-half strikes from Diogo Jota and impact substitute Roberto Firmino helped Liverpool close the gap on Premier League leaders Manchester City to just one point, as the Reds rallied from a sluggish first-half showing to end Arsenal’s six-match unbeaten run in north London. Continue reading “Arsenal 0-2 Liverpool: Second-half goals from Jota, Firmino see Reds close gap on leaders City”

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Gabriel’s gritty all-round display against Wolves shines a light on volatile Arsenal

Gabriel of Arsenal celebrates the win during the Premier League match between Wolverhampton Wanderers and Arsenal at Molineux on February 10, 2022 in...

The 24-year-old produced his best individual display of the season and needed to, in helping ten-man Arsenal squeeze past an increasingly frustrated Wolves showing. But while Mikel Arteta’s men revelled at full-time after ending a five-game winless run, this determined away display just reiterated how unpredictable they have proven under the Spaniard’s guidance. Continue reading “Gabriel’s gritty all-round display against Wolves shines a light on volatile Arsenal”

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Everton 2-1 Arsenal: Richarlison and Gray help Toffees turn the tide late on

Demarai Gray of Everton scores his teams second goal during the Premier League match between Everton and Arsenal at Goodison Park on December 06,...

Demarai Gray’s 20-yard screamer ensured Rafa Benitez’s Everton rallied from a goal down late to snatch all three points against a passive Arsenal side – snapping an unwanted eight-match winless streak in the process. Richarlison had two strikes disallowed for marginal offsides after VAR review, but eventually netted their equaliser on an evening packed with twists and turns.
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Saturday’s PL Previews: Everton host struggling Arsenal, Fulham travel to Newcastle

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Euro-chasing Everton look to build on successive wins against Chelsea and Leicester City when hosting Arsenal in Saturday’s 5.30pm kick-off, while Scott Parker’s Fulham face a wounded animal in Newcastle just three days after their hosts were blasted for five by Leeds in midweek. Continue reading “Saturday’s PL Previews: Everton host struggling Arsenal, Fulham travel to Newcastle”

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Europa League Group Stage Previews: Bayer Leverkusen, Arsenal among those in action

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A look ahead to three contrasting group stage fixtures from MD1 as the Europa League returns on Thursday. Last year’s quarter-finalists Bayer Leverkusen welcome Nice back to the competition after a two-year absence, Arteta’s Arsenal travel to Austria with Rapid Vienna first up while Maccabi Tel Aviv host Qarabag. Which players will impress this week? Continue reading “Europa League Group Stage Previews: Bayer Leverkusen, Arsenal among those in action”

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Manchester City vs Arsenal Preview: Citizens target statement win at Arteta’s expense

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Arsenal face an unpredictable trip to Manchester this weekend, when they’ll be greeted by a motivated but injury-ridden Manchester City side on Saturday evening. Pep Guardiola’s men have had a fortnight to stew over their frenetic 1-1 away draw against Leeds – two more dropped points – and target an emphatic response in tomorrow’s televised evening clash. Continue reading “Manchester City vs Arsenal Preview: Citizens target statement win at Arteta’s expense”

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Liverpool vs Arsenal Preview: An important test awaits Arteta’s men

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After both booked a fourth-round EFL Cup showdown this week with contrasting midweek wins, Premier League champions Liverpool host Arsenal tonight to finish MD3. The Reds will consciously seek revenge after suffering back-to-back H2H losses vs. the Gunners for the first time since 2012, against an Arsenal side gradually improving under Mikel Arteta’s guidance.

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Arsenal 1-1 Liverpool (5-4 on pens): Gunners clinch Community Shield victory

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Mikel Arteta’s Arsenal side claimed the first piece of silverware in what promises to be a compelling 2020-21 campaign, with Pierre Emerick-Aubameyang’s strike sealing a 5-4 penalty shootout victory over Premier League champions Liverpool at Wembley – immediately following an entertaining 1-1 draw in north London. Continue reading “Arsenal 1-1 Liverpool (5-4 on pens): Gunners clinch Community Shield victory”

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Arsenal 2-1 Chelsea: Aubameyang’s brace seals FA Cup trophy and European football

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Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang netted a matchwinning brace for the second successive FA Cup tie, as Arsenal edged out a nervy 2-1 win over London rivals Chelsea – earning a record 14th title in competition history while subsequently qualifying for UEFA Europa League football next season with Mikel Arteta’s first piece of silverware in management. Continue reading “Arsenal 2-1 Chelsea: Aubameyang’s brace seals FA Cup trophy and European football”

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Would the deal work? 5 reasons for and against Philippe Coutinho joining Arsenal

Barça puts a price on Coutinho: They will ask for 80 million

Bayern midfielder Philippe Coutinho, on-loan from Barcelona, faces a summer with important decisions to make surrounding his future, as a Premier League return has been heavily mooted for the Brazilian playmaker. Would it work? Continue reading “Would the deal work? 5 reasons for and against Philippe Coutinho joining Arsenal”

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Reiss Nelson: Balancing his potential with competition, expectations and Arteta’s faith

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His most recent outing might have been against Portsmouth this month, but Reiss Nelson continues to show flashes of beautiful brilliance at a time where his willingness to learn and unlimited potential are shining through: precisely when the Gunners need more decisiveness and quality in the final third.

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