Tottenham had Hugo Lloris’ late penalty save to thank for their 1-1 draw vs. rivals Arsenal, but which players excelled while others struggled at Wembley?
Alex Iwobi wasn’t at his free-flowing best throughout in a frustrating afternoon for the 20-year-old against hull city.
The versatile and very talented 18-year-old has shown his ability in amongst Arsenal’s u23 side, where he has established himself as a mainstay in the team over the past few months.
Birthday boy Hector Bellerín, Danny Welbeck and in particular Alex Iwobi – on his first Premier League start – were excellent as the Gunners were victorious in a must-win game to keep their title chances alive. Gunners back in tandem with stylish victory Following three games without a win, it was imperative that Arsenal started … Continue reading Everton 0-2 Arsenal: Welbeck and Iwobi on scoresheet as Gunners victorious in style
Hugo Lloris’ late penalty save from Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang saw Tottenham hold on for a valuable point against Arsenal, during a North London Derby overshadowed by poor officiating decisions. Harry Kane equalised from the penalty spot after Aaron Ramsey’s well-taken opener, though the forward was in an offside position before Shkodran Mustafi’s needless barge on the … Continue reading Tottenham 1-1 Arsenal: Aubameyang’s penalty miss, poor officiating overshadow derby draw
Manchester City returned to winning ways with a 3-1 win over Arsenal on Sunday and if not for Bernd Leno’s important saves, it could’ve ultimately been a more dominant scoreline at the Ethiad. Here are two key talking points – one from each perspective – as the defending champions closed the gap on Liverpool to … Continue reading City 3-1 Arsenal – Analysis: Fernandinho impresses in new role, Emery’s clear bench issues
Despite a nervous final 15 minutes for both sides, including some fierce challenges and Chelsea’s third red card dismissal of the season, an improved Arsenal performance saw them earn a hard-fought point against the defending champions today.
Their interest was made public early last year but now Nigeria appear to have intensified their attempts to convince talented striker Tammy Abraham into switching allegiances to represent the Super Eagles at senior level.
Arsenal claimed the first piece of silverware after prevailing over London rivals Chelsea on penalties in today’s Community Shield fixture at Wembley.
Arsene Wenger announced that along with 17-year-old winger Reiss Nelson, Ainsley Maitland-Niles would feature more regularly in the senior side next season early last month. It was a refreshing boost for the club after a poor season and one which has provided both, especially Maitland-Niles, a golden opportunity to excel after first making his debut … Continue reading Scout Report: Ainsley Maitland-Niles | Arsenal’s versatile prospect