“My idea is control”, he told Sky, ahead of this Saturday’s game at the Emirates against West Ham. The Czech stopper could have perhaps done a little better with West Ham’s goal but he produced some solid saves.
Unai Emery clearly wasn’t happy with what he had seen and made some changes early.
Danny Welbeck wraps up the win for Unai Emery’s side! 3-1!
Arsenal initially fell behind to a Marko Arnautovic strike, but managed to equalise through full-back Nacho Monreal. This was West Ham’s best showing under Pellegrini – clearing an admittedly low bar – but any prolonged absence for Arnautovic would represent a major problem.
Wolves opened the scoring in highly controversial circumstances when Willy Boly turned Joao Moutinho’s cross into the net with his arm.
Always got time for some analysis from Andy Gray. Carlos Sanchez, Issa Diop, Ryan Fredericks and Michail Antonio all come in!
Snodgrass then came close to putting the Hammers in front after Michail Antonio tried to pick out Arnautovic who, knowing he was in offside position, left the ball for Snodgrass whose shot was smothered by Cech as the teams entered the break level.
Arsenal is coming off a thrilling 3-2 loss to Chelsea last weekend.
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Mesut Ozil missed Arsenal’s match against West Ham United on Saturday after reportedly being taken ill prior to the side’s Friday evening session. “Arsenal didn’t create too many chances during the game, we created double the chances as them”. The Gunners looked a lot more comfortable with him in the side. Expect the Gabon global to start on Saturday, and don’t be surprised if the former Dortmund striker opens his account for the season against West Ham.
Southampton, who have won just once at home in the Premier League this year, also had midfielder Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg sent off for two yellow card offences.
While many Arsenal fans will have been breathing a sigh of relief after their indifferent start to the season, bottom-of-the table West Ham and boss Manuel Pellegrini are still searching for their first points.
Jack Wilshere is preparing for an emotional return to Arsenal as West Ham United gear up for a London derby tomorrow.
Talks have not been formally closed, but Ramsey is aware he will be free to speak to other clubs in January and sign a pre-contract before he becomes a free agent in July.
“We’ve got an upset dressing room in there because, in massive spells of the game, we were the far better team and that’s exactly what the manager wanted”.