Unai Emery makes admission about Arsenal top-four chances after Manchester City defeat

first_imgUnai Emery makes admission about Arsenal top-four chances after Manchester City defeat Comment Advertisement Advertisement Sergio Aguero scored a hat-trick against the Gunners (Picture: Getty)He said: ‘They showed their superiority in 90 minutes. They held their level in 90 minutes and our level in the second half was worse than the first.‘Our challenge now is the next week, continue to work and improve, and think how we can work and be better.’After his hat-trick helped down Arsenal, Aguero told Sky Sports: ‘It was important to win. The other day I scored early and we lost, today I am very happy.’Manchester City have reduced the gap to leaders Liverpool to two points. The Reds face West Ham on Monday evening.More: FootballBruno Fernandes responds to Man Utd bust-up rumours with Ole Gunnar SolskjaerNew Manchester United signing Facundo Pellistri responds to Edinson Cavani praiseArsenal flop Denis Suarez delivers verdict on Thomas Partey and Lucas Torreira moves Metro Sport ReporterSunday 3 Feb 2019 7:02 pmShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link1.2kShares Unai Emery’s Arsenal were beaten by Manchester City (Picture: Getty)Unai Emery admits Arsenal will need ‘big help’ from their rivals to finish in the top four of the Premier League after the humbling defeat to Manchester City on Sunday.Reigning champions City outplayed Arsenal at the Etihad, with Sergio Aguero’s tenth Premier League hat-trick helping the hosts clinch a 3-1 win.Aguero scored in the first minute before putting City back in front on the stroke of half-time as Laurent Koscielny’s equaliser proved futile.Argentine superstar Aguero completed his hat-trick with a controversial goal that appeared to go in off his arm.ADVERTISEMENTMore: FootballRio Ferdinand urges Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop Manchester United starChelsea defender Fikayo Tomori reveals why he made U-turn over transfer deadline day moveMikel Arteta rates Thomas Partey’s chances of making his Arsenal debut vs Man CityThe defeat sees Arsenal remain in sixth position, a point behind Manchester United, who defeated Leicester City on Sunday.AdvertisementAdvertisementAsked whether he is still confident that Arsenal can secure a top-four finish, Emery said: ‘Yes, but after losing 3-1 it’s not easy to say that.‘I have confidence in our work and in our way. I know now we need to pick up and have some big help.’City created a number of opportunities against the Gunners and Emery felt Pep Guardiola’s side showed their ‘superiority’ in the Premier League encounter.last_img read more

Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha: Leicester fans to pay tribute at Burnley game

first_imgTopics Infantino: Fifa would ban European Super League players from World Cup Share on Facebook “A special ‘Tribute to Khun Vichai’ video will be shown on the big screens at 2.45pm prior to our 3pm kick-off and fans will receive gifts of commemorative scarves, pin badges, clap banners and souvenir matchday programmes in honour of the club’s late chairman,” Leicester said in a statement.“The club is also aware of a significant supporter tribute march from Jubilee Square to King Power Stadium shortly after midday and advises all supporters to leave additional time for their journey, as this is expected to impact traffic in the city centre around Upperton Road, Raw Dykes Road and Western Boulevard.”Srivaddhanaprabha’s name will be embroidered on the players’ match shirts during the first half, while their second-half shirts will bear the embroidered poppy symbol, the club said.“The book of condolence will be relocated to car park E until Friday, November 16 after which it will be in the same location on match days for the foreseeable future,” the statement added. “Condolence books will be available in all hospitality areas on the match day.”Leicester have confirmed plans to relocate the many thousands of floral and other tributes that have been placed at the stadium to a designated area close to the accident site near the south-east corner of the ground.This will take place on Friday, the final day of Srivaddhanaprabha’s funeral in Bangkok, and fans have been invited to be a part of the process.Some of the other non-floral tributes laid by fans will be used to create a pitchside display for Saturday’s match and will be incorporated in the stadium redevelopment plans, the club said, which were announced by Srivaddhanaprabha on his 60th birthday earlier this year.“The Srivaddhanaprabha family and everyone at Leicester City Football Club have been deeply moved by the remarkable volume of generous and thoughtful tributes left at King Power Stadium,” read a statement on the club’s official website.“The extraordinary scenes of compassion and condolence demonstrated on Filbert Way in the last week have been an enormous source of comfort and strength to the families involved and to everyone whose lives have been touched by recent events.“The support of our fans, our community and the football world during this darkest of weeks will never be forgotten.” Share on Twitter Leicester City Read more Share via Email Share on LinkedIncenter_img Share on Pinterest Share on Messenger Leicester fans will continue their tributes to former owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha during Saturday’s home game against Burnley.The Foxes’ Premier League fixture is their first home game since Srivaddhanaprabha was one of five people killed in a helicopter crash outside the King Power Stadium on 27 October.Supporters will receive scarves, pin badges, clap banners and special matchday programmes as commemorative gifts from the club.Leicester have also announced Saturday’s game has been chosen as the club’s annual remembrance fixture and a two-minute silence will be observed. Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha news Share on WhatsApp Reuse this contentlast_img read more