Arsenal legend Martin Keown criticises Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang after victory over Bournemouth

first_img Skip Ad Visit Advertiser website GO TO PAGE Metro Sport ReporterMonday 7 Oct 2019 1:04 pmShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link2.2kShares / PLAY (Picture: BBC Sport)‘I know it’s tough but you can’t allow that kind of space,’ Keown said. Keown insists Aubameyang must ‘work harder’ when Arsenal aren’t in possession (Picture: Getty)The former Arsenal defender highlighted two instances when Aubameyang’s failure to press almost cost the north London club.‘Let’s give them credit because it’s been a difficult week for Arsenal,’ Keown said.‘I thought they pressed really well, that intensity in their play… that’s what every good team is looking for. It’s not just playing with the ball – it’s also what you do without it.‘They started the game very well from that point of view, everyone was engaging. About Connatix V67539 Arsenal legend Martin Keown criticises Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang after victory over Bournemouth Keown added: ‘This [above] is exactly the same. Aubameyang is slow to press and Saka doesn’t make it either which allows Bournemouth to play it out.‘Dani Ceballos, the poor fella, is in there on his own – the two other midfield players (Matteo Guendouzi and Granit Xhaka) should get up with him and be together as a midfield.‘These are things you need to work on in training because better teams will punish Arsenal.‘That has to improve if they are going to finish in the top four.’More: 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 CityEmery said he was ‘very proud’ of Arsenal’s victory but admitted his players lost momentum in a lacklustre second-half display against Eddie Howe’s side.‘We were speaking before the match, the first four matches we played, today we wanted to do one step ahead, doing better and controlling better the match but knowing it was going to be difficult,’ the Spaniard said.AdvertisementAdvertisement‘We played with a very good organisation, defensively very strong. We scored one goal and got into their box with possibilities to score goals. Advertisement (Picture: BBC Sport)Keown also criticised Guendouzi and Xhaka for failing to press with Ceballos. EXAMPLE 1 Keown felt Aubameyang was slow to press Bournemouth’s defenders. Emery: Victory over Bournemouth ‘one more step’ towards consistencyTo view this video please enable JavaScript, and consider upgrading to a web browser that supports HTML5 video Play VideoLoaded: 0%0:00Progress: 0%PlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration Time 11:48FullscreenEmery: Victory over Bournemouth ‘one more step’ towards consistencyhttps://metro.co.uk/video/emery-victory-bournemouth-one-step-consistency-2021034/This is a modal window.Beginning of dialog window. Escape will cancel and close the window.TextColorWhiteBlackRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentTransparentWindowColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyTransparentSemi-TransparentOpaqueFont Size50%75%100%125%150%175%200%300%400%Text Edge StyleNoneRaisedDepressedUniformDropshadowFont FamilyProportional Sans-SerifMonospace Sans-SerifProportional SerifMonospace SerifCasualScriptSmall CapsReset restore all settings to the default valuesDoneClose Modal DialogEnd of dialog window.‘The second half was a very good opportunity to keep our confidence, to get better with the ball and stop their action with the ball.‘We did it perfectly in the first half but in the second half, maybe because the chances arrived late, we lost that.‘We are very happy with that result and very proud of that result.’Will Arsenal finish in the top four?Yes0%Nope0%Share your resultsShare your resultsTweet your resultsMORE: Paul Pogba posts injury update to Manchester United fans after Newcastle defeat Manchester United captain Harry Maguire EXAMPLE 2 Aubameyang must work harder when Arsenal aren’t in possession, says Keown. Read More Coming Next Skip (Picture: BBC Sport)center_img SPONSORED Comment Full Screen 1 min. story Martin Keown singled out Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang for criticism after Arsenal beat Bournemouth (Picture: Getty)Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has got Arsenal out of trouble time and time again this season, but Martin Keown had no problem criticising the striker after the side’s 1-0 win over Bournemouth.David Luiz headed home Nicolas Pepe’s corner in the 9th minute in an encouraging start for Arsenal on Sunday and Unai Emery’s men managed to hold on for three points to move to third in the Premier League table.The Gunners seemed to take their foot off the gas after an impressive first half and Callum Wilson came close to equalising for the Cherries in front of a nervous Emirates crowd.AdvertisementAdvertisementSpeaking on Match of the Day 2, Keown blasted Arsenal for ‘switching off’ in the second half and told Aubameyang to ‘work harder’ without the ball in order to set the tone for the rest of the team.ADVERTISEMENT (Picture: BBC Sport)According to Keown, Arsenal’s defence were sat far too deep in the second half. Read More Read More Read More Rio Ferdinand tells Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop struggling 1/1 (Picture: BBC Sport) Read More Top articles Video Settings ‘But in the second half they seemed to switch off. Aubameyang… look, you’re scoring the goals but, fella, you need to work harder!‘I know it’s tough but you can’t allow that kind of space. [Bukayo] Saka as well, nobody really getting there, they just don’t engage properly and the back four is far too deep.‘Because the back four are so deep, look at the space behind the full-backs and they’re [Bournemouth] just running wild into those spaces and it’s a problem for Arsenal.‘They need to be better.’ by Metro Advertisementlast_img read more

Trenton Acadians fall to Bangor 6-1

first_imgBLUE HILL — Bangor’s Peter Kemble pitched a complete game one-hitter, allowing only a triple for the Trenton Acadians’ baseball team on Tuesday. Bangor won 6-1.Trenton’s Nick Bagley threw 60 pitches and notched seven strikeouts.Bangor’s Sam Houston and Ben Chrichton each had two singles while Kyle Stevenson and Peter Kemble each had a single.Acadians pitcher Will Ricker pitched well in defeat, going 4 2/3 innings and giving up three runs, none earned as the Acadians made five errors on the day.This is placeholder textThis is placeholder textTrenton 13, Waldo 3Mount Desert Island’s Tom Paola pitched five strong innings for the Trenton Acadians, leading them past Waldo 13-3 on Saturday at George Stevens Academy.Paola gave up one earned run, allowed five hits, struck out five and walked one.The Acadians’ offense started off with a bang, batting around the order and plating five runs in the first inning. They continued scoring runs in every inning of the game.Joe Archambault, Seth Young and Dakota Chipman each had two singles. Anthony Bianco contributed a double. Conor Maguire and Hank Vinall each singled for the Acadians.Andrew Canning, Andrew Flagg and Drew Stanley each had two hits for Waldo, and Emery Dinsmore had a single. Drew Stanley took the loss on the mound.Trenton 13, Penquis 4The Acadians got off to another strong start on Thursday, scoring six runs in the first two innings against Penquis pitcher Brooks Law.Leading the way for the Acadians was Ellsworth’s Nick Bagley, who went 4-for-5 with three runs and two RBIs, including a double.Also for Trenton, Joe Archambault went 3-for-3 with four RBIs. Tony Bianco had a single, a double, three RBIs and scored three runs. Garrison Looke had three hits, including a double. Will Ricker had two singles. Kyle Taylor had a double. Finn McMahon, Dakota Chipman and Colin Pineo each singled.Colin Pineo earned his first American Legion victory on the mound with the help of three strong innings of relief from Dylan Colin.For Penquis, Brooks Law led the way offensively with three hits, including a triple and an RBI. Matt Spear had two singles, Billy Brock and Seth Clark doubled, and Brandon Young singled.Hampden 4, Trenton 3Hampden RH Foster scrapped out four hits, scoring four unearned runs to beat the Acadians in a contest that went right down to the wire on Wednesday at GSA.Hampden pitchers Casey Sudbeck, Jackson Gilmore and Brandon Smith’s group effort held the Acadians to five hits and resulted in the win. Ben Huston, Michael Turner, Connor Farmer each had a single while Zach Nash had a key two-out, two RBI double following a dropped foul popup with two outs in the sixth inning.Conor Maguire took the loss, giving up only four hits, striking out six and walking two. Jake Keenan led the Acadians’ offense with a double, single and two RBIs. Finn McMahon, Will Ricker and Maguire each singled.Results submitted by Trenton Acadians coach Tim Archambault.last_img read more