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

Quadrant takes two CHC helicopters for Australian ops

first_imgHelicopter services provider CHC Group has been awarded a two-year contract to support Australia’s oil and gas company, Quadrant Energy, starting July 1, 2017.In its statement on Thursday, CHC said it will provide passenger transfer services to Quadrant’s oil and gas installations on the North West Shelf using two AW139s flying out of CHC’s base in Karratha.Facilities located at Learmonth will also be utilized to provide passenger processing services, the company added.“The CHC team in Asia Pacific is very proud of winning this contract with Quadrant and we are excited to commence operations on 1 July,” Vince D’Rozario, CHC Regional Director, Asia Pacific said.CHC has been flying passenger transfer services out of Karratha since 2011 in support of the oil and gas industry. The company noted it has logged more than 125,000 flying hours on AW139s across its global fleet since 2005, with more than 25,000 of those flight hours in Australia.“We have worked hard to redesign our company to better meet our customers’ needs and we are delighted to establish this new partnership with Quadrant,” said Karl Fessenden, President and CEO of CHC Helicopter.“We’re continuing to see the benefits of our restructuring through new customer commitments worldwide.”last_img read more

The Latest: Rogers Cup women’s tennis tournament canceled

first_img Associated Press Share This StoryFacebookTwitteremailPrintLinkedinRedditThe Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world:___The Rogers Cup women’s tennis tournament will not be played this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Dalglish’s family released a statement Friday night which confirmed the 69-year-old had been hospitalized on Wednesday in order to treat a separate infection which required intravenous antibiotics.Dalglish won nine league titles during his time as player and manager at Liverpool.The former Celtic and Scotland forward was given a routine test for COVID-19 after being admitted and the result showed up as positive – although he is displaying no symptoms.The statement said: “In keeping with current procedures, he was subsequently tested for Covid-19 despite having previously displayed no symptoms of the illness. Unexpectedly, the test result was positive but he remains asymptomatic.”___ ___Geraint Thomas is still hoping the Tour de France can go ahead at some point in 2020 and believes he is in good shape to go for a second yellow jersey.The Tour, set to take place between June 27 and July 19, has yet to be postponed or canceled but with sporting events all over the world impacted by the coronavirus pandemic its chances of surviving as scheduled appear remote.Thomas, the 2018 champion, also announced a charity ride – in his garage – in support of Britain’s National Health Service.“I think I’m in my prime at the moment,” the Welshman told BBC Radio Five Live. “Obviously there are bigger things that need to be sorted out first but as soon as it’s safe and ready to go ahead we’d love it to happen. I’m praying and hoping it goes ahead at some point.” Tennis Canada announced the event, scheduled for Aug. 7-16 in Montreal, is off the schedule. Quebec’s government announced Friday that no sporting events could be held through Aug. 31, though it left the door slightly open for pro teams. “Our priority in the management of this crisis has always been to ensure the safety and well-being of our players, fans, volunteers, partners and employees,” Montreal tournament director Eugene Lapierre said. “It is thus with a heavy heart that we received this news, but we understand that this decision was necessary.”Tennis Canada says the women’s event will return to Montreal in August 2021. Bianca Andreescu won the 2019 Rogers Cup when Serena Williams retired in the first set with a back injury. The women’s and men’s Rogers Cup traditionally rotate between Toronto and Montreal. As of Saturday, the men’s event in Toronto in August was still on the schedule. The Latest: Rogers Cup women’s tennis tournament canceled April 11, 2020 Team Ineos rider Egan Bernal won the 2019 edition.___Steven Gerrard is leading the well-wishes for Kenny Dalglish after it was revealed the Liverpool great had tested positive for coronavirus.Gerrard played under Dalglish when he returned to manage Liverpool for a second stint between January 2011 and May 2012.The former Liverpool captain posted a picture of one of his daughters alongside Dalglish on Instagram and wrote “Get well soon king” in a nod to his old manager’s nickname. More AP sports: https://apnews.com/apf-sports and https://twitter.com/AP_Sports,Tampa Bay Lightning advance to face Dallas Stars in Stanley Cup finals, beating New York Islanders 2-1 in OT in Game 6last_img read more

Milan Djuric transferred to Bristol City?

first_imgMember of the national team of BiH, Milan Djuric, is officially a member of Bristol City, who is competing in the second grade of English football, according to the official website of the same club. The contract was signed for a period of two and a half years.Djuric came in the English club from Cesena, which competes in the second grade of Italian football. This year, Milan scored 6 goals in 19 matches for Cesena.The coach of Bristol City, Lee Johnson, said that “Milan is somebody that we’ve watched for the last nine months, and who was always in our thoughts.”British noted that Milan’s constitution and his successful performances for our national team, especially in the Kirin Cup in Japan.(Source: novovrijeme.ba)last_img read more