The problem Unai Emery has despite Arsenal’s 17-game unbeaten run

first_img“We never give up and never stop trying but I think tactically we’re stronger and we’re a bit more organised this season.”A Jefferson Lerma own goal and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang’s eighth strike of the season secured Arsenal their fourth Premier League away win of the campaign – as many as they managed in the whole of last season.Aubameyang has now been directly involved in 23 goals in 26 league appearances since joining from Borussia Dortmund in January.Bournemouth, meanwhile, began the day four points behind Arsenal, but their third successive Premier League defeat leaves them eighth, seven points off the Gunners. Ahead of a huge north London derby against Tottenham on Sunday, Arsenal at least managed to close the gap on fourth place Chelsea to one point.Rob Holding is hopeful the club can once again finish in the top four.“You’ve got Manchester City and Liverpool at the top who are very strong but if we can keep chipping away and get the points we need then I feel we could be up there [top four],” he told talkSPORT. ADVICE REVEALED no dice Where Ancelotti ranks with every Premier League boss for trophies won huge blow Aubameyang was Arsenal’s match winner against Bournemouth Oxlade-Chamberlain suffers another setback as Klopp confirms serious injury BEST OF Every time Ally McCoist lost it on air in 2019, including funny XI reactions Top nine Premier League free transfers of the decade Premier League Team of the Season so far, including Liverpool and Leicester stars REVEALED center_img Ronaldo warned Lukaku how hard scoring goals in Serie A would be before Inter move REPLY MONEY Forbes list reveals how much Mayweather, Ronaldo and Messi earned this decade Most Popular Football News RANKED Berahino hits back at b******t Johnson criticism – ‘I was in a dark place at Stoke’ Which teams do the best on Boxing Day in the Premier League era? Son ban confirmed as Tottenham fail with appeal to overturn red card shining 1 Arsenal haven’t lost to anyone for 17 games, but it’s not enough for manager Unai Emery.The Gunners beat Bournemouth 2-1, but going into the game at the Vitality, had drawn four of their past five.“We’ve not lost for 17 matches but we’ve drawn some and that is not enough for us,” Emery said. “We spoke in the week about how important today was.“We are happy and before the match we knew it would be a difficult match and that we needed to win today to be near the top four. Bournemouth were four points behind us and could have been near our position with a win.”last_img read more