Search

Europa League: Arsenal boss Unai Emery left frustrated after two late goals as Arsenal triumph over Vorskla

PUBLISHED: 23:26 20 September 2018

Henrikh Mkhitaryan in action for Arsenal against Vorskla. CREDIT MARTYN HAWORTH

Henrikh Mkhitaryan in action for Arsenal against Vorskla. CREDIT MARTYN HAWORTH

Archant

Arsenal boss Unai Emery has been left frustrated after the Gunners conceded two late goals in his sides 4-2 victory over FC Vorskla Poltava.

Arsenal v Vorskla. CREDIT MARTYN HAWORTHArsenal v Vorskla. CREDIT MARTYN HAWORTH

The Spaniard, who notched his 32nd victory in the competition, was delighted with his side’s domination as they went 4-0 up through a Pierre-Emerick Aubamiang double, a Danny Welbeck header and a Mesut Ozil tap-in.

Arsenal pair Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Danny Welbeck celebrate: CREDIT MARTYN HAWORTHArsenal pair Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Danny Welbeck celebrate: CREDIT MARTYN HAWORTH

However, late goals from Volodymyr Chesnakov and Vyacheslav Sharpar left a bittersweet taste.

Arsenal v Vorskla. CREDIT MARTYN HAWORTHArsenal v Vorskla. CREDIT MARTYN HAWORTH

Speaking after the game, Emery said: “At the beginning of the competition to take the confidence, the victories is important.

Arsenal v Vorskla. CREDIT MARTYN HAWORTHArsenal v Vorskla. CREDIT MARTYN HAWORTH

“The first 60 minutes were very good, we imposed our idea against them and also little by little winning metres to be nearer the goal.

Arsenal forward Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang celebrates with Danny Welbeck. CREDIT MARTYN HAWORTHArsenal forward Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang celebrates with Danny Welbeck. CREDIT MARTYN HAWORTH

“With the four goals we were in a good moment. But we want to be competitive in 90 minutes and I think the last 20 minutes we conceded chances. We need to improve this.

Arsenal forward Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang celebrates with Danny Welbeck. CREDIT MARTYN HAWORTHArsenal forward Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang celebrates with Danny Welbeck. CREDIT MARTYN HAWORTH

“Our disappointment today is the two goals conceded. I think the first 60 minutes were very good. We’re going to continue progressing with that idea. There were a lot of positives things in the game.”

Latest Hackney Stories

Yesterday, 20:13

For most members of the public, risking their own life to save others from imminent death might be a once-in-a-lifetime event – but not Micha Horgan.

Yesterday, 16:15

England hosted Croatia at Wembley in the UEFA Nations League on Sunday. Read on for Layth Yousif’s match report.

Yesterday, 16:09

Arsenal maintained their 100 per cent FA WSL record with a 4-0 win over Everton in Southport.

Yesterday, 15:58

England hosted Croatia at Wembley in the UEFA Nations League on Sunday. Read on for Layth Yousif’s PLAYER RATINGS

Yesterday, 10:48

Arsenal want to be part of any discussions on a future European Super League, but deny they would break away from the Premier League it a new competition comes to fruition.

Yesterday, 09:35

Essex Senior League: Saffron Walden Town 4 Clapton 0

Saturday, November 17, 2018

London Lions maintained their lead at the top of the BBL Championship with victory on the road against Worcester Wolves.

Saturday, November 17, 2018

Leyton Orient came from behind to beat Bromley and extend their unbeaten run in the National League to six matches, while also returning to the top of the table.

PROMOTED CONTENT

Former teacher Steve shares his experiences as a foster carer for teenagers, from dealing with some of their more challenging behaviour, to the rewards of seeing a child develop into a happy and healthy adult

If you are an unpaid carer in Hackney over the age of 25, who would like to get back into work, then Working for Carers can provide the practical assistance and support you need.



Newsletter Sign Up

Hackney Gazette twice-weekly newsletter
Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Our Privacy Policy

Most read sport

Show Job Lists