Tag: Arsenal vs Aston Villa

LONDON, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 26: Eddie Nketiah of Arsenal celebrates with teammate Cedric Soares after scoring their side's second goal during the Carabao Cup Round of 16 match between Arsenal and Leeds United at Emirates Stadium on October 26, 2021 in London, England. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

Arsenal's Villa Thriller as the reserves keep rolling on in the EFL cup

Matthew and Anita look back the exciting performance against Aston Villa and the more functional victory over Leeds United, and discuss what we learned from the two.
LONDON, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 22: Emile Smith Rowe of Arsenal celebrates scoring the third goal during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Aston Villa at Emirates Stadium on October 22, 2021 in London, England. (Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)

Arsenal midfielder makes Team of the Week

Emile Smith Rowe has made the WhoScored Premier League Team of the Week for his starring role in Arsenal's win over Aston Villa on Friday.
LONDON, ENGLAND: Nuno Tavares of Arsenal during the Pre Season Friendly between Arsenal and Chelsea at Emirates Stadium on August 1, 2021. (Photo by Marc Atkins/Getty Images)

Mikel Arteta assesses Arsenal 21yo's full Premier League debut

Mikel Arteta was really impressed with Nuno Tavares on the full-back's full Premier League debut, praising the 21-year-old's courage.
LONDON, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 22: Mikel Arteta, Manager of Arsenal celebrates at the end of the Premier League match between Arsenal and Aston Villa at Emirates Stadium on October 22, 2021 in London, England. (Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)

Started in dressing room after Palace: Arteta explains Arsenal win over Villa

Mikel Arteta said that Arsenal 'showed the level they they can play' after they beat Aston Villa on Friday night and highlighted the dressing room's mood after the draw against Palace as a catalyst.
LONDON, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 22: Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Alexandre Lacazette of Arsenal celebrate after the Premier League match between Arsenal and Aston Villa at Emirates Stadium on October 22, 2021 in London, England. (Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)

What tactics Arteta changed to demolish Aston Villa

Join Stephen Bradley as he analyses Arsenal's hugely encouraging 3-1 win over Aston Villa in the Premier League.
LONDON, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 22: Axel Tuanzebe and Tyrone Mings help up Emiliano Martinez of Aston Villa after they concede their second goal during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Aston Villa at Emirates Stadium on October 22, 2021 in London, England. (Photo by Alex Pantling/Getty Images)

So-called ‘cruel’ Arsenal Emi Martinez chant explained

If Emi Martinez is wondering why Arsenal fans have turned on him, all he has to do is look back at any one of the hundred interviews he's given slating the club, including the one he gave before this game.
LONDON, ENGLAND: Emile Smith Rowe of Arsenal celebrates scoring the third goal during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Aston Villa at Emirates Stadium on October 22, 2021. (Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)

Mikel Arteta makes surprise Emile Smith Rowe admission

Emile Smith Rowe wasn't fully fit for the Crystal Palace game on Monday night, but went on to make two 90-minute appearances in the next five days.
LONDON, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 22: Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang interacts with Mikel Arteta, Manager of Arsenal as he is substituted during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Aston Villa at Emirates Stadium on October 22, 2021 in London, England. (Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)

Lacazette, Aubameyang and Tierney injury updates

Arsenal lined up without Kieran Tierney against Aston Villa while Alexandre Lacazette and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang both limped off, so what are the latest updates on the trio?
LONDON, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 22: Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang of Arsenal celebrates after scoring their team's second goal during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Aston Villa at Emirates Stadium on October 22, 2021 in London, England. (Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)

Arsenal player ratings as Mikel Arteta’s men destroy Aston Villa

Arsenal put in a superb performance to smash Aston Villa on Friday night in a game that delivered the opposite of what we all expected.
London, England, 22nd September 2021. Albert Sambi Lokonga of Arsenal during the Carabao Cup match at the Emirates Stadium, London. Picture credit should read: David Klein / Sportimage SPI-1207-0050

Arsenal midfielder admits hunger to fix mistake as soon as possible

Albert Sambi Lokonga is hoping for the chance to put right his mistake against Crystal Palace, when Arsenal host Aston Villa on Friday.
Bukayo Saka in training with Arsenal (Photo via Ben Dinnery on Twitter)

Injured Arsenal star returns to training ahead of Villa clash

Bukayo Saka joined up with the Arsenal squad for their final training session ahead of the Aston Villa match, following his injury on Monday.
LONDON, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 18: Alexandre Lacazette of Arsenal celebrates after scoring their team's second goal during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Crystal Palace at Emirates Stadium on October 18, 2021 in London, England. (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)

Mikel Arteta talks possible contract for Arsenal 30yo with expiring deal

Mikel Arteta says it's not impossible Alexandre Lacazette gets a new Arsenal deal, and he doesn't doubt the striker's motivation.
BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND: Leon Bailey of Aston Villa is congratulated by Tyrone Mings after his corner-kick led to their team's second goal, an own goal scored by Lucas Digne of Everton (not pictured), during the Premier League match between Aston Villa and Everton at Villa Park on September 18, 2021. (Photo by Michael Steele/Getty Images)

2 Villa players return from injury for Arsenal clash

Aston Villa have two players returning to fitness in time for their clash with Arsenal on Friday, including summer signing Leon Bailey.
LONDON, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 18: Bukayo Saka of Arsenal breaks past Luka Milivojevic and James McArthur of Crystal Palace during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Crystal Palace at Emirates Stadium on October 18, 2021 in London, England. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)

Arsenal starter absent from training after injury on Monday

Bukayo Saka still hasn't trained since his injury on Monday, according to Mikel Arteta ahead of Thursday's pre-match session.
London, England, 22nd September 2021. Albert Sambi Lokonga of Arsenal during the Carabao Cup match at the Emirates Stadium, London. Picture credit should read: David Klein / Sportimage SPI-1207-0050

Lokonga to start: How Arsenal could line up vs Aston Villa

Arsenal are set for a quick return to Premier League action on Friday, so let's take a look at our predicted lineup to face Aston Villa.
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4 Arsenal matches rescheduled for TV

Four Arsenal fixtures in October have been moved to accommodate to the selections of TV companies.
Arsenal's Argentinian goalkeeper Emiliano Martinez gives indications during the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Norwich City at the Emirates Stadium in London on July 1, 2020. (Photo by MIKE EGERTON / POOL / AFP) / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE. No use with unauthorized audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or 'live' services. Online in-match use limited to 120 images. An additional 40 images may be used in extra time. No video emulation. Social media in-match use limited to 120 images. An additional 40 images may be used in extra time. No use in betting publications, games or single club/league/player publications. / (Photo by MIKE EGERTON/POOL/AFP via Getty Images)

Emi Martinez almost signed new Arsenal contract until…

It was reported that Emi Martinez was close to signing a new contract with Arsenal but then he signed for Aston Villa, so what happened?
BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND - JULY 21: Conor Hourihane of Aston Villa battles for possession with David Luiz of Arsenal and Dani Ceballos of Arsenal during the Premier League match between Aston Villa and Arsenal FC at Villa Park on July 21, 2020 in Birmingham, England. Football Stadiums around Europe remain empty due to the Coronavirus Pandemic as Government social distancing laws prohibit fans inside venues resulting in all fixtures being played behind closed doors. (Photo by Peter Powell/Pool via Getty Images)

Arsenal vs Aston Villa: The 1st match

Arsenal vs Aston Villa (or Aston Villa vs Arsenal if you prefer) is a fixture that has been played since 1904 and it has returned more than it's fair share of entertainment.
Arsenal's Spanish manager Mikel Arteta gestures from the sidelines during the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Aston Villa at the Emirates Stadium in London on November 8, 2020. (Photo by Andy Rain / POOL / AFP)

Episode 263: Stick or Twist – Arteta’s tactical conundrum

On this week's podcast, Matthew and Anita ask what lessons can be learned from the Molde and Aston Villa games, look at line up options and try to square the circle of Arsenal's squad.
Aston Villa's English midfielder Jack Grealish (C) runs with the ball as Arsenal's Brazilian midfielder Willian (L) chases him during the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Aston Villa at the Emirates Stadium in London on November 8, 2020. (Photo by Andy Rain / POOL / AFP)

Only 1 Arsenal player rated higher than Willian vs Aston Villa

Willian was widely castigated on social media so it was something of a surprise to see him rated as one of the best players in the Arsenal side.
Arsenal's Spanish manager Mikel Arteta gestures from the sidelines during the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Aston Villa at the Emirates Stadium in London on November 8, 2020. (Photo by Andy Rain / POOL / AFP)

Arteta angry at Arsenal attitude against Aston Villa

Mikel Arteta will not accept the mindset he saw from Arsenal players against Aston Villa as they collapsed 3-0 at home in the Premier League.
LONDON, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 08: Thomas Partey of Arsenal shoots under pressure from Trezeguet of Aston Villa during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Aston Villa at Emirates Stadium on November 08, 2020 in London, England. Sporting stadiums around the UK remain under strict restrictions due to the Coronavirus Pandemic as Government social distancing laws prohibit fans inside venues resulting in games being played behind closed doors. (Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)

Mikel Arteta gives Thomas Partey injury update

Mikel Arteta updates on the extent of Thomas Partey's injury after the midfielder was substituted on Sunday against Aston Villa.
Arsenal's German goalkeeper Bernd Leno celebrates saving a penalty during the English League Cup fourth round football match between Liverpool and Arsenal at Anfield in Liverpool, north west England on October 1, 2020. (Photo by PETER BYRNE/AFP via Getty Images)

Emi Martinez vs Bernd Leno: Did Arsenal make the right decision?

Emi Martinez vs Bernd Leno was always going to be the big talking point as he returns to the Emirates, so how is he doing v Bernd Leno?
Mohamed Elneny playing against Manchester United (Photo via Elneny on Instagram)

Surprising midfielder keeps his spot: Arsenal predicted lineup vs Aston Villa

Mikel Arteta's side returns to Premier League action at the Emirates Stadium this weekend, so let's take a look at our Arsenal predicted lineup vs Aston Villa.
BRIGHTON, ENGLAND - JUNE 20: Hector Bellerin of Arsenal appeals to referee Martin Atkinson during the Premier League match between Brighton & Hove Albion and Arsenal FC at American Express Community Stadium on June 20, 2020 in Brighton, England. Football Stadiums around Europe remain empty due to the Coronavirus Pandemic as Government social distancing laws prohibit fans inside venues resulting in all fixtures being played behind closed doors. (Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)

Horror referee gets 1st Arsenal game of the season for Aston Villa

We've had to wait until November, but Martin Atkinson has finally been selected to referee an Arsenal match this season and that's not good news
Emi Martinez after signing for Aston Villa (Photo via AVFC.co.uk)

Emi Martinez: Moving to Aston Villa was a step up in my career

Emi Martinez said after he left Arsenal that signing for Aston Villa was a 'step up' in his career.
BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 01: Jack Grealish of Aston Villa leads his team out prior to the Premier League match between Aston Villa and Southampton at Villa Park on November 01, 2020 in Birmingham, England. Sporting stadiums around the UK remain under strict restrictions due to the Coronavirus Pandemic as Government social distancing laws prohibit fans inside venues resulting in games being played behind closed doors. (Photo by Gareth Copley/Getty Images)

Emi Martinez signing annoyed friends says Aston Villa manager

Aston Villa manager Dean Smith has revealed he annoyed a few friends when he signed Emi Martinez while Arteta says he didn't want to sell him
Gabriel Martinelli (L) back in training with Arsenal (Photo via Twitter)

Latest updates with 3 out: Arsenal injury news for Aston Villa

With slow but steady progress on a number of fronts this week, here’s our Arsenal injury news for Aston Villa this weekend.
ST ALBANS, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 04: of Arsenal during a training session at London Colney on September 04, 2020 in St Albans, England. (Photo by Stuart MacFarlane/Arsenal FC via Getty Images)

Ceballos and Ozil play as Arsenal lose against Aston Villa Emirates friendly

Arsenal played another friendly match behind-closed-doors at the Emirates Stadium on Saturday against Aston Villa but lost the match 2-3.
LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 19: Match Referee Jonathan Moss speaks with Aaron Ramsey of Arsenal during the Carabao Cup Quarter Final match between Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspur at Emirates Stadium on December 19, 2018 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Alex Morton/Getty Images)

Not him again! Arsenal v Aston Villa referee assessed

Jon Moss will take charge of Arsenal's Premier League game against Aston Villa this weekend, following on from Anthony Taylor's appointment last week in the 'best league in the world'.