Ian Wright's tweet about Unai Emery after Chelsea 3-2 Arsenal

Ruben Ruiz
August 19, 2018

"We had chances to do more.in the first half, I think we need to control the second half better".

But Chelsea bounced back from that blow, dominating the second half before Spanish defender Alonso finished off substitute Eden Hazard's pass in the 81st minute.

The first half saw some chaotic defending from both teams, and goalscorer Iwobi has admitted that Arsenal simply did not know what to do in defence, saying after the match: "We started shaky, I don't know, maybe we didn't know what to do".

Eden Hazard came off the bench to provide the victor for Marcos Alonso as Chelsea edged a thrilling London derby 3-2 over Arsenal on Saturday to condemn new Arsenal manager Unai Emery to a second consecutive defeat.

Speaking about the match on BT Sport, Emery continued: 'We want to win. The Blues were eventually caught out on two such occasions, with the aforementioned Mikhitaryan and then Iwobi powering in two-inch ideal cut-backs to bring the scores level, whilst Aubameyang spurned multiple opportunities to give Arsenal the lead dropping off into similar positions but without the finishing touch required.

"There are defensive moments and attacking moments".

Emery opted for a 4-2-3-1 formation against City but has hinted his preferred system could change as the season progresses. "We need to continue, to press and press and press in the other half, otherwise we will have a problem".

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Now however, his boss wants him to show more desire to contribute to his team's defensive output. He has experience, he has quality, he has the capacity. "Also, with Bernd Leno ", said Emery.

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Maurizio Sarri admitted that Chelsea are not yet at the level of Premier League title challengers despite beating Arsenal 3-2 at Stamford Bridge to continue their flawless start to the new season. I think the result is 3-2 but we also think we did [have] chances to score more.

"We did very well for 75 minutes but inside that, 15 minutes [when Arsenal scored twice] were awful". In that 15 minutes we were not able to do this.

Morata's fourth goal in 2018 was another positive for Chelsea, but Sarri believes there is more to come from the Spain worldwide.

"In the second half we did very well also mentally".

Matteo Guendouzi looks like a potential star for the future and was easily Arsenal's best player on the day.

Emery spoke after the game about how happy he was with the response from his players and found a lot of positives in the performance. I think that, in pre-season, they have played well. "Today, with Auba, I know he can play". I am happy without the result'.

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