Unai Emery reveals what he told Arsenal players at half-time of Wolves defeat

first_imgUnai Emery reveals what he told Arsenal players at half-time of Wolves defeat The Gunners endured a hugely disappointing night at Molineux (Picture: Getty)Unai Emery believes Arsenal can take heart from their second-half performance against Wolves after telling them to forget about the first 45 minutes as they succumbed to a 3-1 defeat.The Gunners’ top-four hopes took a dent as the home side ripped through Arsenal’s rearguard, with Ruben Neves, Matt Doherty and Diogo Jota all getting on the score sheet.But Emery tweaked his team in the second half and they scored a late consolation through Sokratis, and he was pleased with how they reacted after his team talk. Metro Sport ReporterWednesday 24 Apr 2019 10:26 pmShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link201Shares Advertisement Commentcenter_img Emery was happier with what he saw in the second half (Picture: Getty)‘We knew before the match that it was going to be difficult because all season Wolverhampton are feeling strong, defensively they are a good team and offensively they have very fast players. Their organisation was very good and to break this was going to be difficult.‘In the first 25 minutes we started very well, controlled the possession but did not have many chances to score.’More: Arsenal FCArsenal flop Denis Suarez delivers verdict on Thomas Partey and Lucas Torreira movesThomas Partey debut? Ian Wright picks his Arsenal starting XI vs Manchester CityArsene Wenger explains why Mikel Arteta is ‘lucky’ to be managing Arsenal Advertisement Wolves tore through Arsenal in a ruthless first half (Picture: Getty)‘In the dressing room we spoke of how we needed to recover and be strong in our mind,’ Emery told reporters on Wednesday night.AdvertisementAdvertisementADVERTISEMENT‘Score one goal was the first idea and after if we can take minutes we can continue in our plans. The second half is different but not enough.’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 CityHe echoed those sentiments when speaking to BBC Sport, saying: ‘We spoke in the dressing room at half-time and we tried to see it as a new match and in the second half we changed our performance and scored a goal.‘We can be frustrated but the Premier League is about being consistent over 38 matches.last_img read more

26 players get local Black Stars call up

first_imgTwenty-six home-based players have been selected into the local Black Stars team to begin camping on Tuesday in Obuasi.Only one second-tier player, Hubert Ampah from Eleven Wise makes the list, which dominated by players from Premier League.The training programme at the Len Clay Stadium in Obuasi will end on April 11, 2013.Goalkeepers: Fatau Dauda (AshantiGold) Foli Adade (Dwarfs) and Daniel Agyei (Liberty Professionals)Defenders: Godfred Saka (Aduana) Christopher Bonney and Vincent Atinga (Dwarfs) Joshua Otoo and Tijani Joshua (Wa All Stars) Daniel Acquaye (Heart of Lions) Wilson Akakpo (Berekum Chelsea) and Nuru Sulley (Hearts of Oak)Midfielders: Yahaya Mohammed (Amidaus) Moro Abubakar (Hearts of Oak) Anthony Yanful (Dwarfs) Prince Boateng (King Faisal) Samuel Kyere Snr. and Jordan Opoku (Berekum Chelsea) Daniel Darkwah (Aduana) Latif Mohammed (AshantiGold) Hubert K. Ampah (Eleven Wise) and Joseph Gordon (Medeama) Attackers: Yakubu Mohammed (AshantiGold) Mahatma Otoo (Hearts of Oak) Latif Salifu (Berekum Chelsea) Bismark Asiedu (Medeama) and Suleimana Mohammed (King Faisal)last_img read more