Arsenal proceed advantageous kind with win over Bodo/Glimt
Arsenal made it two wins from two within the Europa League this season after a dominant 3-0 victory over Bodo/Glimt on the Emirates Stadium.
THE LOWDOWN: STRONG FORM CONTINUES
Mikel Arteta’s facet continued their sturdy kind with a robust win within the Europa League on Thursday evening. First-half objectives from Eddie Nketiah and Rob Holding put the Gunners firmly in management earlier than Fabio Vieira sealed the result with a 3rd late on.
Predictably, Arsenal had been on prime within the opening phases and Nketiah got here near bending in a pleasant opener inside the primary 5 minutes, as a substitute watching as his strike whistled broad of the far submit.
The house facet managed to maintain their clear sheet intact in stoppage time as Matt Turner’s save threatened to cross the road earlier than it was cleared within the nick of time by Holding, who needed to stretch to maintain the ball out of the online in acrobatic style.
All in all, it was a cushty evening’s work for Arteta’s facet, regardless of the Arsenal supervisor making eight modifications from the beginning line-up which beat Tottenham final weekend.
THE LATEST: TOP FORM IN EUROPE AS WELL
The win strikes Arsenal two factors clear on the prime of Group A, regardless of having performed one sport fewer than Bodo and FC Zurich.
Arsenal journey to Norway to tackle Bodo of their forthcoming group sport subsequent week and one other victory will certainly seal qualification for the Gunners to the following spherical, one thing that Mikel Arteta has stressed he want to get accomplished with matches to spare.
THE VERDICT: GOOD WARMUP AHEAD OF THE WEEKEND
Arsenal may need had a stroll in opposition to Bodo final evening however their subsequent opposition in Liverpool will likely be a really a lot completely different story on Sunday.
The Reds can take solace in the truth that they’ve dominated Arteta’s workforce lately, successful six of the last seven head-to-heads within the Premier League.
However, Arsenal are a a lot completely different facet to what Jurgen Klopp’s males have confronted earlier than, particularly at house this season, and so they have confirmed that they’re able to take the struggle to any opponent.
However, Liverpool stay a workforce who can ruthlessly punish any errors, and the consequence will seemingly be determined by moments of particular person brilliance or both facet capitalising on workforce errors or unnecessary particular person errors.