Arteta happy with tough win towards Bodo/Glimt


Mikel Arteta admitted that Arsenal weren’t at their common finest however praised his aspect’s efforts after their 1-0 win towards Bodo/Glimt within the Europa League on Thursday.


A much-changed Arsenal aspect struggled towards their Norwegian opposition however managed to say a 1-0 victory by the full-time whistle.

Bukayo Saka’s deflected effort proved to be the distinction on the night and in addition occurred to be the Gunners’ only shot on target in your complete sport.

It was additionally the first time this season that Arsenal had scored just one purpose in a sport however nonetheless ended victorious, and Arteta was conscious of all of it however was finally simply happy to see his crew report one other win.


Speaking after the match, the Arsenal supervisor was certain to commend his crew after victory towards a aspect who had been unbeaten of their final 14 European outings on dwelling turf.

Arteta informed the official Arsenal website“Really glad to win right here towards a crew that has gained the final 14 video games in European competitions in a row, in order that they deserve loads credit score to try this.

“There’s not many European teams that can do that, we have come here on 15 and won it. We have talked about this in the last few days that was the challenge, in different conditions, in different contexts, making a lot of changes, find a way to win, and we’ve done it.”

Speaking on his crew’s general efficiency, the 40-year-old added: “The second half obviously there are a lot of things to improve, we know that, I’m not going to get too deep into that, I understand as well, why this is happening.”

“But I think the boys deserve credit as well for the way they tried. Quality-wise, in terms of dominance and how we want to play, obviously there are a lot of things to get better than what we done today, but it’s another win, move on, now it’s Leeds.”


Arsenal have now won more games across all competitions this season than some other Premier League membership and there’s a feel-good ambiance on the Emirates Stadium for the time being. However, we can’t afford to be complacent for any cause in any respect and should proceed to deal with each opposition the identical approach  – as if it’s a must-win sport.

Leeds could be in a poor run of form for the time being however the truth stays that they’re unbeaten at home within the Premier League this season and might be fired as much as put a dent in Arsenal’s supposed title cost.

Another win on the weekend may also see Arsenal transfer clear on the prime of the desk, relying on the consequence between Liverpool and Manchester City at Anfield.

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