Unai Emery described Arsenal’s Europa League quarter-final first leg win against Napoli at the Emirates Stadium as “a good result”.
The Gunners boss watched as Aaron Ramsey opened the scoring on 14 minutes before Napoli defender Kalidou Koulibaly’s own goal 11 minutes later put his side in charge of the tie.
Arsenal now head to Naples next week looking to reach the last four for the second year in a row and Emery was pleased with another strong showing from his side. “We know the first leg today was very important for us to take a good result and a good feeling, also with our supporters and with this competition,” he said. “I think we deserved the result.
The two halves were very different because in the first half we controlled the ball very well and controlled with our positioning and attacked their box with the players, scoring two goals and some chances more.
We didn’t concede a lot for them, only the one chance they earned in the first half.
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“The second was different for us because they took more control with the ball and had more possession, but our transition also was very good.
“I think it’s a good result but we know it’s going to be very difficult because our performances at home have usually been very strong. “They’re going to use their possibilities and attacking options against us for a comeback.
Our objective now is to continue being competitive like we are here, away with our gameplay for the next matches.”Fastest Paying Betting Site in Nigeria: Grab your 140% First Time Deposit Bonus Now — www.Sportybet.Com Copyright © 2021 Completesports.com All rights reserved. The information contained in Completesports.com may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed without the prior written authority of Completesports.com.