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Stoke win sets Arsenal up for Europa League tie - Wilshere

05 April, 2018, 00:56 | Author: Christina Hansen
  • Petr Cech missed Arsenal's game against Stoke City after complaining with a'sore groin

The win did nothing to alter the Gunners' position of sixth in the Premier League table, and they are now concentrating on the Europa League, with CSKA Moscow due at the Emirates Stadium on Thursday for a quarter-final first leg clash.

Arsenal return to Premier League action this Sunday against Stoke City at the Emirates.

There were times when the Emirates appeared nearly half empty, though the fans that did show up were treated to a 3-0 victory over Paul Lamber's relegation battlers; Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang struck twice - once from the penalty spot - before Alexandre Lacazette rounded off the victory with a spot kick of his own.

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang had the chance to score his first hattrick for Arsenal, but let Alexandre Lacazette take the spot-kick, and the French striker made no mistake in steering the ball past Butland.

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Stoke have already picked up a win against Arsene Wenger's side this season.

"It's a big game", he said. The Gunners, who had lost four of their last six games, were in desperate need of some points and got exactly what they wanted. It's a family happening and we don't go [compete] for a lot in people's mind in the Premier League.

Chances were few and far between in what was a drab first 45 minutes, although Aaron Ramsey did see a looped shot hit the top of the crossbar before the break.

"Then they started to get a grip and I think the players in midfield started to get hold of the game".

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Defeat for Stoke, who had come close to taking the lead when Xherdan Shaqiri's corner rattled the inside of David Ospina's post, leaves them three points from safety.

Pawson awarded the 75th-minute penalty after Bruno Martins Indi challenged Mesut Özil, but replays showed that the Dutch defender had played the ball. It was a key moment, the ref, I don't know what he was seeing or hearing or what angle he was. "You respect the history at any football club but I don't go into the game thinking what's happened before, I go and try and win for my own team".

"Make runs in behind, run the line, being available, as we saw on the penalty".

"It punished us, it was a game-changer that decision".

Egypt elections: El-Sisi officially wins 2nd term with 97% of votes
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