Thursday, January 21, 2021

More pressure on Arteta as Arsenal go 7 games without a win in Premier League

Arsenal are just a couple of points away from the relegation zone. If they keep losing games like this, they are certain to get relegated from the Premier League. Arsenal are currently placed 15th in the points table with 14 points.

Ever since the Premier League started, Mikel Arteta has been trying all his luck to infuse confidence into his players but nothing paid off. However, their performance has been pretty impressive in the Europa League as they are the only team to win all games in the group stage.

The Gunners managed to score just 12 goals and conceded 18 this season with a poor goal difference of -6. This is their worst start in their English championship since 1974/75 season when they scooped just 12 points in their first 14 games this season.

In the starting couple of games in the PL, they were considered the best defensive team due to their defensive record. However, after losing to their arch-rivals Tottenham Hotspur, they started losing momentum and began conceding goals. They won just 4, lost 8 games and drew 2 games.

More pressure on Arteta as Arsenal go 7 games without a win in Premier League

Arsenal go 7 games without a win this season

Their recent defeat came at the hands of Everton Football Club. The Gunners lost the game by 1-2 and drew criticism from every nook and corner of the football fraternity.

Rob Holding scored the own goal for Everton early on in the game. However, the visitors responded with an equalizer, thanks to Nicholas Pepe for converting the penalty in the 35th minute.

Just seconds into the second half, Mina scored a goal to help Everton take a 2-1 lead in the game. Since then, there was no intent from the Gunners as they succumbed to yet another defeat.

Everton scripted a record against Arsenal by not losing against them in their last three games at Goodison Park. They won 2 games and played out a draw in the last three encounters.

Carlo Ancelloti did a pretty good job by getting the better of Mikel Arteta at home. More pressure looms large for the Spaniard as Arsenal go 7 games without a win this season.

After slumping to the 7th successive PL game without a win, fans lost their cool on the manager. The impatient fans want Arteta to get sacked soon. However, the club is still in a transition phase and has a mountain to climb to restore pride.

The Gunners play Man City and Chelsea in the next 2 games

The pressure is already piling up for Mikel Arteta and he is expecting that his boys to respond well in the coming games. The manager had earlier conceded that there is no time to feel sorry for the defeats as they are aiming to bounce back on track.

The Gunners will lock horns with Manchester City in the quarter-final clash in EFL Cup. After that, they will lock horns with their London rivals, Chelsea, at The Emirates on Boxing Day (December 26).

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