Unai Emery praises Bukayo Saka and Joe Willock after 3-0 win against Frankfurt

first_img Comment Saka was named Man of the Match (Picture: Getty)‘Maybe with his [Saka’s] goal and performance he was taking confidence, he was finishing really strong,’ said Emery. Also with Emile [Smith-Rowe], after his injury. He played for the first time this season.AdvertisementAdvertisement‘Willock started a little slow at the beginning but progressively he was feeling very better with a good performance.‘We know tonight that match was difficult. They were very strong here. They’re a very offensive team and defensively we needed to work, sometimes deep, sometimes with their full-backs very deep, crossing a lot to the strikers.‘We spoke and worked the transition, if we were organised defensively and with a good pressing against them.‘We did that. We had the possibility with the young players to create chances and help them, also sharing with experienced players. Their performance tonight was good. It’s our way.’More: Arsenal FCArsenal flop Denis Suarez delivers verdict on Thomas Partey and Lucas Torreira movesThomas Partey debut? Ian Wright picks his Arsenal starting XI vs Manchester CityArsene Wenger explains why Mikel Arteta is ‘lucky’ to be managing ArsenalArsenal host Aston Villa on Sunday and Emery is expected to reinstate the likes of Nicolas Pepe, Sokratis and Matteo Guendouzi to his starting XI.The Spaniard made eight changes for the trip to Germany and left Mesut Ozil at home.MORE: On-loan Liverpool goalkeeper Loris Karius produces calamitous error for Besiktas in Europa League Sean KearnsThursday 19 Sep 2019 9:08 pmShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link5.9kShares Unai Emery praises Bukayo Saka and Joe Willock after 3-0 win against Frankfurt Bukayo Saka and Joe Willock stole the show against Frankfurt (Picture: Getty)Arsenal boss Unai Emery was quick to praise Bukayo Saka and Joe Willock for their roles in the Gunners’ 3-0 win against Frankfurt on Thursday night.Saka assisted Willock for Arsenal’s opener in Germany before doubling the Gunners’ lead after the break with a fantastic finish.The midfielder then laid on a third for Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang to complete the victory in what is Arsenal’s toughest group game.And Emery was full of praise for the pair afterwards.ADVERTISEMENT Advertisement Advertisementlast_img

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