Arsenal can seal Premier League top four spot - Unai Emery

Arsenal can seal Premier League top four spot - Unai Emery

Arsenal returned to winning ways with a 2-1 victory over bottom side Huddersfield Town on Saturday, but remain the only side without an away clean sheet in the Premier League this season.

With the three points gotten against Fulham, Manchester United will finish a day in the top four of the Premier League for the first time since the very first day of the season, when they finished top courtesy of beating Leicester 2-1.

First-half goals from Alexandre Lacazette and Alex Iwobi put Unai Emery's side in a commanding position against the Terriers, but an own goal from Sead Kolasanic just minutes from time ensured the wait for a clean sheet away from home continues. They actually had 15 shots on goal as opposed to Arsenal's 9, and 6 on target whereas we only had 4! "It is hard, but we can (finish in the top four)".

"We have to work on this because the defence for me is the most thing to enable us to get back into the top four".

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"A clean sheet is important, but our main worry is to win", Emery said.

The Gunners are now fifth, one point behind a resurgent Manchester United who have been in great form since the appointment of an interim manager, Ole Gunnar Solksjaer who took over from Mourinho. After 26 games we are on our way and our motivation is very great and we've brought our target closer.

Arsenal now have back to back Europa League matches against BATE Borisov before Premier League action returns in two weeks.

Further forward, a relatively pleased Emery piled praise on goalscorer Iwobi, who now boasts a record of four goals and six assists this term. "Especially the away fans, the hardcore fans who go away, travelling all other the place, losing patience with a young Londoner, an academy player, trying his very best".