ARSENAL will return to the journey in the English Premier League on Sunday (18/9) night WIB. After previously Arsenal’s match in the seventh week was postponed, following the death of Queen Elizabeth II.
This weekend, the Gunners, Arsenal’s nickname, will visit Brentford with a match that will take place at The Brentford Community Stadium.
This match is a momentum for Arsenal to return to winning ways. And, strengthen the position at the top of the standings. Previously, Mikel Arteta’s squad lost to Manchester United with a 1-3 position.
“We have adjusted our schedule to be as competitive as possible for Sunday. We need to play and we want to play the game,” Arteta said in a statement on Saturday (17/9).
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Facing Brentford in the English Premier League, is not easy for the Gunners. Although, Arenal is far superior in the standings this season. It is known that Brentford have won five of their six home games against Arsenal.
Arteta agrees that the match against Brentford is never easy, especially in every game at The Brentford Community Stadium.
“I think they are a very good team. I think what Thomas Frank (Brentford coach) and the staff there have done, not only this year, but over the years is incredible.”
Last season, the Gunners were humiliated in a match at The Brentford Community Stadium. However, Arteta said that the current condition of his squad was different. He thinks the Gunners have developed rapidly since the start of this season.
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“This is a new Arsenal. A club where everyone contributes in the right way. Obviously, the context has changed now. The environment has changed and we have to keep it for a long time,” concluded Arteta.
Meanwhile, Brentford coach Thomas Frank said his squad will fight hard in the fight against Arsenal. His victory last season over Arsenal, he continued, could not be a guarantee for a good result in tomorrow’s match.
“When we beat them a year ago I don’t think they are in the same place they are now. It’s still a fantastic win for Brentford,” said Thomas.
Arsenal’s victory over Brentford in this match is important. Given, The Gunner has begun to be haunted by Manchester City and Tottenham Hotspur, who are getting closer to the top of the standings. (Arsenal.com/Brentfordfc.com/OL-11)