Arsenal has been one of the famous clubs in the English Premier League. However, they have time and again failed to clinch the gold. Every year the team starts with a lot of promise. However, all the good work fades away as the season progresses. The Gunners keep lingering at the third or the fourth spot of the table.
This year too, there has been no change in the story. However, the Gunners are looking to have more problems on their plates than ever. The team is going through a rocky patch both internally and externally. The internal conflict with the coach and captain has impacted the team negatively.
Mikel Arteta is the manager of the team. He was not at all pleased with the former captain. He stated that Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang lacked focus. Arteta was not at all happy with the performance of his captain. As a result, Auba was stripped of his role as the captain.
Arsenal seems to have put aside the internal conflicts. They did not let their internal matters plague their on-field performance. The Gunners came up with all guns blazing in their recent match. They faced West Ham United and comfortably defeated them. Let us learn more about the match in detail below.
Arsenal Beats West Ham 2-0
Arsenal has made a strong point to prove. They have successfully edged past their opponents in their recent match. The Gunners put up a gritty display and played total football. The match seemed to be a perfect example that the team is not entirely dependent on Auba.
Martinelli and Emile Smith Rowe scored for Arsenal. Arteta has heaped praises on his side. He said that the team played like a whole unit. He hoped to continue with the good work in the future.