Why Arsenal win was more about Emery
Arsenal’s Thursday against Vorskla in the Europa League was obviously more about Spanish manager, Unai Emery who has had a history with the competition.
A brace from Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and two other goals from Mesut Ozil and Danny Welbeck made Arsenal coast a 4-2 win in front of their fans at the Emirates Stadium.
However, the Spanish manager is not new to this with the Thursday night win confirming his dominance in the competition as he set a record of 32 wins, the most in the history of the competition.
The former PSG manager was able to make this name for himself in his days at LA Liga side, Sevilla where he won the title for three consecutive years within 2013 to 2016.
Emery now returns to the familiar terrain after his spell at French side, PSG and as expected, it was a win for him.
His record and familiarity with the Europa League add to the reason why the North London side has been pointed to as one of the favourites the League.
Arsenal are believed to scale through the group but are expected to face the real test when they get to knock out stages.
Meanwhile, Emery has been making efforts to instill his style of play on the team and that informed his decision to start new recruit, Bernd Leno so as to ensure he gets acquitted to the pattern that is being taught.
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