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EPL: What Will Happen To Unai Emery After Another Poor Arsenal Performance

Timothy Aiyeku

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Arsenal manager Unai Emery is on the brink of being sacked as the Gunners manager after the latest poor performance in the Premier League game with Southampton.

Unai Emery and his wards were unable to beat a Southampton side that recently conceded nine unreplied goals against Leicester City.

The Saints were beaten 9-0 at home by Leicester City who were able to set a new record for the biggest margin of victory on the road in the Premier League.

Hosts Arsenal struggled badly against the Saints and they should have lost conveniently if not for poor finishing on the part of the Southampton players.

Quick thinking from Saints left-back Ryan Bertrand put Danny Ings through on goal via a swiftly taken free-kick and the former Liverpool made no mistake in giving Arsenal the lead after eight minutes on the clock.

Arsenal responded through French international Alexandre Lacazette who netted the equaliser on 18 minutes.

The Gunners were not able to build on that mmomentum as the half ended in a 1-1 draw.

Arsenal substitute Nicholas Pepe had two glorious opportunities to give his team the lead in the second half before Southampton scored a second goal through James Ward-Prowse.

He tucked away the rebound after his penalty had been saved by Arsenal goalkeeper Bernd Leno.

Southampton were given a penalty after a foul by Arsenal defender Kieran Tierney.

His blushes were spared with the late goal from Lacazette who ended a six-game scoreless run with two goals.

Arsenal are without a win in the last five league games.

Timothy Aiyeku is a Mass Communication graduate from the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria. He is a sports, everything football analyst.