Did Unai Emery make a big mistake in Arsenal vs. Napoli? | Europa League

  • Published on Apr 12, 2019
  • Paul Mariner, Sebastian Salazar, Steve Nicol and Shaka Hislop of ESPN FC react to Arsenal vs. Napoli in the Europa League, which the Gunners won 2-0 thanks to a goal from Aaron Ramsey and a Kalidou Koulibaly own goal fueled by a brilliant solo run from Lucas Torreira. They discuss the decisions made by manager Unai Emery to take off Torreira, Mesut Ozil and Alexandre Lacazette despite the tie not being done and dusted.
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  • neonpreon
    neonpreon Month ago +1

    man just leave arsenal alone

  • Dre
    Dre 6 months ago

    Arsenal fear mongrels.

  • Napoleon Bonaparte
    Napoleon Bonaparte 6 months ago

    No he won convincingly. End of.

  • nikhil naidu
    nikhil naidu 6 months ago

    These ppl r talking outta their ass

  • Arsenal 2dworld
    Arsenal 2dworld 6 months ago

    Just shows how STUPID and CLUELESS these BIG CLOWNS are. The exact formation is what he used in the away leg and got the result. How about you IDIOTS just shut the hell up!! ESPN WOW It's Embarrassing!! Since you Big Jokers wouldn't say it Arsenal is doing their thing whether you BIG IDIOTS are convinced or not. Here is a stat for you since you want to sit there and talk SHIT! Arsenal actually since the turn of the new year have conceded the second least amount of goals behind Man city. But INSTEAD you Insist you want to talk about the defence is this and that. How about you do your homework before talking this SHIT on the Air. Sheesh! It's like they are just paid to Criticise Arsenal. Sorry guys it's really old and frankly at least if the team does good let your criticism be relevant.

  • Justmangojuice
    Justmangojuice 6 months ago +2

    Mugs-complain when arsenal win and complain when they lose.

  • Kumar Sharma
    Kumar Sharma 6 months ago +4

    To all the people and pundits who said Napoli will smash Arsenal or Arsenals away form will decide the tie...Napoli failed to score a single goal over the 2 legs...how overrated are they or I should rather say how underrated are Arsenal and Emery.. By the way Emery made another big mistake by winning the second leg ;)

  • Sonnie Parker
    Sonnie Parker 6 months ago

    These fools 4get mihki n iwobi are not defensive players n created chances still.
    When will arsenal be credited?

  • lRydeRdiel
    lRydeRdiel 6 months ago

    I'm confused. I thought Arsenal won

  • Marlon Treasure
    Marlon Treasure 6 months ago

    Sometimes it defies logics as to who gets to be a pundit. Past players are mostly to be taken with a grain of salt. A lot of these so called expert. Either too old to comprehend or just hold biases. ESPN can pay no more for credible commentary.

  • Jack Carey
    Jack Carey 6 months ago

    If this was Tottenham with Sam result title for this video would be opposite of what it is now lol

  • Man from the Orient
    Man from the Orient 6 months ago +2

    They’re so up and down because the bench players like Elneny and Guendouzi are not good enough or not experienced enough. Ramsey and Torreira bossed the midfield against Napoli and they missed them both against Everton. Arsenal need to sign a better back up for Torreira

  • Marl MarL
    Marl MarL 6 months ago

    These guys are anti Arsenal, the 1989 defeat they suffered still has not healed.

  • Peter Colvin
    Peter Colvin 6 months ago +1

    Please Unai start Ozil, Lacazette and Aubameyang every game. Our best performances have been when they start. Trying to rotate when we are away clearly doesnt work. Arsenals are the clearest example of a team needing to use the term " attack is the best form of defence"

  • xero014
    xero014 6 months ago +1

    Just ignore the successes he had...
    Ozil had the most ball recoveries
    Clean sheet against Napoli
    M-Niles played brilliantly as a RB
    Torreira/Rambo shut down the midfield
    Arsenal had 16 shots & forced 6 saves
    Napoli changed tactics and he reacted!
    These ‘pundits’ fail to mention that arsenal had 57% possession for the first 15mins but only 31% for the last 30mins. If Arsenal conceded an away goal they would’ve been first to say he’s naive and they should’ve been more compact...

  • Steven Hernandez
    Steven Hernandez 6 months ago

    What the hell do these pundits know absolutely nothing. Arsenal played a great game and they deserved to win. Napoli was so poor in the first half it was pathetic. Should they have won with a bigger margin of course but give Arsenal credit where credit is due, at least they kept a clean sheet. These pundits dont have a clue what there talking about. He brings in Iwobi and Miki 2 offensive players and its a defensive move are these pundits for real 😂😂😂 Arsenal will go to the semis because the away game will be easier and Napoli will open up because they have to score goals that will give Arsenal the chance to score goals as well and they will score a goal in Napels and it will be all over for Napoli that will be my prediction.

  • Bill Constant
    Bill Constant 6 months ago

    Arsenal lose, manager and arsenal were poor. Arsenal win, the other team was poor. Arsenal don't do things right, right?

  • Deji Arogundade
    Deji Arogundade 6 months ago

    These lot don’t know nothing about football, it’s so sad

  • Nadir Munoo
    Nadir Munoo 6 months ago +1

    I'm a United fan but for God's sake, Arsenal destroyed Napoli to he honest. It was barely a contest at times. Not Emerys fault if his players can't capitalize on most of the good chances they created.

  • Acoustic 69
    Acoustic 69 6 months ago

    They are the most shit Pundits ever !!

  • Jake Thomas
    Jake Thomas 6 months ago

    Arsenal could've won by 4 or 5, Napoli are very lucky it was only 2 nil otherwise this tie was done and dusted. I still think Arsenal will win the Europa league. What a season uni emery has had with the squad they have is quite remarkable, if they can get into the top four and win the Europa it would be a great start for uni and would set their season pretty good knowing they would play champions league and a couple of new signings, honestly coming from a Liverpool fan they would be a dangerous side next season but it there is still games to play but it's been a good season for Arsenal

  • The Hunter Malaysia
    The Hunter Malaysia 6 months ago

    It nothing bro... keep it up,,, cheer up our team dont make unai get stress before the second game in Naple

  • julian Miller
    julian Miller 6 months ago

    That Scottish fellow is so stupid my 8 year old brother has better knowledge of football than him!

    007 GUNNER TILL I DIE 6 months ago

    There is something special about arsenal and they know it.to be looking for negatives about the club like this.nah man.

  • Welz B
    Welz B 6 months ago

    These guys make Michael Owen look a super pundit

  • Ricardo Mclean
    Ricardo Mclean 6 months ago

    this game is done arsenal is going away and their going to win win this game 2-1 at napali give manager credit for taking of the three player who was making the run to the game ramsey ozil

  • peter edokI
    peter edokI 6 months ago

    What's up with these guys, arsenal can lift the EPL and get will still shit on us

  • Xavier Cruze
    Xavier Cruze 6 months ago

    The guy wins gets criticized, the guy loses gets HEAVILY criticized. These so called pundits just keep their arse in comfortable chairs and act like know it all doodle. Give the guy a break. It's his first season, he's doing great.

  • mike tyson1229
    mike tyson1229 6 months ago +1

    People are sleeping on Denis suarez

  • Harry Iyke
    Harry Iyke 6 months ago

    Arsenal can never win with these guys. Even after a very good performance, a win and a clean sheet against a very good opponent, they still find a way bring out the negatives. What a punch of dicks.

  • Dgnius Makileven
    Dgnius Makileven 6 months ago

    So the emery is on the field taking shots now? 🤔

  • Abdulrahman Hawarneh
    Abdulrahman Hawarneh 6 months ago

    dear espn,How about to say omg what a performance by arsenal,one of the best performance I see from arsenal,emery is one of the best Manager in the prim,with one summer transfer,he can challenges for the league...............

  • GospelGuy
    GospelGuy 6 months ago +1

    Auba and Laca need to be more clinical. They frustratingly keep losing the ball and dont seem to know which pass to make in the box. At this rate Laca will not get a chance to join the French squad anytime soon.

  • Patrick Ifeanyi
    Patrick Ifeanyi 6 months ago

    The guy with the glasses is a fucking twat

  • Leirs Deirs
    Leirs Deirs 6 months ago

    They act like we stopped creating chances with the subs. We scored 2 and kept creating chances even with the Suns.

  • Jordan Davis
    Jordan Davis 6 months ago

    Aaron Ramsey is the best player at Arsenal? What the hell?? These pundits need are wastes.

    • Taffy Ducks
      Taffy Ducks 6 months ago

      @Jordan Davis agree with him being....probably not the best player overall. Not far behind Ozil in my opinion though. But contributions wise....Ramsey clearly stands out as the most vital in the last 5 seasons.

    • Jordan Davis
      Jordan Davis 6 months ago

      @Taffy Ducks He is good ,one of a kind...but he is not the best player we have atm. That is a stretch. He has been somewhat consistent this season...moreso in the latter part. Lacazette , Aubameyang , Torreirra, Sokratis , Leno, Bellerin, Xhaka alot of players this season have been extraordinary....they never mentioned Ramsey before. The only reason they're talking all this shit is because he's lesving. He is not Arsenal best sqaud player or sad to say he would be worth much more in wages.

    • Taffy Ducks
      Taffy Ducks 6 months ago

      Highest scoring CM for Arsenal! (Despite missing a full season through injury, half a season out on loan and playing out of position for three seasons)
      3x player of the season at Arsenal! (even with the likes of Fabregas, Cazorla, Sanchez and Ozil being there...contributed the most Goal contributions last season with 20)
      Scored 3 cup winning goals!
      Included in Team of Euro 2016!
      Juventus are willing to pay him far more than Arsenal were! (I think Juve know more than we do!)
      Conclusion I draw.....people assume he's not good because of how he carries himself. He, at times looks clumsy, and he's slow. But he sure is effective. I would take substance of Style Anyday!

  • Theo Tidiane
    Theo Tidiane 6 months ago +2

    So when does Arsenal win and it feels like a win?
    I thought u suppose to look at 1 game at the time.
    Be happy they won this one and wait for the prochain matche

  • Goggz Art
    Goggz Art 6 months ago

    Why isn't there a video about Liverpool not finishing their chances against Porto even though they won comfortably 2-0??
    If it's arsenal, let's find a way to pick on them. That's the name of the game

  • Zebbile Williams
    Zebbile Williams 6 months ago +1

    Who listens to these bozos? Iwobi and Miki are defensive changes now?? a 2-0 win in the first leg of a European tie is not a GREAT result? Napoli could score 3 goals in their home game, win the match and still drop out thanks to the team /managers performance today.

  • mzilikazi96
    mzilikazi96 6 months ago

    before a ball was even kicked everyone wrote Arsenal off and claimed it was already over because 'Napoli'. Arsenal put in a professional performance and dominate in a 2-0 victory keeping a clean sheet and SOMEHOW the media still wants to hate. Punditry isn't even about the football anymore. Just old men bitching & gossiping. Fan channels are going to continue to grow at this rate.

  • Rowland Aloriba
    Rowland Aloriba 6 months ago

    These guys are annoying to watch. They never give Arsenal credit even when they win. Napoli was extremely poor before Arsenal won. Bunch of idiots.

  • Ichsuka
    Ichsuka 6 months ago

    We won 2-0 but he made a mistake? 🤪

  • Peter Udoka
    Peter Udoka 6 months ago

    I don’t why I watch this nonsense, keep hating on Arsernal. I see a future where Arsernal come back to power and all these fuck face overpaid pundits eat thier words.

  • 78thday TempzBlack
    78thday TempzBlack 6 months ago

    The media hates arsenal for true

  • ayodeji alabede
    ayodeji alabede 6 months ago

    Arsenal will score at Naples

  • danny
    danny 6 months ago

    Napoli won’t beat Arsenal by more than two, Max a two goal win for Napoli

  • Ether Nas
    Ether Nas 6 months ago +1

    Haters lets win this Europa League

  • Morgan Zimmerglass
    Morgan Zimmerglass 6 months ago +1

    In Emery’s defense, Ramsey missed a glaring chance right near the end that should have made it 3-0 after ozil, torriera and laca has been subbed.

  • Ali Mostafa
    Ali Mostafa 6 months ago

    But win is win congrat

  • Rang Klos
    Rang Klos 6 months ago

    Do they really think it would just end had we won 4-0? Napoli will never give up their home game regardless of scores and we have another important away game before that.

  • robi london
    robi london 6 months ago

    What a stupid title ARSENAL WON 2-0 idiots

  • Joshua Makshofi
    Joshua Makshofi 6 months ago

    Beware the power of the away goal on the aggregate....

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  • Eleyeh Hassan
    Eleyeh Hassan 6 months ago

    Were playing Watford too we are still in top 4 that’s why these guys don’t understand

  • Alexandre Nabais
    Alexandre Nabais 6 months ago

    i dont like arsenal but i admit they played well. they diserved to win. the question can they defend away from home??? i dont think so. i can see them losing 2-0 and this game going all the way to penaltys

  • Jay Patel
    Jay Patel 6 months ago

    What a dumb fuck Nicol is. You think we didn’t have chances? You think we wanted to not score.

  • Jay Patel
    Jay Patel 6 months ago

    Lazy pathetic commentary. Nicol still fuming about 89 Anfield.

    ADI MADRiD 6 months ago

    I don’t think emery’s mindset was thinking 2-0 is enough... considering he subbed on a attacking mid, winger and CDM. Players couldn’t finish more chances. I don’t these punits think before they speak.

  • pete tippett
    pete tippett 6 months ago

    We were excellent yes I'll take the 2 nil lead should have been more but it wasn't a goal away will change things said before the game napoli aren't that great confident we will qualify

  • Benjamin Wolf
    Benjamin Wolf 6 months ago

    These people talk shit all the time , win lose or draw hey always shoot down arsenal with negative comments , no remorse we got Watford away on Monday- Dummies