English Premiership

Wenger: Gunners looking good

2014-12-29 09:22
Arsene Wenger (AP Photo)
Cape Town - Arsene Wenger believes Arsenal are "going in the right direction" following Sunday's 2-1 win over West Ham, reports Football411.

The Gunners entered this weekend's Upton Park encounter on the back of their 2-1 success over QPR on Boxing Day, and were able to rack up another three points against the Hammers 48 hours later as Santi Cazorla and Danny Welbeck did the damage in the first half.

West Ham did manage to ensure a nervy end to the game for their visitors after pulling back through Cheikhou Kouyate, although Wenger's men were able to hold out, much to the delight of the Frenchman.

"I felt we played in a very convincing way," Wenger, whose side are now outside the top four only on goal difference to Southampton, their next opponents on New Year's Day, told Sky Sports.

"Always dangerous going forward, we defended very well from keeper to up front and everybody did their job very well.

"We still have a lot to do but I feel the last six or seven results we have been more consistent. We are going in the right direction, we have a difficult game against Southampton next so let's recover and prepare well, we gave a lot in the last three days."

Wenger continued: "We resisted well and were always there on the second ball. We came out a lot on counter attacks and created many chances.

"We played with 10 men against QPR and today we were tested in the air and responded very well, but when you have the defenders back in it makes a change."

 

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