Piers Morgan took to social media to reward Arsenal’s resilience as they claimed a 1-0 victory at Wolves to spice up their top-four hopes regardless of being lowered to 10 males within the second half.
The Gunners headed into the sport trying to win their first sport of 2022 after a disappointing run of outcomes for the reason that flip of the yr.
After a fair opening at Molineux, Arsenal took the lead within the twenty fifth minute when Gabriel bundled residence from shut vary to place the guests forward.
The north London aspect have been lowered to 10 males within the 69th minute, when Gabriel Martinelli was adjudged to have dedicated two bookable offences in fast succession – for stopping a throw-in and a foul on Chiquinho – and was despatched off.
Wolves dominated the rest of the sport however Arsenal managed to carry agency due to some nice saves from Aaron Ramsdale because the Gunners claimed all three factors.
The victory lifted Arsenal – who had 41 per cent possession in opposition to Wolves – into fifth place within the desk and left them some extent behind fourth-placed West Ham United with two video games in hand.
Celeb Arsenal fan Morgan was happy by the defensive show placed on by the Gunners but in addition pointed to a number of the points affecting Mikel Arteta’s aspect in the mean time.
Posting on Twitter after the ultimate whistle, Morgan wrote: “FT: 0-1. Wonderful rearguard win by 10-man Arsenal. However our lack of a prime striker, lack of an actual captain/chief, and stunning lack of common staff self-discipline all stay massive issues.”
In the meantime, Arsenal captain Alexandre Lacazette felt that there are many positives to take from the sport as they aim a top-four end this season.
“This meant lots and we confirmed a number of good issues for the remainder of the season,” said Lacazette after the sport.
“It’s all the time anxious in this sort of sport. I’m happy with my staff as a result of we dealt with it effectively [being down to 10 men].”
Arsenal – who solely managed two photographs on track on Thursday evening – have the weekend off and won’t play once more till their Premier League conflict in opposition to Brentford at The Emirates on Saturday 19 February.