We have to start turning reasonable performances into results
Mikel Arteta brings his team to Burnley tomorrow for a third time since taking over from Unai Emery as first head coach and then manager of Arsenal.
Arsenal got their first win last week against Norwich and Arteta was asked about them building on that first victory. “Absolutely, now we have to put a run together,” he said. “We know how much we need the results and performances will lead to that. If we do what we have to do against Burnley, we’ll be much closer to achieving that. We know what we are facing. The challenge is going to be big, because it’s one of the toughest places to go in the Premier League.”
“They had some difficulties to get results, during games that I watched, they have been pretty unlucky in certain moments because they have moments of real dominance and they end up losing matches. We know how tough it is to go to Burnley, we know the game we can expect and we will be prepared for that.”
Sean Dyche, with the ink dry on his new contract, admitted: “We have had a challenging start to the season, but that can happen. It has happened to us before, but we need to correct that.
“The performances have been pretty reasonable, if not better than that. The details at both ends has let us down. We have just had unfamiliar spells that have cost us, but I think we were unfortunate against Leeds.
“They (Arsenal) are a good side with talent. Obviously, they’re also a club in transition, but obviously they have a high expectation level and have a lot of challenges. We don’t take them having a tough start for granted, trust me. They’re a good side with strong individual players. We have had a tough start ourselves, but now we have to make sure we start turning, what I think are reasonable performances, into results.”Share this page :