first_img Comment Arsenal 2-2 Tottenham: Unai Emery press conferenceTo view this video please enable JavaScript, and consider upgrading to a web browser that supports HTML5 video Play VideoLoaded: 0%0:00Progress: 0%PlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration Time 7:47FullscreenArsenal 2-2 Tottenham: Unai Emery press conference is a modal window.Beginning of dialog window. Escape will cancel and close the window.TextColorWhiteBlackRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentTransparentWindowColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyTransparentSemi-TransparentOpaqueFont Size50%75%100%125%150%175%200%300%400%Text Edge StyleNoneRaisedDepressedUniformDropshadowFont FamilyProportional Sans-SerifMonospace Sans-SerifProportional SerifMonospace SerifCasualScriptSmall CapsReset restore all settings to the default valuesDoneClose Modal DialogEnd of dialog window. Metro Sport ReporterSunday 1 Sep 2019 8:38 pmShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link3.8kShares Alexandre Lacazette was forced off with a hamstring injury during Arsenal’s draw with Spurs (Picture: Getty)Unai Emery has confirmed that the hamstring injury Alexandre Lacazette sustained during Arsenal’s 2-2 draw with Tottenham is not serious.Spurs appeared to be in control of the north London derby after goals from Christian Eriksen and Harry Kane gave Spurs a two-goal lead inside the opening 40 minutes at the Emirates.However, Alexandre Lacazette scored an exquisite solo goal on half-time before Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang volleyed home an equaliser in the 71st minute and the points were shared.Shortly before Aubameyang’s leveller, Lacazette pulled up clutching while his hamstring and Unai Emery brought on Henrikh Mkhitaryan in the Frenchman’s place to see out the remainder of the game.AdvertisementAdvertisementADVERTISEMENTMore: FootballRio Ferdinand urges Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop Manchester United starChelsea defender Fikayo Tomori reveals why he made U-turn over transfer deadline day moveMikel Arteta rates Thomas Partey’s chances of making his Arsenal debut vs Man CityAsked about a possible injury for Lacazette after the final whistle, Emery replied: ‘Yes, I think so. It’s not [severe].’The Gunners have a fortnight until their next match away to Watford and Emery will be hoping the forward has returned to full match fitness in time for the trip to Vicarage Road. Unai Emery provides update on Alexandre Lacazette’s injury after Arsenal’s draw with Tottenham Advertisement Advertisement Lacazette scored Arsenal’s opening goal at the end of the first half (Picture: Getty)Lacazette believes Tottenham have Hugo Lloris to thank for coming away from Emirates with a point.‘We wanted to win today but one point for each team is good,’ he said following the draw.‘It is always better to get one point rather than nothing. ‘I scored and everybody was happy going into half-time. I think they can say thank you Lloris for all the the saves.’ Emery defended Xhaka after his mistake in the first half (Picture: Getty)Granit Xhaka gave away a penalty with a reckless foul on Son Heung-min in the first half, but Emery defended his captain after the final whistle.In 90 minutes I am very proud of his work,’ the Spaniard said.‘Some mistakes we can have and I want to use to progress and improve. There are more positive things collectively, individually and also with Xhaka for me.More: FootballBruno Fernandes responds to Man Utd bust-up rumours with Ole Gunnar SolskjaerNew Manchester United signing Facundo Pellistri responds to Edinson Cavani praiseArsenal flop Denis Suarez delivers verdict on Thomas Partey and Lucas Torreira moves‘The penalty is really one action that is very disappointing. He worked very well. He played very well. If we won the match maybe we’d speak about the mistakes less.‘Really there were two mistakes in the first half and they scored two goals.‘We spoke about that in the dressing room and we learned for the second half and after we were continuing getting in their boxes, taking corners and shots. We didn’t get the efficiency for scoring the third goal but I think we deserved it.’MORE: Graeme Souness and Gary Neville slam Granit Xhaka after ‘disgraceful’ foul against Tottenhamlast_img

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