Big teams get a way to win a game of football

Luton Vs Arsenal


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Analyst Ally McCoist concluded it up when responding to Arsenal’s 4-3 win against a resolute Luton side,
as the Gunners came from losing to grasp win through Declan Rice's 97th-minute winner.

EPL table toppers Arsenal were almost leaving Kenilworth Road with a draw that would have gifted
Liverpool the ability to move above them when they play Sheffield United on
Wednesday.

Rather, Mikel Arteta'sside have moved five points clear - at least for 24 hours - as they go on to
show the type of fight desirable to guarantee they are in the title battle for
longer than they were last season.

That could be an completely essential three points at the end of the season, McCoist, speaking on the game for Amazon Prime, said.

Ex Everton boss Roberto Martinez said - It is a winning attitude. Luton were going to make it hard but Arsenal found a way.

Gunners boss Arteta named it a stunning win, adding: Luton are so excellent at set pieces and they made us really fight for the game.

Arsenal showing the correct attitude?

Wounds and tiredness played a major role as Arsenal's title test fell away last season as Manchester
City were capped champions, but the players' attitude also came into question
after they double gave away two-goal leads in the critical latter stages of the
season.

Now, though, they are showinga never-give-up manner that has seen them score a number of late winners.

The goal by Riceagainst Luton was the second he has scored after the 90th minute, being also able
to same in the 3-1 win against Manchester United earlier in September.

Arsenal has grabbednine points credit to goals scored in the final five minutes of matches.

It is another latewinner and you have to approve of and value that because that is a team that
doesn't give up, ex Newcastle striker Alan Shearer said on Amazon Prime.

It was an evaluation Arteta settled with.

The team illustrated spirit, quality, courage to go and go again, he added. We never gave up and aimed
to the end.

Big thanks to the team, the way they go every three days is amazing – he said.

Raya mistakes is still a concern

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Regardless of the combative display, Arteta was justifiably dissatisfied his side had to score four goals
to get the three points.

It's something we haveto develop, surrendering three goals from home makes life difficult,- he said.

Thanks to the rival,they did actually well and cause troubles to any team.

None other team hasmade more errors guiding to goals than Arsenal this season (five) and their
cause was not assisted by an mistake-full show by goalkeeper David Raya.

English goalkeeper AaronRamsdale played in all 38 of Arsenal's Premier League games in the 2022-23 season
but was benched early into this campaign as Arteta preferred Raya, who came in
the summer on loan from Brentford.

However Raya made two errorsagainst Luton, unable to deal with a corner as Elijah Adebayo nodded in and
then letting Ross Barkley's attempt to go under his legs.

It is the mania withhaving a footballing goalkeeper these days that the rudiments are beyond - shot
stopping and coming to collect crosses and we saw them penalized this evening,
Shearer added.

It could've been extrememore hard if his team hadn't saved him out but sometimes you need that. His
team-mates have helped him out big time tonight – he said.

Martinez thinks the analysison which goalkeeper Arteta selects is now putting the player in particular under
extra pressure.

He added: Thegoalkeeper is the only position you can't have distrust. It's a position you
need to be full of self-belief but now what we're seeing is whoever's in goal
for Arsenal, they're not feeling sure. They're so scared.

But regardless of those defensive worries, Arsenal's fourth successive win in the Premier League puts
the pressure back on their opponents at the top of the table.

Though, Arsenal legend Thierry Henry admits it is still far too early to consider title chat.

They were after theeight-ball tonight and struggled to win the game... but we saw it last year, he
said. They won at Aston Villa in the last minute and everyone said 'it's our
year.

Let us calm down, it's great and you can carry force. It allows the team to think they can do it. It lets
the team to think if they go down they can come back in a game. But it's a long
road – he said.

But big teams get a way to win a game of football.