Arsenal's Petr Cech Unai Emery more focussed on results than Arsene Wenger


They have won their last four games under Emery despite not playing at their best, and Cech said the new coach has instilled more of a winning mentality at the club. "Those incidents, I say it week in and week out, you've got to take a photo in your mind of where was he when the ball was last played so when that ball is played by Ramsey, you think "oh that's where he was".

For Arsenal, it was a first clean sheet under Emery despite center back Sokratis hobbling off in the first half.

Most of the chances created by Everton stemmed from Arsenal's defensive frailties as oppose to Cech's footwork, but Unai Emery will be drilling his defenders for that.

Wenger was synonymous with a purity of style but he came to be accused of giving his players an easy ride.

The Toffees lively forward Richarlison tested Cech with a powerful near-post strike just before the break, but the former Chelsea net minder was equal to the task.

"We have four [Premier League] wins in a row and are in a much better place but there are so many games to be played still. He is putting in the performance that we want, and today he showed us he is very good".

But the Merseysiders nearly found a foothold when Michael Keane's downward header was tipped away by Cech, and they then brought on Bernard and Cenk Tosun for Walcott, applauded by the home fans as he made his way off, and Calvert-Lewin. In short, Emery's team are a work in progress and they plainly have obstacles to overcome.

"For any club who wins titles in the recent years, you have a team with the know-how to finish it off and you can see it in any sport".

"I take Tiger Woods - five years since he won a major tournament and the longer it goes, the harder it becomes".

"This club hasn't won the league for over 10 years so obviously you need to get back to knowing how to do it".

Everton were looking to snap a 22-year winless streak on their travels to north London and nearly got off to the ideal start.

"It's good to get that off our back now and we can push on for the rest of the season".