Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta was impressed together with his aspect’s battling qualities after a 1-0 victory at Burnley clinched them back-to-back Premier League wins.
Martin Odegaard’s first-half free-kick gave Arsenal the lead at Turf Moor and so they held on for a hard-fought three factors to additional ease the strain on Arteta.
The Gunners have been grateful referee Anthony Taylor reversed his choice to award Burnley a second-half penalty as they adopted up final week’s first league win of the season towards Norwich with one other three factors.
Arteta stated: “It was a extremely hard-fought victory in a spot that’s actually robust to return and win. You need to be prepared for a combat.
“They do very well what they do. We began very well, we had some large phases the place we noticed a whole lot of issues I needed as a workforce.
“[Burnley] break up the 2 blocks very a lot after which you need to defend crosses and lengthy balls and we did that basically properly. The dedication and the perspective that my gamers confirmed all through the sport is probably the most pleasing factor for me.”
Odegaard’s very good 25-yard free-kick, after Ashley Barnes had tripped Bukayo Saka, proved decisive.
Burnley have been aggrieved at referee Taylor’s U-turn after substitute Matej Vydra had gone down within the field below goalkeeper Aaron Ramsdale’s problem, however Arteta insisted VAR intervention resulted within the appropriate choice.
The Spaniard stated: “The assistant was saying right away it is not a penalty. You need to overturn that.
“Hopefully this will construct confidence and belief and perception that we are able to win in tough matches. We want extra consistency on that.”
Burnley’s winless residence Premier League run was prolonged to 13 matches in whole and so they have taken just one level from their first 5 matches this season.
Dyche and his gamers have been left livid by the penalty choice, however later accepted Ramsdale had made contact with the ball earlier than clipping Vydra.
The Burnley boss stated: “It is not a serious shock with our penalty document. I need to say the ‘keeper does get a contact on it, I’ve seen it again, so in principle that does not get given.
“You may query why [VAR intervened], if it is not a transparent and apparent error, nevertheless it clearly was to go to the VAR display screen.
“Final season [against Leeds] the one on (Patrick) Bamford will get given, this season that does not, however that is typically the way in which it goes.”