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Gunners boss hails fans after win

3rd December 2018, 02:35 by Michael Holland

Arsenal boss Unai Emery said his players fed off the support from the fans as they came from behind to beat Tottenham.

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang scored twice to go with goals from Alexandre Lacazette and Lucas Toreira to earn the Gunners a famous 4-2 win at the Emirates.

Their second half display has been a common theme of this new Arsenal under Emery, and he says the fans have played their part in their success.

"I think we played with our support, there was a big atmosphere, they pushed a lot for us," he said on Sky Sports. "There were difficult moments in the first half but I think we kept calm. We spoke in the dressing room. We were having good minutes in the game but after the first half the result is not good.

"But we could continue with our work in the game and get the chances, the supporters are going to push us and in the second half we could win."

Aubameyang also paid tribute to the supporters and said they had stayed confident despite trailing at half-time.

"After the first goal we conceded we had a moment where we were a bit down, but at half-time we were confident," he said. "We spoke, we knew that we can do it in the second half. With the fans, the atmosphere we felt strong and could go for the win."

This article originated on sportinastorm.com

Michael Holland is a reporter with over two decades of journalism experience. A Bolton fan, Michael often writes football articles, as well as having a strong knowledge of golf, cricket and Australian sports.

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