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Nov 11, 2018 at 4.30pm UK at ​Emirates Stadium
Attendance: 60,030
Arsenal
1-1
WolvesWolverhampton Wanderers
FT(HT: 0-1)
Cavaleiro (13')

Unai Emery hails Bernd Leno performance

Unai Emery hails Bernd Leno performance
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Arsenal manager Unai Emery admits that his side needed goalkeeper Bernd Leno in good form to earn a point against Wolverhampton Wanderers.

Arsenal manager Unai Emery has reserved special praise for goalkeeper Bernd Leno following his performance in Sunday's 1-1 draw with Wolverhampton Wanderers.

Leno made a string of crucial saves to keep the Gunners in the game after Ivan Cavaleiro's opener, and his interventions allowed Henrikh Mkhitaryan to steal a point for the hosts at the Emirates Stadium.

The German also denied Adama Traore from close range after the late equaliser, and Emery was pleased with the goalkeeper's important contribution.

"We knew that today we needed the goalkeeper with his performance, because when we are taking risks in our attacking moments, and to give them a transition and options in the transitional moments we would need the goalkeeper," Emery told reporters.

"Today I thought his performance was good for us."

Leno has now made six Premier League appearances for Arsenal, having seemingly usurped Petr Cech as the number one.

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TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
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2Manchester CityMan City96122992019
3Leicester CityLeicester9522168817
4Chelsea95221914517
5Arsenal84311311215
6Crystal Palace9423810-214
7Tottenham HotspurSpurs93331513212
8Burnley93331211112
9Bournemouth93331313012
10West Ham UnitedWest Ham93331113-212
11Aston Villa93241513211
12Wolverhampton WanderersWolves92521212011
13Manchester UnitedMan Utd9243109110
14Everton9315813-510
15Sheffield UnitedSheff Utd82337709
16Brighton & Hove AlbionBrighton9234912-39
17Southampton9225916-78
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