MX23RW : Sunday, July 22 20:46:04
Dec 13, 2017 at 8pm UK at ​London Stadium
Attendance: 56,921
West HamWest Ham United
0-0
Arsenal

Lanzini (41'), Reid (93')
FT

Arsene Wenger: 'We had one day less to prepare compared to West Ham United'

Wenger: 'We had a day less to prepare'
© SilverHub
Arsene Wenger believes that different gaps between Premier League fixtures for teams is a reason for Arsenal's lack of "sharpness" in their 0-0 draw at West Ham United.

Arsene Wenger has suggested that different gaps between Premier League fixtures for different teams is a reason for Arsenal's lack of "sharpness" in their goalless draw at West Ham United.

The Gunners failed to score in the league for the first time in three months and have gone three games without a win due to Wednesday night's stalemate at the London Stadium.

West Ham's last game prior to the Arsenal match was on Saturday against Chelsea, while the Gunners were last in action on Sunday at Southampton.

"We had so much of the ball, but it was very frustrating because we could even have lost it at the end," Wenger told reporters. "They're happy to defend, they did that against Chelsea and Manchester City, so we couldn't find the opening and the few chances we had we missed.

"I can't fault the effort of the team but West Ham were very good in defence tonight. There's always concern [about the table] as we are here to win games. Chelsea came here and lost and we had one day less to prepare. When you play every three days, you lose your sharpness."

Arsenal are next in action on Saturday afternoon when they host Newcastle United.

Share this article now:
Alexis Sanchez celebrates during the Premier League game between Arsenal and Huddersfield Town on November 29, 2017
Read Next:
Wenger admits Alexis Sanchez struggles
>

Loading ...

Failed to load data.

Loading ...

Failed to load data.

Select and display your favourite team's news and scores in this panel

Loading ...

Failed to load data.

Loading ...

Failed to load data.

Select and display your favourite team's news and scores in this panel

Subscribe to our Newsletter


Transfer Talk Daily
Match previews - twice weekly
Morning Briefing (7am UTC)
Ultra close-up image of Kevin De Bruyne [NOT FOR USE IN ARTICLES]Get the latest transfer news, match previews and news direct to your inbox!
Tables

Loading ...

Failed to load data.

Loading ...

Failed to load data.

Select and display your favourite team's news and scores in this panel
Login, I already have my ad-free pass
Log in to customise Sports Mole
Buy ad-free access (show me the options)
Buy monthly ad-free access for £1.20/month
Buy yearly ad-free access for £12 (2 months free)
Settings - Logout - Manage your account
Settings - Logout - Manage your account