Unai Emery trusted Alexandre Lacazette and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang in penalty decision Comment The striker had missed his last effort against Tottenham (Picture: Getty)Aubameyang praised Lacazette for letting him take the penalty after his previous miss, and Emery insists he has confidence in both his strikers.ADVERTISEMENT‘Here we have some different players who can shoot the penalty. They decided,’ he said.AdvertisementAdvertisement‘Aubameyang has experience and is a specialist. Today I had the same confidence in both.’ Advertisement Arsenal now have their Champions League fate in their own hands (Picture: Getty)‘It’s going to be difficult, we think game by game,’ Emery said.‘I don’t know if it’s the best, I think we’re improving and we are being competitive in different matches.‘We cam feel today very proud of every player and I want to say to our supporters thank you because they helped us a lot today. There was big spirit and big commitment.’More: FootballBruno Fernandes responds to Man Utd bust-up rumours with Ole Gunnar SolskjaerNew Manchester United signing Facundo Pellistri responds to Edinson Cavani praiseArsenal flop Denis Suarez delivers verdict on Thomas Partey and Lucas Torreira moves Advertisement Lacazette told Aubameyang to take the penalty (Picture: Getty)Unai Emery says he trusted Alexandre Lacazette and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang to make the right decision after the latter scored a penalty in the 2-0 win over Manchester United.Aubameyang missed his last spot-kick against Tottenham, but was told by Lacazette the penalty was his when Fred brought him down in the box.With the game finely balanced at 1-0 going into the final 20 minutes, Aubameyang stepped up to put some daylight between Arsenal and United. (Picture: Getty)Arsenal’s victory over United meant the Gunners leapfrogged the Red Devils into fourth place in the Premier League.Emery’s side is also the first league team to beat Ole Gunnar Solskjaer since the United boss took over in November.Arsenal are now the frontrunners to claim the final Champions League spot and Emery hailed the home support after the crucial win.More: FootballRio Ferdinand urges Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop Manchester United starChelsea defender Fikayo Tomori reveals why he made U-turn over transfer deadline day moveMikel Arteta rates Thomas Partey’s chances of making his Arsenal debut vs Man City Coral BarrySunday 10 Mar 2019 7:46 pmShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link2kShares
THROUGH the partnership of Banks DIH and the GT Beer Brand, the Petra organisation Futsal Championship will be in full flow this evening at the National Gymnasium.The tournament, which will see some of the best futsal teams in Georgetown and its environs in the night’s opening match, pits Tiger Bay against Agricola Ballers from 19:30hrs.Tucville will be in action as well against West Back Road at 20:15hrs, with Sophia and Broad Street Ballerz taking the pitch for game three of the evening.Game four will see Bent Street against Albouystown, followed by West Front Road versus North East La Penitence in game five.Sparta Boss will oppose Back Circle in game six.The round-robin stage will officially conclude on March 30, with the top two finishers and the best two third-ranked teams from the respective groups moving onto to the quarter-final phase.Winners of the tournament will collect $400 000 and the championship trophy at the conclusion of the final on April 15.The runner-up team will pocket $200 000 and a trophy as well.The third- and fourth-place finishers will collect $100 000 and $50 000 respectively.