Arsenal 5 – 0 Szombathelyi Haladas. Highlights and Eduardo Interview

First Half: Mannone Eboue Traore Toure Djourou Denilson Ramsey Song Wilshere Eduardo Bendtner

Second Half: Szczesny Sagna Silvestre Vermaelen Gallas Senderos Ramsey Van Persie Wilshere Eduardo Arshavin

Thanks to the brilliant Arsenalist for the highlights.

Arsenal won 5-0 yesterday against the Hungarians Szombathelyi Haladas, with Bendtner and  Eduardo grabbing two goals each and Van Persie finishing up with a penalty.

The win was straightforward with good performances from Bendtner and Wilshere. It was interesting to see Traore playing, he is another quality left sided player.

The other interesting development is whether Toure will play a part in the next few games, as there are reports that he will sign for Man City by this weekend.

Eduardo gave an interview after the game where he seemed in high spirits, and denied that he has been injured in pre-season. It would be good to see him come into form this season and fulfil his potential now that Ade is gone.

All in all looking at the line-up it seems our team is stronger than we think, seeing as top quality players such as Cesc, Rosicky, Walcott, Clichy, Nasri and Almunia did not play. Even if Toure is leaving there is still quality in the squad which can come to the fore. This season has to be the one where our young talent matures.

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Huddersfield 1 – 2 Arsenal: Video Highlights and Trophy Celebrations

Huddersfield 1 – 2 Arsenal (0 – 0 H/T)

Goals: Michael Flynn (75), Sanchez Watt (79), Nacer Barazite (87)

Arsenal played Huddersfield earlier this evening at the Galpharm, coming from behind to win 2-1.

The game was part of Huddersfield’s Centenary celebrations, and was dedicated to Herbert Chapman, a manager who achieved great success with both Huddersfield and Arsenal throughout the 1920s and 1930s. After the game Arsenal lifted the first Herbert Chapman Trophy.

The line up was a young one, Wenger taking no risks with the upcoming Champions League qualifier against FC Twente on the 13th August:

Fabianski

J.Hoyte G. Hoyte Djourou (c) Gibbs

Lansbury Randall Ramsey Wilshere

Walcott Vela

Trophy Celebrations

Arsenal’s youngsters got a run out here and came away with a decent win. Ramsey looked very good in the centre of the park as did Randall, who is surely one to watch for the future.

Half-time Substitutions

Jay Emmanuel-Thomas ->Gavin Hoyte
Emmanuel Frimpong -> Aaron Ramsey
Jay Simpson -> Carlos Vela
Nacer Barazite -> Theo Walcott
Sanchez Watt -> Jack Wilshere
Vito Mannone -> Lukasz Fabianski

65th Minute Substitutions

Havard Nordtveit ->Henri Lansbury
Kyle Bartley -> Johan Djourou
Rui Fonte -> Justin Hoyte

Arsenal 1 – 1 Szombathelyi Haladás – Video Highlights

Hi all, a few hours ago Arsenal played their second preseason match, this time in Hungary, against Szombathelyi Haladás.

The Hungarian side took the lead first before Walcott equalised in the 41st minute.

The Arsenal line up was more experimental, mainly composed of younger players. The team played reasonably, but looked fatigued in the second half.

Click here for the highlights!

Arsenal line-up:

Almunia (Vito Mannone H/T)

Sagna

G. Hoyte (Henri Lansbury H/T)

J.Hoyte

Clichy (c)

Walcott

Denilson

Ramsey (Mark Randall H/T)

Wilshere (Francis Coquelin ’62)

Vela (Armand Traore H/T)

Bendtner (Jay Simpson ’62)

Goals:

Krisztian Kensesei (24)

Theo Walcott (41)