The Gunners supervisor will probably be seeking to make it 12th time fortunate in opposition to his reverse quantity when his Arsenal facet journey to Manchester Metropolis on Sunday
Look away now, Arsenal followers… Unai Emery’s document in opposition to Pep Guardiola shouldn’t be nice.
In 11 conferences in opposition to the Man Metropolis boss, Emery has received ZERO, drawn 4 and misplaced seven.
He will probably be seeking to make it 12th time fortunate in opposition to his reverse quantity when his Arsenal facet journey to Manchester City on Sunday.
Their head-to-head document stretches again to their time in Spain when Emery was in command of Valencia and Guardiola was at Barcelona. They’ve additionally already confronted one another within the Premier League.
Unai Emery’s document in opposition to Pep Guardiola
2008/09: Barcelona 4-Zero Valencia, Valencia 2-2 Barcelona
2009/10: Valencia 0-Zero Barcelona, Barcelona 3-Zero Valencia
2010/11: Barcelona 2-1 Valencia, Valencia 0-1 Barcelona
2011/12: La Liga: Valencia 2-2 Barcelona, Barcelona 5-1 Valencia
Copa del Rey: Valencia 1-1 Barcelona, Barcelona 2-Zero Valencia.
2018/19: Arsenal 0-2 Manchester Metropolis
Video games: 11
Objectives For: 7
Objectives In opposition to: 24
Objective Distinction: -17
Guardiola’s Metropolis had been Emery’s first opponents in English soccer after they ruined his debut by successful 2-Zero at Arsenal in August.
And Emery has known as Guardiola the very best supervisor on the earth forward of the Gunners’ journey to the Etihad.
He mentioned: “I’ve analysed plenty of groups and coaches and I believe it’s tough to search out one coach who is best than Guardiola.
“His profession is a really massive profession. We began collectively. He began with the Barcelona’s second crew, I began with Lorca and Almeria [in Spain’s third and second tiers].
“I realized loads taking a look at his crew – it’s good to take a look at one another after we are coaches to study various things between us. I believe in his profession he’s doing the very best in all of the coaches on the earth.
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“He has had the possibility to take the best players at Barcelona, in Bayern and in City, little by little.
“He is, every year, improving with great players and also paying a lot for some players. But he led them, at Barcelona, Bayern and City, one step more every place.
“This, for me, is the quality that makes me say he is the best.”