#sports activities Laura Woods defends Arsenal after accusations of ‘over-celebrating’ win against Fulham
‘Get over it!’: Laura Woods joins followers in hitting again at Richard Keys after he criticised Arsenal for ‘over-celebrating’ their comeback win against Fulham which despatched them high of the Premier League
- Arsenal got here from behind to beat Fulham 2-1 on the Emirates on Saturday
- The victory was celebrated wildly by the gamers, workers and supporters
- Richard Keys believes Arsenal ‘over-celebrated’ their win against Fulham
- Laura Woods disagrees, and feels Arsenal have each proper to have fun
- A quantity of followers agree with Woods after Arsenal returned to the highest of the desk
Presenter Laura Woods has leapt to the defence of Arsenal after Richard Keys accused them of ‘over-celebrating’ their 2-1 win against Fulham on Saturday.
The Gunners fell behind to an Aleksandar Mitrovic purpose shortly after half time, however drew degree by a deflected Martin Odegaard striker, earlier than Gabriel netted the profitable purpose 4 minutes from time, sparking jubilant scenes on the closing whistle.
The outcome maintained Arsenal’s 100 per cent begin to the season, and moved them again to the highest of the desk, however Keys was unimpressed by the enthusiastic celebrations on the Emirates Stadium.
Gabriel netted the winner against Fulham to ship Arsenal high of the Premier League desk
Richard Keys thinks Arsenal ‘over-celebrated’ their win against newly-promoted Fulham
‘I perceive Arsenal’s followers celebrating within the method that they did. I felt that the coach and his gamers over-celebrated a 2-1 win against Fulham,’ Keys stated on beIN SPORTS on Sunday.
‘I feel this kind of response to what occurred yesterday from Arteta and co tells me how far they’ve fallen.
‘Arsene Wenger would have been howled out of the sector if his workforce had scraped a 2-1 win with in impact an personal purpose that was nicely off-target till it took a deflection, and a gift from Jay (Bernd) Leno.’
This isn’t the primary time that Keys has been essential of Arsenal’s celebrations after a constructive outcome. However, on this event, Woods, who helps Arsenal, opted to hit again at her fellow presenter as she claimed that the response to the win confirmed how Mikel Arteta has received the membership’s fanbase again on aspect after some rocky intervals lately.
‘I do not perceive why we’re immediately not allowed to have fun wins. Let me inform you why: 4 wins in 4 for Arsenal, you are lacking key gamers in that win as nicely, Partey and Zinchenko,’ Woods stated on talkSPORT.
Laura Woods has defended the celebrations that came about on the Emirates Stadium
‘Last season, at this level, we had been taking bets on this present for relegation for Arsenal and for Mikel Arteta to lose his job. So, I do not assume that celebration was essentially about beating Fulham. It was in all probability a mixture of issues. Probably quite a bit of aid in there as nicely on the method that Mikel Arteta has turned that membership round.
‘Give us a bit bit of a break, give us some credit score on this. I feel quite a bit of it as nicely is rebuilding this workforce and rebuilding the connection with the followers, which was so vital for Mikel Arteta.
‘To rebuild the connection with the fanbase to the purpose the place they’re celebrating after beating Fulham that a lot, that is a constructive for me, that is nice. That simply exhibits that your fanbase are utterly engaged, they love what they’re seeing. It’s not nearly who you beat, it is the soccer that they are enjoying, and it is the place that you just put yourselves in.
‘It’s the Premier League, something can occur. Just take pleasure in it whereas it is there. Don’t rain on folks’s parade. If you are not allowed to have fun and if somebody’s going to come back alongside and say: “hang on a minute, that’s a bit much! That looks like a Premier League celebration, why are you celebrating like you won the league?” It’s simply celebrating a sport. It means one thing to someone. Get over it!’
A quantity of Arsenal supporters have backed Woods’ stance, claiming that the north London membership have been unfairly focused.
One supporter feels that Arsenal have been harshly criticised for his or her celebrations
Another fan appeared to recommend that Keys has a private agenda against Arsenal
”When different groups win they’re allowed to have fun. For Arsenal we ain’t allowed too. Definition of double requirements,’ one fan wrote on Twitter.
‘Richard Keys STILL happening about Arsenal. Incredible,’ one other supporter posted, alongside a laughing face emoji.
Meanwhile, one fan insisted that supporters will proceed to have fun Arsenal’s success regardless of Keys’ criticism.
‘We shall preserve over celebrating… Let that sink in!!!’ they wrote.
Arsenal are the one workforce within the Premier League to have picked up most factors thus far this season, and they’ll have the prospect to proceed their profitable streak once they host Aston Villa on Wednesday.