Arsenal fight back in style to heap pressure on Everton’s Ronald Koeman

It was a lone voice but loud enough for Everton’s power-brokers, Farhad Moshiri and Bill Kenwright, to hear at the front of the directors’ box at Goodison Park. “Taxi for Koeman”, came the cry from one disgruntled Evertonian. Others around him laughed. Most others left. Arsenal then scored their fourth. And their fifth.Ronald Koeman needed a show of conviction, a sign of progress and most of all a result with the pressure intensifying on his Everton tenure. His team were soundly beaten instead as Arsenal marked Arsène Wenger’s 68th birthday with a first away win in the Premier League this season and a scoreline to help exorcise the trauma of their last visit to Merseyside, August’s 4-0 reverse at Anfield. This time it was Koeman who headed down the tunnel as ashen grey as his coat. Continue reading…

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