Arsene Wenger has praised Arsenal for their “strong” performance in their 2-0 victory over Stoke City this afternoon, but feels that the winning margin should have been greater.
The Gunners registered their first home win of the season as Theo Walcott, starting as a central striker, and his replacement Olivier Giroud each scored at the Emirates Stadium.
A goal apiece from his two fit forwards may slightly appease the Arsenal fans who criticised Wenger for not buying a striker in the summer, but the Frenchman still wants more from his attackers.
“We had to wait to make sure of our victory but I thought our performance was convincing. In the first half our movement was outstanding and we created a lot,” he is quoted by BBC Sport.
“In the second half our pace dropped maybe a little bit in our passing but we continuously created chances and overall it was a strong performance.
“My only regret is that there is too big a difference between the number of chances we made and the number of goals we scored but that will come.”
The three points lifted Arsenal to second in the Premier League table, although five points behind leaders Manchester City. Stoke are bottom of the standings and winless in five games.
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