Unai Emery has warned his Arsenal team that next week’s return leg in Naples will be a much different affair to the dominant 2-0 win at the Emirates this evening.
Arsenal took an early lead when Juventus bound Aaron Ramsey opened the scoring on 14 minutes, before Lucas Torreira’s 25th minute strike deflected off Manchester United target Kalidou Koulibaly to make it 2-0 to the hosts.
While the result puts Unai Emery’s side firmly in the driving seat in the tie as they look to make it to a second successive Europa League semi-final, the Spanish manager warned that next Thursday’s return leg in Italy will be a much different prospect.
“The first 90 minutes here we can impose a big plan. They can control ball with possession. They had one chance in the first half then two chances in second half,” Emery told BT Sport.
“We deserved a third goal.
“Away there is going to be different. We need to be focused and clear. No more confident than we need.”
Arsenal have been made the Emirates somewhat of fortress in recent weeks, but have experienced contrasting fortunes away from home, losing against BATE Borisov and Rennes in their last two fixtures on the continent.