LONDON — Arsenal did just enough to get a first Premier League win under new manager Unai Emery at the third attempt.
The Gunners came from behind to beat West Ham 3-1 on Saturday, with the help of a fortuitous own-goal.
“I am happy to take the points,” Emery said. “We needed to win today and to show our supporters a win. It’s clear we need to improve and continue working not to concede many chances.”
West Ham opened the scoring after Brazilian playmaker Felipe Anderson and captain Marko Arnautovic exchanged passes down the left before the Austria striker unleashed a 20-meter shot that beat Arsenal goalkeeper Petr Cech in the 25th minute.
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