Only champion Leicester City finished the last English Premier League on a hotter streak than Arsenal, which was unbeaten in its last 10 games, a closing sprint allowed the Gunners to rally from fourth to second in the final EPL standings.
The momentum is apparently carrying over to the summer, with Arsenal remaining unbeaten in its preseason with a 3-1 exhibition victory Sunday over Chivas of Guadalajara before a crowd of 24,168 at StubHub Center.
“It’s better to win than to lose,” Arsenal Coach Arsene Wenger said. “It’s only preparation at the moment. [But] a positive preparation can create confidence.”
It can also create goals...