Arsene Wenger hailed Arsenal’s performance after a solid 5-1 win over West Ham United but was slightly confused over his team’s inconsistency between home and away form.
When asked to comment on his side’s attacking prowess this season, Wenger revealed the Gunners were scoring more goals away than at home but wasn’t sure of the exact reason behind it.
“I don’t know, I think every game gives you a different problem,” Wenger explained as reported by Arsenal.com.
“It looks at the moment that we score more goals away from home than at home.
“Is that because the opponent plays a bit more out? Is that because we play with a bit more freedom? That will be interesting to analyse.
“Do we play with a block that is less deep away from home? If you look at our results away from home, they’ve been very convincing.”
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The Gunners only Premier League defeat came against Liverpool in the 3-4 loss at home in the opening game of the season, while the away victory of 5-1 over the Hammers on Saturday has been Arsenal’s largest victory in the league so far.
The North London outfit’s greatest goal difference at the Emirates was against Chelsea with a solid 3-0 win back in September while the Gunners have twice edged a three goal advantage away against Hull City and Sunderland.
Moreover, the Gunners have always scored in an away game ever since their goalless draw against Leicester City in August but have struggled to score at home twice in all competitions.
While Wenger ponders over the factors that are contributing to their worrying home form, the fact that they remain unbeaten since the opening match of the campaign is very encouraging.