LONDON — Arsenal began 2019 with three precious points as they swept aside Fulham 4-1 at the Emirates. Here are three quick thoughts from their New Year's Day win.
1. Arsenal bounce back with big win
This felt like an important victory for Arsenal. Their 5-1 defeat to Liverpool last time out was, by a distance, their worst defeat of Unai Emery's reign thus far. As a side with a reputation for lacking mental toughness under his predecessor Arsene Wenger, the big question here was how Emery's…