By Chris Harris
Arsène Wenger admits he may tweak his tactics in light of Arsenal's recent troubles on home soil.
Newcastle became the second Premier League side this season to leave Emirates Stadium with all three points when they beat Wenger's side 1-0 on Sunday thanks to a first-half header from Andy Carroll.
West Bromwich Albion, another newly-promoted team, won 3-2 in north London in September while Birmingham and West Ham stretched Arsenal to the limit on their own patch.
It's a pattern that concerns Wenger and he is considering how to respond.
"I can’t deny that in the last four home games we have not absolutely made a demonstration of football," he told Arsenal.com.
"We had problems to win the games. We might find a way to play a bit more direct in some situations because everybody drops deep against us and as soon as you make a mistake it becomes even harder.
"For example on Sunday clearly I think we were serious but we didn’t create enough. We looked at some stage that we could play for a while without scoring a goal and that is of course a worry.
"It was a [couple of] days after the Champions League game away at Donetsk and it’s always difficult to deal with that."Copyright 2017 The Arsenal Football Club plc. Permission to use quotations from this article is granted subject to appropriate credit being given to www.arsenal.com as the source