Pressure is building on the Basque with the North London club risking missing out on the Champions League for a third consecutive year.
But Emery said: “My first critic is always myself. I work over the criticisms of me because I know that work in the present can change our way.
“I think we are strong at home. I think we need to do better away. We started very well away, changing also our mentality to get more points away, but now we need to recover this confidence, to recover this performance. We know that defensively we need to do better. We have to continue in our way with passion and also stay calm."