Yesterday’s result was as much a consequence of a dumb, tame performance on the day as it was a January hamstrung by empathy and inaction. Arsenal had enough quality on the pitch to see off a poor and depleted Burnley but came up short at key moments and now find themselves down the Top Four… Read more
I’m not going to stoop to the predictable depths of tabloid newspapers with oh so witty jokes about playing in white/being tame – I’ll just say that playing in white made Arsenal look Spursy in more ways than one. They also didn’t look like a serious outfit and they deservedly crashed out of the FA… Read more
There’s a fair amount to unpack from that 90 minutes of football. Frustrations aside, I can’t remember the last time I saw such a competitive Arsenal side and they absolutely took the game to City. Pep finally got a taste of his own medicine with Arsenal’s scything, dynamic football and relentless work in winning the… Read more
Coming away from Carrow Road with anything less than a convincing victory would have been disappointing, regardless of what kind of team Arteta put out. In the end, Arteta went full strength and with the Wolves game on the horizon at the time, I suspect the intention was to tear Norwich apart early and then… Read more
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I get where you’re coming from with Xhaka because he always manages to wind up in these situations. Have to…
You need to see the MotD review. Xhaka did foul Silva. The leg comes well out, into Silva’s path, and…
Good point! Forgot about the head-to-head (and also completely forgot about net change and just glanced at the difference)
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