Tuesday, 17 October 2017

Weaknesses prove costly again

Watford 2-1 Arsenal

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“Arsenal’s players just lack cojones” was the damning verdict from Troy Deeney on Arsene Wenger’s side having just helped Watford secure a last gasp victory against the Gunners. Although it is largely unprecedented for a current player to appear in a television studio straight after the game and castigate the opposition players in such derogatory terms, it was difficult to argue against the Watford striker.

Monday, 2 October 2017

Gunners back in the hunt?

Arsenal 2-0 Brighton

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Arsenal continued their recent run of impressive results with a comfortable home win against Brighton on Sunday.

The win was significant for several reasons,

Friday, 29 September 2017

Youngsters rise to the occassion

BATE Borisov 2-4 Arsenal

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Despite poor performances from his reserve team players on the two previous occasions that he had given them a chance to shine this season, Arsene Wenger placed his faith in them once again as he selected an extremely young side for the away trip to BATE Borisov on Thursday night.

Wednesday, 27 September 2017

Mustafi recklessness almost costs Gunners

Arsenal 2-0 West Brom

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There are a number of running jokes at the Emirates stadium, amongst the home supporters, regarding refereeing decisions and the fact that they never seem to go in Arsenal’s favour.

Thursday, 21 September 2017

Wilshere's promising return

Arsenal 1-0 Doncaster

Following their lacklustre performance against Cologne the previous week, Arsenal’s second string line-up once again failed to impress on Wednesday night against Doncaster Rovers. Those within the squad seeking to press their case for inclusion in the first team missed their opportunity for the second week in succession as the Gunners toiled to a 1-0 victory.

Monday, 18 September 2017

New found defensive steel?

Chelsea 0-0 Arsenal
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Arsenal left Stamford Bridge on Sunday afternoon content with their display but rather disappointed not to have secured the three points that their performance richly deserved. The Gunners went into the game with football pundits and supporters alike expecting a similar display and result to their previous away game to Liverpool but the Gunners proved them all wrong.

Friday, 15 September 2017

Comfortable win followed by long night

Arsenal 3-0 Bournemouth
Arsenal 3-1 Cologne

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Arsenal returned to winning ways with a very comfortable win at home to Bournemouth on Saturday. It was a victory that will have restored confidence amongst the squad following the debacle at Liverpool, but in truth it was difficult to read anything into it, such was the poor performance of the away side.