…and our team left a lot to be desired in the match against Newcastle. I can’t for the life of me understand what Wenger means when he said we played with intelligence in that match:
I felt that we were very good defensively and overall I’m absolutely happy with what we did. We won the ball without going into too many tackles. That’s always a sign of intelligence and I’m very happy about that… – Wenger
Accepted, we were a lot better defensively from a team that put Cech on a bit of a holiday to be honest. Cech didn’t have to make earth shattering saves like he did against Liverpool and we had faster defenders in Koscielny and Gabriel.
Top teams are strengthening – Barcelona, Bayern Munich, Manchester City, Real Madrid, Juve…and us?
I’m upset, little bit. Optimist Gunner still thinks we’ll do something.
Anyway, enough of my whining, back to the team of the week:
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In goal, there was Tim Howard of Everton who made excellent saves to get Everton a draw against the Sp*ds.
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In defence, Aaron Cresswell helped West Ham keep a clean sheet as they trumped Liverpool 3-0. Painful though, changed Benteke from my fantasy team.
Then there was Vincent Kompany who’s been absolutely gorge in defence for Manchester Citeh as they beat Watford 2-0, we need defenders like that at the Arsenal – big, strong, reliable, fast.
Damien Delaney was on point for Crystal Palace as they did Chelsea over with a 2-1 win at Stamford Bridge, you have to give it to Crystal Palace though, they’re rocking it second place like they own it.
And finally, there was Jordan Amavi who was a constant threat down the left for Aston Villa as they drew 2-2 with Sunderland.
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In midfield, we had Andre Ayew, Alex Oxlade Chamberlain, Raheem Sterling and some other guy…Tadic.
Andre Ayew was on top form for Swansea as they beat Manchester United 2-1. The lad’s been on fire since he got on the scene, a fantastic buy by Garry Monk; Wenger, take note.
Dusan Tadic scored twice against Norwich over the weekend and then you wonder why our scouting network never picked up guys like this; or did they and Wenger said no? I’m a bit confused here.
Then there was Alex ‘The Ox’ Oxlade Chamberlain who was our only constant threat in the forwards against Newcastle….I don’t think I can take it anymore, I hereby apply to be the new director of football of Arsenal FC. I just can’t stand that we dither or try and fail a lot in the market.
Raheem Sterling seems to be settling in well at Citeh, with the lad opening his goal account with one against Watford in a match were they beat Watford 2-0.
Then in attack, we had Jamie Vardy and the goal scoring warrior Gomis. You know the rest.
Watch the video, enjoy.
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