Tag Archive: wilshere

Nov 23

Arsenal 1-2 Man Utd; Wilshere the difference as Van Gaal wins the numbers game

Manchester United earned their first away win of the season at the Emirates beating Arsenal 2-1 against all odds. Antonio Valencia had his shot deflected and converted into an owngoal by Gibbs, while Rooney made it 2-0 after a quick counter from an Arsenal corner. Oliver Giroud pegged one back with a sweet strike from …

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Aug 24

Everton 2-2 Arsenal: Martinez replicates last season’s False No. 9 tactics  to outplay Arsenal’s naïve defence

  Arsenal was able to pull off a desperate last minute comeback after being 2-0 down for 80 minutes at the Goodison. In a game in which Arsenal’s defence was completely battered by Roberto Martinez’s familiar False No.9 tactics, Wenger will count his lucky stars as Everton lost their confidence in the final stages of …

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Jan 23

Lucas’s injury exposes the Gerrard liability for Liverpool and England

This season of the EPL has often been described as the most interesting, particularly due to the instabilities created by managerial changes across top clubs at the start of the campaign. And unsurprisingly, the 2 more consistent clubs till now in top 6 were the ones which chose to retain their managements: Arsenal and Liverpool. …

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Jan 10

Manchester United’s Mid Season Report: Time for a Judgement Call

Sir Alex Ferguson is gone, or is he? David Moyes made a strong beginning by an overhaul of the coaching staff. It was obviously an effort to escape the shadow of the legendary United manager, but his shadow still remains as it was, with Moyes visibly struggling to get out of it. And it is …

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Oct 22

Arteta and Bender’s positioning styles key as plethora of attacking options unfold at the Emirates

Despite some indifferent form in the Bundesliga which has seen Klopp’s men slip up against Monchengladbach and just scrape through past Hannover, Dortmund will always be expected to bring their high intensity and pressing game when on Champions League duty. Injuries have been their major worries in this campaign as main stays like Gundogan, Piszczek …

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