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3-1-4-1-1 to Beat MC: Elneny behind Xhaka/Ramsey, Ozil behind Auba: Preview

PREVIEW: CARABAO CUP FINAL We go into this encounter as the underdog. Psychologically that will benefit us, is my belief. It will get us primed for a fight. There will be energy and commitment in our play and the handbrakes … Continue reading

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Lazy, no Power, No Commitment: Arsenal v Ostersunds Player Reviews

OSTERSUNDS’ REVIEW: WE CAME CLOSE TO THE BRINK. We were a lazy team. We played without energy. No quickness. No power. No commitment. Ostersunds was the superior team by far. I must confess, I felt embarrassed. OSPINA ….. is better … Continue reading

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3-4-3: Nketiah, Welbeck, Nelson Up-front, Willock and Mkhi Midfield: Preview/ Line-Up v Ostersunds

Arsenal v Ostersunds Preview and Predicted Line-up It’s difficult to consider this Thursday’s game against Ostersunds in isolation, with so much of the team selection influenced by the big game at Wembley this Sunday. So I won’t… We now can … Continue reading

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3-5-2 v Man City: Auba/Ozil up-front, Welbz-Jack-Elneny-Xhaka-Bels to Win Midfield Battle

How to beat those suffocating, self-celebrating Northern Oilers? That is the question on all our minds. Wigan did a great job yesterday, but we cannot play like they did and only once in a while do such tactics actually work. … Continue reading

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What a Signing, but How to Get the Best out of Arsenal’s new Super CF?

HOW TO GET AUBA FIRING ON ALL CYLINDERS : DONT TWEAK HIM, TWEAK THE TEAM! Who is Aubameyang? He is a prodigious goal scorer. There are few of them on this planet. A good fraction of his goals are tap ins. … Continue reading

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Welbeck CF, Iwobi, Mesut and Mkhi AMs, Elneny/Xhaka to Protect Defence: Match Preview

Ostersunds FK v Arsenal – UEFA League:  Sweed relief or more bitter (cold) disappointment? I like this competition. Playing clubs you know little or nothing about in new grounds offer us a sense of adventure. After our second half debacle … Continue reading

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Player Ratings: Cech MOTM, Jack OK, rest Below Par | Wenger’s Big Balance Issues

The secret to a happy life is not low, or even no, expectations but balance. Balance in everything: expectations, pursuit of your goals, effort, judgement, opinions… you name it. The B-word is currently missing at the mighty Red and White. … Continue reading

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