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How to win on Saturday: Alexis and Ozil behind Welbeck-Giroud-Perez

Last Tuesday’s unexpected setback against the Hornets hurt us, but not as much as it could have done. Virtually all our competitors for the title also dropped points, so in the end not much damage was done. Of course, it was … Continue reading

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KosMus: The Arsenal CB Pairing that Rule Time and Space

Until recently, I have always believed that a good defence consists of a centre back pairing of an organiser type and a wild ‘kuitenbijter’, a carve biter, type. One has the overview and organises their defence and the other one operates as … Continue reading

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How to beat Barcelona: Elneny, Le Coq and Rambo behind Ozil, Alexis and Theo

We will do a proper match preview tomorrow but let’s do a bit of tactics on our mega encounter with Barcelona on Tuesday night. We are lucky to have a large squad available, although it would have been perfect to have … Continue reading

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8 Positives from Game: Ozil & Santi Gel, Giroud’s Balance, Gibbs is Back

The cannon roared and the parked Boro buses were left in smouldering ruins; and the smoke could be seen all the way from Stamford Bridge. Arsenal were ruthless today and only Boro’s excellent goalie Mejias Osorio saved the Smoggies from … Continue reading

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Rosicky King of NLD, Le Coq & Rambo, Ozil to add magic: Preview & Line-up

A bit more than 24 hours to go for the NLD. It is fair to say that both sets of fans are feeling confident about this match. A text from a Spud mate read as follows: ‘I hear Sanchez is … Continue reading

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Just wait till Ozil, Jack and Rambo are back!! Liverpool – Arsenal Review

36% possession, three shots on target, two goals…. does that sound like Arsenal?  Yesterday, we were outplayed throughout most of the match and yet we came so close to fantastically raid the Scousers for all three points. A few years ago, after … Continue reading

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Arsenal v Saints Match Review: Giroud Is Not Afraid!

Arsenal 1 – 0 Southampton Now that was a game of football. It might not win many beauty awards, and the neutrals will only have liked the second part of the second half; but, from a tactical point of view, very … Continue reading

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