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Post #509561  Posted: Sun Feb 16, 2020 4:20 pm 
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and no Lacazette...................


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Post #509562  Posted: Sun Feb 16, 2020 4:29 pm 
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Mustafi must rank near the top of most starts for us over his career.

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Post #509563  Posted: Sun Feb 16, 2020 4:31 pm 
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Aubameyang at cf makes my day............Everything crossed.


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Post #509564  Posted: Sun Feb 16, 2020 4:31 pm 
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The pundit said we are unbeaten in 2020. The run to go unbeaten and retake once Liverpool gets it started on January 1st.

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Post #509565  Posted: Sun Feb 16, 2020 4:39 pm 
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The commentator said "He didn't need to do that" referring to Xhaka holding the player and I'm thinking "Yes, he does, he's slow as molasses."

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Post #509566  Posted: Sun Feb 16, 2020 4:40 pm 
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Xhaka early yellow for a shirt pull. We will never be able to coach it out of him.


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Post #509567  Posted: Sun Feb 16, 2020 4:40 pm 
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Xhaka picks up a yellow after 8 minutes.


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Post #509568  Posted: Sun Feb 16, 2020 4:50 pm 
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Sounds like we haven’t even got started yet. Crowd get on the teams back so quickly but equally the players start so slowly in so many teams which fails to lift the crowd at all.


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Post #509569  Posted: Sun Feb 16, 2020 4:54 pm 
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When you watch Barcelona, City, Liverpool, the first instinct of the midfield players who receive the ball in the middle of the pitch is to look to pass forward, our players look to kick it backwards. Frustrating to watch.

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Post #509570  Posted: Sun Feb 16, 2020 4:54 pm 
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We aren't direct enough. Simple as that.

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Post #509571  Posted: Sun Feb 16, 2020 4:59 pm 
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ZZZZ. Have we had a shot yet?

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Glad the coaches are reading the SG forum and particularly my comments in real time. A bit better Arsenal.

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...not great but a wee bit.

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Post #509574  Posted: Sun Feb 16, 2020 5:04 pm 
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Loads of empty seats on the far side................


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Post #509575  Posted: Sun Feb 16, 2020 5:06 pm 
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Last 5 minutes much more promising. At least we now look like the home side.

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Saka spends too much time doing step overs. One time it sometimes into the box or to a player. Get some one touch football going.

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Pépé needs to take the game by the scruff of the neck. I don't want to see him make little two yard passes, I want to see him dribble past players and make runs in behind. Get the crowd going.


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Dull, dull, dull and then there’s Xakha, gawd.

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Post #509579  Posted: Sun Feb 16, 2020 5:23 pm 
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We just look like a team struggling to score.

don’t ping the ball about quick enough. Think Ceballos looks a better option in deep midfield though.

Martinelli for nketiah and Aubameyang to the middle for me. Tough on Eddie who clearly wants to do well but it’s more about the balance of the side


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Watch the penalty given by var for spurs today. Does anyone think that gets given every single week, even on var?


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Best move. Hit the bar!

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long time gooner wrote:
Best move. Hit the bar!

Best move, but has to score there.


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Bellerin is like a volleyboard ..... everytime he gets the ball he passes it straight back . Two guys who set Europe alight Pépé and Aubameyang look very ordinary I'd swap them both for Son Heung - min .

:laughing7: I know how to pick em ..... all three pull their fingers out and start producing


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Yesssssss! Aubameyang at last.

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Post #509585  Posted: Sun Feb 16, 2020 5:41 pm 
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That goal is all about Pépé,


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Bellerin is like a volleyboard ..... everytime he gets the ball he passes it straight back . Two guys who set Europe alight Pépé and Aubameyang look very ordinary I'd swap them both for Son Heung - min .

Perfect timing :1laughter:


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Great floater by Pépé.................


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kiwipete wrote:
Bellerin is like a volleyboard ..... everytime he gets the ball he passes it straight back . Two guys who set Europe alight Pépé and Aubameyang look very ordinary I'd swap them both for Son Heung - min .

That would be the ‘very ordinary’ Aubameyang that just opened the scoring then? :42laughter:

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Aubameyang does so well to put power in the header from that hanging cross :53big-emoticons:


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Kiwi runs for a place to hide :1laughter:


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Super footie. Great goal for Pépé. Well done Saka.

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Class from Saka with the assist there :53big-emoticons:


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Change of pattern from recent matches. We’ve tended to come racing out of the blocks and then fade away to a tepid second half. Today, so far, it’s rather the reverse.

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TOP GUN wrote:
Kiwi runs for a place to hide



:laughing7: Indeed ...but it was my criticism that galvanised the "useless " f****s


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kiwipete wrote:
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:laughing7: Indeed ...but it was my criticism that galvanised the "useless " f****s

Could you please take a pop at Eddie, Kiwi, think he deserves a goal :icon_mrgreen:


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Post #509596  Posted: Sun Feb 16, 2020 6:01 pm 
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Time for fresh legs Mikel


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Pépé is knackered, so is Eddie. Should have made changes


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Ridiculous yellow card for Saka.

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Ridiculous yellow card for Saka.

Crazy. He clearly slipped

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Gunfire wrote:
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Ridiculous yellow card for Saka.

Crazy. He clearly slipped

Takes fewer fouls for arsenal to get a yellow card than any team in the prem


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