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Back 3, Front 2, Ozil? So many decisions for Emery for visit of Man United

This fixture inevitably brings up comparisons of yesteryear, when Wenger was in his peak, and Sir Alex Ferguson was in his pomp. This was arguably the greatest title rivalry in Premier League history – bigger than United/Blackburn, United/Newcastle, or United/Chelsea, or United/City. Both us and United have similar values, attitudes, and history of success (albeit […]

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Arsenal 5-1 Bournemouth – Sexy football returns as Cherries are pitted at Emirates (Incl. Player Ratings)

Cherries pitted at the Emirates This was sexy football again. We had snippets vs. Southampton but we had more of this vs. Bournemouth. The line-up featured our German maestro Mesut Ozil, and a recall for Guendouzi. Auba played up top by himself, but Jenkinson started a as a right-wing back. Monreal started as a centre-back […]

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The Saints Decanonized as Arsenal go Fourth – Impressions and Player Ratings as Xhaka runs the Show

Arsenal 2-0 Southampton – Premier League Review   Saints decanonised and beaten at the Emirates…..       This was a return to a fluent Arsenal, in large part. After the comfortable win and clean sheet in the Europa League, Southampton offered some fight, but not enough to seriously trouble us. The starting line-up featured […]

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