The goalless draw with Middlesbrough on Saturday showed why it’s so important to have a deep-lying playmaker. The Gunners enjoyed 75% of ball possession but created very few clear-cut chances because their passing was not quick and sharp enough to create gaps in the Boro defense, which did a good job to keep a compact shape. 1,346 more words
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Liverpool’s first fixture of the new Barclays Premier League season is the best this weekend, on paper, where they travel to title-chasing Arsenal.
The game will be thrilling spectacle for the neutral, and will also present Liverpool with the opportunity to make a statement for the new season, to the early pacesetters in the table. 1,033 more words
Ozil notched a hat trick in the second half to lead Arsenal to a 6-0 rout of Ludogorets on Wednesday as the Gunners leapfrogged Paris Saint-Germain on goal difference at the top of Group A in the Champions League. 816 more words