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Re: Official Gooners Thread - A New Hope
« Reply #9975 on: September 04, 2022, 09:53:40 PM »
Reality check for Arsenal and their army of deluded fans. Utd very comfortable and reality it could have been 5 or 6-1

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Re: Official Gooners Thread - A New Hope
« Reply #9976 on: September 18, 2022, 08:31:53 PM »
That was as comfortable a match Arsenal have played in a long time. Brentford couldn't get near the ball.

There wasn't one performance below 7/10 although Partey was a bit rusty.
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« Reply #9977 on: September 18, 2022, 11:18:04 PM »
That was as comfortable a match Arsenal have played in a long time. Brentford couldn't get near the ball.

There wasn't one performance below 7/10 although Partey was a bit rusty.

Yeah partey on the whole has underwhelmed for me, bar a few good performances in his first season.

So much so that if he doesnít improve soon Iíll be looking for a new general in the middle, neither him, lokonga or xhaka are top class to bring us forward

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Re: Official Gooners Thread - A New Hope
« Reply #9978 on: September 18, 2022, 11:27:01 PM »
Ah yes, there are no midfield players at Arsenal with designs of winning the league. Defensively they're getting there.

Not sold on Saka. Martinelli has it I think.
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Re: Official Gooners Thread - A New Hope
« Reply #9979 on: September 19, 2022, 06:47:57 AM »
Fair point, I hate to play the broken record but it is true - Saka gets praised as if heís the next big thing because of his nationality. If he was that good heíd be a key man in Englands team at this World Cup, I just canít see it. He does it in bits for us.

Agreed - Martinelli is dynamite, always looking to take the man on. Love watching him. Jesus has been a godsend, much better than Auba if he keeps going as he gives so much more to the team overall.

Disappointed for Tierney, he doesnít look the same man since heís come back, and zinchenko has surpassed him at this rate

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Re: Official Gooners Thread - A New Hope
« Reply #9980 on: September 19, 2022, 08:47:21 AM »
Saka is still only 21! I get the whole inflated praise due to his nationality buts heís definitely a good player and well worth his place! I could see Tierney moving on. Itís just not happening for him consistently. There was talk of him being a future captain at one stage but heís never on the pitch long enough.

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Re: Official Gooners Thread - A New Hope
« Reply #9981 on: September 19, 2022, 09:00:29 AM »
Jesus lads I thought Tierney played well yesterday, not much came down his or Gabriels side.. Think Zinchenko arriving will push him on

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Re: Official Gooners Thread - A New Hope
« Reply #9982 on: September 19, 2022, 10:01:25 AM »
Arteta seems to be a real talent spotter. The team is unrecognisable from his first game. He was able to see the potential in  Xhaka ,for example, when most were looking him out. His signings with Edu have brought Arsenal to where they are at the moment. Guardiola didnít appoint him as his assistant for nothing.
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Re: Official Gooners Thread - A New Hope
« Reply #9983 on: September 19, 2022, 10:31:13 AM »
Arsenal are a much better team with Partey. The record without Partey is not great. He's very solid defensively and sometimes gives the ball away as his first instinct is to go forward. Tierney was excellent yesterday. Him and Parteys main issue is injury. Saka is still playing well and has 6 goal contributions even though still not at his best.

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Re: Official Gooners Thread - A New Hope
« Reply #9984 on: October 01, 2022, 03:42:25 PM »
I'm heading over in November for a game and staying in Central London.

Stayed on the Seven Sisters once and it was fine.

That was a fine win today. Martinelli must be a nightmare to mark. Zinchenko and Jesus have brought a winning mentality with them.

I don't know what you do with Gabriel. Tired of going on about him but he'll cost you in big games. Real live brainfarts in slow motion.
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Re: Official Gooners Thread - A New Hope
« Reply #9985 on: October 01, 2022, 03:50:04 PM »
Any recommendations on where to stay if traveling over to a game?

Finsbury Park area seems handy (and relatively cheap)....but heards it's a v dodgy area?

Depends what you want? Are you just going for the match or are you making a weekend out of it? For just a match, Travelodge Finsbury is grand. Not much around it although 12 Pins pub is just around the corner. Finsbury can be dodgy enough at night.  If you want a bit of nightlife, stay in Angel, thereís a Hilton, Doubletree and a premier inn surrounded by bars and restaurants. Only a short bus ride to Emirates. If your going for the weekend, you could stay virtually anywhere in London. Emirates is very well serviced by the tube, so thereís no problem staying in Camden, Russell Square etc and getting the tube in for the match.

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Re: Official Gooners Thread - A New Hope
« Reply #9986 on: October 01, 2022, 04:27:29 PM »
Arsenal played well but that sending off changed the game. Was never a red.

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Re: Official Gooners Thread - A New Hope
« Reply #9987 on: October 01, 2022, 04:54:01 PM »
Paddy power be safer paying out early for Arsenal winning the league

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Re: Official Gooners Thread - A New Hope
« Reply #9988 on: October 01, 2022, 10:58:58 PM »
It's whether they can do two back-to-back titles.
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Re: Official Gooners Thread - A New Hope
« Reply #9989 on: Today at 12:23:14 AM »
Arsenal played well but that sending off changed the game. Was never a red.

No he only stuck the studs down the side of his leg nowhere near ball.