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    (Original post by BenAssirati)
    We came back from 2-0 down at Goodison. It may not be brilliant but that's still pretty damn good. Considering we are already getting points against teams we weren't last season, and scoring the goals we weren't last season, maybe you should be a little more optimistic and stop writing us off after 2 games?
    Everton should be a team we are beating. To get steamrollered in the first half against them is just not right. I don't care what your "Mr Optimist" head is telling you, the fact is that the defence left a lot to be desired for and got bailed out by Ramsey (again) and an admittedly good Giroud goal. Tactically Ozil on the left? Come on ffs, you know that it was omnishambolic. We were so tactically inept in the first half it was incredible.
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    (Original post by Peggles_*)
    Odd. Twitter talk of Giroud being injured. So that would be him and Arteta both out, if God was ever trying to send us a sign, I think this would be it.


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    Add that to the fact that we have had CB problems too!

    #signsfromabove
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    (Original post by Tom_Ford)
    Everton should be a team we are beating. To get steamrollered in the first half against them is just not right. I don't care what your "Mr Optimist" head is telling you, the fact is that the defence left a lot to be desired for and got bailed out by Ramsey (again) and an admittedly good Giroud goal. Tactically Ozil on the left? Come on ffs, you know that it was omnishambolic. We were so tactically inept in the first half it was incredible.
    mate get it in your head Goodison is not an easy place to go to. Ask Chelsea, Liverpool, Man Utd, Man City etc.

    And we just got countered in the first half which is expected since they were just sitting deep with that Ultra Defensive mentality.

    Be easy brah.
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    (Original post by Tom_Ford)
    Everton should be a team we are beating. To get steamrollered in the first half against them is just not right. I don't care what your "Mr Optimist" head is telling you, the fact is that the defence left a lot to be desired for and got bailed out by Ramsey (again) and an admittedly good Giroud goal. Tactically Ozil on the left? Come on ffs, you know that it was omnishambolic. We were so tactically inept in the first half it was incredible.
    We were rubbish yet we still salvaged a point. We were rubbish last game yet we still won. What does that tell you about our title hopes?
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    (Original post by Tom_Ford)
    Everton should be a team we are beating. To get steamrollered in the first half against them is just not right. I don't care what your "Mr Optimist" head is telling you, the fact is that the defence left a lot to be desired for and got bailed out by Ramsey (again) and an admittedly good Giroud goal. Tactically Ozil on the left? Come on ffs, you know that it was omnishambolic. We were so tactically inept in the first half it was incredible.
    Agreed. But even so we still got a point more than last year, and we probably can't play much worse than that!

    No one disagrees with the fact that we were tactically hopeless and have been under Wenger away from home in big games for a while now.
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    I never thought I'd be scared that Giroud is injured..
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    (Original post by Pete_91)
    Agreed. But even so we still got a point more than last year, and we probably can't play much worse than that!

    No one disagrees with the fact that we were tactically hopeless and have been under Wenger away from home in big games for a while now.


    If we have a look here at the formation, playing Ozil on the left flank together with Monreal is moronic. They are not strong/fast so when Everton break they were full of confidence down that side. It's a similar problem to last year. We are not playing the right players on the flanks. I don't get the Wenger obsession with playing a slow but skillful technical player on the left flank.
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    (Original post by Peggles_*)
    Odd. Twitter talk of Giroud being injured. So that would be him and Arteta both out, if God was ever trying to send us a sign, I think this would be it.

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    I don't think its us that needs a sign. I think its the big boss :rolleyes:
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    (Original post by Tom_Ford)


    If we have a look here at the formation, playing Ozil on the left flank together with Monreal is moronic. They are not strong/fast so when Everton break they were full of confidence down that side. It's a similar problem to last year. We are not playing the right players on the flanks. I don't get the Wenger obsession with playing a slow but skillful technical player on the left flank.
    I have no idea why he does that either...
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    On the plus side, we got a point from Goodison Park, and we got one in August. This means that for another year or so, we wont have to travel to Goodison Park in the premier league.. which is always good. When we got banged last time it was during March and it really ****ed us up (albeit we went on a winning streak after) - at least now the reverse fixture will be at the Emirates and.. we havnt lost at home since opening day of last season

    If we can even salvage a point from Stamford bridge, Ethiad & Anfield then it'll be a better season for us. If we maintain our stance as flat track bullies then who knows eh :rolleyes:
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    (Original post by SHOO)
    On the plus side, we got a point from Goodison Park, and we got one in August. This means that for another year or so, we wont have to travel to Goodison Park in the premier league.. which is always good. When we got banged last time it was during March and it really ****ed us up (albeit we went on a winning streak after) - at least now the reverse fixture will be at the Emirates and.. we havnt lost at home since opening day of last season

    If we can even salvage a point from Stamford bridge, Ethiad & Anfield then it'll be a better season for us. If we maintain our stance as flat track bullies then who knows eh :rolleyes:
    We have a much nicer fixture list this year too.
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    Giroud's injury is bad apparently. Wenger, about Giroud's injury: "Stretched ankle... at the moment it doesn't look too good."



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    I'm still very happy with our team's mental strength and togetherness. Impressive turnaround.
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    (Original post by Pete_91)
    We have a much nicer fixture list this year too.
    Yup, see below - the ones that I've highlighted seem to be the toughest games and theyre spread apart pretty nicely so I see no reason why we cant do better in them.

    On another note, united will be second to last fixture.. it'll be really annoying because those last fixtures always have a lot of meaning for us =\

    Sunday 31 August 2014 - Leicester v Arsenal - King Power Stadium


    Saturday 13 September 2014 - Arsenal v Man City - Emirates Stadium


    Saturday 20 September 2014 - Aston Villa v Arsenal - Villa Park


    Saturday 27 September 2014 - Arsenal v Spurs - Emirates Stadium


    Sunday 5 October 2014 - Chelsea v Arsenal Stamford Bridge



    Saturday 18 October 2014 - Arsenal v Hull - Emirates Stadium


    Saturday 25 October 2014 - Sunderland v Arsenal - Stadium of Light


    Saturday 1 November 2014 - Arsenal v Burnley - Emirates Stadium


    Sunday 9 November 2014 - Swansea v Arsenal - Liberty Stadium

    Saturday 22 November 2014 - Arsenal v Man Utd - Emirates Stadium

    Saturday 29 November 2014 - West Brom v Arsenal - The Hawthorns

    Wednesday 3 December 2014 - Arsenal v Southampton - Emirates Stadium

    Saturday 6 December 2014 - Stoke v Arsenal - Britannia Stadium

    Saturday 13 December 2014 - Arsenal v Newcastle - Emirates Stadium

    Saturday 20 December 2014 - Liverpool v Arsenal - Anfield

    Friday 26 December 2014 - Arsenal v QPR - Emirates Stadium

    Sunday 28 December 2014 - West Ham v Arsenal - Boleyn Ground

    Thursday 1 January 2015 - Southampton v Arsenal St. Mary's Stadium

    Saturday 10 January 2015 - Arsenal v Stoke - Emirates Stadium

    Saturday 17 January 2015 - Man City v Arsenal - Etihad Stadium


    Saturday 31 January 2015 - Arsenal v Aston Villa - Emirates Stadium


    Saturday 7 February 2015 - Spurs v Arsenal White Hart Lane


    Tuesday 10 February 2015 - Arsenal v Leicester - Emirates Stadium


    Saturday 21 February 2015 - Crystal Palace v Arsenal - Selhurst Park


    Saturday 28 February 2015 - Arsenal v Everton - Emirates Stadium


    Tuesday 3 March 2015 - QPR v Arsenal - Loftus Road Stadium


    Saturday 14 March 2015 - Arsenal v West Ham - Emirates Stadium


    Saturday 21 March 2015 - Newcastle v Arsenal - St. James' Park


    Saturday 4 April 2015 - Arsenal v Liverpool - Emirates Stadium



    Saturday 11 April 2015 - Burnley v Arsenal - Turf Moor


    Saturday 18 April 2015 - Arsenal v Sunderland - Emirates Stadium


    Saturday 25 April 2015 - Arsenal v Chelsea - Emirates Stadium


    Saturday 2 May 2015 - Hull v Arsenal - The KC Stadium


    Saturday 9 May 2015 - Arsenal v Swansea - Emirates Stadium


    Saturday 16 May 2015 - Man Utd v Arsenal - Old Trafford

    Sunday 24 May 2015 - Arsenal v West Brom - Emirates Stadium
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    (Original post by Tom_Ford)
    Well, that was ****. Sorry, but, we came back and so what? We were so **** in the first half. I feel like drowning my sorrows further.
    couldn't agree more man.
    seriously, well done for coming back so late; 2-0 down away to everton ending up with a draw is impressive.
    however you need to look at why the hell you were 2-0 down in the first place?
    you are clearly a better team than everton - it isn't like you were playing a team vastly superior to yours.

    it's too early to give a real assessment, but if your first two performances are anything to go by, we will absolutely destroy you.

    of course i'm sure plenty of arsenal fans will be dying to troll the liverpool thread on monday if we lose to away the current champions of this country.
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    (Original post by Luke_Mckeown)
    couldn't agree more man.
    seriously, well done for coming back so late; 2-0 down away to everton ending up with a draw is impressive.
    however you need to look at why the hell you were 2-0 down in the first place?
    you are clearly a better team than everton - it isn't like you were playing a team vastly superior to yours.

    it's too early to give a real assessment, but if your first two performances are anything to go by, we will absolutely destroy you.

    of course i'm sure plenty of arsenal fans will be dying to troll the liverpool thread on monday if we lose to away the current champions of this country.
    Because you were so convincing while you were scraping a 2-1 win from 1-0 down, in a home game against a team who've lost half their players (to you)?
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    (Original post by Luke_Mckeown)
    couldn't agree more man.
    seriously, well done for coming back so late; 2-0 down away to everton ending up with a draw is impressive.
    however you need to look at why the hell you were 2-0 down in the first place?
    you are clearly a better team than everton - it isn't like you were playing a team vastly superior to yours.

    it's too early to give a real assessment, but if your first two performances are anything to go by, we will absolutely destroy you.

    of course i'm sure plenty of arsenal fans will be dying to troll the liverpool thread on monday if we lose to away the current champions of this country.
    Like how you destroyed Southampton right? Because you are the mighty LFC....you got lucky in that match. Could have gone either way.

    It's out first two performances, what is wrong with you?! pipe down. How many times have we heard "a scruffy performances like that/Palace is what champions are made of"

    We don't play you until December, the team don't look fit and we are underprepared, but we should be in better shape by then, so just be quiet until them. If you actually use these past few games as a barometer, you are an idiot.


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    Giroud, my boy, 1 down 29 more to go
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    (Original post by manchesterunited15)
    Because you were so convincing while you were scraping a 2-1 win from 1-0 down, in a home game against a team who've lost half their players (to you)?
    http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/football/28730043

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/football/28718345

    the first link is for you to realise your mistake quickly before i call you out big boy.
    the second link is just to remind you that you shouldn't be commenting on the quality of any other team right now...

    (Original post by Peggles_*)
    Like how you destroyed Southampton right? Because you are the mighty LFC....you got lucky in that match. Could have gone either way.

    It's out first two performances, what is wrong with you?! pipe down. How many times have we heard "a scruffy performances like that/Palace is what champions are made of"

    We don't play you until December, the team don't look fit and we are underprepared, but we should be in better shape by then, so just be quiet until them. If you actually use these past few games as a barometer, you are an idiot.

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    never said we were good and yes we were lucky, but we were against a team that actually attacked well.
    not to mention that was just a single match - you have had two desperately poor performances in succession.
    fair enough to have one on the opening day, nerves and all.
    but in an important game against a better side to play arguably worse is hilarious to me.

    in all honesty, i just wanted to rustle your jimmies peggy.
    i just love how badly you take any arsenal criticism :cool:
 
 
 
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