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Old 10th November 2013, 11:50   #1276
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Two years ago, Arsenal won a home match against Liverpool and followed it up with a Champions League victory during the week. Only to lose to Man United 8-1 in their next game.

Will history repeat itself?
We're a much better team this time. The most ManU in their current form can expect is a draw. Nothing more.
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We're a much better team this time. The most ManU in their current form can expect is a draw. Nothing more.
I know. Ozil has come n and changed the attitude of Arsenal team dramatically.
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We're a much better team this time. The most ManU in their current form can expect is a draw. Nothing more.
Arsenal are still missing a top top striker like Henry. Every top team in the world has one of his ilk (its the same problem at Chelsea as well). I think Wenger should have gone all out to sign Zlatan!

Good moral boosting win for united this weekend.
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This was the first set piece Arsenal conceded in the whole campaign. We absolutely missed Mertesacker yesterday. And the players looked very tired.

But on the whole, taking 6 points after playing Liverpool, Dortmund and United in a space of 7 days is not that bad. And the interlull couldn't have come at a better time.

COYG!
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This was the first set piece Arsenal conceded in the whole campaign. We absolutely missed Mertesacker yesterday. And the players looked very tired.

But on the whole, taking 6 points after playing Liverpool, Dortmund and United in a space of 7 days is not that bad. And the interlull couldn't have come at a better time.

COYG!
Yes, true about the looking tired part. And that is what we can take away from the match - But on the whole, taking 6 points after playing Liverpool, Dortmund and United in a space of 7 days is not that bad. And the interlull couldn't have come at a better time.

But to lose to ManU always leaves a really, really bad feeling.
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Two years ago, Arsenal won a home match against Liverpool and followed it up with a Champions League victory during the week. Only to lose to Man United 8-1 in their next game.

Will history repeat itself?
Well, it was 8-2 that time.
Arsenal lost yesterday but not the usual intimidating performance from United though.
After scoring the goal they were very defensive and was only doing counter attacks, unlike SAF's teams. Nevertheless, a good performance from them.
Arsenal had lot of possession but no meaningful attacks, largely due to the fact that United able to shut off Ramsey, Cazorla and Ozil completely.
Would be interesting to see see how Arsenal would pick themselves up from this defeat. That could go long way in defining this season.
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Well, it was 8-2 that time.
Arsenal lost yesterday but not the usual intimidating performance from United though.
After scoring the goal they were very defensive and was only doing counter attacks, unlike SAF's teams. Nevertheless, a good performance from them.
Arsenal had lot of possession but no meaningful attacks, largely due to the fact that United able to shut off Ramsey, Cazorla and Ozil completely.
Would be interesting to see see how Arsenal would pick themselves up from this defeat. That could go long way in defining this season.
Yes. It was 8-2. I agree. Man U should have attacked more and not just sit contended with a one goal lead.

I somehow feel the overall pace of the team has come down under Moyes. And Arsenal missed plenty of opportunities. Sagna put a lot of beautiful crosses in the box, to see them all go untouched.

Overall it was a day of underdogs.
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Arsenal lost yesterday but not the usual intimidating performance from United though.
After scoring the goal they were very defensive and was only doing counter attacks, unlike SAF's teams. Nevertheless, a good performance from them.
Yes, it was like both the teams intention was not to lose and come out with a point. And once the goal went in, I was quite sure that United will hang on to that, and Arsenal did not show any signs of fighting back. In comparison, the Arsenal-Liverpool game was much more entertaining as both the teams were pressing for a win, and the former came on top.

Sunday's games prior to the big fight was far more entertaining. New Castle’s Tim Krul pulled out an epic performance against Spurs, and even better was the way Sunderland won against Man. City. Fergie’s old students O’Shea and Brown were defending as if they’re in a Manchester Derby
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Saw this in guardian.co.uk.

Messi and Ronaldo have zero goals in the last 11 days!
Chamakh and Bendtner have two goals in the 2 days!

Is the Ballon d'Or voting still open?

I absolutely love the look of the league table now. Long may it continue. COYG!
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Saw this in guardian.co.uk.

Messi and Ronaldo have zero goals in the last 11 days!
Chamakh and Bendtner have two goals in the 2 days!

Is the Ballon d'Or voting still open?

I absolutely love the look of the league table now. Long may it continue. COYG!
Ha ha, I am still recovering from the shock after reading about Bendtner scoring. Should go back and check Fox Sports Central this evening

Happy to see Suarez doing another hat-trick (+1) against Norwich, interested to see how they manage against Chelsea and Man City in the coming weeks.

And David Moyes finally managed to witness Everton win at Old Trafford. That probably was the 2nd biggest story yesterday (after Bendtner’s goal)
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Suarez was impressive yesterday. Arsenal too got a very tough fixture in December.

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And David Moyes finally managed to witness Everton win at Old Trafford. That probably was the 2nd biggest story yesterday (after Bendtner’s goal)
LOL! Really glad for Everton. United is exactly 11 points from the top and from relegation zone.
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That was an impressive performance from City. They were completely in control and deserved the win.

Is this the start of Arsenal's downfall?
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That was an impressive performance from City. They were completely in control and deserved the win.

Is this the start of Arsenal's downfall?
Undoubtedly a thrilling performance from Man City, finishing 6-3 today. Arsenal still leading the premier league table though. The Manutd Aston Villa match is the one I'm looking forward to, MUFC desperately need this win.
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Undoubtedly a thrilling performance from Man City, finishing 6-3 today. Arsenal still leading the premier league table though. The Manutd Aston Villa match is the one I'm looking forward to, MUFC desperately need this win.
Yes. It is so sad to see them not on their winning ways. Hopefully it changes.
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What a way to end the weekend! Liverpool doing a 5-0 against Spurs at White hart lane - convincingly reclaimed the 2nd place, that too when some key players were absent!

Seeing their London rivals trashed in this manner would've helped Arsenal fans to reduce the agony from the Man. City defeat. At least they managed to put 3 goals back.
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