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Tactical Analysis- Arsenal vs. Bayern Munich- Giroud, Alexis & 4-3-3.

Tactical Analysis: Arsenal vs. Bayern Munich: Giroud, Alexis & 4-3-3.

Coming off one of the worst first leg performances in cup history, Arsenal looked to upset the most gigantic of odds to qualify for the last 8 in the Champions League. Amidst the emergence of ‘Wenger Out’ banners and protests, the Gunners went into the game fearing a tumultuous backlash from the Emirates faithful.No side […]

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Culprits of arsenal

The chief culprits of Arsenal’s horror show against Bayern Munich

February 15, 2017, and March 3, 2017, are two dates that the Arsenal faithful will try in futility to forget in hurry. Their beloved team had been made to look like non-league minnows in their Round of 16 Champions League tie against Bayern Munich.The Gunners (as Arsenal are fondly called) were lacking in mental strength […]

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Claudio Ranieri

Looking at Leicester City now, what could Ranieri be thinking?

Following Leicester City’ newly found form in the Premier League, one in which they have managed to pick up two consecutive 3-1 victories against Liverpool and Hull City, Claudio Ranieri must be watching his former wards with some awe. These are the same players who just couldn’t get into gear a couple of weeks ago […]

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Tactical Analysis: Liverpool vs. Arsenal: Sánchez, Xhaka and in-game management.

Tactical Analysis: Liverpool vs. Arsenal: Sánchez, Xhaka and in-game management.

After 12 days of much-needed rest, the Gunners locked horns with a Liverpool side in dire form. The Reds had conceded the most goals out of any of the teams in the current top 8. They’re a team that thrives in the big games but are completely susceptible to slip up against the smaller teams. […]

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Top 6 Defensive Midfielders in the Premier League since 2012

Over the course of the last five years, we’ve seen some of the best defensive midfielders grace the Premier League. You’ll agree with me that the job of these guys cannot go unnoticed – guys like me won’t let it.Before I go further, allow me a few paragraphs to explain the job of a defensive […]

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Can Tottenham Win Trophies Under Pochettino

Through the past years in white side of North London, football seemed to bend over backwards, season after season, they’ve struggled to solidify themselves as a top four football club in the EPL. Being over shadowed by the big clubs, Tottenham Hotspur couldn’t establish themselves as an elite club in England; finished fifth in 2012/2013, […]

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Technical analysis arsenal vs hull city

Tactical Analysis Arsenal vs Hull City: Coquelin’s positioning, Arsenal’s free-form.

Back to back losses and being dumped unceremoniously out of the title race has left Arsenal fans questioning everything about the club recently. Never has the manager’s position been under so much scrutiny and his credentials so severely questioned. The players knew they had to respond to the critics or risk a volatile backlash from […]

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Tactical Analysis of Chelsea vs Arsenal

Tactical Analysis of Chelsea vs Arsenal: Outnumbered, Outpowered & Overloaded.

Stamford Bridge not only represented a place where the Gunners hadn’t won in six years, but it also represented the last chance saloon for Wenger’s title aspirations. Arsenal went into the game nine points behind the leaders with not much hope for the rest of the season. Chelsea, on the other hand, were flying high […]

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Tactical Analysis: Arsenal vs. Watford

Tactical Analysis: Arsenal vs. Watford: Unbalanced Pivots; Wrong Decisions.

In a night where the title race was set to take another momentous turn, Arsenal responded in the most diabolical fashion ever. The Gunners hosted Watford at home while league leaders Chelsea made a daunting trip to Anfield. Four days before their top of the table clash on Saturday, Arsenal had the opportunity to heap […]

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Manchester City Back on Track

What Guardiola Must Do to Get Manchester City Back on Track

Prior to his arrival at Manchester City, Guardiola carried an aura. The mere mention of his name emitted vibes of certainty; the world was sure he’d take City to unprecedented heights – after all, he’s in a realm of genius only a few managers have ever reached.Man City fans set themselves up for disappointment when […]

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