Arsenal knew they were in for a tough game with a visit to Anfield, but with Liverpool’s injury problems leaving them with a makeshift back four, confidence was fairly high that the Gunners could control the game, punish their defence and get the vital win.
Until we started to play that is, because it was bloody awful right from the start. Mertesacker was sleeping, lost the ball and then fouled Suarez. We didn’t defend the free kick well and Gerrard’s ball in was met by Skrtel for the opener. We just got worse after that and the goals kept coming, seemingly at will. 4-0 down at halftime and the Gunners had showed no signs of improvement.Not one player was playing well, not one! We were lucky to have nil. .......Read the full article here
The media are reporting today that Liverpool’s Slovakian defender Martin Skrtel is unhappy at Liverpool and could seek a move away from the club. Arsenal are being linked with just about anybody this summer and are now being tipped as the favourites to sign Skrtel. Believe it or not, it may just be a rumour but I believe Arsenal should sign Skrtel if he really is available. .......Read the full article here
If Arsene Wenger was thinking of doing a bit of tinkering with the Arsenal team, that is obviously his perogative (not Bobby Brown’s). The one change that he should not even consider, however, is the inclusion of Olivier Giroud. With the Frenchman having scored two goals in each of his last two games, this probably will not seem like a radical idea, but that is not the only reason why Wenger must have him in the starting line up tomorrow. .......Read the full article here