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Steven Gerrard says Arsenal are “too easy to play against” 1

Posted on August 20, 2017 by Crippy Cooke

Former Liverpool midfielder Steve Gerrard believes Arsenal don’t make life hard enough for their opponents and have become too easy to play against. The ex-English international criticised Arsenal’s defence, highlighting instances where Stoke breached the backline with ease, and says the Gunners’ won’t win a major trophy playing like this.

“They don’t compete well enough, they’re not solid enough, they’re wide open to counter attacks. “They got away with one (against Stoke), (leading) to a fantastic save from Petr Cech. It’s just weak defending and against better opposition they would get punished for this like Leicester did last week,” he said, reports the Express.

Arsenal vs Liverpool Premier League Preview 0

Posted on April 03, 2015 by David Nugent

Two of the Premier League’s form teams meet in the Premier League early kick-off on Saturday, as Arsenal host Liverpool at the Emirates Stadium.

Arsenal are ranked first in the Premier League form table having won their last six games in the top-flight. The run of good form has moved the Gunners up to third-place in the table and they are now just one point behind second-place Manchester City and six points clear of the fifth-place visitors.

Liverpool score stoppage-time goal to draw with Arsenal 1

Posted on December 21, 2014 by David Nugent

Ten man Liverpool scored a stoppage-time goal to rescue a 2-2 draw against Arsenal at Anfield on Sunday.

The home side had the first attempt on goal on four minutes. Reds captain Steven Gerrard curled an effort high and wide of goal, after Per Mertesacker had brought Philippe Coutinho down just outside the penalty box.

The home side had the next attempt on goal, as Adam Lallana fired just over Szczesny’s bar from inside the penalty area. It took a while for the next chance to come along on 21 minutes, as Olivier Giroud headed straight at Brad Jones from an Alexis Sanchez cross.

Could Arsenal be the key to England success? 0

Posted on October 11, 2014 by David Nugent

On Thursday night five Arsenal players featured for England as the Three Lions hammered minnows San Marino 5-0 at Wembley. Kieran Gibbs, Danny Welbeck, Calum Chambers and Jack Wilshere started the game, while midfielder Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain came off the bench and produced a decent cameo.

Helps

Gunners midfielder Oxlade-Chamberlain believes the presence of so many Arsenal players can help the national team. The youngster told the Daily Star: “When you’re with your team-mates at club level day-in, day-out, you understand each other and you can take that into international football,”

Wilshere vows to adapt to holding midfield role 0

Posted on September 09, 2014 by Nemanja Lazarevic

Arsenal starlet Jack Wilshere admits he is prepared to learn in an attempt to establish himself as a holding midfielder having produced a good performance in the new role in England’s 2-0 triumph over Switzerland.

The Three Lions boss Roy Hodgson surprised everyone by fielding the Arsenal star at the base of the midfield diamond, with Jordan Henderson and Fabian Delph playing on either side, and Raheem Sterling in the hole behind the two forwards.

The risky approach worked like a charm as England enjoyed a very important triumph in Basel, and it was none other than Arsenal’s new boy Danny Welbeck who scored both goals to prove he can excel in a centre forward role.

Hodgson tips Ox to return against Uruguay 0

Posted on June 10, 2014 by Nemanja Lazarevic

England boss Roy Hodgson has revealed that Arsenal starlet Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain could take part in the second group game against Uruguay at the 2014 World Cup after stepping up his recovery from injury.

The 20-year-old suffered a knee ligament damage in the friendly game against Ecuador and it was believed he could miss the tournament final altogether. Roy Hodgson then said he would give the youngster as much time as need to try and prove his fitness and the boss has now been rewarded for his confidence in the talented player.

Gunners suffer heavy defeat at Anfield 0

Posted on February 08, 2014 by David Nugent

Arsenal suffered a humiliating 5-1 defeat against Liverpool at Anfield. Liverpool made an incredible start to the game scoring four goals in the first 20 minutes of this clash.

The Gunners made a nightmare start to game and conceded the opening goal in the first minute. Steven Gerrard’s free-kick was steered into the net by Reds centre-back Martin Skrtel. On four minutes Daniel Sturridge saw an effort saved by Wojciech Szczesny.

The home side continued their fast start and on ten minutes doubled their lead. Liverpool’s young full-back John Flanagan’s shot was turned wide of the Arsenal goal by Szczesny. It was the same combination again, as a Gerrard’s corner-kick found Skrtel and the defender’s superb looping header beat Szczesny.

Aaron Ramsey still looking to improve his game 1

Posted on October 17, 2013 by David Nugent

Gunners midfielder Aaron Ramsey has been one of the most impressive players in the Premier League this season. The young midfielder has scored ten goals in all competitions this season.

The Wales international will be looking for that form to continue in Arsenal’s home game with Norwich on Saturday, where the Gunners are 2/7 favourites for victory and the visitors 9/1 for victory.

Blistering

Ramsey has made a blistering start to the campaign, his best start to a season to date. Many would argue that he has probably been the Gunners most influential player this season so far. This impressive start may have come as a slight surprise, but the youngster has always had potential to be a fine player.



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