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Chelsea win against nine-man Arsenal 0

Posted on September 19, 2015 by David Nugent

Arsenal had the first real threat of the game on four minutes. Theo Walcott was played in behind the Chelsea, but Asmir Begovic came out and narrowed the striker’s angle and the England international eventually ran the ball out of play.

The first attempt from the home side came on six minutes, as Petr Cech dealt easily with a Cesc Fabregas effort on goal. On 12 minutes Alexis Sanchez cut in from the wing and fired an effort just wide of goal.

Arsenal beat Chelsea in Community Shield 0

Posted on August 02, 2015 by David Nugent

Arsenal claimed the first piece of silverware of the new English season by defeating London rivals Chelsea 1-0 at Wembley on Sunday.

The clash started in a very slow manner, as the two teams tried to feel each other out. The first real threat on goal came on 15 minutes, as Cesc Fabregas put Loic Remy through on goal, only for the Frenchman to be flagged offside.

The first attempt on goal came on 23 minutes. Arsenal playmaker Mesut Ozil found Theo Walcott with a cross and the England forward saw his header on goal saved by Thibaut Courtois.

Wenger admits he regrets selling Fabregas 0

Posted on April 23, 2015 by Nemanja Lazarevic

Speaking ahead of the Premier League clash against leaders Chelsea, Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has revealed that he still regrets letting Cesc Fabregas leave the club for Barcelona some four years back.

The Frenchman didn’t want to stand in the player’s way as he expressed his desire to leave in the summer of 2011, with the Gunners allowing the Spain international to return to Camp Nou.

After enjoying three very successful seasons with Barcelona, Fabregas returned to English Premier League to sign for Chelsea, and he looks set to lift the league title in his first season at Stamford Bridge.

Gunners believed to have signed Argentine youngster 0

Posted on April 13, 2015 by David Nugent

According to the Daily Mirror, Arsenal have agreed a fee of around £4.5million to sign Velez Sarsfield wonderkid Maxi Romero.

The youngster has rather prematurely been given the mantle of ‘the next Lionel Messi’ by some Argentinian journalists, so not much pressure there then.

The young forward will stay with his current club for the next two seasons, before joining the Gunners on his 18th birthday.

There was believed to have been a delayed in a deal first mooted two weeks ago because of third-party ownership issue which now seems to have been resolved.

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Mesut Ozil not warranting Wenger’s overlooking of Cesc Fabregas this summer 0

Posted on October 07, 2014 by Crippy Cooke

Arsenal paid £42.5M for Germany playmaker Mesut Ozil on September 2013, but the 25-year-old has still struggled for performances in the big games during his time in London.

His manager Arsene Wenger recently revealed that Ozil being in the team was the reason why he didn’t opt to sign former Barcelona midfielder Cesc Fabregas back to Arsenal this summer. The pair don’t have similar starting positions, however, as Fabregas has been a holding midfielder for new side Chelsea this season, while Mesut Ozil has often operated as a makeshift winger.

Fabregas has same number of assists as entire Arsenal team 0

Posted on October 06, 2014 by Nemanja Lazarevic

While many Arsenal fans backed Arsene Wenger’s decision not to re-sign Cesc Fabregas this summer, the Spaniard’s impressive performances for Chelsea are enough to suggest the Professor has made a big mistake.

With Mesut Ozil, Aaron Ramsey, Jack Wilshere and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain vying for positions in the centre of the park, Wenger clearly didn’t want to hinder their progress by signing Fabregas, but his decision could cost the team dearly this season.

While none of his star midfielders managed more than an assist in the first seven Premier League fixtures, the Spaniard has created exactly seven goals for his teammates, which is the same number the entire Arsenal team, counting defenders and attackers as well.

Arsenal’s performance against Chelsea disappointing 1

Posted on October 06, 2014 by David Nugent

Arsenal suffered a 2-0 defeat at London rivals and league leaders Chelsea on Sunday. In truth the home side were not outstanding and Arsenal did not performed terribly, but the Gunners still returned home from Stamford Bridge empty handed.

Control

Chelsea always seemed to have control of the game and never looked in much danger, despite not being at their best they still managed to claim the three points. The Blues outmuscled the Gunners at times and certain players went missing on the big occasion.

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Arsenal suffer defeat at Chelsea 0

Posted on October 05, 2014 by David Nugent

Arsenal lost their unbeaten Premier League record on Sunday as the Gunners suffered a 2-0 defeat at league leaders Chelsea.

The Gunners had the first attempt of the game on three minutes, as Alexis Sanchez fired well wide of goal with a long range effort. On ten minutes Sanchez collided with Chelsea keeper Thibaut Courtois, which led to a slight delay in play, as the Belgium international received treatment.

The game then went through a scrappy period with the biggest talking point handbags between Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho and Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger on the sidelines. The home side were awarded a penalty kick on 26 minutes.

Will Cesc Fabregas come back to haunt Arsenal? 0

Posted on October 05, 2014 by Crippy Cooke

With Chelsea midfielder Cesc Fabregas back in the Premier League and facing his former side Arsenal this afternoon, will the Spaniard be pivotal to the Blues chances of winning?

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has revealed ahead of the London derby that he turned down the chance to sign the ex-Barcelona playmaker, while hinting that the 27-year-old only had eyes for Chelsea this summer anyway.

“I wish him well – he’s a great player, and a person and player I love. We were not in the need to buy offensive players (this summer). I think everybody has the freedom to go where they want. We have to respect their decisions,” said Wenger.

Chelsea v Arsenal – Money Back if a Spaniard Scores First 0

Posted on October 05, 2014 by Nemanja Lazarevic

Arsenal travel to Stamford Bridge hoping to make amends for last season’s 6-0 loss at the same venue and no doubt this will be a great opportunity for the Gunners to revive their title bid and close the gap behind the Premier League leaders to three points.

Things are unlikely to be easy for Arsene Wenger’s charges as they face an in-form side that look like the main title contenders, with a highly entertaining match expected between two high-quality sides, very motivated to claim maximum points.



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