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Bayern v Arsenal Tactical Analysis

One of the alterations Pep Guardiola engineered on Bayern Munich is their intense pressing. The pressing tactic worked wonders for him at Barcelona and it is understandable that he wants to implement that at Bayern. Pressing teams high up the pitch not only gives you chance to dispossess your opponents in dangerous areas but it also disrupts the rhythm of ... Read More »

Bayern v Arsenal Match Report

Arsenal exited the Champions league after they drew 1-1at the AllianzArena. The result in isolation is praise worthy and admirable but after what happened in the first leg, the result counted for nothing and the Gunners went down battling. Arsene’s intention was evident from his attacking line up. Podolski was surprisingly handed a start and Alex Chamberlain started in the ... Read More »

Bayern Munich v Arsenal Preview

BayMuncherX, that extra terrestrial phenomenon from Pluto that annihilates every planetary body on its path and consumes its resources landed on Earth and waged an intergalactic war against the good human guys, Gooners. The good guys fought with all their might and the thing from Pluto had no answers to the Gooners canons and surrendered meekly. Ok, I will put ... Read More »

Arsenal v Everton FA cup- Match Report

‘Que sera sera’ sang the Arsenal fans gleefully under the glorious sunshine at the Emirates as Arsenal thumped a very good Everton 4-1 to reach the semifinals of the FA cup. It is a step closer  to hold the trophy aloft and as long as we avoid Mancity we will be the favorites to reach the final. Arsenal made six ... Read More »

Arsenal v Everton -FA cup Preview

Wembley beckons as Arsenal face Everton in the FA cup quarterfinals at the Emirates. Everton gave a good account of themselves when Arsenal met them in the league. They earned a well deserved 1-1 and Roberto Martinez is one of those managers who wants their team to play the game to win. Arsene Wenger has won the FA cup four ... Read More »

Match Report: Arsenal put four past ahapless Sunderland

Arsenal thrashed Sunderland 4-1 as they stay firmly on track in the title race. The Gunners would have expected an in your face and a physical game from the Blackcats but Wenger’s side were allowed to ping passes around without any real pressure. Sunderland put in a lacklustre performance and were hardly in the game. The game was preceded by ... Read More »

Arsenal 4 v 1 Sunderland: player ratings

Arsenal got themselves a nice no-stress victory crowned with a brilliant team goal by Tomas Rosicky. Here are the player ratings. Wojciech Szczesny | 7.0: He should have done better with The Black Cats’ goal. Still, he had a few good moments during which he properly used his hands for a change. Bacary Sagna | 8.5: Mr Reliable was Mr Versatile ... Read More »

Arsenal vs Sunderland: Preview

Premier league action resumes after a mini hiatus as Sunderland travel south to Arsenal. The Blackcats will be arriving in a boisterous mood after having progressed to the quarterfinals of the FA cup and are in their first major cup final for 22 years.   Arsenal after a regrettable and a draining midweek exertion against Bayern should get their heads ... Read More »

10 men Arsenal lose controversially to Pep’s all conquering Bayern

10-man Arsenal succembed to their second home defeat in a row against Bayern Munich losing 0-2. It was a night when nothing went right for the Gunners. The hosts started off brightly not allowing the Bavarians to settle and played at a high tempo. The major surprise in the Arsenal starting line up was the inclusion of Yaya Sanogo in ... Read More »

Match Preview: Arsenal v Bayern Munich

By Bala Arsenal welcome the defending European and Bundesliga champions Bayern Munich to the Emirates stadium for the Champions league Round of 16 first leg. The two teams met last season and Munich progressed on away goals en route to winning the competition. Munich are heavy favourites and rightly so but if Arsenal can sneak past Bayern it would be ... Read More »

Arsenal 2 v 1 Liverpool: player ratings

Gunners managed to get their revenge against Liverpool for the heavy defeat in Premiership a week earlier. Arsene Wenger’s side is now just two steps away from their first FA Cup Final since 2005 when the Gunners won the competition! Lukasz Fabianski | 9.0:  Fantastic performance from the Pole who managed to prevent Liverpool from taking an early lead. He denied ... Read More »