Wenger must take all the blame for Arsenal’s loss at Liverpool

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The importance now is what can be done at Arsenal

Date: 10th February 2014 at 6:34pm
Written by Thomas Hallett

Sometimes you have to ignore context. At times like this, you have to attack and dissect what is in front of you without the restraint of the good that came before. The truth is this result, Arsenal’s 5-1 loss away to Liverpool, was coming. And no, not because half the country were baying for this kind of capitulation. There has been evidence of it for much of the New Year. There have been wins, but they haven’t been great, comprehensive or overly convincing. But for some, a win is a win, and we can’t ever really get away from that old cliché of winning ugly eventually breeds title winners, or vice versa. Arsenal’s high quality, stylistic and easy-on-the-eye football isn’t a right in which the other team must indulge them. There’s a languid, laziness about Arsenal’s play at times, something which has been true of them for many years. Yes it’s a great tactical option to pursue; it’s one for purists, and when in full pomp it’s the brand of football most would happily pay to see. But in the ... Read More

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