Arsenal’s 2015 has been terrific. The Gunners are now on the back of an eight-game winning streak, which has brought the possibility of the Premier League title very much into view… despite their stuttering start to the season.
Although 1-0 at Burnley may not appear to a breath-taking result, such a win against a relegation-threatened team battling for safety makes it a momentous performance, especially with the gap to Chelsea at the summit of the division having been closed to four points with it.
So aside from the title dream still flickering away, what else can we take from the victory? Well, here are THREE interesting points.
150 games. Despite being just 24-year-old and having endured a horrific leg break, Aaron Ramsey ahs already notched 150 appearances for the Gunners. A fair few stars down the years have failed to reach such a tally, which shows just how good the Welshman is. And on the momentous occasion he netted the vital goal, showing great composure to smash in a finish Olivier Giroud would have been proud of.
Could he be a potential Gunners great? Maybe…
— Arsenal 4-1Liverpool (@bryoshavin) April 11, 2015
It’s great to see Ramsey finding form too, been amazing these past few games — Fëz ✌️ (@Fez_AFC) April 11, 2015
He may not have been ‘headline grabbing’ in his performance, but Mesut Ozil quietly went about his job at Turf Moor, and looked impressive. The German has always been a technically adept player, but he finally looks to be physical enough for the English game, which is shown by a good performance away at a battling, relegation—threatened side.
OzIl on a different level today
— CB10 (@slimline2170) April 11, 2015
I remember when fellas slated Mesut Ozil…they are now eating slice pans out in the lough with the other swans! — Gareth Cambridge (@GarethCambridge) April 11, 2015
Anyone who says Ozil is “surplus to requirements” knows even less about football than Michael Owen.
— adebayoolum007 (@adebayoolum007) April 11, 2015
When he went back to the Emirates’ Stadium from Charlton in December, few, if any, fans predicted the performances he’s produced since. The Frenchman has provided the anchor Arsenal have lacked for so long now, performing well in the often thankless anchor role. Today he was stunning again, mobbing up in front of his defenders, while keeping his distribution solid. Top job, Francis.
— Mark Carruthers (@MarkyCMedia) April 11, 2015