Three things we learnt from Arsenal v Middlesbrough
What a result at the Emirates Stadium, well, if you’re a Middlesbrough fan at least.
Arsenal and Boro played out a 0-0 draw this afternoon as both sides saw good chances turned away by goalkeepers Petr Cech and Victor Valdes respectively.
Arguably, the Teeside club deserved to at least take the lead in the game with a number of great chances in the first-half, especially from a cross-bar hitting fee-kick from Gaston Ramirez, as Aitor Karanka’s men showed no fear in their more illustrious company.
After the Gunners had won 6-0 in the week against Ludogorets Razgrad and came into the match on a six-game Premier League winning streak, so many expected another walk in the park against a Middlesbrough team that were starting to flounder in the division this season.
As it turned out, though, Boro were good value for their point leaving Arsene Wenger unhappy on his 67th Birthday. Here are THREE things we learned from it all…