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Team against Brighton - welcome to the emotional coaster-roller ride
Merlion96 (IP Logged)
29 September, 2017 21:57
You know how Wenger's teams are always like.
A scintillating performance in Europe and then down in the dump the very next league game.
Inconsistent and always under-estimated lower position opponents.
Always same excuse that they are a leetle "tired" after returning from Europe.

Well, in Europa Cup, Wenger can afford to rest 10 senior players, rotate the squad and no more such excuses.

Plus same old mentality, no killer instinct such that after being 2-0 up, they started showboating with flicks, back-heels, losing their shape and discipline and suddenly 2-1, squeaky bum time, clinging on by a fingernail or worse, opponents equalized during injury-time or last kick of the game.

Can we see another 4-0 win or Brighton decided to park a bus and go home with 0-0 draw?

Koscielny chronic Achilles injury flared up again and most likely out.

We knew that Giroud tends to score goals in clutches and it will be a right time to start him against a championship like Brighton and will expect him to continue scoring. And it is the ideal game to test out the Giroud-Lacazette partnership now.


.................................. Cech

............Holding........Mustafi............Monreal

...Bellerin ... Ramsey ..... Xhaka ... Kolasinac

.............Lacazette ................. Alexis
............................. Giroud

but if Wenger should decide to maintain the team shape, Ramsey should play as No. 10 and push Maitland-Niles in midfield to rest a tired Giroud:


.....................................Cech

............Holding...........Mustafi...........Monreal

...Bellerin ...Maitland-Niles ... Xhaka ... Kolasinac

............. Ramsey .............. Alexis
............................. Lacazette


And if Alexis does not produce a committed performance, a "fit-again" is ready to take his spot as a No. 10 in the 2nd half - chances galore created for Lacazette, substitute Giroud and Ramsey to score.

We do not miss a MIA Ozil nor a certain OX who unbalanced the team.
We play better as a TEAM of runners without both of them.



Edited 2 time(s). Last edit at 29/09/2017 22:10 by Merlion96.

 
Re: Team against Brighton - welcome to the emotional coaster-roller ride
Gunnersingh1 (IP Logged)
30 September, 2017 08:21
WTF do we need so may defenders for? We're playing f ucking Brighton!

Cech

Bellerin
Mertesacker
Monreal
Kolasinic

Wilshere
Xhaka
Ramsey

Theo
Laca
Sanchez

That team would beat them easily but Wenger is a clown and he'll stick with his @#$%& formation!

 
Re: Team against Brighton - welcome to the emotional coaster-roller ride
grayfox1 (IP Logged)
30 September, 2017 08:56
Quote:
Gunnersingh1
WTF do we need so may defenders for? We're playing f ucking Brighton!
Cech

Bellerin
Mertesacker
Monreal
Kolasinic

Wilshere
Xhaka
Ramsey

Theo
Laca
Sanchez

That team would beat them easily but Wenger is a clown and he'll stick with his @#$%& formation!



eye popping smiley

 
Re: Team against Brighton - welcome to the emotional coaster-roller ride
Gunnersingh1 (IP Logged)
30 September, 2017 09:34
We could have almunia in goal and we'd still win.

 
Re: Team against Brighton - welcome to the emotional coaster-roller ride
Merlion96 (IP Logged)
30 September, 2017 15:36
It will be most unlikely that Wenger will start Giroud who played the entire BATE game. Most likely Holding will start if Koscielny is still injured.

Wenger may be up to his old trick of fielding Wilshere to persuade him to sign a new contract. Wilshere is the natural No. 10 replacement for Ozil.

.................................. Cech

............Holding........Mustafi............Monreal

...Bellerin ... Ramsey ..... Xhaka ... Kolasinac

..............Wilshere .................. Alexis
............................. Lacazette



When you go home, tell them of us and say
For their tomorrow, we gave our today.
John Maxwell Edmonds

 
Re: Team against Brighton - welcome to the emotional coaster-roller ride
BootyDaddy (IP Logged)
30 September, 2017 16:39
GS I will stop busting your balls if this is you finally admitting Cech is better than Ospina.



Albert Einstein once said: "Insanity: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results."

 
Re: Team against Brighton - welcome to the emotional coaster-roller ride
Sanogone (IP Logged)
30 September, 2017 20:36
What I would do...

Cech

Kolasinac
Monreal
Koscielny
Bellarin

Xhaka

Ramsey
Wilshire

Sanchez
Lacazette
Walcott

 
Re: Team against Brighton - welcome to the emotional coaster-roller ride
Gunnersingh1 (IP Logged)
01 October, 2017 10:34
Quote:
BootyDaddy
GS I will stop busting your balls if this is you finally admitting Cech is better than Ospina.

I've only picked him because in theory he'll have nothing to do (Sm157)


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