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Team against Barcelona.
Discussion started by Boston Gooner , 04 August, 2019 18:07
Team against Barcelona.
Boston Gooner 04 August, 2019 18:07
Arsenal

Bernd Leno

Ainsley Maitland-Niles

Calum Chambers

Sokratis

Nacho Monreal

Joe Willock

Granit Xhaka

Henrikh Mkhitaryan

Mesut Ozil

Reiss Nelson

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang

Subs: Martinez, Mustafi, Kolasinac, Thompson, Ceballos, Guendouzi, Torreira, Martinelli, Saka, Nketiah



FC Barcelona
Neto

Nelson Semedo

Gerard Pique

Samuel Umtiti

Jordi Alba

Frenkie De Jong

Ivan Rakitic

Riqui Puig

Carles Perez

Ousmane Dembele

Antoine Griezmann



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Edited 2 time(s). Last edit at 06/08/2019 14:24 by Padre Pio.

Re: Team against Barcelona.
Boston Gooner 04 August, 2019 18:13
Certainly not giving any clues to what our 1st team is going to look like next week.



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Re: Team against Barcelona.
SuperRob 04 August, 2019 18:55
It will close to this. Think willock will go straight in. Only change will be if lacazette is fit.

Don't think any of the new signings will start the first game.

Re: Team against Barcelona.
Boston Gooner 04 August, 2019 18:56
GOAL! BARCELONA 0-1 ARSENAL (Aubameyang, 36)

Aubameyang? More like Aubame-BANG! What a goal from the Arsenal striker as he caps a solid first-half display for the Gunners with an emphatic finish.

Ozil plays a diagonal pass inside from the left which Aubameyang brings under control at the same time as rolling Alba, freeing up space for him to pick out the top right corner past the helpless Neto



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Re: Team against Barcelona.
Boston Gooner 04 August, 2019 18:59
Quote:
SuperRob
It will close to this. Think willock will go straight in. Only change will be if lacazette is fit.
Don't think any of the new signings will start the first game.

They certainly won't if they don't get game time.



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Re: Team against Barcelona.
Boston Gooner 04 August, 2019 19:20
BARCELONA 0-1 ARSENAL
Half time.

2nd half
SUBS!
seven half-time changes for Barcelona as Marc-Andre ter Stegen, Sergi Roberto, Sergio Busquets, Clement Lenglet, Rafinha, Lean-Clair Todibo and Carles Alena come on.

For Arsenal, Sead Kolasinac and Matteo Guendouzi replace Nacho Monreal and Reiss Nelson.



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Re: Team against Barcelona.
Padre Pio 04 August, 2019 19:42
Great AMN scores, only wrong end



- until Wenger moves on, they'll always be the also-rans in the major competitions. A club in elite purgatory. Always good enough to make it to the big race, never fast or smart enough to push over the finish line in first place. That's all about the manager. Until he changes, Arsenal fans will continue to celebrate glorious failure.

Re: Team against Barcelona.
Boston Gooner 04 August, 2019 19:52
GOAL! BARCELONA 1-1 ARSENAL (Maitland-Niles OG, 69)

Oh dear... Just when it seemed Arsenal had weathered the storm, a disastrous own goal undermines their cause.

Arsenal break up a Barcelona attack and Ainsley Maitland-Niles looks to play a simple pass back to Leno, but the Gunners stopper is charging off his line and the right-back's back pass ends up in the back of the net, despite Sokratis' best efforts to keep it out

Re: Team against Barcelona.
Boston Gooner 04 August, 2019 19:59
GOAL! BARCELONA 2-1 ARSENAL (Suarez, 90)



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Re: Team against Barcelona.
Boston Gooner 04 August, 2019 20:01
GOAL! BARCELONA 2-1 ARSENAL (Suarez, 90)

With penalties looming, Luis Suarez scores what's looks to be the winner as Arsenal's defensive woes are laid bare again.

A simple ball up field from Sergi Roberto slices through the Gunners back four and reaches Suarez in the area, where his instinctive first-time volley flashes past Leno.

You cannot give Suarex space like that. Arsenal have, and they've paid the price



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Re: Team against Barcelona.
SuperRob 04 August, 2019 20:02
Mustafi on. 2 minutes later we concede.

Re: Team against Barcelona.
Boston Gooner 04 August, 2019 20:07
BARCELONA 2-1 ARSENAL

It's all over - Barcelona come from behind to win the Joan Gamper Trophy for the 42nd time! Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang capped a fine first-half performance for the Gunners with an exceptional opener, but Ainsley Maitland-Niles' own goal and Luis Suarez's late volley undone all of the visitors' hard work and, tellingly, underlined Arsenal's need for defensive reinforcements.

Can't believe we haven't sorted defence.



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Re: Team against Barcelona.
CazOnARola 04 August, 2019 20:12
Gaping home between chambers and mustafi for suarez goal.
AMN own goal was hilarious if he wasn't playing for us.

Ceballos looks better than any midfielders we have. Amazing composure and ball control.

He is quicker than both cazorla and cesc and would be a great signing. Pity he doesn't have a buy clause.

I would always play him ahead of mkhitaryan. Ozil still offers more than mkhi. Excellent ball from ozil for Aubameyang s goal.

Been most impressed with Willock.

Re: Team against Barcelona.
Padre Pio 04 August, 2019 20:21
AMN joins the greats with that one



- until Wenger moves on, they'll always be the also-rans in the major competitions. A club in elite purgatory. Always good enough to make it to the big race, never fast or smart enough to push over the finish line in first place. That's all about the manager. Until he changes, Arsenal fans will continue to celebrate glorious failure.

Re: Team against Barcelona.
Boston Gooner 04 August, 2019 21:53
How anyone rates Ainsley Maitland-Niles is beyond me.



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Re: Team against Barcelona.
younghansolo 05 August, 2019 05:38
What a pre-season Aubameyang has had.
Tremendous goalscoring form right now.


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