Arsenal implode

Arsene Wenger’s last European match in charge of Arsenal ended in a disappointing whimper, a damp squib, a night to forget in Madrid : Atletico 1-0 Arsenal. But not because – as Henry Winter put it in The Times – Arsene built a team in his own image (too weak to compete…abject…easily bullied) on the contrary,

Telepathy

Javier Hernandez – a West Ham sub tonight – within 5 minutes of coming off the bench hit the equalizer against Chelsea at Stamford Bridge – only the third time in a match dominated by the Blues that the Hammers had even threatened. A good example of what telepathic partnerships are all about: Arnautovic, without looking, sensing, cut the ball back from the byline into the danger area – or was it directed

Who would have predicted 3-0 ?

Liverpool got off to a flying start in their first-leg Champions League tie with table topping Manchester City last night. The Reds were solid at the back with a cohesive spine:

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