Is it time for Arsenal Women to use Fran Stenson?

Was our goalie at fault for Arsenal Womens loss on Thursday?

Manuela Zinsberger hadn’t conceded a goal as yet in the FA Cup this season, that was until we came up against Manchester City, where she conceded two goals, adding to the two she has already conceded in the WSL so far.

Now it makes it one against Reading and one against West Ham in the WSL and two against City in the FA Cup!

Despite her conceding in the WSL Joe Montemurro still picked her to go in between the sticks against a City side that looked like they could score each time they went forward.

A mixed midweek for the Arsenal Womens and Mens teams

As the Arsenal Women failed to beat Manchester City, losing 2-1 in the semi-finals of the FA Cup, in contrast to them, our men’s team pulled out a satisfying penalty shootout after finishing the game 0-0 after 90 minutes, beating Liverpool on penalties 5-4 helped them to advance to the next round of the Carabao Cup.

 

Of course, it would have been nice for both of our teams to progress and get positive results on the same day. But as that was not to be, at least one of our teams had done well, rather than both doing poorly!

Bernd Leno on his way to being Arsenal’s Number One?

Leno redeems himself in penalty shootout but there’s still a long way to go!

Bernd Leno shows that he is on the right track to becoming Arsenal’s number one.

He produced some key saves to keep us in the game throughout the 90 minutes on Thursday night against a strong Liverpool side, and it was clear to see as he won the man of the match performance that he is serious abiout becoming that number one.

How far the Mighty Arsenal have fallen this season…

And there goes the dream fading away by Lagos Gooner

Hello Gooners all over! I am still in a great shock: I can’t possibly think of any reason why we lost to a spirited Olympiacos team. A match I felt we were going to win effortlessly became the match that broke my heart, once again! Who is going to console me right now? Who is going to console the billions of Arsenal fans all over the world, who felt winning the Europa would catapult them into the UEFA Champions league? What is going to happen next to my darling Arsenal? Wow! How are the mighty fallen! The great Arsenal is finding it difficult winning the 2nd tier UEFA competition.

Arsenal player ratings v Watford – Leno saves us from another awayday embarrassment

A win is a win and so that is good, right? Well, yes, but also a resounding no, why? because we were rank poor again and my player ratings will reflect that, I will not gloss over the failings just because we won, a win that came about because of a goalkeeping howler and because our opponents went down to ten men, not that we took full advantage.

As the game went on, I honestly thought we would concede, the Hornets looked far more likely to find the back of the net than what we did and I tell you now, we play like that against Napoli and a two-goal lead will not be enough.

Arsenal player ratings against Napoli with two players 9/10

The boys did excellent against one of the best teams in Italian football and fully deserved the win over Napoli, in fact, the only real disappointment is that we never won by more.

The change in performance from the Everton game was huge, this was an Arsenal display that was a pleasure to experience, they played great as a team unit with some great individual performances.

Arsenal Ratings.

Petr Cech – 6

Cech only gets a six simply because he was never really called on to make any significant saves or for that matter, make any howlers.

Crystal Palace leave Arsenal three-falling out of CL spots

Crystal Palace beat Arsenal at Selhurst Park, leaving the visitors hopes of finishing inside the top four very slim.

The Eagles earned a well-deserved 3-0 win over a lacklustre Gunners side, thanks to goals from Andros Townsend, Yohan Cabaye and Luka Milivojevic.

Crystal Palace, who are officially sponsored by the Mansion Group; owner of successful casino brands like Casino.com, were picking up their fifth win in six Premier League outings, but still came into the match as underdogs.

Arsenal have been out of sorts in recent months, but have such quality in the side that you know they will bounce back to form, it just didn’t happen for us against our London rivals.

West Brom v Arsenal – What the stats said….

WEST BROM 3-1 ARSENAL; WHAT THE STATS SAYS AS REGARDS TO THE GUNNERS 3-1 LOSS TO WEST BROM.

The Gunners were hammered a big blow at the Hawthorns as Arsenal were beaten 3-1 under the view of 24065 spectators. The host started brightly as they took the lead through Craig Dawson who found some room in Arsenal’s defence to head home from a resultant corner-kick in the 12th minutes of the game.

Arsenal 5-0 Lincoln City – What the stats revealed about the game…

The Gunners were 5-0 winners over Lincoln FC in the FA Cup clash on Saturday to prove that their season is not all dead and gone, as it seems following back to back defeat against Liverpool (3-1) and (Bayern Munich 5-1 home and away) in the UEFA Champions League.

Be that as it may b, Theo Walcott got the breakthrough goal for Arsenal to open the scoring as goals kept coming in the second half.

The game was a true reflection of the score line as Arsenal dominated the game thus making Lincoln to be second best in the entire contest.

What the stats say about Arsenal v Bayern Munich

ARSENAL 1-5 BAYERN MUNICH: WHAT THE STATS SAYS AS REGARDS TO ARSENAL DEFEAT IN THE GAME.

The Gunners were beaten hands down as the Bavarian giants cruised past the hosts at the Emirates Stadium 5-1 in the match and 10-2 on aggregate. It was a dismal night of football for Arsenal as they suffered one of their heaviest defeats at the Champions league stage. The likes of Arjen Robben and Douglas Costa personally tore Arsenal’s defence apart as goals from Arturo Vidal completed the routing to make it 5-1 at the Emirates.