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Arsenal 2:0 Man Utd Post-match discussion

Sun, 10 March 2019

Luke Shaw image Man of the Match Luke Shaw
5.2 Total Average Rating
Luke Shaw image 6.6 Highest Rated Player Luke Shaw
David de Gea image 4.0 Lowest Rated Player David de Gea
  1. Mar 10, 2019
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    Lucky McLuckerson The saviour of our season (ask Maradona10)

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    Arsenal run out 2:0 winners, inflicting the first Premier League defeat of Ole Gunnar Soslkjaer's reign and denting our top four chances.

    It turned out to be one of those days for us as we had a number of good chances to score but we just couldn't put the ball in the net. Lukaku in particular had three really good openings but couldn't finish as clinically as he has been doing in recent games. Perhaps we used up all of our good fortune of Wednesday in Paris. So be it, that's football.

    Arsenal started the game better and took the lead through Xhaka's long range effort which wrong footed De Gea and went in very softly. We were on top in the first 25 minutes of the second-half but couldn't take our chances and Arsenal punished us, winning a penalty and Aubameyang scoring to put the game beyond us.

    The Gunners move above us into fourth with a two point lead. Chelsea meanwhile are just a point behind us in fifth with a game in hand but at least they dropped two points today. Tottenahm are in the mix now too with their recent slump in form. So it's really heating up in the race for Champions League football with four teams battling for third and fourth.

    Arsenal 1:0 Man Utd - Xhaka (12')


    Arsenal 2:0 Man Utd - Aubameyang (69' pen)


    Match Stats

    Possession
    Arsenal 46%
    Man Utd 54%

    Shots
    Arsenal 14
    Man Utd 14

    Shots on Target
    Arsenal 3
    Man Utd 4

    Corners
    Arsenal 5
    Man Utd 2

    Fouls
    Arsenal 12
    Man Utd 18
  2. Mar 10, 2019
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    Raw Full Member

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    No Lingard, no party.
  3. Mar 10, 2019
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    Isotope Full Member

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    bye bye title..
  4. Mar 10, 2019
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    17 Van der Gouw biffa bin

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    Really don't think Ole did much wrong. We had our chances, they had a soft penalty; these results happen.
  5. Mar 10, 2019
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    GodShaveTheQueen Full Member

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    Solksjaer out
  6. Mar 10, 2019
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    Cpt Negative Full Member

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    Just didn’t take our chances and they got a soft penalty.
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    2 man midfield Incestuous Modern Woman (Dumper!)

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    Aids. Next.
  8. Mar 10, 2019
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    space Full Member

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    unlucky really
  9. Mar 10, 2019
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    Reynoldo Full Member

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    Missed chance but not surprised after the emotionally draining result midweek
  10. Mar 10, 2019
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    AndyJ1985 Full Member

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    Rubbish. Rashford and Lukaku are far too inconsistent
  11. Mar 10, 2019
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    Dobba Full Member

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    Half-arsed effort from far too many players - yet the goals came from a fluke feck up by Dave and a penalty that was soft as shit.

    Play Greenwood more.
  12. Mar 10, 2019
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    Knew that was going to happen. Impossible to take out the euphoria of Paris game and play yet another big game in few days.

    We badly need the international break.
  13. Mar 10, 2019
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    Still ill Fantasy Football Champ 2018

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    One of those days. Nothing went for us. Onward and upward.
  14. Mar 10, 2019
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    YzWayne Full Member

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    Olympic diving gold medal team
  15. Mar 10, 2019
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    Bastian Full Member

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    We didn't turn up.
  16. Mar 10, 2019
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    mu4c_20le Full Member

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    Got PSG'd. Done by a keeper error and penalty.
  17. Mar 10, 2019
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    VP89 Pogba's biggest fan

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    soft pen. They had a lot of luck on their side today - we started very slowly but were better after the first half hour. On to the next one - top 4 will be difficult with our comparative fixtures. Have to really hope Spurs bottle it.
  18. Mar 10, 2019
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    Samid follows Pogue around, fixing his images

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    Meh. Had this feeling before the game. We hadn't recovered from the Paris hangover.
  19. Mar 10, 2019
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    SteveJ all-round nice guy, aka Uncle Joe Kardashian Scout

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    What a rip-off.
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    Annihilate Now! ...or later, I'm not fussy Scout

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    One game too far for us.

    We didn't play well at all yet both goals were a complete joke and we could feasibly have scored 2 or 3 ourselves... just a weird game all round.

    Best players for us were our full-backs.
  21. Mar 10, 2019
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    Jacko21 Full Member

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    We had the chances.

    Undone by a goalkeeping error and a penalty.
  22. Mar 10, 2019
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    We didn't do much wrong after the first 30 minutes. Just individual errors that cost us.

    Still plenty of time for Arsenal to feck it up.
  23. Mar 10, 2019
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    Tapori Full Member

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    Had to end
    Jammy from Arsenal for1st goal
    Jammy pen
    United had some top chances
    Rashford had an off day; Lukaku was immense but just couldn't get the good finish
    Nice to see the spirirt until the end
  24. Mar 10, 2019
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    Minimalist Full Member

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    Just one of those days.

    Arsenal deserve the win purely for handling our attack with ease and then getting some fortune up top.

    No need to cry about anything in a major way (you lot will though).

    That said, thought Rashford and Pogba were both very poor today.
  25. Mar 10, 2019
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    sport2793 Full Member

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    Shame, thought we actually weren't bad today. One swervy long range shot and a soft penalty = loss. We didn't take our chances today but maybe we were due a game like that.
  26. Mar 10, 2019
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    FootyGirl88

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    Very poor - we should have made the subs at half time
  27. Mar 10, 2019
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    feck!
  28. Mar 10, 2019
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    NinjaFletch Full Member

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    One of those days I think.

    Uncharacteristic mistake from De Gea. Dive for a penalty and Lukaku missing a hat-trick of pretty score able chances. Annoying, but it happens.
  29. Mar 10, 2019
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    De Gea's fault. It happens, the most important thing is how we will respond.
  30. Mar 10, 2019
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    How Rashford survived that for 90 mins..

    Game of fine margins and it fell for Arsenal. Move on to the next game now. BIG away game against Wolves
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    MadMike Full Member

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    They took their chances, we didn't take ours. End of
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    Tapori Full Member

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    Agreed
  33. Mar 10, 2019
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    Had plenty of luck during our recent run of success, bad luck today. De Gea will blame the wind and I can only presume Lacazette will also blame the wind for being blown to the ground. Because it wasnt Fred
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    Ban Full Member

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    One of those days. Arsenal showed absolutely nothing and won.
  35. Mar 10, 2019
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    LeeFunK Full Member

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    Shit happens.

    We pick ourselves up and go forwards like we did in the last dozen games.

    Every team has these days, we are still within a win of top4.
  36. Mar 10, 2019
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    Dante Bang Average but can post Blindfolded for 15 secs

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    We were emotionally drained after the PSG game. It's what happens when you have a relatively small squad to pick from.

    With more options, we'd have been able to freshen things up a bit more.

    Oh, well... we're still in it.
  37. Mar 10, 2019
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    ken11 Full Member

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    Good wake up call for the run in.
  38. Mar 10, 2019
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    Toad Full Member

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    A mixture of poor decisions and unlucky decisions cost us tonight, I didn't think we deserved to lose but that's football. Plenty more games to go.
  39. Mar 10, 2019
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    Mick321 Full Member

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    Thought we deserved more there but we got away with one in the week so shit happens
  40. Mar 10, 2019
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    mu4c_20le Full Member

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    No doubt a ton of posts will blame Ole but he did not cause Rashford to make shite passes, or DDG to move the wrong way, or Lukaku to miss sitters and hit the crossbar.
  41. Mar 10, 2019
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    Lucky pen and even luckier shot getting shifted by the wind

    Many will complain about John Moss, but honestly the real culprit is Lukaku tonight. Should have had 2.
  42. Mar 10, 2019
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    Ballache Full Member

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    One of those days, missed loads of chances and conceded two shit goals. We only have ourselves to blame.
  43. Mar 10, 2019
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    CA_vampire Full Member

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    Bad game. All our star players had a terrible day, including Rashford and Pogba.
  44. Mar 10, 2019
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    Given their easier run-in (on paper), this has significantly damaged our chances of finishing above Arsenal, though not necessarily of finishing in the top four, provided Spurs' wobble continues.
  45. Mar 10, 2019
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    We had decent patches of control - especially late in the first half.

    Gutted