Arsenal have a superb defence
January 13, 2011
Laurent Koscienly and Johan Djourou are two of the most complete Central defenders in the league. They intercept, they win balls aerially, but best of all, they come out of defence with the ball and then play it off like elegant passing midfielders.
What a partnership this is developing into – and long may it continue to flourish injury free.
You see, we just don’t have an issue with our defence, although the gutter press will hoodwink you into believing that not to be the case.
Our issues, as I have touched upon countless times on this blog in recent months, lie with our forward line…. we are just hopeless when it comes to being clinical in front of goal. When we do get that odd game whereby we bury our chances, we go and beat the shit out of teams like Chelsea.
However, we are just far too hit and miss these days, and I am starting to worry now.
Arshavin is a broken man right now, he troops around begging to be hauled off, he even decided he wanted to come off on Saturday when his number did not even come up on the board… if that aint the actions of a footballer hating his game, nothing is. I don’t know if he will recover this season or not.. i just don’t know. We do have to continue to support him though…. as hard as it may seem at times.
Theo is doing well at times running in behind on the diagonal, but when he gets there, he usually fails to deliver, the good news with him is I feel the more he plays the better he will get. He was flying earlier in the season, and will lift off again soon.
Bendtner is just a right royal lazy toerag… to be honest I don’t really give a rats arse anymore about how bleeding talented he is… he just needs to start working like he used to… remember United at home a couple of seasons back? when he lead our line like a man possessed. Seems like a long time ago.
MC29 just does not like scoring goals for me, if he was honest, I think he would say he preferred to set up goals over scoring them. This aint what I want to hear from a centre forward. He tries though.
RvP is the main man, and the sooner he is ready to play 2 games a week the sooner we start to motor again. World class.
Wrapping this little rant up…. focus your attention on the chances we miss to take the lead in games… the total sitters we miss in almost every single game we play ( Cesc last night to make it 1-0 from 2 yards) and forget talking about our defence, as they are sorted. More than sorted.