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Scout Report – Beşiktaş

#453359328 / gettyimages.com Arsenal have been drawn against Turkish club Beşiktaş in the Champions League qualifiers, a side which Arsenal are expected to sweep aside with ease. However, Beşiktaş shouldn’t be underestimated, and this scout report details some of the things which Arsenal must look out for.  Key Players Beşiktaş have their fair share of talented players, with a few ...

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Arsenal Season Review 13/14 – Part 1

With yet another season drawing to a close, following a campaign full of ups and downs, I decided to take an in depth-look at Arsenal’s season. Unusually for the Gunners, they will have a trophy to play for at the end of a season for the first time since the ill-fated Champions League Final in 2006, so with Champions League ...

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Bayern defeat – a blessing in disguise for Arsenal?

It was inevitable. Arsenal staring over the precipice, Bayern looking in ominous form to retain their champions league title and once again February being the month Arsenal crumble. However for the first thirty minutes of the Bayern Munich game Arsenal displayed the sort of form that has propelled them to second in the premier league and facing a quarter final ...

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The real test is about to begin for Arsenal

After the game against Palace on Saturday Arsenal once again came out on top and maintained their position at the top of the table. Arguably Arsene Wenger’s Arsenal have yet to be challenged. The start they have made must not be underestimated with free flowing football being synonymous with their performances. Ozil and Flamini seem to be inspired signings, especially ...

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Player Ratings: Arsenal 1-2 Borussia Dortmund

Olivier Giroud’s goal for Arsenal was not enough to give Arsenal any points, following a late goal from Robert Lewandowski. The Gunners now sit joint top with Napoli and Dortmund on 6 points. Marseille are yet to get a point. Next up for the Gunners, away to Borrusia Dortmund! Woijech Szczesny – 5 Barely tested, and conceded both goals without diving ...

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Player Ratings: Arsenal 2-0 Napoli

Woijech Szczesny – 6.5  Looked confident in the air but never really tested. Bacary Sagna – 7  Didn’t have a lot to do but a professional second half. Per Mertesacker – 7  Didn’t have a lot to do but a professional second half. Laurent Koscielny – 7  Didn’t have a lot to do but a professional second half. Keiran Gibbs – 7  Didn’t ...

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Player Ratings: Marseille 1-2 Arsenal

Arsenal managed a very impressive 2-1 win away in France on Wednesday night, with Theo Walcott and Aaron Ramsey on the scoresheet. Below you can see my player ratings, have your say in the comments at the foot of the article. Woijech Szczesny – 7 Some very good saves, but handling was not the best. Bacary Sagna – 7 Solid when called ...

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