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FA Community Shield: Arsenal v Liverpool | Saturday August 29 | KO: 16:30 BST | BT Sport

Discussion in 'Match Day Archive' started by American_Gooner, Aug 23, 2020.

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Who Will Win The Community Shield?

Poll closed Aug 29, 2020.
  1. Arsenal

    57.4%
  2. Liverpool

    42.6%
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  1. celestis

    celestis Arsenal-Mania Veteran Moderator

    Guy scored in the CL v Liverpool last season though. He’s quality
     
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  2. tap-in

    tap-in Nothing Wrong With Me

    I guess its always difficult if the opposition is well organised. Take the FA Cup semi final where City couldn't break us down. Hopefully Willian will help, also Saka we've seen has an eye for a killer pass. I dont mind the odd draw against teams like Burnley, what I dont want to see again is us losing games to teams like Burnley!
     
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  3. celestis

    celestis Arsenal-Mania Veteran Moderator

    Yup if you saw the look on Klopps face at the end of the game. He was fuming. They finally won a PL title after 30 years , will be very hard for them to reach peak intensity for a few months.
     
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  4. Ewarwoowar

    Ewarwoowar Well-Known Member

    Not sure what you mean, yes they dominated possession, esp when the onus was on them, we were the more profligate shading them on the best chances because our youth are needing to get their eye in, we should have out scored them in the 90 and in better style, their goal was chaotic with a touch of fortune, the last few minutes they were on the ropes. It did not feel like a grind to me, any hoo even if it was a grind, half the matches pool played last season they had to grind, pool can and do play ugly too!
     
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  5. ArtetaOut

    ArtetaOut Member

    They had twice the number of our shots too, and the action zone was mostly on our half.
     
  6. Gegen Pressing

    Gegen Pressing Well-Known Member

    Sauerkraut?
     
  7. Bergkamp1988

    Bergkamp1988 Well-Known Member

    That money is for Stan Kroenke's yearly Country Club fee
     
  8. Ewarwoowar

    Ewarwoowar Well-Known Member

    Delete the 'o' and you're in the right ball park, literally and figuratively
     
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  9. Erlis

    Erlis Only Came To See Granit Xhaka

    Another significant win. Forca Arteta!
     
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  10. Trilly

    Trilly The John Sauce Of Ilford Trusted

    :rofl:
     
  11. Trilly

    Trilly The John Sauce Of Ilford Trusted

    Jesus Christ
    He’s already in bruh, rumours are he started it even
    Say what you want about the guy but he’s got some elite celebrations.
    No you won’t. :p
     
  12. 9jagooner

    9jagooner Well-Known Member

    Good win. I hope management will now back Arteta in the transfer market
     
  13. Ibadan

    Ibadan Gagan Jr

    Laca is so fruity, I love it
     
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  14. Mo Britain

    Mo Britain Doom Monger

    To break down weaker teams you need variety. Need to get more goals from dead-balls, they're always going to give away free-kicks and corners defending deep. Above all, press high-up and force mistakes. However disciplined a team you cannot legislate for individual errors, they will happen in every game.

    Don't be afraid to shoot from distance but make sure there are players going in for spills. Crowd the penalty area, deflections can be lethal and the more of a melee the likelier you will get a penalty through a trip or a handball.

    To go back : VARIETY!!!! Don't simply play the ball around the outside of the penalty area waiting for a chance. That was the worst part of Wengerball. Make it happen!
     
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  15. American_Gooner

    American_Gooner Not actually American. Unless Di Marzio says so. Moderator

  16. EmeryCouldnt

    EmeryCouldnt Well-Known Member

    Ah the poisoned chalice. Thanks for that, mate.
     
  17. Jury

    Jury Mission Accomplished

    Coming from a gooner as well... He’s right though, because the normal response from them on any other occasion would obviously be to fill balloons with their piss and sh1t and hurl them at our players. They probably didn’t stop off on the way home and stomp some rough sleepers to death in frustration either. So classy ffs.
     
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  18. Ozil'sCloakOfInvisibility

    Ozil'sCloakOfInvisibility Not a Closet Spurs Fan

    I didn't say for how long :mad:
     
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