PL: Wolverhampton Wanderers vs Arsenal | Saturday 4th July | KO: 17:30 BST | Sky Sports

Discussion in 'Match Day Archive' started by Oxeki, Jul 1, 2020.


Match prediction

  1. Arsenal win

    31 vote(s)
  2. Draw

    14 vote(s)
  3. Wolverhampton Wanderers win

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  1. Idiotologue

    Idiotologue Well-Known Member

    I think Wolves deserve credit for being able to manage the investment properly - but yeah, I think the fact that they were suddenly able to poach Ruben Neves from Porto while playing in the Championship seems to be glossed over when it comes to their lore.
  2. Big Poppa

    Big Poppa Well-Known Member Trusted

    Having had some more time to reflect and rewatch the game, we still aren’t connecting particularly well from back to front. Our only real threat occurred when Wolves started chasing a goal and rushing their play.

    We were more aggressive without the all and more composed with it, but struggled for large spells to get the front 3 into the game.

    Just food for thought but keen to see how Arteta addresses that.
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  3. Furious

    Furious Emery Gone, Telly Back On

    Very true, but that is exactly what Wolves wanted(prior to us scoring), and I absolutely loved the fact that we didn't commit in the first half and fall into their trap.
  4. kash2

    kash2 Obsessed With Jury

    i loved how we cut them open in the last few minutes ...as they chased a goal...we just smashed them wide open. Better finishing and a more fluent / settled team we would have racked up a 4/5 -0 scoreline.
  5. Riou

    Riou Non-Stop Nostalgia

    Love Wolves' fans having a go at us for sitting back and counter attacking, when we were 1-0 up...when they were sitting back and counter attacking, when it was ****ing 0-0...gimps :lol:
  6. Taneruit

    Taneruit Well-Known Member

    Wolves having a go at ANYONE about counter attacking football is rich. They would be nowhere near as dangerous or at the top of the table if you took away that part of their game. Mid-Table at best.
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  7. Taylor Gang Gunners

    Taylor Gang Gunners Shame is a dish best served cold Trusted

    Wolves tactics in a nutshell;

    -Pass to Traore
    -Traore dribbles
    -Maybe picks out Jimenez
    -Jimenez maybe scores
  8. Riou

    Riou Non-Stop Nostalgia

    Favourite example of this was when Jimenez got the ball, he was about halfway in his own half...he didn't even turn and look, he just hit the ball in a general direction of where he thought Adama was...Adama was actually on the opposite flank, as the pass went straight to one of our defenders.

    It's a good weapon to have, getting the ball to Adama, they definitely should use it...but they shouldn't become dependent on it, will make them worse as an allround team...they have Neves and Moutinho in their midfield and we had like 70% possession in the first half, I wouldn't be happy with that.
  9. Big Poppa

    Big Poppa Well-Known Member Trusted

    Yeah valid point
  10. L3T5 PL4Y

    L3T5 PL4Y Flair Accuser

    Not here in Bangladesh, Angel Gomez. It was 10.30 here.

    Anyway, I had to go to bed early for an early morning class but somehow managed to wake up after it finished. :lol:
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  11. L3T5 PL4Y

    L3T5 PL4Y Flair Accuser

    Damn, we won! Laca and Saka!
  12. OnlyOne

    OnlyOne Vinai Venkatesham Stan Trusted

    Just move to England then if you’re going to complain.
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  13. L3T5 PL4Y

    L3T5 PL4Y Flair Accuser

    I so wish. But someday I just might. Have a caravan at the ready!
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  14. Hunta

    Hunta Shivering Right Now Trusted

    Why’s his name Hunta.

    Scum city in here.

  15. yousif_arsenal

    yousif_arsenal King of Twitter Rumours Moderator

    teams are more than happy to sit down and let us attack them because they know we'll create little because we got no midfielders can create we barely register 10 shots a game. That's why I really want us to get 2 midfielders one that can help us dominate and balance the midfield like Partey and one that can carry ball forward and can create chances
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  16. L3T5 PL4Y

    L3T5 PL4Y Flair Accuser

  17. Trofton

    Trofton Well-Known Member

    When teams play arsenal they’re not thinking they’ve got no midfield. They’re thinking we got no defence!!
    Yesterday’s performance was a good solid disciplined one finally showing some back bone
  18. L3T5 PL4Y

    L3T5 PL4Y Flair Accuser

    Yeah. We need to CMs coming in for sure. Partey as facilitator with a creative central midfield player. I really hope with Douzi we can get a creative player in exchange.
  19. Hunta

    Hunta Shivering Right Now Trusted

    Got an alert for @OnlyOne reply and your tag says Hunta.

    Might have to offer my resignation if this continues, got a £50 a week offer from RAWK in my office.
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  20. L3T5 PL4Y

    L3T5 PL4Y Flair Accuser

    What? I am gunning for your caravan but how could that be.
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