Arsenal v Monaco

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Losing two out of seven isn't good enough! Teams who lose two games in every seven won't win shit. He was at fault against Southampton in the League Cup and he was at fault again yesterday. I'm willing to give him the benefit of the doubt that there's some adaptation to be made, but he's not up to Szczesny's level at the moment. I'm not deluded, the Pole in Goal isn't at the level of Courtois or De Gea, but we had the best Premier League record in 2014 with him in goal for pretty much the whole year. He doesn't unsettle our defence mistermagic, our barmy tactical naivety does.
As I said above, lets agree to disagree. All I'll say is, while 2 wins might not be ideal, Chelsea have been in that situation twice that I can remember, yet they're probably going to be the team that wins the league.
 

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Both Ospina and Szczesny aren't anywhere near good enough for a team who wants to be challenging for the Premier League and Champions League.
 

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Well that was shit :(

I think my main takeaways from this game are:
  1. Mertasacker has needed dropping for most of the season, we need to look for another immediate solution. Dropping him might send a message.
  2. A Midfield of Cazorla and Ozil is too powderpuff, if it means starting Flamini then so be it.
  3. Welbeck movement continues to frustrate. He should play through the middle or not at all (I favour not at all). Get Walcott on the right. We got away with it against Palace, but that was luck not skill.
All in all, whatever Wenger does it has to involve a significant change.
 

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