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Arsenal and United both in action...how did they get on?


 Arsenal 2 - Watford 0

 


 


Is it possible to be upset when Arsenal win? Is there something other than happiness at winning? Today, there was. Yes, Arsenal won, and they won 2-0. However, an Arsenal fan who is happy at how we won might be a rare breed.

Ok...so to the positives first. We scored twice....actually, we scored once, and they scored for us once, anyway....the point is, there were 2 goals for the Gunners. However, despite the fact that we only put the ball in the net once...if you put that aside......consider this fact, both goals were scored in the 80th, and 83rd minutes. That means that we dominated the match for.......3 minutes!

Ok, you say, maybe we dominated the match and just didn't score? Ok, on possession....yes. However, frankly, it was pretty even, apart from the 3 aforementioned minutes!

Another thing to consider is that Petr Cech has, what seems to be, a serious hamstring injury. I know that Leno is very capable, and today he was also. However, Cech is a top performer, and will be missed.

The other thing, is that with all the talk about Ramsey's contract being withdrawn, his departure from the field after being substituted, appeared to speak volumes. Neither he, nor Unai Emery, acknowledged each other, let's hope this doesn't become the kind of unpleasant situation Mourinho has found himself in at United. Speaking of Mourinho.....

West Ham 3 - Manchester United 1

 

Oh, dear, oh dear. What is going on at United? Well, you and I both know what's going on at United, but I still have to ask.
Perhaps the better question is.....how long will it be before the realization sets in that Mourinho has to go?
Jose Mourinho rightly pointed out that he is the most successful manager in the Premier League......in the past.......he also, now, holds the record of the worst start by Manchester United to a Premier League campaign. He clearly has lost the support of the players, whom he regularly castigates in front of the tmedia, how long will it be before he loses the support of the Glazer family?
In reality, I am glad to see West Ham put United to the sword. After all, they do have Pellegrini, Wilshere, Lucas Perez, et al. Quite a good outfit, so, to see them starting to do well is a good thing from my viewpoint......Well done West Ham!


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