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North London Review - Games To Both Arsenal and Spurs

Fulham 1 - Arsenal 5
Well...who would have thought it at half time, the score being 1-1? Fulham v Arsenal was, frankly, the battle of two teams with good players. Let's not take away from Fulham that they have Seri and Mitrovic, along with a host of other good players including Schurrle. And, at times, tactically, the teams looked well matched. Despite a regular goal from Lacazette, the score was 1-1, with Arsenal edging the first half. However, another goal from Laca, 2 from Aubameyang, and an excellent 'team goal' from Ramsey made the game look completely one-sided. Therein lies the key so far. Emery must say something that changes the Arsenal team at half time. Every time the Gunners take the field in the 2nd half, there is a massive step up in intensity. The defensive frailties are still there, despite the dropping of Sokratis to the bench, however, Emery never promised a sound defensive style. No, he promised 4-3 victories as opposed to 1-0. The goal from Ramsey, in …