25 October 2018

Sporting Lisbon 0-1 Arsenal—Vote for Player Ratings & MOTM!

After 75 dour, depressing minutes in which it looked like our Portuguese hosts looked perfectly
content to settle for a point and stay level in Group E, Danny Welbeck burst through the back of the defense to run onto a through-ball, back-heel flicked ahead by Aubameyang, and finished with cool, clinical efficiency to earn us a our eleventh victory in a row. No, it wasn't pretty, but this is: WWWWWWWWWWW.
We're alone atop Group E, and we've shown that we can ground out a result just as well as we can run roughshod over an opponent. Nice. Let's get to the poll!

22 October 2018

Arsenal 3-1 Leicester—Vote for Player Ratings & MOTM!

After a tepid first 30 minutes to start the match in which Leicester not only scored but looked likely to score again, Arsenal finally came alive as Özil found an equaliser just before halftime. On the hour, Aubameyang came on and almost immediately bagged a brace, latching onto Bellerín's pass (from an absolutely perfect through-ball from Özil) and then tapping home from Özil himself, who had started the move by dummying to Lacazette and slipping through the defense to find Lacazette's pass. Özil is now the highest-scoring German in Prem history—Klinsmann had 29—and Arsenal have now won ten in a row! Let's get down to the poll...