The season-long Arsenal journey continued yesterday with another thrilling, and annoying, encounter versus Manchester City.
One obvious question leading up to the game was if Arsenal would finally showcase that big-game mentality. With new additions like Alexis Sanchez and Mathieu Debuchy, as well as the title-monkey off their backs, fans were watching with major interest to see how the Gunners would react.
The answer, at least for a good 20 minutes or so in the first half, was that Arsenal was ready to go. This could well be the year they really challenged for the title.
Except, as usual, the players were in such a frenzy to score after dominating for so long that they continued to leave space open at the back and were eventually delivered what would normally be a knockout blow. Maybe another positive this time around is that Arsenal fell apart miserably in similar games…
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