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Author Topic: Arsenal v Aston Villa Post-Surrender Thread  (Read 11878 times)

Offline villadelph

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Re: Arsenal v Aston Villa Post-Surrender Thread
« Reply #195 on: September 22, 2019, 09:13:22 PM »
Really over the top reactions.
Not at all over the top. It was embarrassing today and when you add it to our other 10 men performances it’s deeply worrying.

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Re: Arsenal v Aston Villa Post-Surrender Thread
« Reply #196 on: September 22, 2019, 09:16:01 PM »
Naive. Not good enough. Not fit enough. Not enough managerial nous. Not even a fucking point from that? I'm not wetting my pants yet but fuck me we are not good enough.

And I'm really pissed off that the boring, silent Tarquins got to sing 'You're not singing any more'.

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Re: Arsenal v Aston Villa Post-Surrender Thread
« Reply #197 on: September 22, 2019, 09:28:33 PM »
And who fucking lined up the wall for that free kick?🤦🏻‍♂️

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Re: Arsenal v Aston Villa Post-Surrender Thread
« Reply #198 on: September 22, 2019, 09:43:47 PM »
What about that handball that should have been a penalty for us? Fucking c***s!

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Re: Arsenal v Aston Villa Post-Surrender Thread
« Reply #199 on: September 22, 2019, 09:45:16 PM »
I dunno, think it would have been harsh. High up on his shoulder and he was trying to retract his arm.

Still, c***s!

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Re: Arsenal v Aston Villa Post-Surrender Thread
« Reply #200 on: September 22, 2019, 09:45:58 PM »
We still lack leadership on the pitch.  We have to be much more ruthless in defence, the second Arsenal goal was embarrassing, the first one was bad enough with the hairbear bunch running through several Villa players unchallenged before Engels blows wind on him.  The wall for the free-kick was where we needed some leadership as we are too nice.  We have to toughen up and be antagonistic, ruthless and arrogant. I know we didn't lose against West Ham but this week has been about snatching defeat from the jaws of victory.  In truth, not many of us expected anything from today's game, and that's what makes it all the more galling because a situation presented itself and we failed to take advantage.  not good enough.  The substitutions were a bit baffling today too.  Agree with others, we don't look fit enough to me.

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Re: Arsenal v Aston Villa Post-Surrender Thread
« Reply #201 on: September 22, 2019, 09:46:59 PM »
Well their penalty was definitely harsh. c***s!

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Re: Arsenal v Aston Villa Post-Surrender Thread
« Reply #202 on: September 22, 2019, 09:48:26 PM »
And who fucking lined up the wall for that free kick?🤦🏻‍♂️
Nobody

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Re: Arsenal v Aston Villa Post-Surrender Thread
« Reply #203 on: September 22, 2019, 10:05:21 PM »
I've just listened to Dean Smith's post-match interview.  I bet he was glad to get away from the cameras. Even with an interviewer who was fairly tame.

Offline Vill I An

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Re: Arsenal v Aston Villa Post-Surrender Thread
« Reply #204 on: September 22, 2019, 10:16:05 PM »
Some stats
Possession 40.9 % villa  Arsenal 59.1%

Arsenal possession in villa half 62.1 %
Villa possession in arsenal half 37.9 %

Aston Villa touches 517
in Arsenal penalty box 17

14 shots
9 on target
8 in the box
5 attempts from set pieces

John McGinn most shots 6
In the box 3
On target 4
Goals 1
Most penalty Area Touches 4

Wesley 2 shots 2 on target
1 a goal.
25 touches
2 in penalty area




Offline Three Spires Villa

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Re: Arsenal v Aston Villa Post-Surrender Thread
« Reply #205 on: September 22, 2019, 10:16:50 PM »
We don’t seem to be learning very quickly

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Re: Arsenal v Aston Villa Post-Surrender Thread
« Reply #206 on: September 22, 2019, 10:17:12 PM »
What I want us to learn from, playing against 10 men, is the fact that, in both cases, they lost a full back and then made a substitution to ensure that West Ham and Arsenal had four at the back, meaning that they take a player off the pitch, further forward.  Surely, the right thing for Villa to do today was to flood the midfield and overload it, so they couldn't play through us? And yet, we didn't, we brought on a full back to play on the right wing and swapped one midfielder for an other.  Poor decisions.

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Re: Arsenal v Aston Villa Post-Surrender Thread
« Reply #207 on: September 22, 2019, 10:20:35 PM »
What I want us to learn from, playing against 10 men, is the fact that, in both cases, they lost a full back and then made a substitution to ensure that West Ham and Arsenal had four at the back, meaning that they take a player off the pitch, further forward.  Surely, the right thing for Villa to do today was to flood the midfield and overload it, so they couldn't play through us? And yet, we didn't, we brought on a full back to play on the right wing and swapped one midfielder for an other.  Poor decisions.

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Re: Arsenal v Aston Villa Post-Surrender Thread
« Reply #208 on: September 22, 2019, 10:27:08 PM »
Yeas and they  also pushed their full backs on to us.
Go 4 4 2 or 4 5 1 and you have countered it.

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Re: Arsenal v Aston Villa Post-Surrender Thread
« Reply #209 on: September 22, 2019, 10:51:08 PM »
Watching Jack jump out of the way on the free kick in the wall....bad stuff.