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Morleys Mesut Özil > You and your mum, chief 4,431 pts
Posted almost 3 years ago by Morleys

I haven't seen a single Leicester game this season...so what is their game?

Soak up pressure and hit every team on the counter attack.

Vardy's first goal against us at their gaff is probably one of the best examples. Mertesacker got absolutely blitzed

Morleys Mesut Özil > You and your mum, chief 4,431 pts
Posted almost 3 years ago by Morleys

Need to beat them at their own game here. Mertesacker cannot be anywhere near the starting line up.

Morleys Mesut Özil > You and your mum, chief 4,431 pts
Posted almost 3 years ago by Morleys

I haven't seen a single Leicester game this season...so what is their game?

Soak up pressure and hit every team on the counter attack.

Vardy's first goal against us at their gaff is probably one of the best examples. Mertesacker got absolutely blitzed

Mate Kiddleton 1,512 pts
Posted almost 3 years ago by Mate Kiddleton

Leicester: Pack-press and win the ball in their half. Counterattack the space left behind at pace. Finish chances like a boss.

It's vitally important we don't lose the ball in the middle or commit too many forward. Maybe we should be more direct to bypass the midfield press altogether.

Morleys Mesut Özil > You and your mum, chief 4,431 pts
Posted almost 3 years ago by Morleys

Ramsey could be a huge liability in this one as well if he isn't disciplined. Could be wise to start Elnenny centrally and put Rambo on the right

Omglol 3,323 pts
Posted almost 3 years ago by Omglol

Arsenal: Cech, Bellerin, Mertesacker, Koscielny, Monreal, Coquelin, Ramsey, Oxlade-Chamberlain, Ozil, Alexis, Giroud

Subs: Ospina, Chambers, Flamini, Elneny, Campbell, Walcott, Welbeck

Gabriel out with with a slight hamstring injury gasp, but COQ is back in starting XI. Time to whoop someone confidence (ours or Leicester)

STUART 486 pts
Posted almost 3 years ago by STUART

Leicester really should be mid table, how they are top of the league I don't know.

Ix Techau Evil Mastermind 14,271 pts
Posted almost 3 years ago by Ix Techau

Leicester really should be mid table, how they are top of the league I don't know.

A bit unfair. Before their red card they were devastating on the counter. As soon as they saw an opening they exploded into action, we had real difficulty dealing with it. Imagine that against mid-table teams and suddenly it makes sense they are where they are.

It's funny really, Ranieri has come into English football with a bang by playing a traditional British game. Two banks of four, sit back and wait for a counter. All other teams are trying to be clever, Ranieri proves that simplicity always wins.

JonWill 132 pts
Posted almost 3 years ago by JonWill

They were dangerous, not devastating. Devastating was what they were last weekend. Speaking of which, Man City just lost to Sp*rs. Shame, was hoping for a draw.

To be fair, it'll work well in Premier League, where most teams cannot control space effectively now. Arsenal can barely control a match nowadays; their central midfield and build-up play isn't what it once was. It took a red card for us to really get into the game. Before that, it was pretty much an even contest, albeit they were a goal up thanks to some dodgy officiating. So this match and result, while so freaking awesome, still hasn't done much for the problems Arsenal have on the pitch.

EDIT: No idea why there's a 'you do that' picture in my post...

You do that
Ok, you do that
poodris 2,748 pts
Posted almost 3 years ago by poodris

Welbeck saved our hides in fa cup last year with that memorable goal at old trafford, and today's goal is what saved them in this title race, should they actually prevail.

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