PL: Southampton vs Arsenal | Thursday 25th June | KO: 18:00 | Sky Sports

Discussion in 'Match Day Archive' started by OnlyOne, Jun 21, 2020.

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Result?

  1. Southampton Win

    46 vote(s)
    63.0%
  2. Draw

    11 vote(s)
    15.1%
  3. Arsenal Win

    16 vote(s)
    21.9%
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  1. Aussie_gunner123

    Aussie_gunner123 Well-Known Member

    We needed that win, imagine the reaction if we had lost! Not the best win but a win is a win & at this stage I'll take any win. I feel we were a bit unlucky not to get up more then 2-0, had a few good chances on the break which unfortunately we just couldn't finish.

    Well done to Eddie though, good pressure on the keeper to force a mistake & get us up. Congratulations Willock on his first PL goal I believe. Southampton played a lot better in the 2nd half & I never really felt comfortable during the 2nd tbh. Xhaka had a decent return to the lineup, Martinez impressed me with his fast distribution at times to nearly set up a goal for Auba. Good partnership by Mustafi & Holding at times. Ceballos was hopeless, can't believe he made it again in the starters.

    I still don't like our tactics we seem to do now for some reason, get the lead then sit back & defend in our box, we need to go for a 2nd goal before we do that stuff.
     
  2. mpower2540

    mpower2540 Well-Known Member

    Thought the all yellow kit looked nice
     
  3. HBL

    HBL Well-Known Member

    How did we play? Couldn't watch the game, possession stats don't look great but seems like we created a few chances at least. Anyone have a particularly good game?
     
  4. Mitch

    Mitch Bellerin Upgrade Advocate

    I think majority on here agree that Saka, Holding, Xhaka and Eddie all played well.
     
  5. Mo Britain

    Mo Britain Doom Monger

    Martinez had little to do but he made an excellent double-save at 0-1.
     
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  6. say yes

    say yes To Sweet Soulful House Music

    Didn’t watch it and don’t care how we played but I’m happy with the three points.
     
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  7. OnlyOne

    OnlyOne Tier 1 Height

    What you been up to big lad?
     
  8. GeorgiaGunner

    GeorgiaGunner Closet United Fan

    Guess I'm slamming 3 IPAs 12 minutes before every game for the rest of the season now.
     
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  9. Get These Hands

    Get These Hands Off of my purse !

    We really are awful to watch. So slow and ponderous.
     
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  10. kash2

    kash2 Well-Known Member

    63 percent predicted a southampton win .... its so nice to see people waking up to reality
     
  11. Mo Britain

    Mo Britain Doom Monger

    I predicted a Southampton win having predicted a draw and a win for the Arsenal in the last two games. It's nice for the Arsenal to give us something to cheer rather than to jeer, not been happening much lately.
     
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  12. Riou

    Riou Non-Stop Nostalgia

    We are a very gritty team these days...but not the good kind of gritty were we are backs against the wall, fighting like men to win...but we just look so lost in what we are trying to do at times, that all games turn into a scrap in a way :lol:

    Like what Arteta is trying to do, but man does he need better players,
     
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  13. MikelHadADream

    MikelHadADream Well-Known Member

    The 3 atb really counters Southamptons 442, good decision by Mikel to go with it. Really like the potential of Saka/Tierney on the left. KT's ability to play left back and that left sided CB in a 3 gives us the option to switch between a 433 and 343 in game, which is a really invaluable option to have. Should keep and eye on this for next season.
     
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  14. Big Poppa

    Big Poppa Well-Known Member Trusted

    This win was much needed but the performance makes it feels like congratulating your partner for going 3 months without cheating.
     
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  15. lomekian

    lomekian Well-Known Member

    Serious flashbacks of Wrighty's debut flashback. Rocky RIP
     
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  16. Monstar-Gunn4r

    Monstar-Gunn4r Well-Known Member

    What an atrocious game, we got lucky for the most part and some dogged displays from the players got us over the line. The 5 at the back thing was Emery ball at its worst and the team looked so disjointed...
     
  17. GoonerJeeves

    GoonerJeeves Up The Terriers

    Anything but yellow should be banned as away kit. There's been some shocking stuff over the years.
     
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  18. Manberg

    Manberg Predator

    I thought we were in control and imposing for the most part. Don't know where this "poor performance" stuff comes from. It's blazing hot (32C) and there's no atmosphere, tricking you into thinking it's mediocre. Soton are a decent side and Ings is on terrific form, yet we kept them quiet.
     
  19. Manberg

    Manberg Predator

    Does 8th get Europa?
     
  20. Aussie_gunner123

    Aussie_gunner123 Well-Known Member

    I was pleased to have a good referee & a few good calls for us finally, first time in a long time I've seen our opposition get a red card!
     
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