5 Star Bayern Munich strikes back

Both teams started the game on the front foot but it was Bayern who struck the first blow with the help of goal machine Robert Lewandowski. Soon after Mesut Ozil’s goal was wrongly disallowed which was swiftly followed by Thomas Muller first goal of the night after some woeful defending from Martin Debuchy. More careless defending was shown by Arsenal in the third goal as David Alaba curled a brilliant shot in the top corner as he was given too much space outside Arsenal’s box.

In the second half Arjen Robben appeared as a substitute to score the 4th goal for Bayern. Olivier Giroud did get one back but it was too late for Arsenal as the match was rounded up on a blistering counter by Thomas Muller. Continue reading “5 Star Bayern Munich strikes back”

Arsenal’s perfect plan C

The Dilemma 

Who would’ve thought that Arsenal would only need 20 minutes to rip apart a Manchester United defense that had kept 4 clean sheets in 7 Premier league games? It was a dream fixture for the Gunners as they displayed both attacking and defensive qualities of the highest order. Wenger’s men played at an increasingly high tempo throughout the first half and showed some clever match management by controlling the game in the second. Continue reading “Arsenal’s perfect plan C”

FIVE THINGS WE LEARNT AS MANCHESTER UNITED BEAT WOLFSBURG 2-1

Earlier tonight we saw Manchester United beat Wolfsburg in a nervy win at Old Trafford.

Wolfsburg drew first blood four minutes into the game as Max Kruse passed the ball to Daniel Caligiuri who finished with ease.

Juan Mata restored parity at the 34th minute after Caligiuri gave away a penalty. Chris Smalling won the match for Manchester United after pouncing on the rebound at the 53rd minute of the match. Following are a few talking points on the match: Continue reading “FIVE THINGS WE LEARNT AS MANCHESTER UNITED BEAT WOLFSBURG 2-1”