Saturday, December 3, 2022

Anam Hassan - Page 2

New Seriousness. Writer for The Arsenal Column. Will stare at your balding head.
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Tactics Column: The joy of Alexis Sanchez

In 'The Artist: Being Iniesta', Pep Guardiola talks about how he is indebted to the Barcelona midfielder, in particular, how he has shaped the coach's...

Tactics Column: Granit Xhaka on-form as Arsenal share derby spoils

A somewhat scrappy and frenetic North London Derby saw both teams happy, in the end, to settle for a 1-1 draw. Arsenal were perhaps the...

Tactics Column: Key players step up to help overcome Sunderland

Olivier Giroud came off the bench to score two goals to help Arsenal to a 4-1 win over Sunderland. Earlier, Alexis Sanchez opened the scoring...

Tactics Column: Plans fail to take shape against Middlesbrough

There’s only so much you can write about a goalless draw. In the end, 0-0 was accepted as a fair result mainly because Middlesbrough had...

Tactics Column: Granit Xhaka’s promising display spoiled by sending-off

Arsene Wenger baffled a few fans when he said that he saw Granit Xhaka as a box-to-box midfielder. After all, the team has been missing...

Tactics Column: Mustafi displays dynamism and grit early in his Arsenal career

It was the first real test of Shkrodan Mustafi’s character, but instead of wallowing in despair at the rough treatment he being was given by...

Tactics Column: Chelsea undone by Arsenal’s inside game

It is fitting that for the game that celebrated his 20th anniversary at Arsenal, Arsene Wenger would rediscover his religion. Because, in defeating Chelsea with...

Tactics Column: Walcott, Iwobi typify Arsenal’s approach v Hull

It’s perhaps a little early in the season for Arsene Wenger to revert to safe mode, but his selection against Hull City on Saturday suggests...

Tactics Column: Looking at Coquelin’s role vs Southampton

There was a segment on Match of the Day when the commentator was extolling the virtues of Francis Coquelin before he was cut off. In...

Tactics Column: Alexis finds killer space on the left-flank

Arsenal seem to enjoy playing against opponents who field a back three. Notable scalps in recent history include Napoli, Liverpool, Galatasaray and Sunderland – while...

Tactics Column: Alexis yet to sparkle in forward role

Arsene Wenger said that he first noticed the dearth of strikers when he tried to enter the transfer market. And indeed, such is his frustration...

Tactics Column: How are Arsenal shaping up for the 2016/17 season?

What unfortunate luck that Gabriel was struck by injury in the last minutes of Arsenal’s last pre-season game. Before that, things had gone swimmingly for...

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