Tuesday, December 7, 2021

Anam Hassan - Page 9

New Seriousness. Writer for The Arsenal Column. Will stare at your balding head.
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Tactics Column: Thoughts on Lukas Podolski up front

It almost feels as if we’re judging Lukas Podolski for the first time in an Arsenal shirt yet surely it is too late for first...

Tactics Column: The Olivier Giroud dependency

In the end, it wasn’t really a tackle that Olivier Giroud made which earned him a red card. It was over the top only ever...

Tactics Column: Ramsey’s defensive display

Aaron Ramsey leads the way In the end, Aaron Ramsey finished the game playing at right-back. He doesn’t care; he’s willing to play anywhere just to...

Tactics Column: Tomas Rosicky gives balance to Arsenal’s midfield

On the 36th minute of Arsenal’s 2-1 win over West Bromwich Albion on Saturday, Tomas Rosicky committed a foul. It was his third of the...

Tactics Column: Clever movement allows Gervinho to flourish

“That brilliant change of tack,” writes Vic Marks, “which can transform a career or the fortunes of a team, more often comes from happenstance than...

Tactics Column: Decisions, decisions, decisions

It was strangely appropriate that the winner, scored by Nacho Monreal, was a scuffed shot, although it was still hit accurately enough to evade the...

Tactics Column: Arsenal fall into the same traps against Spurs

They won’t be used to being underdogs in the North London Derby but at the end of the game, there was a sad familiarity about...

Tactics Column: Theo Walcott’s pace can frighten Bayern Munich

Neither camp will phrase it in quite the same way but when Arsenal face Bayern Munich on Tuesday in the Champions League, they’ll be facing...

Tactics Column: Arsenal and Sunderland separated by crosses

They say that "insanity is doing the same things over and over again and expecting different results." When Sunderland plundered in their 48th cross without...

Tactics Column: Olivier Giroud finds his niche

The movements were so familiar, and the touch and the finish exquisite. Olivier Giroud’s fine double against Brighton and Hove Albion would have done little...

Tactics: Chelsea’s fantastic three expose Arsenal’s 4-2-3-1

They say that all formations are neutral; it’s their application which decides their failures and success. Both Chelsea and Arsenal essentially played a 4-2-3-1 on...

Tactics Column: Arsenal’s system prone to individual errors

After the final whistle on Sunday, Jack Wilshere slumped to the ground; his back turned away from the customary congratulations and commiserations from losers and...

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