We might have lived without football for more than three months, but Arsenal tonight reminded us that Arsenal can always Arsenal even if they haven’t Arsenaled for ages.
We picked up two injuries in the first 22 minutes, then David Luiz made a mistake which led to the first goal, gave away a penalty and got a red card which saw City go 2-0 up, and even when it was 10 men each because of injury, we managed to concede another in the 11 minutes of injury time.
Defeat isn’t a surprise, but this won’t have answered too many questions for Mikel Arteta, apart from: ‘Which lunatic sanctioned a deal for David Luiz?’*
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