Wednesday, December 1, 2021

arsenal tactics

Arteta: Results are driving belief in the plan

As Arsenal prepare for a visit to champions Liverpool on Monday night, discussion of Mikel Arteta's tactics has come to the fore. In the...

Arteta looking for Arsenal to play out from the back more

Despite the beauty of our first goal against Man City on Saturday, fashioned from keeping the ball at the back and working it forwards,...

Arteta: We can’t be tactically predictable

Arsenal's change to a back three following the 2-1 defeat to Brighton has paid dividends for Mikel Arteta. Since the Gunners are unbeaten, winning four...

Emery explains formation decisions after Southampton shambles

Arsenal began today's 2-2 draw with Southampton playing a 3-5-2 formation, reverted to a back four at half-time, and by the end were set...

Emery hints at tweaks to his style to counter high pressing

The news that Petr Cech will keep his place against Chelsea raised some eyebrows in certain quarters because of elements of the veteran's performance...

Wenger: I prefer a back four

Arsene Wenger says his preferred defensive set-up is a back four, despite the fact he's been playing with a back three since last season. The...

Wenger: We’ll start with three at the back

Arsene Wenger says Arsenal will continue to deploy three centre-backs when the new season starts in August. The Gunners implemented a 3-4-3 system for the...

Column: Why Wenger’s tactical shift doesn’t really matter

Arseblog News is delighted to introduce a new columnist to the site. Graham Dougan, was a youth prospect at Arsenal in the 1970s but...

Wenger on three at the back again and tactics

Arsene Wenger spoke about using three centre-halves again, in the wake of Sunday's 2-1 win over Man City at Wembley. The stand-out performers on the...

Wenger touches on tactics and the system

As I blogged this morning, the questions asked of Arsene Wenger at press conferences are usually maddeningly inane. So it was no surprise when the...

Boss tempted to go old school with two up top

Arsene Wenger has praised Lukas Podolski and Olivier Giroud after their decisive contributions in the 3-1 win over West Ham last night. Responding to being...

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