(2017-01-01, 11:48 AM)miltonred Wrote: Giroud scoring an amazing scorpion style goal, similar to the Micky Terry Ann goal but better and onside!
I think it was better than Miss a Terry Ann's too. Brilliant improvisation, and Giroud started the play in his own half with a back heel as well. It's truly moments such as these that make me marvel at the team. Sometimes could give two shits if we ever win the league - it's that easy on the eye, tippy tappy football that makes me smile.
My son just came back from blighty, where he was fortunate enough to score tickets for the Boxing Day match at Emirates. Here he is personally witnessing his first live kick of the ball at the new Highbury....
(Yes, his mother and I are a tad concerned about his future job prospects due to the facial ink)
Courage, my word, it didn't come, it doesn't matter.
2017-01-02, 10:47 AM (This post was last modified: 2017-01-02, 10:49 AM by Busby.)
Classic ***** Grioud...misses a sitter five minutes before sticking his foot out and knocking into the top corner. Not even close to Miki's goal, but it's as dumb as an argument as Messi vs. Ronaldo...or the parade of grand kids of ex hockey "legends" from pre war era NHL...as "100 Greats" or whatever the hell they were calling them yesterday!
What was that about United's luck? Easily the worst reffing display this year. I'm not sure if Mason should even run a line, let alone another EPL match. Forget the penalty call on Rashford, he was taking ages to make a call, his application of the advantage rule was comical, and of course that goal he called back on Zlatan was comical. Of course, Valdes helped sell it, but my word what a dreadful reffing display.
On the balance of play through out the season, things are fine. We got the rub in not having Rojo sent off vs Everton...and of course the outcome of the game vs. M'boro was the right one. Still, you'd like to think these things are in the control of the players with the Ref weighing in on the 50/50 calls...not the 100/0 ones.
2017-01-02, 07:29 PM (This post was last modified: 2017-01-02, 07:33 PM by Gooner.)
lol Busby ... where did Messi v Ronaldo come from again?
Ah, who knows ... could be absolute stupid ***** luck, with nothing more than what you said .... but it sure looked sweet on these eyes. Just like beauty, it's all in the eyes of the beholder ... and that was my super hot tall big titted 6 packed dirty blonde with a frosty pint and a joint in hand - right there .............
ps, it was classic Giroud too. Like you said, missed a sitter 5 minutes earlier ... but being an Arsenal fan with a history of Giroud, you know that's how it's going to go beforehand - so no actual surprises there.
How was the Christmas whiskey? I'm still working on the lonely hearts leftover rum ................. lol
Whisky was good. Had too much of it. I also drink American whisky, and love the barrel proof variety.
So...I say this: Arsenal with Grioud up top and Alexis in the wing/middle, is their best set up. I get that Ozil was out, but Arsenal have way more work in pressing the football in this formation than they do with Sanchez as the striker.
No Ozil today either, so I will be keen to see how they line up.
I guess I should have thought about my assessment in that it's their best line up going forward. I forgot they can't play basic defense. Both of those goals were absolutely sunday league horse shit. The only difference is most sunday league refs would never call a penalty.
(2017-01-03, 03:39 PM)Busby Wrote: I guess I should have thought about my assessment in that it's their best line up going forward. I forgot they can't play basic defense. Both of those goals were absolutely sunday league horse shit. The only difference is most sunday league refs would never call a penalty.
Fraser, all 3apples high of him, barges the Arsenal makeshift defender off the ball only to meg a near sitting Cech...