Not a particularly strong effort on the defensive side of things, those Lazio crosses came too close too often for my comfort. Rosicky was invisible, I even forgot he was playing halfway through the match. Eduardo looks to be a steal at £8 million, he’s a complete player and with Bendtner in there, we look to have a ground and aerial threat.
Senderos was captain today but more importantly he saved Almunia’s ass after he came out and was completely beaten, Senderos’ diving tackle prevented Lazio from going up 1-0. And yes, I’d rather have Sendros as captain than Gallas.
Those third shirts are very, very hideous. Check the match report.
Nicklas Bendtner 1-0 – Tough angle shot.
Goran Pandev 1-1 – Piss poor attempt at a clearance. Almunia should’ve still done better.
Eduardo da Silva 2-1 – Good strong downward header. His first goal at Arsenal.
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