Bit of a short sharp blog today as I was hooked on the Champions League semi final between Barca and Chelsea.
First things first, The Arsenal.
Last Saturday’s game against Chelsea was well, erm, quite boring for London derby. Chelsea held the ball better than us, we looked like a team that was nervous and unable to actually retain possession. That said two the best chances in the first fell to the Arsenal. The first a free kick whipped in by Theo, RVP was only able to stab the ball onto the post. The other chance was from a RVP free kick that fell to Koscielny, who with his back to goal had a free header on to the post.
The second was a bit of a non event. Arsenal weren’t at their best and Chelsea seemed reluctant to try and score a winning goal that would reduce the points gap in the league.
In the end the game petered out in a goalless stalemate which left many in the ground scratching their heads about how that result should be taken. Well, come 1930 it was actually a good point. QPR had beaten Tottnum in the late kick off so it was point gained rather that two points dropped.
The winners of the weekend were Newcastle, who took Stoke apart to move 3 points behind us with a game in hand. With Chelsea also going through to the final tonight, the team that finishes 4th (unless Chelsea) will