Arsenal ended their run of poor form against Chelsea in spectacular fashion by putting them to the sword in a 3-0 win at the Emirates. Quick-fire goals from Alexis Sanchez and Theo Walcott established their early dominance before Mesut Ozil practically wrapped up the points with a third goal before half time.
Bayern Munich resumed Bundesliga action by comfortably beating Werder Bremen 4-0 away from home to temporarily extend their lead at the top of the table to 14 points.
Free kick goals – check. Long range curlers – check. Derby drama – check. Referee controversy – check. This week’s Bundesliga games have served all this and more excitement, in a week which saw a season high 35 goals being scored. Here, are Matchday 13’s talking points: Oh, Dortmund! What is sadly proving to be a routine affair in this seasons Bundesliga, Borussia Dortmund dropped points yet again, in a trip away to Frankfurt this time. After a rather meek display against Arsenal, Jurgen Klopp’s men were hoping to ascend the table for any hope of qualifying for Europe next season. Instead, yet another shambolic display followed on Sunday. Eintracht’s Alex Meier scored his eight goal of the season within 5 minutes of the start after a poorly timed offside trap by Neven Subotic and Matthias Ginter. Pierre-Emerick Aubameryang and Henrikh Mkhitaryan came close to equalising soon, but lack of midfield authority and defensive errors cost the team a valuable […]
The North London Derby ended with the home team getting the better of the exchanges. Guest Author Jonny Mullins reviews the tactical side of the match between Spurs and Arsenal.