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Arteta v Lampard v Solskjaer: Are Arsenal, Chelsea and Man Utd improving?
Are Chelsea, Arsenal and Manchester United improving? We take a deep dive into Opta numbers to assess three of the FA Cup semi-finalists.In the Premier League, things feel a bit mixed. While top-four finishes are on the cards for United and Chelsea, they are five points down compared to last season after the same number of games played. Arsenal, meanwhile, are a damning 16 points worse off.
Chelsea did not show off in their best light, but defeated Brighton. After the successes of or upstream, was expected at the turn on Monday evening, for their Premier League debut. The Blues, who have spent more than 200 million euros to bring in players of the caliber of or , both tenured in addition, are a serious candidate for the national crown. Giroud remained on the sidelines But this first outing in 2020-2021, in the den of , was not the most successful, quite the contrary. The Londoners showed nothing, and even suffered in the first half. Nevertheless, the victory is at the rendezvous for Frank Lampard (1-3). If remained on the sidelines throughout the game, Timo Werner had the opportunity to get into action quickly. The German international took full advantage of a risky recovery from the Seagulls to obtain a penalty, transformed by Jorginho (0-1, 23rd). Kai Havertz disappointing For his part, his young compatriot was rather in difficulty in this meeting, like the London collective as a whole. The situation was even very badly embarked when the Belgian managed to equalize with a strike from the left on which is not exempt from all reproach (1-1, 54th). But in the process, the young unleashes an exceptional shot of power and precision (1-2, 56th) which hits the mark. The Blues did not doubt for a long time, and the French drove the point home later (1-3, 66th). The big debut of Thiago Silva against the Reds? We will probably have to show something else next Sunday, at Stamford Bridge against (5.30 p.m.). A shock that could correspond to the great debut of in his new colors, the Brazilian having been left to rest for the victorious opposition of the day.
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Former Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger hits back at Jose Mourinho with ‘kindergarten’ claim .
The Tottenham manager took a swipe at the Frenchman last week and has now received a responseWenger’s autobiography, My Life in Red and White, was released last week and contains no mention of Mourinho despite their various duels down the year.