Originally Posted by Dr Stranger
I think we deserved something. We were shite until we scored, then it was pretty even after that. We looked the best we’ve looked on the break for a while when Hojlund came on.
You’re never going to dominate Arsenal at their place, but we controlled large parts of the game and in big games like that, it often comes down to small margins and moments. We were on the wrong side of one, the right side of one with the penalty and we £#%&!ed up for the winner.
We’ve got to learn to manage key moments better. Spurs was similar. Missed a huge chance when we were on top, then switched off after half time. Today, we should have closed it out. Arsenal were giving it a go, but were struggling to break us down and then we just let that overrated doofas bring the ball down, turn and it hit with no pressure.
Arsenal and Spurs have got us at the right time, hopelessly depleted and struggling for form.
We're going to take some time to get up and running this season that much is plainly £#%&!ing obvious. I was pleased that we managed to not looked a complete disjointed mess for the vast majority of the game but like you said the way we managed the last 10 mins was very disappointing. I wish we hadn't given them so many corners and just invited pressure on.
It happens but the longer this shocking away streak goes on the more pressure is going to be piled on the manager.