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Lampard became impatient because of Werner

Like the previous rounds, Chelsea’s expensive rookie continues to fall into a “dry goal” situation in the Derby against Arsenal.

Early this morning, Chelsea made a trip to the pitch of a seriously troubled opponent, Arsenal. Despite being appreciated by football experts, the Blues have had a disappointing performance when they lost the match 1-3 and have now fallen to 7th place on the standings.

In this match, Timo Werner continued to make the viewers of the football live to shake their heads. He fell into a state of insecurity in the handling phase and especially at the finish. The German striker as “invisible” as well as Chelsea were 2 goals ahead of the opponent in the first half made coach Frank Lampard decided to withdraw him to bring young player Hudson-Odoi into the battle in the first minutes of the round. 2.

Notably, this was the 10th consecutive match in all the former arena, former RB Leipzig star could not open fire. This makes Coach Lampard’s patience with him even lower.

In the press conference after the match, the British military leader himself admitted to his decision to change people. Accordingly, Lampard said that Werner did not play well and that caused him to make adjustments:

“For a famous striker like him, if you don’t score, you will be judged like this and that. I understand Werner is under enormous pressure. The change is just because I want the team to have new things in attack.

In this match, it must be admitted that Werner was underperforming in the first half. Even without the ball, he wondered what to do. This forced me to make adjustments.

I will talk to him to find the best solution. We can see the fatigue not only for Werner but also for every player during this tough period”.

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The weakness caused Arsenal to fail (Part 2)

Solution for Arsenal?

Jurgen Klopp took 5 years to succeed with Liverpool. Pep Guardiola also needed 2 years to reap the title in Man City. If you want to build a team that plays attack beautifully and effectively, Arteta and Arsenal have to spend a lot of time and effort.

Meanwhile, playing defensively on a counterattack could be a more time-saving option. Claudio Ranieri or Antonio Conte need a season to help Leicester City, Chelsea win the championship.

At present, Mourinho also has significant marks at Tottenham. Coach Klopp commented that Spurs is the best counter-attacking team at the moment.

After winning against Arsenal, manager Mourinho shared: “It is important what you do with the ball. We play counter-attacks well, there are players who are quick and sharp every time the opportunity is given. Sometimes you just need defend and go far”.

With Arsenal now, it is also difficult. They don’t have fast and sharp players like Son Heung-min and Harry Kane to use that style of play. Aubameyang, Lacazette or Willian were all older. Meanwhile, Nicolas Pepe has a somewhat cumbersome and ineffective playing style.

And whatever style Arsenal choose to reform, the first thing they need to do is to recruit quality recruits. Carragher has insisted that Arteta is a talented coach, but the Spanish strategist will not be able to succeed with the current people at Arsenal.

After Arsenal’s defeat to Everton, the Liverpool legend confirmed this once again.

“To get back to where they want to go, with their Champions League place and the ability to compete for titles, they have to go through a lot of pain. They have poor signings in a long time. Arteta needs 3-4 terms. Another transfer can be successful. This Arsenal squad is not good enough “, Carragher shared.

Arsenal’s style makes them not look like relegation teams. They are not imposed by opponents like Sheffield or West Brom, they do not defend too closely like Fulham.

However, Arsenal has something in common with these teams. They are too easy to defeat.

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The weakness caused Arsenal to fail (Part 1)

Standing at No. 15 on the rankings and showing a weak face, Arsenal showed itself as a team that any opponent can beat.

In the 14th round of the Premier League, Arsenal continued to sink into crisis when they lost 1-2 against Everton. “Gunners” do not know the smell of victory in 10 consecutive matches, including 8 defeats. The last time Arsenal had 3 points was 2 months ago, when they won 2-1 against Sheffield United.

Arsenal are unlucky or weak?

After the losses, Coach Arteta often blamed the lack of luck. In the press conference after the 0-1 defeat to Burnley, he once said: “We are in complete control of the game. We have created many chances to have at least one draw. I think luck doesn’t stand. towards Arsenal “.

Arsenal often controlled the ball more than the opponent. Before Burnley, Tottenham or Everton, Coach Arteta’s army was superior in terms of holding the ball. However, when they have the ball in their feet, they don’t create obvious opportunities. In 15 minutes in the second half against Everton, Arsenal controlled 82%, but could not make Jordan Pickford stop.

Except for the match with Burnley, Arsenal are not superior in the number of hits with their opponents. That shows they are struggling with their attack. Without Mesut Ozil, Arsenal lose diversity in their gameplay.

With Willian, Arsenal attacked the side and crossed the ball more. Coach Arteta has also confirmed that they will score more goals if they persist to cross the ball. However, this plan is not effective, because Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang or Alexandre Lacazette are not leading experts.

“Everton lets Arsenal keep the ball comfortable. So does Tottenham. And what can Arsenal do? Nothing. At that time, possession of the ball does not mean anything. It is not a competition of ball control. “Jamie Carragher, the former Liverpool defender, told Sky Sports.

In the eight defeats that Arsenal had to receive in the Premier League this season, they controlled the ball 6 games more than their opponents. When deploying attacks, Arsenal’s top players do not receive support from defenders.

With teams that attack the edge many times, the player who crosses the ball most must always be the wing-back. This allows the wing strikers to penetrate the penalty area to put pressure on the opponent’s goal.

In Liverpool, Trent Alexander-Arnold, Andy Robertson of course the two most crosses. Tottenham has Serge Aurier, Everton has Lucas Digne. Meanwhile, Willian is Arsenal’s biggest crosser.

“It’s not that Arsenal miss out on delicious opportunities, they are not creating it. They move from defense to attack very slowly and rarely let defenders face each other,” Carragher explained.

Besides, Arsenal’s midfield is also an alarming problem. Not only lack of “poetic” from Ozil, they also lack “steel”. When Thomas Partey is not on the pitch, Arsenal’s midfield becomes extremely fragile.

In the confrontation with Everton, Arsenal’s central midfielder duo Mohamed Elneny and Dani Ceballos played ineffectively. They cannot guarantee the support in front of the quarterback.

15 minutes, they let midfielder Michael Keane drop the ball straight into the middle area and a powerful shot from afar. The ball narrowly deviates from goalkeeper Leno. If it is a more skillful and mischievous player, Arsenal could face a dangerous situation.

38 minutes into the game, Dominic Calvert-Lewin also had a situation to go straight into the middle. At that time, Elneny was easily surpassed, Ceballos did not move in time and Kieran Tierney was forced to make a foul just before the 16.5 meter line.

In this match, many times Everton players launched dangerous long shots that Arsenal’s central midfielders could not intervene in time.

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Arsenal fans send coach Arteta a strong message about Ozil

Arsenal fans have sent a message to coach Mikel Arteta for the first time at Emirates Stadium in nearly 9 months.

In October, Mesut Ozil was removed from Arsenal’s registration list by coach Mikel Arteta this season in the Premier League and Europa League this season, despite the 32-year-old star not being injured. The German midfielder has not played for the “Gunners” for a minute since his 1-0 home win over West Ham in March this year but is still the club’s highest-paid person with £ 350,000/week.

However, Ozil still practices hard and insists that he wants to continue to contribute to the “Gunners”. Recently, 2,000 fans were allowed to enter the Emirates Stadium to watch the match between Arsenal and Rapid Vienna in Group B Europa League. The TV camera recorded the image of a child supporter of the “Gunners” holding up a sign with the message: “Bring Mesut back.”

Arsenal fans ask Mikel Arteta to use Ozil is understandable because Arsenal has only scored 10 goals after 10 rounds in the Premier League this season, a record of just over 3 teams ranked at the bottom of the table. The legendary goalkeeper of the “Gunners”, David Seaman has similar thoughts when he thinks that the Spaniard is wasting the talent of the number 10.

The former Arsenal goalkeeper told The Target Men Podcast that he had been very surprised that Arteta had decided to eliminate Mezut Ozil because he was a quality player. He personally felt something was happening between the two of them, because, for him, it’s a bit wasteful, because Ozil was still a quality player.

Elsewhere, L’Equipe newspaper reported that Arsenal legend Patrick Vieira was sacked by Nice after a series of five consecutive defeats, culminating in the French club being eliminated from the Europa League. The former French midfielder served as captain of the “Gunners” for many years, culminating in the 2003/04 Premier League title with an unbeaten record.

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Liverpool can avoid MU’s mistake when buying players in January

Liverpool can avoid making the same mistakes as MU when buying more midfielders in the January transfer window next year.

Liverpool need to buy more midfielders to deal with injuries from Virgil van Dijk and Joe Gomez. But even if buying urgently, Liverpool must be careful to avoid making mistakes on the negotiating table like MU.

In January last year, MU could not buy Bruno Fernandes, although he identified this player as the number one target. Then, they have to wait until the last days of the summer 2019 transfer window to buy Harry Maguire for a record 80 million pounds.

The same thing happened in the Fernandes deal when MU had to pay £ 68 million for Sporting Lisbon.

Obviously, the longer the negotiation process, the longer there is no signal about the contract signing, the possibility of the deal being canceled or price pressure is very high.

Sharing about this issue, journalist Ollie Connelly of Liverpool Echo said: “You need to complete the signing of the contract in December, not wait until January and then extend the official signing to February”.

In fact, Jurgen Klopp’s Liverpool once succeeded with a stance: waiting for a suitable player was better than signing a contract with an imperfect alternative. They waited six months to pay a record fee to buy Van Dijk in January 2018.

But the situation is different now. “Liverpool cannot wait 6, 12 or 18 months to sign a contract when the squad can win this year, next year or the year after. They need to bring in new players during this time to win”.

They must also initiate negotiations immediately to avoid missing a suitable target in January, having to buy an unsuitable substitute or be forced to buy at a very high price.

Without saying that, Liverpool may sign a contract with Takumi Minamino before the January 2020 transfer market opens because there is a preparation in advance. This allows them to use the Japanese in the first matches of the new year and helps Minamino settle in faster.

Now, journalist Connelly suggests Liverpool pay an additional £ 30 million to buy Dayot Upamecano immediately as this is a long-term and necessary investment. Upamecano is only 22 years old and growing very strongly in the RB Leipzig shirt. More importantly, this investment will help Liverpool defend the Premier League title.

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Why do Arsenal want goals in the Premier League?

Arsenal have just suffered defeat to Aston Villa in the Premier League and once again have to pay the price for the lack of goals in attack.

After 8 rounds in the Premier League this season, Arsenal only scored 9 goals, their lowest level since the 1998/99 campaign (also 9 goals). In the last 4 rounds, the “Gunners” had 3 times of silence against Man City, Leicester and Aston Villa, only scoring one goal with a penalty from Aubameyang.

With this small number, it is easy to understand why Arsenal lost 50% of the Premier League matches since the beginning of the season (August 4) and ranked 11th.

Arsenal have only scored 9 goals in 8 Premier League games this season. Although coach Mikel Arteta regularly turns his forces around in the Europa League, meaning the best squad for the Premier League, Arsenal still disappoints in their attempt to find a goal.

The worst is Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, who lost himself since signing a new contract with a terrible salary. In the last 7 matches in the tournament, he only had 1 time to find the opponent’s net with a penalty (against MU).

In the defeat to Aston Villa, fans saw Aubameyang play 90 minutes in the Premier League at home for the first time without launching a shot.

Aubameyang has only 2 goals in 717 minutes in the Premier League this season

Looking at the ranking of the Premier League’s indexes, it is easy to understand why Arsenal are so thirsty for goals.

They are only 19th in the Premier League for combinations that generate shots, 13th for goals, 14th for shots to hit the goal, 17th for most important passes, and No. 16 on expected goals.

All have raised the question that Arsenal lacks a midfielder who can bring the same creativity as Mesut Ozil did before.

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Tottenham vented out of anger after shock, Bale continued to shine?

Bale will continue to score for Tottenham in the European Cup after shooting in the Premier League?

Tottenham lost 0-1 to Royal Antwerp in the previous round and Group J’s situation became more unpredictable after that match. However Spurs launched a patchwork squad in Belgium and Jose Mourinho saw somewhat of the weak positions he needed to overcome, and Spurs also made their first home win in the Premier League on Sunday.

Tottenham will need a win in Bulgaria to gain an advantage in Group J because one more slip will make their position unsafe. The defeat in Belgium is Tottenham’s first away defeat this season, they previously won 5 consecutive matches without playing at home. Meeting the team with the worst performance in Group J makes Tottenham’s chances even greater.

Ludogorets won only the last 2/5 matches in all competitions and in the remaining 3 matches there were 2 defeats occurring in the Europa League framework. They still caused a lot of trouble for LASK in the last game but ended up losing 3-4 to the Austrian team, though that was enough for the Tottenham players to kick a match.

Ludogorets will be absent with two players, Spain striker Higinio and Brazilian naturalized left-winger Wanderson, but in addition their forces are not without any more. Meanwhile, Tottenham may not use Sergio Reguilon due to his illness and Serge Aurier and Erik Lamela both injured, making the Tottenham squad more likely to resemble the match against Royal Antwerp except Dele Alli is unlikely to be used.

Mourinho had to make a series of replacements at halftime to Antwerp and he will certainly make a little adjustment for tonight’s squad, but most importantly, the spirit of the players who want to play their best. to compete for main stone position. Then this will be a great opportunity for Gareth Bale and members of the “B team”, because Ludogorets have lost 2 home games this season and have not shown the ability to threaten Tottenham.

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Pickford escaped the case that caused Van Dijk to break a ligament

Everton goalkeeper Jordan Pickford was not disciplined in the collision that caused midfielder Van Dijk to break his knee ligament on October 17.

Liverpool are believed to have contacted the English Football Federation (FA) to ask for some clarification on derby decisions. However, according to Sky Sports, the FA confirmed no penalty Pickford. This agency only considers prosecution for incidents that the referee cannot see on the field or at the VAR room.

In the sixth minute of the match at Goodison Park, Pickford took the ball with Van Dijk. Goalkeeper Everton used both feet to the ball, and stiffened the right knee of the Dutch midfielder, making him unable to avoid and breaking the diagonal ligament before.

The collision between Pickford and Van Dijik took place at the beginning of the Merseyside derby in the Premier League round six on October 17.

Pickford did not receive a penalty after the collision. According to VAR, goalkeeper Everton’s fault did not deserve the card. Liverpool were also not awarded a penalty, as Van Dijk fell offside.

Van Dijk had to scan immediately after the collision. The results showed that he had to undergo surgery.

According to internal sources Liverpool, Van Dijk may be out of play for up to seven months. This means that the Dutch star cannot return to play for the remainder of the 2020-2021 season.

According to former defender Jamie Carragher, Van Dijk’s long-term leave will expand the Premier League championship race. After losing the best midfielder, Liverpool is said to face the risk of not being able to protect the crown.

Van Dijk started playing for Liverpool in January 2018. In nearly three years with him, he has not been absent from the Premier League, kicked 93 games, helped Liverpool win 72, lost only seven, scored 10 goals and received four yellow cards. The Dutch midfielder is considered an important catalyst to help Liverpool win the Champions League 2019 and then the Premier League 2020.

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Rejected proposal to reduce the Premier League to 18 teams

Clubs with modest finances in the Premier League oppose the plan proposed by Man Utd and Liverpool.

“The shareholders of the Premier League agreed, as a group of 20 members, that Project Big Picture will not be implemented”, the announcement from the Premier League Organizing Committee had the paragraph. “We will continue to discuss the restructuring plan for the tournament as well as ensure the financial situation for the teams in the future”.

“Project Big Picture” was initiated by the Big 6 group in the Premier League, led by Man Utd and Liverpool. This club group wants to change the structure of the first tournament in the fog, such as reducing the number of participating teams to 18 and only two teams being relegated directly. The 16th placed team played a play-off with one of the four First Division teams, ranked third through sixth. In addition, this project also calls for the elimination of the British Super Cup, and possibly the League Cup.

The goal that the bosses of Man Utd and Liverpool are aiming for is to increase the share of TV rights. Currently, the ratio between the top and bottom teams of the Premier League is 1.8: 1. The Big 6 wants this ratio to be 4: 1, similar to how La Liga prioritized Real Madrid and Barca.

If through “Project Big Picture”, the English Football Federation (FA) will receive $ 130 million immediately. First-place teams also earned $ 325 million, and were committed to receiving 25% more Premier League revenue. This is a great source of support, especially when many teams are seriously affected after Covid-19.

Premier League Organizing Committee (EFL) chairman Rick Parry supported the project, saying it would help solve many of the problems facing lower clubs. In addition, reducing the number of teams participating in the Premier League and dropping the League Cup will help teams avoid losing their fitness when attending the European Cup.

The representative of the opposing group “Project Big Picture” said: “Football really needs reform. We’ve talked about it for years, but not by concentrating power on the hands of six billionaire owners “Collaboration is a specialty of the Premier League, and we need to immediately eliminate any elements that are intended to be profitable.”

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Keane called the Man Utd player scammers

Former midfielder Roy Keane thinks that Man Utd’s current players could cause Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to lose his job – as he did with Jose Mourinho.

“Man Utd’s performance against Tottenham is a shame, a disgrace to the badge on their jerseys. There are too many scammers and in the end they will make Ole lose his job.” Keane commented on ITV.

In the first two Premier League matches at Old Trafford, Man Utd suffered two heavy defeats: 1-3 against Crystal Palace and 1-6 against Tottenham.

In the second match, the home team soon took the lead thanks to a penalty from Bruno Fernandes. But the blunders of defenders like Harry Maguire, Luke Shaw led them back 2-1 within minutes. Anthony Martial’s red card in the 28th minute made things worse. Not only did he not narrow the gap, Man Utd also received four more goals and suffered the heaviest defeat in the era of the Premier League at home.

Keane is concerned that what is going on could cause coach Ole Solskjaer to lose his seat like what happened to Jose Mourinho – who was fired by Man Utd in December 2018 despite spending more than $ 520 million to upgrade the squad. “These players have harmed their predecessor (Mourinho) and they will do the same with Ole”, Keane expressed pessimism.

Solskjaer was initially appointed interim coach, succeeding Mourinho. After bringing Man Utd into the quarterfinals of the Champions League 2018-2019, he was signed a long-term contract. Last season, they did not win a title but the Old Trafford team somewhat went in the right direction by finishing the Premier League in third place. However, their competitiveness was once again questioned after winning just one game after the first three rounds of the season.

Before he saw Man Utd lose to Tottenham’s carpet, Keane had a sense of the difficult days of the old team, because he could not bring back the right contracts in the summer of 2020. Old Trafford’s team welcomed veteran striker Edinson Cavani, left-back Alex Telles, in the last day of the transfer season, but failed to chase Jadon Sancho, Ousmane Dembele.

After the break for the national teams, Man Utd will return with a trip to Newcastle’s field in Round 5 of the Premier League, at 2:00 on Sunday, October 18.