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Just Arsenal
Is this Arsenal’s best pairing since the invincibles?and a top class centre back, but I don’t think anyone expected the German inter
Is this Arsenal’s best pairing since the invincibles?
Just Arsenal / Posted 44 minutes ago
and a top class centre back, but I don’t think anyone expected the German international to settle in alongside first choice Laurent Koscielny quite so quickly. In fact their new partnership was one of the most impressive factors in our match against... Read more
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The Sport Review
Shkodran Mustafi's four-word comment on Arsenal's win over ChelseaArsenal record an impressive 3-0 win over Chelsea on Saturday night. The defen
Shkodran Mustafi's four-word comment on Arsenal's win over Chelsea
The Sport Review / Posted 7 hours ago
Arsenal record an impressive 3-0 win over Chelsea on Saturday night. The defender played the full 90 minutes against Laurent Koscielny at The Emirates as the Gunners ran riot against their London rivals and kept a clean sheet. Goals from... Read more
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Old Trafford Faithful
Manchester United key duo named in BBC’s Team of the Weekto get two names involved in an extremely strong looking side; containing the l
Manchester United key duo named in BBC’s Team of the Week
Old Trafford Faithful / Posted 7 hours ago
to get two names involved in an extremely strong looking side; containing the likes of Sergio Aguero, Philippe Coutinho and Laurent Koscielny. First up we have Chris Smalling. He spent most of the summer injured, and his first few performances felt... Read more
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ESPN.co.uk
Wenger's triumph vs. Chelsea thanks to Ozilfeet and quick mind. Down the other end, Diego Costa struggled to get in behin
Wenger's triumph vs. Chelsea thanks to Ozil
ESPN.co.uk / Posted 7 hours ago
feet and quick mind. Down the other end, Diego Costa struggled to get in behind the backline and was well marshalled by Laurent Koscielny and Shkodran Mustafi. Conte switched to a back three early in the second half, but Wenger countered by... Read more
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International Business Times
Jamie Redknapp hails Shkodran Mustafi and Laurent Koscielny as a 'great centre-back partnership'Former Liverpool midfielder Jamie Redknapp has hailed Shkodran Mustafi and Laur
Jamie Redknapp hails Shkodran Mustafi and Laurent Koscielny as a 'great centre-back partnership'
International Business Times / Posted 8 hours ago
Former Liverpool midfielder Jamie Redknapp has hailed Shkodran Mustafi and Laurent Koscielny as a "great centre-back partnership". The defensive duo provided the foundation for Arsenal's one-sided 3-0 win against Chelsea at the Emirates Stadium on... Read more
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metro
How does the Mustafi and Koscielny pairing compare with Arsenal's title rivals?Shkodran Mustafi and Laurent Koscielny have formed a noticeably solid partnersh
How does the Mustafi and Koscielny pairing compare with Arsenal's title rivals?
metro / Posted 10 hours ago
Shkodran Mustafi and Laurent Koscielny have formed a noticeably solid partnership. (Picture: Getty) Arsenal’s new defensive pairing of Shkodran Mustafi and Laurent Koscielny have received a host of positive reviews in the aftermath of Saturday’s 3-0... Read more
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Arsenal FC
'How we beat the Blues'home. After complementing the attack, there was a defensive masterclass from b
'How we beat the Blues'
Arsenal FC / Posted 10 hours ago
home. After complementing the attack, there was a defensive masterclass from both new boy Shkodran Mustafi and captain Laurent Koscielny. They were able to eliminate any threat from one of the league's most influential strikers, Diego Costa.... Read more
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caughtoffside
Arsenal poll on Sky Sports sees massive 30k+ vote for stand-out ace as Arsene Wenger's best ever signing as four current stars make top 10making a massive impact after his arrival from bitter rivals Tottenham on a fre
Arsenal poll on Sky Sports sees massive 30k+ vote for stand-out ace as Arsene Wenger's best ever signing as four current stars make top 10
caughtoffside / Posted 12 hours ago
making a massive impact after his arrival from bitter rivals Tottenham on a free transfer, while another centre-half in Laurent Koscielny follows him up in seventh as he has firmly established himself as a regular since arriving in... Read more
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ESPN FC
Mesut Ozil at his majestic best as Arsene Wenger triumphs over Chelseafeet and quick mind. Down the other end, Diego Costa struggled to get in behin
Mesut Ozil at his majestic best as Arsene Wenger triumphs over Chelsea
ESPN FC / Posted 12 hours ago
feet and quick mind. Down the other end, Diego Costa struggled to get in behind the backline and was well marshalled by Laurent Koscielny and Shkodran Mustafi. Conte switched to a back three early in the second half, but Wenger countered by... Read more
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HITC Sport
Positives to take away from Arsenal versus Chelseawhy he had been so keenly sought-after over the summer. He made up for the one
Positives to take away from Arsenal versus Chelsea
HITC Sport / Posted 13 hours ago
why he had been so keenly sought-after over the summer. He made up for the one defensive mistake that was made when Laurent Koscielny allowed Pedro to pick his pocket, racing back with unbelievable pace to deny a clear goal-scoring... Read more
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Football365
Milner and Blind > Koscielny and Mustafibelieving that any of their players were good as they comfortably beat Chelsea
Milner and Blind > Koscielny and Mustafi
Football365 / Posted 14 hours ago
believing that any of their players were good as they comfortably beat Chelsea on Saturday. Who wouldn’t pick Milner over Laurent Koscielny or Shkodran Mustafi at centre-half, after all? Roon for one more Crooks was also in fine form for Final... Read more
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Super Sport
Wenger confident; Conte confusedMustafi from Valencia. He is a defender who likes to defend. Alongside the most
Wenger confident; Conte confused
Super Sport / Posted 14 hours ago
Mustafi from Valencia. He is a defender who likes to defend. Alongside the most improved defender of the last four seasons Laurent Koscielny, Arsenal have a partnership that can match the rest of the league. No wonder Wenger is quietly confident of... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Jamie Redknapp: Arsenal finally have a GREAT centre-half partnershipCosta. On Saturday afternoon, Shkodran Mustafi wasn't having any of it. Read M
Jamie Redknapp: Arsenal finally have a GREAT centre-half partnership
Daily Mirror / Posted 15 hours ago
Costa. On Saturday afternoon, Shkodran Mustafi wasn't having any of it. Read More "He showed so much quality alongside Laurent Koscielny and for the first time in a long time it looks like Arsenal have found a great centre-back... Read more
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caughtoffside
BBC Premier League team of week: Arsenal quartet, Pogba and Liverpool duo form spine of XIfrom an attacking point of view and showed his exceptional pace to produce a vi
BBC Premier League team of week: Arsenal quartet, Pogba and Liverpool duo form spine of XI
caughtoffside / Posted 16 hours ago
from an attacking point of view and showed his exceptional pace to produce a vital defensive stop on Pedro. Elsewhere, Laurent Koscielny led by example and kept Diego Costa quiet for the most part, while Alexis Sanchez produced a brilliant... Read more
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Football.co.uk
Arsene Wenger's best Arsenal XIfrom Arsenal's fierce local rivals, would be vindicated as he was a pivotal par
Arsene Wenger's best Arsenal XI
Football.co.uk / Posted 16 hours ago
from Arsenal's fierce local rivals, would be vindicated as he was a pivotal part of the Invincibles' unbeaten defence. LAURENT KOSCIELNY The 31-year-old joined as a virtually unknown player in 2010 but he would soon establish himself as an... Read more
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Bleacher Report
EPL Table: 2016 Week 6 Standings After Sunday's Premier League Scoresand Ozil are, as the pair truly bossed the game. Less noticeable, but just as i
EPL Table: 2016 Week 6 Standings After Sunday's Premier League Scores
Bleacher Report / Posted 17 hours ago
and Ozil are, as the pair truly bossed the game. Less noticeable, but just as important, was the centre-back pair of Laurent Koscielny and ShkodranMustafi utterly neutralizing Diego Costa. The other perspective, however, is that Chelsea were... Read more
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metro
Metro.co.uk’s Premier League team of the week – who makes it into our XI?as Eddie Howe’s side stifled the dangerous Romelu Lukaku to secure their second
Metro.co.uk’s Premier League team of the week – who makes it into our XI?
metro / Posted 17 hours ago
as Eddie Howe’s side stifled the dangerous Romelu Lukaku to secure their second home clean sheet on the bounce.DF: Laurent Koscielny – ArsenalLaurent Koscielny relished the physical battle with Diego Costa (Getty) Arsenal teammate Shkodran... Read more
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Football Talk
Wenger Makes 2 Changes In 4-2-3-1: Predicted Arseanl XI To Face BaselLeague ahead of regular No.1 Petr Cech. Defence: Shkodran Mustafi continued to
Wenger Makes 2 Changes In 4-2-3-1: Predicted Arseanl XI To Face Basel
Football Talk / Posted 17 hours ago
League ahead of regular No.1 Petr Cech. Defence: Shkodran Mustafi continued to forge a solid partnership alongside Laurent Koscielny with the pair both superb during our impressive 3-0 victory over Chelsea at the weekend so I see no reason... Read more
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The World Game
Wenger hails stylish Arsenal displaywe are on the right path. We still have some room for improvement." Wenger gav
Wenger hails stylish Arsenal display
The World Game / Posted yesterday
we are on the right path. We still have some room for improvement." Wenger gave particular praise to central defensive duo Laurent Koscielny and Shkodran Mustafi after they barely gave Diego Costa a kick. "They [the two centre-backs] had an... Read more
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Daily Mail
REDKNAPP: Arsenal have found a CB pair in Mustafi and Koscielnyand Diego Costa. On Saturday afternoon, Shkodran Mustafi wasn't having any of i
REDKNAPP: Arsenal have found a CB pair in Mustafi and Koscielny
Daily Mail / Posted yesterday
and Diego Costa. On Saturday afternoon, Shkodran Mustafi wasn't having any of it. He showed so much quality alongside Laurent Koscielny and for the first time in a long time it looks like Arsenal have found a great centre-back... Read more
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ESPN.co.uk
Aguero leads the Team of the Weekendcase at the Emirates on Saturday, despite Costa bustling around with plenty of
Aguero leads the Team of the Weekend
ESPN.co.uk / Posted yesterday
case at the Emirates on Saturday, despite Costa bustling around with plenty of purpose. The performance of the imperious Laurent Koscielny had everything to do with it and his composed assurance set the defensive tone. Mariner enjoyed "a... Read more
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HITC Sport
Arsenal fans react on Twitter to Shkodran Mustafi performancethe damage. But a lot of Arsenal fans were also impressed at what happened at
Arsenal fans react on Twitter to Shkodran Mustafi performance
HITC Sport / Posted yesterday
the damage. But a lot of Arsenal fans were also impressed at what happened at the other end, in which centre-back pairing Laurent Koscielny and Shkodran Mustafi expertly kept Diego Costa in check throughout the 90 minutes. Many supporters were... Read more
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BBC Football
Garth Crooks' team of the week: Cech, Smalling, Pogba, Sterling, AgueroOzil (three) I knew Bellerin was quick but not that quick. Against Chelsea, th
Garth Crooks' team of the week: Cech, Smalling, Pogba, Sterling, Aguero
BBC Football / Posted yesterday
Ozil (three) I knew Bellerin was quick but not that quick. Against Chelsea, the only real mistake Gunners centre-back Laurent Koscielny made all game was to allow Pedro a free run at Arsenal's goal. However, that was before Bellerin took... Read more
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metro
Koscielny and Mustafi were better individually than Cahill and Luiz COMBINEDenough? Do Calum Chambers and Rob Holding have the maturity and experience requ
Koscielny and Mustafi were better individually than Cahill and Luiz COMBINED
metro / Posted yesterday
enough? Do Calum Chambers and Rob Holding have the maturity and experience required? When it comes to who should partner Laurent Koscielny at the back for Arsenal, it’s a case of questions, questions, questions. But it seems Shkodran Mustafi... Read more
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give me sport
See: Laurent Koscielny brutally trolls Diego Costa with Instagram activitytop form as they swept aside one of their rivals. And then there was the way Ar
See: Laurent Koscielny brutally trolls Diego Costa with Instagram activity
give me sport / Posted yesterday
top form as they swept aside one of their rivals. And then there was the way Arsenal's defence kept Diego Costa in check. Laurent Koscielny and Shkodran Mustafi put in a masterful display to keep the Spanish striker quiet at the Emirates and, in... Read more
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caughtoffside
Laurent Koscielny loving Diego Costa memes after Arsenal backline shuts out rival(Photo) It was a good evening for Arsenal on Saturday, as the Gunners secured
Laurent Koscielny loving Diego Costa memes after Arsenal backline shuts out rival
caughtoffside / Posted yesterday
(Photo) It was a good evening for Arsenal on Saturday, as the Gunners secured a highly-impressive 3-0 win over rivals Chelsea at the Emirates. Diego Costa had scored... Read more
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Just Arsenal
Have Arsenal finally found the perfect dream defence?as a whole should be praised for the collective performance, the pairing at cen
Have Arsenal finally found the perfect dream defence?
Just Arsenal / Posted yesterday
as a whole should be praised for the collective performance, the pairing at centre back particularly stood out for me. Laurent Koscielny and Shkodran Mustafi performed brilliantly on the pitch tonight, both as individuals and as a partnership.... Read more
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International Business Times
Arsene Wenger reveals attempts to sign Diego Costa before Chelsea movein chief. He has previously contributed to the sendings off of Gabriel and Per
Arsene Wenger reveals attempts to sign Diego Costa before Chelsea move
International Business Times / Posted yesterday
in chief. He has previously contributed to the sendings off of Gabriel and Per Mertesacker, however he was ineffectual on Saturday [24 September] as he was shepherded by Laurent Koscielny and Shkodran Mustafi as the hosts ran out comfortable winn... Read more
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give me sport
Video of Mustafi and Koscielny vs Diego Costa goes viral - Arsenals fans reactfans haven't had enough of seeing the Spanish forward thoroughly outplayed by t
Video of Mustafi and Koscielny vs Diego Costa goes viral - Arsenals fans react
give me sport / Posted yesterday
fans haven't had enough of seeing the Spanish forward thoroughly outplayed by the centre-back duo of Shkodran Mustafi and Laurent Koscielny, one supporter has now lovingly created a highlights video showing the Arsenal pair getting the better of... Read more
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Football365
Wenger delighted with Arsenal's 'style and steel'the right way but we still have room for improvement.” Speaking about the cent
Wenger delighted with Arsenal's 'style and steel'
Football365 / Posted yesterday
the right way but we still have room for improvement.” Speaking about the central defence partnership Shkodran Mustafi and Laurent Koscielny, Wenger said: “I think they had an outstanding performance, both of them are committed and intelligent,... Read more
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ESPN.co.uk
Evans: Wenger got it right, Arsenal won bigon as a substitute, added new verve and thrust to Arsenal's game in a second ha
Evans: Wenger got it right, Arsenal won big
ESPN.co.uk / Posted yesterday
on as a substitute, added new verve and thrust to Arsenal's game in a second half when they were in control. At the back, Laurent Koscielny and Shkodran Mustafi were composed and in control. A partnership could be blooming. Diego Costa, often the... Read more
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caughtoffside
Arsenal hail 'solid' defensive partnership between Mustafi and Koscielnybetween Mustafi and Koscielny Arsenal have taken to social media to hail the p
Arsenal hail 'solid' defensive partnership between Mustafi and Koscielny
caughtoffside / Posted yesterday
between Mustafi and Koscielny Arsenal have taken to social media to hail the partnership between Shkodran Mustafi and Laurent Koscielny. Mustafi and Koscielny started for the Gunners yesterday and were able to nullify the threat posed by... Read more
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International Business Times
Theo Walcott calms talk of title challenge after Arsenal thump Chelseaconsecutive wins under Pep Guardiola in the league. Alexis Sanchez and MesutOzi
Theo Walcott calms talk of title challenge after Arsenal thump Chelsea
International Business Times / Posted yesterday
consecutive wins under Pep Guardiola in the league. Alexis Sanchez and MesutOzil scored the other two goals while defenders Laurent Koscielny and ShkodranMustafi did well to keep Diego Costa out, having had a player sent off owing to the Spaniard on... Read more
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iol.co.za
Wenger happy to shed Chelsea hoodooin both league meetings between the two sides. This time, by contrast, it was
Wenger happy to shed Chelsea hoodoo
iol.co.za / Posted yesterday
in both league meetings between the two sides. This time, by contrast, it was Costa who was frustrated as his markers Laurent Koscielny and Shkordran Mustafi snuffed out every chance that came his way, building a platform for Arsenal to punish... Read more
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metro
Hector Bellerin's unreal pace shows he'd have a chance against Usain Boltmakes up in just five seconds…Pedro came on as a sub for Chelsea (Picture: BT S
Hector Bellerin's unreal pace shows he'd have a chance against Usain Bolt
metro / Posted 2 days ago
makes up in just five seconds…Pedro came on as a sub for Chelsea (Picture: BT Sport) First the ball breaks to Chelsea as Laurent Koscielny dwells on the ball…The Spaniard had a rare chance for the Blues (Picture: BT Sport)Or at least he thought... Read more
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Goal.com
Wenger hails Gunners for 'changing history with style & steel'we are on the right path. We still have some room for improvement." Wenger gav
Wenger hails Gunners for 'changing history with style & steel'
Goal.com / Posted 2 days ago
we are on the right path. We still have some room for improvement." Wenger gave particular praise to central defensive duo Laurent Koscielny and Shkodran Mustafi after they barely gave Diego Costa a kick. "They [the two centre-backs] had an... Read more
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soccernews
Wenger hails stylish Arsenal displaywe are on the right path. We still have some room for improvement.” Wenger gav
Wenger hails stylish Arsenal display
soccernews / Posted 2 days ago
we are on the right path. We still have some room for improvement.” Wenger gave particular praise to central defensive duo Laurent Koscielny and Shkodran Mustafi after they barely gave Diego Costa a kick. “They [the two centre-backs] had an... Read more
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Shropshire Star
Arsene Wenger hails Arsenal's "style and steel" to overcome Chelsea hoodoo « Shropshire Starright way but we still have room for improvement." Speaking about the central
Arsene Wenger hails Arsenal's "style and steel" to overcome Chelsea hoodoo « Shropshire Star
Shropshire Star / Posted 2 days ago
right way but we still have room for improvement." Speaking about the central defence partnership Shkodran Mustaf i and Laurent Koscielny, Wenger said: "I think they had an outstanding performance, both of them are committed and intelligent,... Read more
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TEAMTalk
'Style and steel' saw Arsenal end Chelsea spellthe right way but we still have room for improvement.” Speaking about the cent
'Style and steel' saw Arsenal end Chelsea spell
TEAMTalk / Posted 2 days ago
the right way but we still have room for improvement.” Speaking about the central defence partnership Shkodran Mustafi and Laurent Koscielny, Wenger said: “I think they had an outstanding performance, both of them are committed and intelligent,... Read more
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ESPN.co.uk
Arsenal won with 'style and steel'that makes a big difference," said Wenger, who also praised fellow newcomer Shk
Arsenal won with 'style and steel'
ESPN.co.uk / Posted 2 days ago
that makes a big difference," said Wenger, who also praised fellow newcomer Shkodran Mustafi and his centre-back partner Laurent Koscielny. "I think they had an outstanding performance both of them. Committed, intelligent, technically sound. So... Read more
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Soccer Way
Wenger hails stylish Arsenal displaywe are on the right path. We still have some room for improvement." Wenger gav
Wenger hails stylish Arsenal display
Soccer Way / Posted 2 days ago
we are on the right path. We still have some room for improvement." Wenger gave particular praise to central defensive duo Laurent Koscielny and Shkodran Mustafi after they barely gave Diego Costa a kick. "They [the two centre-backs] had an... Read more
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Football.co.uk
Arsenal v Chelsea - Story of the matchThe Italian is now winless in three in the league. RATINGS Arsenal Petr Cech
Arsenal v Chelsea - Story of the match
Football.co.uk / Posted 2 days ago
The Italian is now winless in three in the league. RATINGS Arsenal Petr Cech 6 Hector Bellerin 8 Shkodran Mustafi 7 Laurent Koscielny 6 Nacho Monreal 6 Santi Cazorla 7 Francis Coquelin 5 Theo Walcott 8 Mesut Ozil 8 Alex Iwobi 8 Alexis... Read more
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TEAMTalk
Vintage Arsenal a joy to watch; Conte's defensive crisisup the pitch and combined this with some fantastic tackles to bring some promis
Vintage Arsenal a joy to watch; Conte's defensive crisis
TEAMTalk / Posted 2 days ago
up the pitch and combined this with some fantastic tackles to bring some promising Chelsea attacks to a shuddering halt. Laurent Koscielny embodied this no-nonsense attitude after he excelled in his personal battle with Diego Costa. He won all... Read more
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RTE News
Wenger salutes Arsenals 'style and steel'the right way but we still have room for improvement." Speaking about the cent
Wenger salutes Arsenals 'style and steel'
RTE News / Posted 2 days ago
the right way but we still have room for improvement." Speaking about the central defence partnership Shkodran Mustafi and Laurent Koscielny, Wenger said: "I think they had an outstanding performance, both of them are committed and intelligent,... Read more
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Bleacher Report
Arsenal vs. Chelsea: Score and Reaction from 2016 Premier League Matchafter 20 minutes. Hazard and Diego Costa created some space for Willian, who f
Arsenal vs. Chelsea: Score and Reaction from 2016 Premier League Match
Bleacher Report / Posted 2 days ago
after 20 minutes. Hazard and Diego Costa created some space for Willian, who fired a shot across the face of goal, and Laurent Koscielny did well to block a shot from Hazard as the Blues grew into the half. Arsenal kept creating chances as... Read more
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Chelsea FC
Report: Arsenal 3 Chelsea 0from Santi Cazorla away, and from the same attack Diego Costa charged down the
Report: Arsenal 3 Chelsea 0
Chelsea FC / Posted 2 days ago
from Santi Cazorla away, and from the same attack Diego Costa charged down the right and was only halted in his tracks by a Laurent Koscielny foul on the edge of the box. Our striker was making a nuisance of himself early on but it was Arsenal’s... Read more
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CSAR
Arsenal 3-0 Chelsea20 minutes. Shkodran Mustafi 9 – Was a wall today as Diego Costa and Chelsea d
Arsenal 3-0 Chelsea
CSAR / Posted 2 days ago
20 minutes. Shkodran Mustafi 9 – Was a wall today as Diego Costa and Chelsea didn’t see a clear sight of goal today. Laurent Koscielny 9 – Relished the physical battle with Diego Costa and got the better of it as Chelsea’s support to their... Read more
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Goal.com
Arsenal vs Chelsea LIVE Commentarythen the Gunners have looked far more assured. New signing Shkodran Mustafi has
Arsenal vs Chelsea LIVE Commentary
Goal.com / Posted 2 days ago
then the Gunners have looked far more assured. New signing Shkodran Mustafi has settled into central defence alongside Laurent Koscielny, and the pair have helped to guide their side four wins from their last six games, whilst earlier in the... Read more
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Yahoo Sports
Wenger's highs and lows at ArsenalHull were two goals ahead after just eight minutes. Wenger's reputation was sal
Wenger's highs and lows at Arsenal
Yahoo Sports / Posted 2 days ago
Hull were two goals ahead after just eight minutes. Wenger's reputation was salvaged as Santi Cazorla got one back and Laurent Koscielny equalised late on before Aaron Ramsey won it in extra-time. A moment of magic from Ryan Giggs gave... Read more
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sportsmole
Arsenal vs. Chelseaset out in more of a 4-1-4-1 formation, Arsenal are likely to go with more of a
Arsenal vs. Chelsea
sportsmole / Posted 2 days ago
set out in more of a 4-1-4-1 formation, Arsenal are likely to go with more of a 4-2-3-1, with Shkodran Mustafi partnering Laurent Koscielny in the heart of defence yet again on what is likely to be a real tough evening for the pair. 4.44pmWe... Read more
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