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The Maddening Futility Of Arsenal, In One Play

Arsenal crashed out of their specialty competition (the FA Cup) this morning after a 2-1 loss to Watford. Since they probably aren’t gonna beat Barcelona by the two goals they need to to take their Champions League tie, and the EPL looks like a more distant prospect every week, the FA Cup was their best shot at a trophy. And they blew it.


Odion Ighalo scored the opener early in the second half, then 15 or so minutes later, Adlene Guedioura kicked the dick off the ball for the second. Arsenal had 71 percent of the ball, and 20 shots, but they only managed one goal, in the 88th minute. They had another golden chance right at the end, but they Arsenal’d it up.




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