Three so called easy games but only seven points collected, so what went wrong?
Our run of three games in eight days, got off to a slow start, with a disappointing first half display against West Brom. Thankfully in the second half, the players upped the tempo by moving the ball quicker and we began to test Ben Foster, who had an exceptional game, in the Albion goal.
Finally, a Mesut Ozil cross was met by a superb looping header from Olivier Giroud and the resistance of a predictably, well organised and physically strong, Tony Pulis side, was broken. Three points and a clean sheet was what we wanted and that’s what we got, even if it wasn’t pretty at times.
Having provided the assist for the winning goal, some supporters were quick to praise Ozil and laud him as being back to his best. Whilst his performance ...