Our right hand side the stuff of nightmares against City

In yesterday’s pre match blog I said that I thought the midfield pairing would have a bearing on the outcome of the game. I think it’s fair to say I got that one a bit wrong.
In fact, it was the midfield two of Guendouzi and Torreira who I thought came out of the game with any semblance of appreciation from some of the Arsenal fans in the wake of another top six away defeat.
It was our defence – and specifically on that right hand side – that did all of the damage against us yesterday at The Etihad and, having seen who was lining up on the right hand side yesterday, it’s easy to see why that was.
Firstly, Stefan Lichtsteiner, looking every bit his age in a league that requires pace and intensity for most of the season. Perhaps it’s easy to see with the ben...

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