Arteta’s bandwagon gathers pace: Tactics

Join Stephen Bradley as he reviews Arsenal’s 3-2 win over Watford in the Premier League last Sunday. He explains how Martin Odegaard was given the freedom of Vicarage Road, thanks to an opposition defence that didn’t know where he was going with, or without, the ball.

WATFORD, ENGLAND - MARCH 06: Martin Odegaard of Arsenal celebrates after scoring their side's first goal during the Premier League match between Watford and Arsenal at Vicarage Road on March 06, 2022 in Watford, England. (Photo by Alex Pantling/Getty Images)
WATFORD, ENGLAND – MARCH 06: Martin Odegaard of Arsenal celebrates after scoring their side’s first goal during the Premier League match between Watford and Arsenal at Vicarage Road on March 06, 2022 in Watford, England. (Photo by Alex Pantling/Getty Images)

He also defends Kieran Tierney against recent criticism, pointing out how Watford consistently overloaded his side of the pitch.

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