Tag: Middlesbrough

Player focus: Arsenal star proves he's top dog against Middlesbrough

Petr Cech was pretty much the main reason that Arsenal managed to escape our clash against Middlesbrough at the Emirates with a point.
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Player ratings: Uninspired Arsenal midfield forces Cech to shine against Middlesbrough

Well that wasn't fun at all, especially for Wenger's birthday!

Why Arsenal missed these two players against Middlesbrough

Mohamed Elneny and Francis Coquelin completed the most passes during Arsenal's 0-0 draw against Middlesbrough but, even so, the Gunners missed Santi Cazorla and Granit Xhaka massively.

Why Wenger is wrong about Middlesbrough result

Arsene Wenger said he felt frustrated following Arsenal's 0-0 draw against Middlesbrough on Saturday afternoon but surely he has no right to be?

Lucklustre Arsenal drop points against plucky Middlesbrough

Drawing 0-0 at home to newly promoted Middlesborough probably wasn't how Arsene Wenger wanted to spend his 67th birthday yet here we are.

Watch: Wenger on Cazorla, Ozil, Middlesbrough and more

As usual, Arsene Wenger spoke to the press on Friday morning ahead of Arsenal's Premier League clash at the Emirates against Middlesbrough.
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Middlesbrough boss promises not to park bus against Arsenal

Middlesbrough boss, Aitor Karanka, claims that his team won't park the bus against Arsenal at the Emirates on Saturday.
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Match preview - Arsenal look to continue unbeaten run against struggling Middlesbrough

After a morale-boosting Champions League thrashing over Ludogorets in midweek, which was hard work irrespective of the scoreline, it's back to the rigours of Premier League football once more.
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Arsenal predicted XI v Middlesbrough – Elneny to step in for Cazorla

Although there have been no further injuries or players to return for Arsenal's clash with Middlesbrough, could Santi Cazorla still be rested?

Infograph: Opposition preview - Can Middlesbrough stop high-flying Arsenal?

Arsenal are currently flying high in all competitions while Middlesbrough only have six points in the Premier League but can the Smoggies use their decent form on the road to topple the Gunners?

Wenger wary of Middlesbrough’s away form

Middlesbrough only have six points this season and five of these have been picked up on the road, which is something Arsene Wenger is well aware of as they travel to Arsenal on Saturday.
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Massive Middlesbrough boost - Captain returns ahead of Arsenal

Middlesbrough have received a massive boost ahead of their weekend clash with Arsenal as captain Grant Leadbitter has returned to training.
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Arsenal team news - Midfielder faces tests ahead of Middlesbrough, 2 key players near...

When Santi Cazorla was taken off in the 57th of Arsenal's 6-0 win over Ludogorets, everyone feared the worst and although it doesn't appear to be too serious, he could miss out on our clash against Middlesbrough.

Middlesbrough keeper hails Arsenal and Alexis ahead of Emirates clash

Former Barcelona goalkeeper, Victor Valdes, has hailed Arsenal as ‘one of the best teams in the world right now’ but that Middlesbrough will travel to the Emirates in search of all three points.

Chambers starts for Middlesbrough as referee makes mockery of Xhaka red card

Calum Chambers started for Middlesbrough as they lost to Watford on Sunday afternoon but the big talking point was the way the referee handled a situation that was quite similar to the one which saw Jon Moss send Granit Xhaka off against Swansea.

Calum Chambers reacts to Middlesbrough draw with West Ham

Calum Chambers was happy with Middlesbrough's point at West Ham in a game that saw another three fans arrested after crowd trouble outside the London Stadium.

Loan watch: Chambers continuing to improve as Middlesbrough draw

After an encouraging but unspectacular debut performance against Tottenham last time out for Chambers, it was more of the same against West Ham - although he showcased his defensive capabilities on a number of occasions to keep the hosts at bay.

Arsenal defender hails Middlesbrough training methods and game preparation

Calum Chambers has admitted that Aitor Karanka’s history as a defender as well as his managerial style were what swung it for him when...

Chambers gives his reaction to his Middlesbrough debut against Tottenham

Calum Chambers finally got a game for Middlesbrough but he could not help his new side avoid defeat to Tottenham.

Loan watch: Arsenal defender makes first start against Tottenham

It was a frustrating debut for Calum Chambers as he was unable to stop Middlesbrough from succumbing to a 2-1 home defeat against Tottenham in one of Saturday's 3pm kick-off's.

“I thought about moving last season” says Arsenal man

Calum Chambers has admitted that he first started thinking about a loan move last season.

Manager says Arsenal will get a 'better' defender next summer

Middlesbrough’s manager, Aitor Karanka, believes that Calum Chambers will return to Arsenal a ‘better player’ after his loan spell with his side.

‘Arsenal man is giving me a headache’

Middlesbrough’s boss, Aitor Karanka, has said that the arrival of Calum Chambers at the club along with the players he already has there is giving him a selection headache.

'Arsenal man is the player we were waiting for'

Calum Chambers has now joined Middlesbrough on a season-long loan and his new coach claims he was the player they were waiting for.

Arsenal star set to have medical in next 24 hours - report

Calum Chambers is set to have a medical with Middlesbrough today (Tuesday).

Arsenal star set to join Middlesbrough - report

Calum Chambers is reportedly set to join Middlesbrough on a season-long loan.

Where did it all go wrong for Calum Chambers?

Calum Chambers has fallen out of favour since the festive period - the question is why? After a shaky weekend performance, Daily Cannon looks at why things are no longer going so swimmingly for the summer signing.

Arsenal 2 Middlesbrough 0 – Daily Cannon reacts

Before the game, all the writers at Daily Cannon got together to try and predict what would happen against Leicester. Here's how that went.

Why Mesut Ozil is ultimate efficient footballer

Mesut Ozil has come in for much criticism since his move to Arsenal, most of it unwarranted. With his performance against Boro he went some way to shutting up his critics.

How Arsenal swept the Manchester City slayers aside with another tactical change

Lewis Ambrose looks at the tactics behind Arsenal's comfortable win over Middlesbrough in the FA Cup fifth round on Sunday at the Emirates.

Will Middlesbrough learn from Liverpool's failings at the Emirates last year?

In another regular feature during this season’s FA Cup run, Daily Cannon reminisces about how Arsenal got on this time last year. Ahead of our 5th Round tie against Middlesbrough, we run the rule over our corresponding 2014 victory over Liverpool.

Arsenal's task against a Chelsea-inspired Boro will not be easy one

A look ahead to the game against Middlesbrough in the FA Cup on Sunday at the Emirates. Lewis Ambrose looks ahead to the game.

Nothing about this game will be easy - Arsenal v Middlesbrough predictions

As Arsenal get ready to face Middlesbrough in the FA Cup, the Daily Cannon writers are expecting a tough afternoon.

Arsenal to make five changes for FA Cup game – predicted XI

With Arsenal expected to make a number of changes against Middlesbrough for their FA Cup game, how will they lineup at the Emirates?

Arsenal’s FA Cup tie against Middlesbrough to be shown on TV

Arsenal's fifth round tie in the FA Cup against Middlesbrough has been selected for TV with the date and time for the fixture now confirmed.