Carra savages Arsenal, but front three ‘better than’ City’s

Date published: Thursday 4th January 2018 11:52

Jamie Carragher believes Arsenal’s Sunday League defending is letting down a front three that is “better than Manchester City’s”.

Arsenal battled to a 2-2 draw against Chelsea at the Emirates Stadium on Wednesday. Read 16 Conclusions.

The Gunners took the lead through Jack Wilshere before falling behind, with Hector Bellerin scoring a last-gasp equaliser.

Chelsea had a host of chances to win the match, many through Arsenal’s own poor defending.

“They aren’t good enough. That has been the thing for a long time,” Carragher told Sky Sports.

“In terms of going forward, Arsenal’s front three is better than Manchester City’s or at least very close.

“But they still get let down by what goes on behind them.

“We have been saying it for years, Their defending is so poor and basic. This is Sunday League, Hackney Marshes defending. It has been happening for so long.

“That is why Arsenal won’t win these big games at the moment.”


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