Stoke City held on to take all three points at home against a disappointed Arsenal after Jesé scores on his debut at the beginning of the second half.
WE GOT THREE POINTS!
Many Premier League fans, including a good amount of Stoke fans, weren’t expecting much of Stoke from this game. But thanks to new boy Jesé and a strong defensive performance, we showed them!
All aboard the Jesé hype train!
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Jesé had a dream debut for the Potters against Arsenal. After having a very energetic and exciting first half, Jesé got on the end of a Berahino through ball which the Spaniard slid past Petr Cech for the only goal of the game.
Now don’t get me wrong I am usually the person who doesn’t like hype trains very much. In fact, I would usually prefer a nice walk down the street or instead take a bus. But right now I am more than ready to jump on this train. Jesé added a spark to this Stoke attack that we haven’t seen for a while.
We have to tip our hat to Choupo-Moting too, who put in a strong performance up top.
Arsenal probably should have picked up a goal or two
Yes, our boys played wonderfully, but we have to admit Arsenal probably should have had at least a goal or two. There were multiple situations where there were some questionable contact in the box as well as a possible handball which could have easily resulted in a penalty for the Gunners.
There was also the Lacazette goal that was called back because of an incorrect offside call. It honestly was a wonderful finish by Arsenal’s number nine and we have to admit it probably should have been a goal.
Wingbacks need to improve
Arsenal’s best chances in the game came from their wingbacks pushing high and more often than not our own wingbacks in Pieters and Diouf were beaten. Yes, Arsenal is one of the best teams in the league and yes, Oxlade-Chamberlain is extremely hard to play against, but when playing against teams like Chelsea and Manchester City who’s wingbacks and fullbacks love to bomb up the pitch, we can’t give away that many opportunities out wide.
Regardless, that was a wonderful three points against a good Arsenal side.
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