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It wasn't as Easy as they thought

Perhaps Arsenal thought tonight's work would be all too easy, I know from reading several Arsenal blog the fans certainly thought it was going to be. Just turn up and get the points.   How they got that wrong. 

But the headlines will be How Bad Arsenal Were and Not How Good City Were.

Had Holt been a little more aware the scoreline would have been greater,  true they may have had the lion's share of the play, but couldn't find away through the defence abley supported by the midfield of Johnson, Bennett Pilkington and Tettey making only his second start in the premier.  

Tettey let fly from 25 yards across a skiddy surface and Mannone  fumbled and parried the ball back out into the six-yard box, where Holt was quickest to react ahead of Per Mertesacker to blast  home.

We did not resemble a team which had shipped 17 goals in their previous seven games, and looked much more of an attacking threat with Wes Hoolahan tucked in behind Holt.  Despite all of their possession, Arsenal lacked a killer pass in the final third, and Norwich looked dangerous on the counter-attack.

Chris Hughton said he wanted a response, well I think he certainly got it, I hope that is the turning point that is needed.

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