5 things Arsenal should do to defeat Jose Mourinho

These are five things Arsenal must do to win their Saturday clash against Chelsea


Arsenal travel across city to face London rivals Chelsea in a tea time English Premier League fixture at Stamford Bridge.

Arsene Wenger has never beaten Jose Mourinho in a league game and has not come tops in a league game against Chelsea since 2011.

These five things Wenger must do to win this game.

1 Start Theo Walcott

Arsene Wenger should start Walcott over his favourite Olivier Giroud. Walcott in my opinion is a better striker than Giroud who offers nothing to the team.

With Walcott in the Arsenal team, Mesut Ozil and Santi Carzola are more efficient in the team as have options of who to pass the ball to when in possession.

Walcott has 11 league goals from 1 starts, that start should be enough to get him on the starting team.

2.  Gabriel Paulista

Arsene Wenger should not make the mistake of playing his vice captain Per Mertesacker in the game against Chelsea.

The tall German has been out since their 2-1 win over Crystal Palace on August 16.

In his absence, Gabriel has shown why he should be preferred to Mertsacker in the Arsenal starting 11.

He posses the strength and pace not to be troubled by any striker.

With the likes of Eden Hazard and Diego Costa for Chelsea, Gabriel is the right man to stop them.

3. Be physical

Its high time Arsenal start standing up for themselves.

It's the same thing all over again. Once an opposition get physical against them, they lose the plot.

Against Chelsea, Wenger's men should really compete with their opposition in everything.

Physicality, tackling the referee, standing up to their opponents in any given situation.

This is not time to be intimated. Be dirty and win your points.

4. Be tight at the middle to avoid counter attacks

It's something everybody knows about Arsenal.

Leave them with the ball to pass around purposelessly and striker them at the counter.

The likes of Francis Coquelin, Santi Carzola and the full-backs should be careful when bombing forward.

5. Forget about the midweek defeat in the UCL

Arsenal's woeful midfield performance against Dinamo Zagreb in the UEFA Champions League should be forgotten by the players.

They have been pretty solid before that show of shame in Europe on Wednesday, they need to forget about that game, pick themselves up and go for it all against Chelsea.

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