Old Slur Alex wants to slow down before he does himself an injury. 71 years old and he’s leaping about like some sort of teddy boy in tea-cosy. Unbecoming is what that is. Quite how he thinks this constitutes a penalty is beyond me. Caulker cleanly takes the ball. You can establish this be watching how the ball changes path after Caulker’s shoe taps it away.
I made the point for the umpteenth time on the last blog about these games being the benchmarks. The points whereby you can take stock. And so we’re getting better. I don’t know the last time we took 4 points off Manchester United in a season but my guess is was probably filmed in black and white.
The complete joy of it was the fact we never gave up and kept pressing until the job was done. A stark contrast to some of the spineless and frankly effeminate dross we’ve served up in the past. Clearly the boss doesn’t do, ‘it was difficult out there, didn’t know if the games was gonna be on until late’ or ‘We battered ’em, but I know one or two of the boys got very cold towards the end.’
It was this focus that we must inflict upon everyone. Manchester United have scored a lot of goals this season. the quality of van Persie’s header reminds us of why. If we can play to this level mentally, against weaker sides then we have something almost quite special on our hands. Might.
The keeper Slur Alex should have bought. A remarkably quiet shift against the league leaders which said more about us than it did about them.
Coped well. A credit to the firm. Penalty? What the gif.
Again, another perhaps unremarkable but assured and mistake free performance.
Really in the mood. Powerful.
They done a job on ‘im.
One of his best performances in the shirt yet. Ever get the impression that a player was actually being nurtured?
As long as no bits fall off him like a leg or a head we have the perfect cover for Sandro.
A bit nothingy.
If we had signed Beckham, Beckham would have scored less, cost more and arguably sold fewer shirts.
On the last day of this season he will know with absolute certainty that ‘Chelsea’ was not the defining moment of his career that some would like to say it was. When you have Slur Alex looking at his watch you are doing good works.