The Gunners were fortunate to win the game and even though it wasn’t a pretty or an exciting spectacle to watch, Arsene Wengers men went out and got the job done, which is all anybody can ask of them.
It has been a tough few weeks for the Gunners, first losing to Norwich away and then losing at home to Schalke in the Champions League, followed by that controversial shareholders meeting.
So this was just the kind of match they needed. A home fixture against a team who haven’t won the in the League yet, who are struggling down at the bottom of the table, with a manager who looks certain to be sacked in the coming weeks. But they just couldn’t break down the stubborn QPR defence and if it wasn’t for Stephane Mbia being sent off, then Arsenal probably wouldn’t have scored.
However, on the 84th minute Mikel Arteta grabbed a deserved winner and they left the game with all three points, which is they wanted. So who cares if they win 6-0 and play brilliant football? A win is a win and Wenger will probably be happy with that.
It is only early on in the season and though they are not playing at the top of their game, they are still in the top six of the Premier League and are only seven points behind the leaders.
So things aren’t that bad are they?