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Arsenal Left Looking for Answers

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Realistically, Arsenal was never likely to beat a Bayern Munich side that is cruising to the Bundesliga title, but what Tuesday's 3-1 Champions League loss might have offered was comfort. Yes, there was always the chance of an upset, but, realistically, a promising performance would have done, something that said, yes, this team isn't perfect, but it is on the right track.

Instead, there was a sorry reminding of familiar weakness that, allied to Arsene Wenger's uncharacteristically tetchy performance in Monday's press conference, adds to the sense of decadence about the Emirates, This, perhaps is how the world ends, not with a bang but with a bizarre attack on a journalist for a story that he didn't write, that wasn't even in his newspaper.

It's still not clear, even,...

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