With five wins now from the last six games for Arsenal, maybe Arsene Wenger was justified in his comments this week that suggested that the terrible first half performance away to Stoke City was just a blip and was a rare exception rather than the mormal way of things for the Gunners.
Even with all of our injury problems in every area of the pitch but especially in defence and central midfield, Arsenal are finding a way to dominate games and more importantly, to win them. That is why the manager spoke to Arsenal Player about his team having the right balance.
He was full of praise for the defenders Hector Bellerin and Mathieu Debuchy who played really well in unfamiliar positions, as well as the more tried and trusted Gibbs and Mertesacker and Szczesny in goal. And pointing out that the more creative Gunners have produced eight games in the last two games makes it clear that he is happy with that side of things.
A few more clean sheets would be nice of course and we alwayd want more goals, but with key players still to return, Wenger seems to have a very strong squad at his disposal. With the desire and attitude that is also becoming a bigger part of our game, has Wenger finally found the right formula to bring real success back to Arsenal?