Toughness goalkeeper Fraser Forster frustrating Arsenal player
London - Dominant and created a lot of chances, Arsenal had to settle for a 0-0 draw against Southampton. Toughness goalkeeper Fraser Forster a barrier for the Gunners to score. Arsenal appear dominant when entertaining Soton at the Emirates Stadium on Tuesday, February 2, 2016 last night. Soton really had started to take the initiative, but then more let Arsenal controlled the ball and chose to wait in the area of defense. Then the foster children Arsene Wenger was superior ball possession 67% -33%. They are also able to penetrate the defenses several times Soton, particularly through the attack from both sides and crosses, but tough Forster in goal Soton frustrate them.
There are 21 shot was fired Arsenal, 11 of them on target and 10 thwarted by Forster. While Soton had 14 attempts with only three of which led to the goal. The draw was made Arsenal had dropped to fourth on the standings with 45 of the 24 weeks, goal difference from Tottenham Hotspur rose to third position. While Soton there are in seventh place with 34 points.
Soton started the game by mastering the game. They get a chance in the 3rd minute through a free kick on the left side. James Ward-Prowse who acted as executor direct the ball into the penalty box, but no one was able to reach operannya. The ball actually targeting the direct and the goalkeeper Petr Cech swiftly brushed.
Arsenal countered presses in the 12th minute. Alexis received a pass in the penalty box, Mesut Oezil immediately kick off is still able to be read by Fraser Forster. Not long ago, Soton try again threatened. Sodoran Shane Long with a header followed by Sadio Mané kick from a narrow angle, but it can be secured Cech.
Arsenal turns that spread the danger in the 21st minute. Bellerin release the feed side of the right, met Olivier Giroud's header imperfect. The ball fell in front of the goal, at the same time Oezil reacts kick the ball. Forster showed outstanding reflex to ward off the ball to the outside.
Soton had a chance in the 30th minute through Dusan Tadic kick. It's just the kick was right leads into the arms of Cech. Another opportunity is obtained for the visitors two minutes later. Mane first stab at the left, the ball is passed to the middle and ends at the foot of Oriol Romeu not far from the penalty box. Romeu try to put kick curled into the top right corner, but just shot narrowly over the crossbar.
Starting from a corner kick, Arsenal again threatened in the 41st minute. Heading Virgil van Dijk leads to Mane quite free on the left. Luckily for Arsenal Gabriel read Mane movement well and immediately stick tight. Mane any effort ended just wide.
The three-minute second-half run, Arsenal created a good chance on the counterattack. Giroud received the ball from behind and pass to Ramsey on the right. The ball is then returned by Ramsey to Giroud in front of the penalty box, which instantly greeted kick at the first opportunity. Forster impressive maneuver to punch the ball.
Soton counter the threat in the 54th minute through Mane, with experiments from outside the box. Easy detained by Cech.
From the corner two minutes later, Arsenal relisted opportunities. Oezil release the feed side to the front of the goal and was able Giroud headed despite the tight guard. It's just that the ball still leads to a range of Forster. Alexis's turn to get a chance gore cross, this time from Theo Walcott in the 64th minute, but again was easily anticipated by Forster.
Forster really has been a challenge for Arsenal in the game this time. Entering the 67th minute, Ozil stabbed on the left side but the pace successfully detained a crowd of defenders Soton. Even so, the ball actually rolled wildly to the right where Walcott is already in the ready position. Walcott directly aimed a kick, but ignored by Forster. Ball rebound fell at the feet of Walcott, and struck with a kick. But Forster again block the ball.
Until the 80th minute, Arsenal are still frustrated by Forster. Heading Giroud welcomes cross Oezil brilliantly pushed over. Within five minutes, turn kick Alexis thwarted Forster. In the final minutes, Arsenal had punched through Aaron Ramsey kick, but Forster toughness was also conquered.