Tottenham, Arsenal and Manchester United have all secured 1-0 wins this season – but is it the mark of champions?
Prior to the international break Arsenal won 1-0 at Burnley, with Laurent Koscielny scoring an injury-time winner. The win felt significant – partly due to the dramatic lateness of when the goal arrived, but also because of the scoreline.
As Sir Alex Ferguson (who knew a thing or two about winning titles) said in 2012…
‘How many times have I said to you about 1-0? What does it mean? It means championship form. I don’t mind the 1-0s, I really don’t because it tells you we are determined, we’re going to defend, do the right things and play as a team.’
Arsenal’s 1-0 win was their first of the... read more
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