Arsenal is 0 for 1 so far

Earlier I posted that Wenger thought Arsenal could get four trophies this season. My response was 1. Well, they lost the one I thought they could win. Good analysis in this article – overconfidence.

fans left Wembley utterly dejected by the manner in which the Gunners faltered in the 2011 final. A terrible mix-up in the 89th minute between defender Laurent Koscielny and goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny coughed up a loose ball that substitute Obafemi Martins rolled into the vacated net to present Birmingham with a 2-1 victory and its first trophy since 1963.

Nikola Zigic‘s close-range header gave Birmingham a first-half lead, and after Robin van Persie equalized it was another flick from Zigic that triggered the scramble by which Martins decided a classic cup matchup of glamour club and resilient challenger.

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