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Off-topic: Arsenal 3, Sparta Prague 0

Somewhat of a dull game, but with the right result.

As Arsenal matches go, today's was a bit dull. For an Italian league match, it would qualify as the most action-packed match ever played. But for Arsenal, which plays with such brilliance and flair, it was on the dull side.

Still, it was great to see Rosicky, Fabregas, and Eduardo score (and especially Eduardo). Arsenal plays with a younger squad than just about anyone else, and it continues to prove that youth can outmatch experience.

The only thing that worries me is how dependent Arsenal are on the brilliant Fabregas. What happens if he gets injured (which never apparently happens)? The change in today's game was palpable once he stepped onto the pitch. The game was over when he decided to join it.