1. That loss feels quite seminal. No longer can we think things are changing but susceptible to blips. Here and now it seems like incontrovertible evidence that there is a systemic fault in our preparation that Arsene is unable to correct. We can say things are changing, but to repeat the first 10 minutes of the Anfield loss just seems to indicate sheer incompetence in the true sense of the phrase.
2. Even by his own recent poor form, Giroud was absolutely diabolical.
3. Thanks to @Joe_Kendal for incredibly managing to make me smile in the face of misery: