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Signs as Arsenal’s Greatest Matches

Aries: May 7, 2006: Arsenal 4-2 Wigan. The last match to be ever played at Highbury and Arsenal needed to win this to secure the 4th position ahead of Spurs, which they did, thanks to Thierry Henry’s hat trick. Video 

Taurus: 30 October, 2012: Reading 5-7 Arsenal. Possibly one of the best comebacks ever in the game. With Arsenal being 4-0 down in the first 35 minutes to equalizing to 4-4 in the 90th. After going into extra time, Theo Walcott got his hat trick and led the Gunners to victory. Gold! Video

Gemini: May 4, 2002: Arsenal 2-0 Chelsea. The FA cup final that was usually played before the end of the Premier League season. Ray Parlour and Freddie Ljungberg scored two stunners to give Gunners the win over the Blues. Video

Cancer: November 25, 2003: Inter Milan 1-5 Arsenal. “You’ve always got a chance when you have Thierry Henry!” . AFter the first leg at Nerazzurri, Arsenal were trailing 3-0 and the Gunners needed a win to secure a position in the last 16 of the Champions league. That desperation to win lead to one of the most iconic comebacks ever. Video

Leo: May 3, 1998. Arsenal 4-0 Everton. Arsenal needed a single win from their last three matches to secure the first title of Premier League era and Arsene Wenger’s first. They got the win in style against the Toffees at Highbury. ( I couldn’t find a video for this :( )

Virgo: May 8, 2002 : Manchester United 0-1 Arsenal. Arsenal had already won the FA cup that season and were looking for a double. Sylvain Wiltord’s second-half goal gave Arsenal a 1-0 win and completed an unprecedented unbeaten away campaign in the Premier League. Video

Libra: April 25, 2004 : Tottenham 2-2 Arsenal. Arsenal went the entire 2003-04 Premier League season without losing a single match, and they celebrated their title victory following a 2-2 draw at White Hart Lane. What better way! Classic Arsenal. Video

Scorpio: February 16, 2011: Arsenal 2-1 Barcelona. Everyone knew Barcelona was the best team in the world and expected them to go on to win the Champions League that season. Arsenal made sure Barcelona’s road to victory wasn’t easy. Arshavin’s stunner in the 83rd minute allowed Gunners to be the only team that Barcelona lost to in that campaign. Video

Sagittarius: April 4, 1993: Arsenal 1-0 Tottenham. Tottenham had knocked Arsenal out of the FA cup on 1991. So when the 1993 semi-final was held at Wembley for the first time, they were desperate to exact revenge. And thanks to captain Tony Adams, they didn’t disappoint. Video (Horrible quality ) 

Capricorn: December 23, 1978: Tottenham 0-5 Arsenal. The boggest post-war win at Spurs came like a beautiful early Christmas present. Despite Sunderland’s fabulous hat trick, it was Liam Brady’s goal that made this match memorable. Video 

Aquarius: February 21, 2006: Real Madrid 0-1 Arsenal. Thanks to Thierry Henry’s heroics, Arsenal became the first ever English side to win at the Bernabeu. It was part of a run of 10 successive clean sheets in the Champions League that took Wenger’s men all the way to the final that season. Video

Pisces: May 21, 2005: Arsenal 0 (5-4) 0 Manchester United. This was the last cup Arsenal won before the nine year trophy drought began. But, Arsenal won this match in the penalties when Paul Scholes of United missed a penalty while the Gunner’s captain Vieira sealed the victory for them. Video