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Tactics Column: Defeat more annoying than worrying
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He didn't have to say it, but Arsenal's defeat to Chelsea can be put down to a lack of "mental strength." That's the view of Gary Neville, writing for Daily Mail, who used one of Arsene Wenger's most famous – and often parodied Wengerism – to describe the reason for the loss. "It's that unexplainable edge in sport," Neville says, "which is impossible to coach and you can't teach but which makes the crucial difference nonetheless .