So if there was any positive from Sunday, it had to be this.
A goalkeeper who once handled the ball like a bar of soap turned up for the biggest of games with a performance which merited a better result for his team.
Credit all this turnaround in form and confidence for Fabianski to that penalty save against Partizan. But even so, only time and more games will tell whether he is actually capable of being Arsenal’s No. 1, since form is only temporary while class is permanent.
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