From one of the worst performances of Mikel Arteta’s tenure to one of the best – it is as maddening as it is joyful.
Somehow, it always feels like we are playing football and juggling venomous snakes at the same time.
With European ties of much greater important to come, is this a fixture too far for Arsenal and Liverpool?
If the two Gabriels and Thomas Partey start for Arsenal tonight, can Newcastle really stand in our way?
The sun may be setting on many of the tired and feckless in the Arsenal squad but dawn is breaking for those who will replace them.