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Player Ratings vs. Wolves
Discussion started by MattySadler , 02 November, 2019 17:14
Player Ratings vs. Wolves
MattySadler 02 November, 2019 17:14
Leno - 7. Made a few saves.

Chambers - 6. Haven't been as impressed with him recently but thought he did okay today under difficult circumstances. Battled hard at times in the second half.
Sokratis - 5. Didn't always fill me with confidence and I'm not a fan of the play acting.
Luiz - 6. Sound.
Tierney - 7. Won't face many opponents with pace and power like Adama, but thought he recovered really well from a tough start. Looked knackered towards the end so understood the substitution.

Guendouzi - 5. As you all know I'm a big fan but thought for all of his drive and positive play he was clumsy and careless at times as well, particularly early on.
Torreira - 6. Not bad. Lively.
Ceballos - 6. Thought he was having a good game, tackling, etc, but lost Moutinho for the equaliser.
Ozil - 7. As you all know I'm not a big fan but you really saw the difference a player with his capabilities makes to this side. Surprised he lasted the full 90 as well.

Lacazette - 6. Better. Got an assist and thought he linked up well.
Aubameyang - 6. Scored. No real service in the second half.

Subs:

Martinelli - 5. Energetic.
Saka - 5. Involved.
Kolasinac - N/A. Not on long.

Disappointed to draw having led for so long, but Wolves attacked well at times and at no point did you feel we were ever going to keep a clean sheet and grind out a 1-0 win. Impressed with Tierney and Ozil today.



Edited 2 time(s). Last edit at 05/11/2019 13:08 by Padre Pio.

Re: Player Ratings vs. Wolves
MattySadler 02 November, 2019 17:17
At what point do you feel the club will do something about Emery though? We cannot defend a lead and are completely reliant on Aubameyang in a goal-scoring sense.

Re: Player Ratings vs. Wolves
Boston Gooner 02 November, 2019 17:24
Think the club will ride it out with Emery.

Don't think we should.
Think we are just the same old mess we was before him .
If not worse.



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Re: Player Ratings vs. Wolves
CazOnARola 02 November, 2019 17:26
We will possibly finish 6th if we do well. There are chances that we will finish 7th.

Re: Player Ratings vs. Wolves
Merlion96 02 November, 2019 17:32
The way we played meant we are relegation candidate if we failed to win another league game in 2019.

Name any team we are capable of beating now?

I can't after throwing away a 0-2 lead at Watford.

And in December or January, our very nemesis at St. Mary is waiting for us.
When did we last won at St. Mary?

Oh yeah, next week away to Leicester City.

I haven't the faintest idea when will we start winning league games.



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Re: Player Ratings vs. Wolves
Flava 02 November, 2019 17:47
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MattySadler
At what point do you feel the club will do something about Emery though? We cannot defend a lead and are completely reliant on Aubameyang in a goal-scoring sense.

Emery is dreadful. Sucking the enjoyment out of it.

Re: Player Ratings vs. Wolves
SuperRob 02 November, 2019 17:55
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Flava
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MattySadler
At what point do you feel the club will do something about Emery though? We cannot defend a lead and are completely reliant on Aubameyang in a goal-scoring sense.

Emery is dreadful. Sucking the enjoyment out of it.

Have any of the last 10 years been enjoyable?

Re: Player Ratings vs. Wolves
Merlion96 02 November, 2019 18:02
his wasn’t good planning. Hell, as much as the diamond made sense, this was yet another game with yet another system for Arsenal to play. This constant chopping and changing of the side dramatically impacts the player’s ability to dominate. Even Mesut Ozil, who was genuinely good to the point where he was receiving standing ovations as he went to take corners, couldn’t help the Gunners extend their lead.
Now, the diamond could deliver fantastic results for Arsenal. Particularly once they can deploy Héctor Bellerin at right-back and reintroduce Granit Xhaka to midfield. But here’s the thing: how likely is Unai Emery to stick with the shape? He’ll probably change this for the Europa League, right? And then again at the weekend for their trip to Leicester.
That is no way to build any sort of consistent rhythm. A team being versatile, having reliable Plan B’s and C’s is only a useful trait if their Plan A is rock solid and fully understood by everyone. Emery has never transmitted that he even knows what his Plan A is, let alone which players he’d like to play in it.

So he can play his superstars and Mesut Ozil can put in a great display, and sure 1-1 isn’t the worst result (playing a diamond always weakens a side out wide and sure enough Arsenal conceded from a cross) but at the end of the day they were out-shot 25 to 10. Wolves had 8 shots on target in the second half, Arsenal had 0.

Arsenal have been limping along all season, relying on magnificent individual displays to carry them through. Today Ozil, Aubameyang and Lacazette all showed up and played well, but it wasn’t enough to even pick up a home win – forget about dominating a home game. At this point Unai Emery looks like a man living his last days at the Emirates Stadium.

When your star players can’t save you, then you know you’re in trouble.
Unai Emery is in big, big trouble.

Read more at [www.squawka.com]



'Unai Emery is tiptoeing around Wenger Legacy hoping to safely make it to the death of his Arsenal career.'

Re: Player Ratings vs. Wolves
SuperRob 02 November, 2019 18:03
Chambers - 7 at least. One of his best games for us. Deserves to keep his place at centre back when Bellerin returns

Luiz - 5 - Erratic when we need leadership.

Ozil - 6 - Great for the first 30 minutes and we controlled the game and he was at the heart of all of it. Then decided he couldn't be bothered anymore and went missing. It's like playing with 10 men and unsurprisingly we lost all momentum and we lost control of the midfield. According to his supporters, it's not his fault that he doesn't try for the full 90 minutes, it's his team mates fault.

Martinelli - 7 - Shows up most of his team mates with his attitude and work ethic.

Re: Player Ratings vs. Wolves
Merlion96 02 November, 2019 18:05
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SuperRob
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Flava
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MattySadler
At what point do you feel the club will do something about Emery though? We cannot defend a lead and are completely reliant on Aubameyang in a goal-scoring sense.

Emery is dreadful. Sucking the enjoyment out of it.

Have any of the last 10 years been enjoyable?

2019/20 season is definitely worse than 2017/18 season.

I did enjoy watching the last 10 years - bar 2017/18 - under Arsene Wenger but never under that dumbfcuk of a manager after the sensational collapse during the last 5 league games last season.

Re: Player Ratings vs. Wolves
MattySadler 02 November, 2019 18:13
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Boston Gooner
Think the club will ride it out with Emery.
Don't think we should.
Think we are just the same old mess we was before him .
If not worse.

On the pitch we are certainly as bad as we were at Wenger's worst, if not worse, but ever since Wenger's last season we've undergone a number of changes behind the scenes in terms of non-playing staff (Edu, Raul, Vinai, Fahmy, etc), plus we ditched Wenger's dinosaur coaching team, so off the pitch I feel we're in a better position. Also I think the profile of the squad overall is much better now than it was then, putting us in a better position for when someone new takes over.

Re: Player Ratings vs. Wolves
Merlion96 02 November, 2019 18:14
Leno - 7. Made a few saves. Martinez not fit to polish his boots let alone stand in it.

Chambers - 6. Haven't been as impressed with him recently but thought he did okay today under difficult circumstances. Battled hard at times in the second half.

Sokratis - 4. F**k him. He is the weakest link and distracted the team with too much diving and play acting.

Luiz - 6. Sound.

Tierney - 7. Won't face many opponents with pace and power like Adama, but thought he recovered really well from a tough start. Looked knackered towards the end so understood the substitution.

Guendouzi - 5. As you all know I'm a big fan but thought for all of his drive and positive play he was clumsy and careless at times as well, particularly early on. Didn't he ever learnt from that Watford match with back-passing?

Torreira - 6. Not bad. Lively.

Ceballos - 4. Lightweight and lost Moutinho for the equaliser.

Ozil - 7. As you all know I'm not a big fan but you really saw the difference a player with his capabilities makes to this side. Surprised he lasted the full 90 as well.

Lacazette - 5. One point for that assist and thereafter as useful as udders on a bull

Aubameyang - 5. One point for that goal. Other than that, we were playing with 10 men.

Subs:

Martinelli - 5. Energetic.
Saka - 4. Little boy lost with a few dazzling dribble. Too raw.
Kolasinac - N/A. Not on long.

Why, oh why, can't Pepe comes in in lieu of Saka?
AT least his freekick or corners has a higher probability of a goal rather than Saka, who is partly responsible for ball watching and clueless of a Wolves player lurking behind him.



'Unai Emery is tiptoeing around Wenger Legacy hoping to safely make it to the death of his Arsenal career.'

Re: Player Ratings vs. Wolves
Merlion96 02 November, 2019 18:24
Quote:
MattySadler
Quote:
Boston Gooner
Think the club will ride it out with Emery.
Don't think we should.
Think we are just the same old mess we was before him .
If not worse.

On the pitch we are certainly as bad as we were at Wenger's worst, if not worse, but ever since Wenger's last season we've undergone a number of changes behind the scenes in terms of non-playing staff (Edu, Raul, Vinai, Fahmy, etc), plus we ditched Wenger's dinosaur coaching team, so off the pitch I feel we're in a better position. Also I think the profile of the squad overall is much better now than it was then, putting us in a better position for when someone new takes over.

The key phrase is "when someone new takes over".
But if we wait for season's end, wonder how many of the existing squad will still with us when they can't see a competitive Arsenal team that will qualify for CL Cup in their lift-time?

Players that most likely forcing a move to get out of Emery train-wreck:

#1 - Auba will not sign-on and either sell or leave for free in summer 2021;
#2 - Laca is already disenchanting and will accelerate the process of leaving in the summer;
#3 - Torreira will leave for Italy or Spain which suit his style of play.

#4 - Pepe is a dud and himself realises he is not suitable for English Football and will angle for a move back to Europe.

#5 - Bellerin will return to Barca if they are seriously of submitting a bid to take him back.

#6 - Ozil. Staying on is bad for his reputation and fast losing his personal commercial value. Most likely a compromise will work out to "loan" him to MLS.



'Unai Emery is tiptoeing around Wenger Legacy hoping to safely make it to the death of his Arsenal career.'

Re: Player Ratings vs. Wolves
Flava 02 November, 2019 18:48
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SuperRob
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Flava
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MattySadler
At what point do you feel the club will do something about Emery though? We cannot defend a lead and are completely reliant on Aubameyang in a goal-scoring sense.

Emery is dreadful. Sucking the enjoyment out of it.

Have any of the last 10 years been enjoyable?

Good point

Re: Player Ratings vs. Wolves
Shane 02 November, 2019 19:11
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Boston Gooner
Don't think we should.
Think we are just the same old mess we was before him .
If not worse.

Obviously we're worse lol. We've never been shite home AND away before. In Wenger's last season it was our horrible away form that cost us, but our home form was as good as it had been since The Invincibles oddly enough. Now we're dog meat no matter where we play.

We have to remember what this season's goal is though and that's to finish in the top four and so long as we're in the hunt for that it's difficult to sack Emery.

Re: Player Ratings vs. Wolves
Shane 02 November, 2019 19:15
Sorry I've just looked at the table and we could be NINE points away from the top four this time next week. If Leicester win tomorrow at Palace and beat us at The King Power on Saturday we're nine f*cking points behind. If that happens, and it's not that unlikely, then he's gone.

Re: Player Ratings vs. Wolves
AJ The Gunner 02 November, 2019 19:16
How can we rate our players when Emery keeps changing things up. I bet the players though professional, are equally confused. l



Wenger Is Gone Now So Can We Be Allowed To Breathe Now???

Re: Player Ratings vs. Wolves
Merlion96 03 November, 2019 03:24
Somebody wrote that that dumbfcuk had a title-winning Valencia team with attacking players like David SIlva, David Villa, et al and he was using the same confusing counter-attacking tactics home-and-away as at Arsenal circa 2019.



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Re: Player Ratings vs. Wolves
younghansolo 03 November, 2019 08:08
Rumours going round he will be sacked if we lose to Leicester


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