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Player Ratings vs. Leeds
Discussion started by MattySadler , 06 January, 2020 22:09
Player Ratings vs. Leeds
MattySadler 06 January, 2020 22:09
Martinez - 7. Very good in the first half.

Sokratis - 5. Didn't look comfortable out of position, particularly in the first half where we all struggled.
Holding - 5. Looked like a bloke who hadn't played since November. Rusty and so poor on the ball.
Luiz - 6. Pick of the defenders, but again after a sketchy first half.
Kolasinac - 6. Didn't see much of him in the first half but second half was better.

Guendouzi - 5. First half was abysmal but he came out much better in the second half.
Xhaka - 5. Again poor second half but better in the second.

Pepe - 6. Showed excellent feet but was often isolated or deeper than he would like to be
Ozil - 5. Hardly saw the ball in the first half but another who came alive in the second half.
Nelson - 7. Came alive at the start of the second half to score the winner, showing pace and direct running. Needs to look at his studs as he's always falling over.

Lacazette - 5. BBC gave him MOTM but I still think he looks so slow to get the ball under control or out of his feet.

Subs:

Martinelli - 7. Played just over 20 minutes and was much better then most of the players who started. Think he and Arteta will enjoy working with each other.
Willock - N/A. Not on long.
Saka - N/A. Not on long.

Real game of two halfs.

First half was like watching Emery's 2019 Arsenal. Awful, absolutely no midfield and saved only by our keeper and the woodwork.

Second half was a big improvement and what a moment for Hale End boy Reiss to win it!

Re: Player Ratings vs. Leeds
Boston Gooner 06 January, 2020 22:37
Martinez - 7. MOTM.

Sokratis - 5. just about ok. Big girls blouse.
Holding - 3. Guy is a joke. Should never start.
Luiz - 5. Better 2nd half.
Kolasinac - 5. Didn't see much of him in the first half but second half was better.

Guendouzi - 5. Again better 2nd half.
Xhaka - 3. Back to usual crap. Lucky to be on the pitch. could have been booked 4 or 5 times.

Pepe - 4. Headless chicken tonight. Has to look to pass.
Ozil - 5. Hardly saw the ball in the first half but another who came alive in the second half.
Nelson - 5 Scored bur nearly meesed that up.

Lacazette - 5. Better 2nd half but looks slow. And silly for kicking out which VAR looked at.

Subs:

Martinelli - 7. So much sharper when he was on.
Think he and Arteta will enjoy working with each other.

Willock - N/A. Not on long.
Saka - N/A. Not on long.

Real game of two halfs.



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Re: Player Ratings vs. Leeds
SaltnPeppah 06 January, 2020 23:06
Holding deserved a fat 0 until the 94th minute when he stopped a cross. So I'd give him a ½, just for that play.

Otherwise, it was easily one of the Top 10 worst performances by an Arsenal defender in the last 20 years.

Re: Player Ratings vs. Leeds
Gunnersingh1 06 January, 2020 23:57
Holding is the king at setting up counter attacks for the other team. It's time to sell him. He's simply not good enough.

Guendouzi was our best player 2nd half.

Re: Player Ratings vs. Leeds
Flava 06 January, 2020 23:59
Yo didn’t see the game but Holding hasn’t played for a year

Re: Player Ratings vs. Leeds
Gunnersingh1 07 January, 2020 00:04
Quote:
Flava
Yo didn’t see the game but Holding hasn’t played for a year

Apart from the 5 or 6 games he's played this season, you mean... You p issed mate.

Re: Player Ratings vs. Leeds
Flava 07 January, 2020 00:09
Quote:
Gunnersingh1
Quote:
Flava
Yo didn’t see the game but Holding hasn’t played for a year

Apart from the 5 or 6 games he's played this season, you mean... You p issed mate.

Alright, you know what I mean.

And yes I am pi.ssed

Re: Player Ratings vs. Leeds
MattySadler 07 January, 2020 06:11
Bit unfair considering it was his first game since November. Obviously not match fit. But he was appalling on the ball.

Re: Player Ratings vs. Leeds
Merlion96 07 January, 2020 06:51
Martinez - 6. Very good in the first half. But comfortable with ball at his feet and to pass out of defence.

Sokratis - 6. Didn't look comfortable out of position, particularly in the first half where we all struggled. A warrior, he gave all and he needed to cover for Holding.

Holding - 5. Looked like a bloke who hadn't played since November. Rusty and so poor on the ball. but no excuse for lack of technical skill in trapping the ball and passed the ball with proper weight.

Luiz - 7. Pick of the defenders, but again after a sketchy first half. A Captain game where he drove the team forward.

Kolasinac - 6. Didn't see much of him in the first half but second half was better.

Guendouzi - 5. First half was abysmal but he came out much better in the second half.
Xhaka - 5. Again poor second half but better in the second.

Pepe - 6. Showed excellent feet but was often isolated or deeper than he would like to be. Too individualistic and attempted to drive through the entire Leeds defence. Poor peripheral vision where he can pass the ball to beat his man.

Ozil - 5. Hardly saw the ball in the first half but another who came alive in the second half. He is just being Ozil.

Nelson - 7. Came alive at the start of the second half to score the winner, showing pace and direct running. Needs to look at his studs as he's always falling over.


Lacazette - 5. BBC gave him MOTM but I still think he looks so slow to get the ball under control or out of his feet. Don't understand what is wrong with him but should watch his temper to avoid red card for violence behaviour.


Subs:

Martinelli - 7. Played just over 20 minutes and was much better then most of the players who started. Think he and Arteta will enjoy working with each other. I like his energy and directness.

Willock - N/A. Not on long.
Saka - N/A. Not on long.

Real game of two halfs.

First half was like watching Emery's 2019 Arsenal. Awful, absolutely no midfield and saved only by our keeper and the woodwork.

Second half was a big improvement and what a moment for Hale End boy Reiss to win it!

Back to the drawing board as Arteta knew his players and team weakness with this experiment side and should knew which team is better against Crystal Palace.

Torreira was hugely missed with his fine anticipation, interception and energy in our half.
With Torreira, Xhaka and Ozil will play very much better in opponent half.

AMN was missed as RB and hardly any attacking threat at right side.
Left side? Kolasinac spent more time covering for Holding than goes on the attack.

Ceballos and Bellerin are coming back from injury to give Arteta more option than.



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