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Re: Player Ratings vs. Man United
Posted by: MattySadler
Date: 02/01/2020 06:21
Have I been too generous?
Noticed against Bournemouth that Xhaka occupied the "left centre" a lot which allowed Saka to play much more advanced than a left back usually would. That's where Kolasinac is at his best. He was effective in the first half, but I wonder how good he could've been had he been fully fit? Could be another beneficiary of Arteta's Arsenal.

I think these are quite generous. These are about right for the first half, but the second half wasnt great. We lost control of the game and the only reason we weren't punished was because utd were so bad

We need to learn how to control games by keeping possession but without giving 100% intensity

Fairs mate. My thinking was just that we aren't good enough to dominate any side for a full 90 minutes so second half I expected United to have a spell on top and it was all about how we dealt with it. In the past you might have seen us getting caught high up the pitch or something but we defended well. Only decent opportunities I can recall them having were Perreira's and that late ball in to Rashford, while towards the end we could have had a few on the counter had our decision making been better.

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