AVB said after the match that today’s result should act as a wake up call for the team. I found that remark insulting on behalf of all the talent we had just sitting on the bench this afternoon. They were wide awake and raring to get on the pitch. Lamela sits there for 64 minutes and Soldado appears after 74….what is going on ?
How long before the manager realises that Defoe and Eriksen just don’t mix and the one that needs removing from the equation is Defoe…..
Sitting warming their bums today were
- 06 Chiriches 09 Soldado 14 Holtby 21 Chadli 11 Lamela 30 Sandro
Surely after the first half AVB could see changes were needed. I strongly suggest he reads the club motto again “To Dare Is To Do”
He has to be bold enough to make changes otherwise we are going to have a lot of very disgruntled expensive and talented players on our hands.
I know we could all pick a different team to the one he selects every match but he got it terribly wrong today and did not react quickly and positively enough when the game started slipping away. I still say Soldado should have started.
Frustrated, disappointed and disillusioned but not by the players…..sadly by the manager.