Kieran Tierney: 2019/20 Performances

Discussion in 'Arsenal Talk' started by OnlyOne, Aug 8, 2019.

  1. lomekian

    lomekian Well-Known Member

    Probably more "Aye, yer a fe**in' wee magic c**t" judging by my time staying up in Glasgow
     
  2. lomekian

    lomekian Well-Known Member

    Tierney is a classic 442 full back who needs someone near him to combine with. Not skillful enough for WB, and not big enough for CB.
    Though a large part of the issue to day was him getting the ball with no teammate within 20 yards of him because our cack CB's need baby sitting the whole time
     
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  3. bingobob

    bingobob Fan of Technicians Who Show Great Character

    Tierney is at his attacking best with quick inter changing football. Him being stuck out wide and isolated means he can only run the line. While that's fine in some games it wasnt today.

    We either switch to a back 4 or switch him for Kolasnic in the 3.
     
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  4. Macho

    Macho Well-Known Member

    Not a great game but not entirely his fault. Agree with everyone who says he’s a classic 4-4-2/4-5-1 lb who thrives off overlapping.

    The way our fullbacks are playing is very frustrating. Must be on instruction or is it just me? They tend to join midfield instead of bombing forward and combining with our “wingers”.
     
  5. MutableEarth

    MutableEarth Bloody awesome NSFW avatars Trusted

    Product of an imbalanced squad.
     
  6. yousif_arsenal

    yousif_arsenal King of Twitter Rumours Moderator

    There Many time today he refused to cross the ball and i find it frustrating because he has good delivery
     
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  7. Shalmaneser V

    Shalmaneser V Well-Known Member

    Bit too robotic at times. Loves to run the ball out of play and needs to look up more. Often he just whips the crosses in when there’s no one even in the 18 yard box.
     
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  8. krengon

    krengon One Arsene Wenger Trusted

    looks like he dribbles with his head down lol.
     
  9. Monstar-Gunn4r

    Monstar-Gunn4r Well-Known Member

    Saw a few times when he got space and there was nobody in there and he was getting annoyed. He whipped in enough perfect balls to kill the game.
     
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  10. Mrs Bergkamp

    Mrs Bergkamp Well-Known Member

    He was solid enough but has little to work with and a liability called Kola behind him.
     
  11. Macho

    Macho Well-Known Member

    Hmmm he either dribbled the ball out of play or passed back to our defenders. Was hesitant to cross and when he did cross there was nobody in the box.
    Got outmuscled a few times as well, not to mention complete mismatch for the 2nd goal.

    Was a bit rigid going forward and he doesn’t look up when dribbling, that will need to get coached out of him. I’m sure that’s partially unfamiliarity to a new team.

    Was a tough game for him today tbh.
     
  12. Hooplehead

    Hooplehead Active Member

    Agreed, he looked very frustrated with his options everytime he was on the ball.
     
  13. gunner4lyfe

    gunner4lyfe Well-Known Member

    For the life of me, I couldn't understand why he was the one marking Toby. It has to be Luiz.
     
  14. Marjorie

    Marjorie Well-Known Member

    Some very important interceptions along with xhaka so far
     
  15. Marjorie

    Marjorie Well-Known Member

    I fear pep will be putting this guy on a shortlist
     
  16. Marjorie

    Marjorie Well-Known Member

    What an assist for the second
     
  17. Leo_ense_

    Leo_ense_ Well-Known Member

    Top left back, among the best in Europe
     
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  18. Trilly

    Trilly The John Sauce Of Ilford

    Can’t believe he was ever doubted. For me you could see his quality immediately, even though it was against Derby you just knew we had a player there.

    @bingobob Doesn’t miss when he truly rates a guy.
     
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  19. <<reed>>

    <<reed>> Meme Merchant

    the Scottish Philipp Lahm
     
  20. OnlyOne

    OnlyOne Tier 1 Height

    Cba for that idiot @Hooplehead coming in here saying he watched the game and how Tierney still isn't fully fit and the injury is still niggling him.

    WHAT A MOTHERF*CKING GREAT PLAYER.
     

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