We have to admit, we were very lucky. Spurs could have killed the game with 3 or 4 goals but they didn’t. Walcott’s goal was very lucky but I didn’t think it was a handball.
Berbatov was superb tonight but it could be due to the fact our whole team played like crap. MOM maybe Hoyte or Fabianski.
Neutralised many of Spurs crosses and looks assured in goal. Our last line of defence against Spurs was quite good.
When he moved into central defence, looked a good player. He marked Berbatov out of the game when he was moved into the middle. Best defender on the night.
He always seems to raise his arm hoping for an offside flag. Why not chase the ball down, and if its an offside the linesman will give it. He let Keane in on one occasion and we were very lucky Keane’s touch let him down.
Off the pace and doesn’t at all look a Premiership defender. Very disappointing and worrying.
Defending wasn’t very good and going forward contributed little.
Lucky with the goal but other than that always played out of position and his runs amounted to nothing.
Passing is poor and his linkup play is no good. I don’t know what his role in the team is, but he looks like he was separated from the team.
Another poor, poor performance. And to think he was a world cup winner. He isn’t half the player he was last season. I’d doubt any top club would want him now.
Held onto the ball too long and always cutting in deprived us of any width on the left wing. Still much to learn.
Worked hard and passing was ok but nothing inspiring.
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Looked like he lacked match fitness and reportedly came off with an injury.
Boosted our defence and most of our threats came from Sagna. Good play.
Good assist and general play was not bad. Lacked service though.
Certainly an improved performance is needed to ensure safe passage into the final. Maybe Wenger will bring in some experienced players like 2 seasons ago ? Or stick to the young Guns like last season ? More will be known in a few weeks. And we hope, there will be serious improvement from the youngsters.
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