09 Apr 2022 | 11:17 | Football
Kieran Tierney’s first training session at Arsenal
Marching to Selhurst Park to face Crystal Palace, Arsenal suddenly suffered a defeat of 3 white goals. Jean-Philippe Mateta, Jordan Ayew and Wilfried Zaha were the ones who scored to bring 3 full points for coach Patrick Vieira’s teachers and students.
The unexpected loss made the Gunners unable to retake 4th place in the table. The army led by coach Mikel Arteta was overtaken by neighboring club Tottenham Hotspur and won a place in the Top 4 because even though they had the same point as the Roosters, they lost more in the sub-index.
Not only at a disadvantage in the competition with his city rival, coach Mikel Arteta also received a terrible news when both pillars, Kieran Tierney and Thomas Partey, were injured. In particular, the situation with Tierney becomes more serious when the Scottish left-back may have to miss the rest of the season.
Absent the former Celtic player, the alternative named Nuno Tavares had a disastrous day when he made a mistake to let Crystal Palace lead Arsenal to 2 goals in the first half.
In fact, Tierney plays an important role in the defense of the Emirates Stadium team. Comparing the performance of the North London representative with and without Tierney in the squad, it can be seen that the Gunners have a higher win rate, lower defeat rate, more goals scored and more goals conceded. must receive less every time the Scottish player plays.
Therefore, it can be seen that the upcoming period of coach Mikel Arteta’s teachers and students will become difficult when they do not have the service of the former Celtic defender. Especially when Arsenal still have 3 matches to meet rivals in the Big Six including Chelsea, Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester United.
Arsenal’s record with Kieran Tierney in the squad:
Number of matches played: 60
Number of goals scored: 93
Number of goals conceded: 67
Points won per game: 1.73
Win rate: 51.6%
Lose rate: 30%
Number of goals scored per game: 1.55
Number of goals conceded per game: 1.11
Arsenal’s record without Kieran Tierney in the squad:
Number of matches played: 45
Number of goals scored: 62
Number of goals conceded: 54
Points won per game: 1.48
Win rate: 40%
Lose rate: 31.1%
Number of goals scored per game: 1.37
Number of goals conceded per game: 1.2