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Ndidi Gets Poor Ratings, Iheanacho Average In Leicester’s Home Loss vs Arsenal

Ndidi Gets Poor Ratings, Iheanacho Average In Leicester’s Home Loss vs Arsenal

Wilfred Ndidi got a poor rating while Kelechi Iheanacho got an average score in Leicester City’s 3-1 home loss to Arsenal on Sunday.

The ratings which was compiled by Leicester Mercury, was for every Foxes player that featured against the Gunners.

And in their ratings, Ndidi got four and Iheanacho five out of 10.

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Commenting on Ndidi’s performance, the English publication wrote:“ It’s rare Ndidi makes this many mistakes. Gave the ball away in his own half and then made the foul for the penalty that was overturned, and then inexplicably raised his hands for the spot-kick that was given.”

And for Iheanacho: “Did his job for the goal, dummying to allow Tielemans to get in, while he showed some nice touches and produced a few passes to Vardy that earned the striker’s applause, if not a finish. Skied a very good late opportunity.”

It was a sixth home defeat for Leicester who drop to third position in the league table.

And early opener from Youri Tielemans was cancelled by goals from David Luiz, Alex Lacazette and Nicolas Pepe.

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  • The whole leceister team was below average on sunday.
    There’s a big drop of form by this leceister team.

    It further reveals why they lost at home to a team they played draw against away.(@SLAVIA PRAGUE).

    The entire team is not in their very best else PRAGUE, GUNNERS couldn’t breeze pass them at home.

    A team that held theirs against CHELSEA, LIVERPOOL loosing to S.PRAGUE? Quite laughable.

    The absence of MADISSON in that attacking role cause them alot….

    Iheanacho’s game is going down everyday.
    The likes of PEREZ AYOZE, PRAET would have given the coach options to drop NACHO and bring on any of the afore mentioned duo.

    Ndidi only had a bad day in office…
    That wasn’t the Ndidi i knew….
    He was just below par in that game.

    • I Think Iheanacho’s Problem is simple not being able to Speak up about his prefered Position. The same Problem Mikel Had at Chelsea with Mourinho. Which Means the coach will continue to Mould him in this position that is not his best. You see it now. He has been Moulded into a Number 9 instead of False 9 or CF. I don’t know if it is Inferiority complex that stops Nigerian Players from calling the coach in their clubs aside and talking to them humbly or suggesting “look coach I am better in another role”

      Iheanacho is better when he plays behind the main Attacker and Acts as a Link between the Mid and Attack. Hence he had an Okay game coming from deep against Arsenal on the weekend, he even managed some shots on goal and would have had an assit had Vardy latched on to his through ball.

      Had it been that he put his foot down and told the Coach Look I play better behind the main attacker by now he would be having more fluid games and possibly more game time to show case his abilities because no doubt he would be churning out better performances from a Deep attack role.. now he has wasted years trying to master a position that quite simply he is toooo slow to play (Number ( role) in a fast paced English league. However all is not lost if he speaks up now.

      Mikel kept quite his whole career playing a CDM role at Chelsea, when we all knew he is a CAM, hence he didn’t achieve the desired Heights his potentials Suggested at Chelsea. which we Clearly see glimpses off in his Twilight years in every other club he played as a CAM since Chelsea I.e. Stoke City and Middlesbrough. If Iheanacho doesn’t speak up NOW he will be playing in the 3rd division soon after wasting years on Bench role, Just ask Mikel Obi.

      • GLORY 3 years ago

        @ Ugo Iwunze, the very latent point you made, which is quite true is our players give themselves away as lacking the courage to speak out. They are so afraid to call their managers to attend to things they don’t agree with even if that thing is suffocating them to death. That attitude gives them away as players that lack belief in themselves, hence the coaches struggles to show belief in them too. They just sit there and accept all kinds of degradation, really really annoying. Sadio Mane was ready to call off the bluff of klopp for taking him off early in a certain game. Salah refused to continue sitting on the bench while at Chelsea hence moved to Roma. Infact from observation,most french speaking African footballers, don’t take such rubbish from managers. They speak out and move if such situation persist. Ighalo was all too proud of Man utd sitting on the bench, Nacho bench is super glued to his butts hench struggle to run while he plays, due to the weight of the bench. Fans will blame the managers, but I n I will blame the players for their lack of self belief.

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