I wish I could look at that kind of performance and find the positives you have. 29 years has worn me down.Wow bit of over reaction going on in here
I think we learned a few things today:
1st -Keane and Mina can be a great partnership
2nd - Digne and Bernard are great together and if Iwobi can get that same momentum with Digne then our left hand attacking side can be lethal
3rd- Dom is great at getting hold of those balls forward, controlling and moving the ball on, he is definitely a good starting option for away games were we may need to play more direct
4th - Gbamin is lively, lost possession crucially twice and a couple of misplaced touched that i would put down to nerves
5th and most important-
Moise Kean is gonna bang in some goals, he reads the game well is fast and tenacious... a couple of times there (through ball through the middle he read it and sprinted unfortunately too much on the ball... and when lucas digne ran the ball out Kean was ready for it to be squared and was open)
He also brilliantly came out on the left and almost his first touch had great ball control positional awareness and released to bernard on the wing
Positives to be found... hopefully Andre isn’t too bad although another positive is Davies looked alot better when he came on too
This will be a great season
Bernard was horrific today, if Bolasie had of played instead and had exactly the same game as Bernard people would be feuminnnFew players looking off the pace. Seemed to lose control when Gomes went off. Gbamin looked to be feeling his way into the game quite well until he got dispossessed a couple of times then seemed to wilt a bit but he now knows the speed of the PL but still think he will adapt no problem. Kean never had much of a chance through no fault of his own. Bernard had a mixed game did things well then messed up things. DCL was just DCL....a handful but no danger. Siggy actually was well off the pace and couldn't do much right.
Pickford, Mina, Keane, Digne and Coleman for most part had decent games and thought Schnides was OKish until the sending off. Gomes was good until he went off
First game and already Alladyce in mentioned. How about living in the present?Pickford, Mina, Keane = very good.
Rest were poor.
Second half was a mess. Kean left isolated when he came on thanks to Morgs' red leaving us unable to get up the pitch so a disappointing debut for him.
An away point and no goals conceded is proper Allardyce but better than losing.