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    Arsenal 3 Newcastle 0 – Match ratings and comments on all the NUFC players

    We asked Jack Lacey-Hatton to give us his match ratings after Arsenal 3 Newcastle 0.

    Steve Bruce making eight changes to his team but yet again clueless tactics and zero goal threat.

    Yes Newcastle made it to half-time with the scores level but it was always only a matter of time…



    As for how the Newcastle United side as individuals performed, Jack Lacey-Hatton gives us his NUFC player ratings and comments.

    NFL Betting

    Darlow – 6

    Made a couple of very good saves.

    As ever, the scoreline would have been far more embarrassing if not for him. Had no chance on either goal.

    Lewis – 3 

    Does he actually defend?

    I never see him make a tackle.

    Not even that comfortable on the ball these days either.

    Lascelles – 3

    Ponderous on the ball.

    Looked beaten for pace every time an Arsenal forward ran at him.

    If Bruce thought the players were playing for him, he should take a look at the captain.

    Clark – 4

    Won the odd header but not his best night.

    Still been our only consistent centre back during the recent grim spell. Poor clearance led to the third Arsenal goal.

    Krafth – 4

    Made one good block in the second half but overall another disappointing night.

    One of the most immobile full-backs I have seen at the club.

    Almiron – 7

    The one player who was brave, who wanted to get on the ball, who ran himself into the ground. The only player who really looked a threat.



    Shelvey – 2

    Slow, ponderous, lost the ball easily.

    His set-pieces were embarrassing. It’s been like this for most of his five years.

    Needs shifting out of the club quickly.

    Matty Longstaff – 4

    Not all his fault as we were so stretched in midfield but does he have the engine to play the box-to-box role?

    I remain unconvinced he does but hope he proves me wrong eventually.

    Joelinton – 2

    Was he even on the pitch?

    Genuinely didn’t notice in the first twenty minutes.

    Never got close to anyone all night.

    Gutless – but then we have known this for 12 months.

    Wilson – 5

    Didn’t get the service, along with Carroll. Not his night.

    At what point does he wonder why he is playing for us?

    Carroll – 5

    Not near his performance levels from his last outing at the Emirates, when he should have been the match winner.

    Won his fair share of aerial duels and was a presence but like Wilson, didn’t get any service.

    Subs:

    Murphy – 5

    Difficult coming off the bench in these circumstances.

    Anderson – N/A (Came on too late to judge)

    Hendrick – N/A (Came on too late to judge)



    Stats from BBC Sport:

    Arsenal 3 Newcastle 0 – Monday 18 January 8pm

    Goals:

    Newcastle:

    Arsenal:

    Aubameyang 50, 77 Saka 60

    (Half-time stats in brackets)

    Possession was Arsenal 66% (67%)  Newcastle 34% (33%)

    Total shots were Arsenal 20 (7) Newcastle 4 (1)

    Shots on target Arsenal 6 (1) Newcastle 1 (0)

    Corners were Arsenal 7 (5) Newcastle 2 (1)

    Referee: David Coote

    Newcastle United:

    Darlow, Krafth, Lascelles, Clark, Lewis, Shelvey, Matty Longstaff (Hendrick 78), Almiron (Anderson 87), Joelinton, Carroll (Murphy 69), Wilson

    Unused Subs:

    Dubravka, Hayden, Ritchie, Manquillo, Yedlin, Sean Longstaff

    (Arsenal 3 Newcastle 0 – Instant NUFC fan/writer reaction to Monday’s defeat – Read HERE)

    You can follow the author on Twitter @JackLaceySport

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