Breaking Premier League Kieran Tierney's absence keenly felt as Gunners misfire against Palace Premier league news

MetiNews.Com - ARSENAL fans feared their chances of beating Crystal Palace were already over when Kieran Tierney was left out of the matchday squad. And they were right. Mikel Arteta’s decision to rest the …

Breaking Premier League Kieran Tierney's absence keenly felt as Gunners misfire against Palace Premier league news

MetiNews.Com - ARSENAL fans feared their chances of beating Crystal Palace were already over when Kieran Tierney was left out of the matchday squad. And they were right. Mikel Arteta’s decision to rest the …

Breaking Premier League  Kieran Tierney's absence keenly felt as Gunners misfire against Palace Premier league news
14 January 2021 - 23:02

Breaking News ! ARSENAL fans feared their chances of beating Crystal Palace were already over when Kieran Tierney was left out of the matchday squad. And they were right. 3Arsenal were frustrated by Crystal Palace who held them to a 0-0 draw at the EmiratesCredit: Kevin Quigley-The Daily Mail Mikel Arteta's decision to rest the left-back backfired as the Gunners looked toothless in attack during the 0-0 draw. The 23-year-old has chipped in with three assists in his last four games in all competitions as he constantly bombs down the channel at speed. And the Scotland international is easily the club's best crosser of the ball as he whips in deliveries at will. In the club's recent 2-0 FA Cup win against Newcastle, the Celtic academy graduate created a staggering six chances. Besides Gabriel Martinelli - who was also left out of the squad that drew to Palace due to a minor injury - no other player can match Tierney's energy and willingness to get forward. This was proven in Saturday's win against the Magpies where he darted beyond the Toon's defence to set up Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang in the 117th minute. Without him in defence against Palace, Arsenal simply didn't look like the menacing side supporters have begun to expect in recent weeks.

. CASINO DEALS: BEST SIGN UP OFFERS TO CLAIM OVER £700 3Mikel Arteta decided to rest Kieran Tierney for the clash against the EaglesCredit: Reuters Arteta drafted in the versatile Ainsley Maitland-Niles to slot in at left-back, who has often had to settle for playing at right-back in the absence of Hector Bellerin. And right from the off Arsenal missed Tierney's presence as Maitland-Niles got into a dangerous position down the left early on with Aubameyang and Lacazette waiting in the middle. But the right-footed England international's left-footed cross went out for a goal kick. Palace defenders then invited the former Ipswich to cross with his left, knowing he would have to cut in. It came as no surprise that Maitland-Niles was hauled off for Nicolas Pepe in the second half having failed to make an impact. 3Ainsley Maitland-Niles struggled when asked to play at left-backCredit: AP:Associated Press latest arsenal newsLive BlogGUNNERS LATESTArsenal transfer news LIVE: Follow all the latest from the EmiratesLive BlogARSENAL 0 PALACE 0Both sides struggle to make breakthrough as tempers flare in stalemateLAMP LOOKING BRIGHTArsenal target Tariq Lamptey set to sign bumper new deal at BrightonMARC MY WORDSRashford says he's still learning from Henry after studying star as a kidARSENAL RATINGSGranit Xhaka stars but Alexandre Lacazette struggles in toothless attackARSENAL 0 PALACE 0Gunners' winning run ends but Arteta and Co stay above Eagles in table Though you can't fault Maitland-Niles as it is that first time since the 3-1 defeat against Liverpool in September that he has been asked to play at left-back. With Arsenal knowing they dropped two points on Thursday night, Arteta will now be desperate to secure the three points when they host Newcastle on Monday. And you can be sure the Spaniard won't make the same mistake twice in leaving Tierney out of the side. ⚽ Read our Arsenal live blog for the latest news from The Emirates Arteta confuses fans with strange statistical breakdown

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Breaking Premier League Kieran Tierney's absence keenly felt as Gunners misfire against Palace Premier league news


Breaking Premier League Kieran Tierney's absence keenly felt as Gunners misfire against Palace Premier league news


Breaking Premier League Kieran Tierney's absence keenly felt as Gunners misfire against Palace Premier league news


Breaking Premier League Kieran Tierney's absence keenly felt as Gunners misfire against Palace Premier league news

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