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Arsenal fans react on Twitter to Kieran Tierney’s display against Leicester

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Arsenal fans react on Twitter to Kieran Tierney’s display against Leicester

A number of Arsenal fans have taken to Twitter to comment on Kieran Tierney’s performance as the Gunners suffered a disappointing defeat at home to Leicester City on Sunday.

Mikel Arteta’s side did have the ball in the net early on against the Foxes. However, Alexandre Lacazette’s header was chalked off with Granit Xhaka stood in an offside position.

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And that frustration proved to be a sign of what was to come for Arsenal. They struggled to recreate anything like their best form against Brendan Rodgers’s men. And it was the visitors who bagged the only goal, with Jamie Vardy scoring late on.

A number of players seemed to come in for criticism due to their underwhelming performances. It was a game that seemed to lack quality, particularly in the final third.

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But Tierney was one member of the Gunners’ squad who did receive some credit.

Many felt that if anything good was going to happen for Arteta’s men, it was likely to come from Tierney down the left flank.

His passing was not perfect. But there were some moments of real quality from the Scotland international that were not capitalised on.

And the decision to take him off for Eddie Nketiah with nine minutes remaining was criticised by a number of fans. Several felt that Arteta took off the wrong player.

Here is how some of the supporters reacted to Tierney’s display, as well as the decision to take him off…

 
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