Well that was quite something wasn't it.
I will start of by saying that Gomez & Matip need replacing ASAP. Trent wasn't awful, wasn't great either, Robbo was up for it but just seemed like nothing went right for him, felt he wasn't as composed on the ball in his passing or delivery.
The midfield three works for me decently enough off the ball but on it we cannot keep possession well enough, a sloppy pass here and there and we are under the kosh again, I thought Thiago was abysmal yesterday and should have been hooked the earliest out of the midfield three.
Salah just isn't playing well at all, every touch, dribble etc. right now is woeful, he needs to be benched, we should start Elliot out there ahead of him and swap Gakpo and Nunez around, have them interchange more in games. Gakpo for me hasn't shown much and I was tempted to say have Salah through the middle and Harvey out right, but Salah's form right now is that bad I am not even sure a spell through the middle will help.
It felt like we were never in the game really, the second half we mounted on the pressure but as soon as they wanted to hit us on the counter they did, so felt like we played into their hands in that respect. I never felt we really looked like scoring in that second half and I guess if Nunez had more confidence and composure at the minute he could have dragged us back in it single handedly, but it wasn't to be.
This season is over for me in terms of the PL, each week I look at the point difference and create a scenario in my head of top four, but if we cannot win the games we are supposed to then we have no chance. I think we need to seriously look at a plan B for the rest of the season and hope we pull of a miracle in the CL, stranger things have happened.