Michael Owen has claimed that John McGinn gave Saul Niguez ‘a style of what the Premier League is all about’ throughout Aston Villa’s 3-0 defeat to Chelsea on Saturday, as he told Premier League Productions (11/09/21 at 6:25 pm).
The previous striker means that though Saul is a ‘world-class’ participant, he discovered life troublesome at Stamford Bridge over the weekend.
Thomas Tuchel handed his deadline-day signing his debut in opposition to Villa, however Dean Smith’s aspect pressed excessive up the sector and have been very aggressive in the direction of the Chelsea gamers.
It wasn’t a case of Villa concentrating on Saul and concentrating on the Spaniard solely, however attempting to win the ball again as excessive up the pitch as attainable as Chelsea constructed up their play.
Ultimately, Saul was hooked off by Tuchel at half-time and Chelsea went on to win 3-0.
Owen thinks Villa midfielders have been ‘dominating’ in the course of the first interval, as he shared his ideas on McGinn forcing Saul into errors.
“The Aston Villa gamers dominating and so they have,” stated Owen. “That was proper early on within the sport. John McGinn gave him a style of what the Premier League is all about.
“He’s taking too many touches. Everyone knows he’s a world-class participant. However you simply don’t get that point on the ball within the Premier League.
“They almost scored a objective from this (McGinn successful the ball from Saul early within the first half).”
Villa ought to have scored a minimum of two targets within the first half, after which they didn’t assist themselves when Tyrone Mings’ backpass put Mateo Kovacic via on objective and he doubled his aspect’s lead after the restart.
Though the away group pushed and pushed for a objective, Chelsea have been fairly snug at 2-0 and noticed out the sport with Romelu Lukaku placing the cherry on the cake late on.
The scoreline did flatter Chelsea, as McGinn was Villa’s finest participant, with the £2 million man’s (Telegraph) all-action type and aggressive nature popping out for all to see.
McGinn has most likely been Villa’s finest participant throughout these first 4 video games of the season, with Dean Smith’s males selecting up 4 factors.
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