'Looked Lively, 'Caused A Few Headaches': Saka Gets Good Ratings Despite Arsenal's Loss To Liverpool

Published: October 31, 2019
'Looked Lively, 'Caused A Few Headaches': Saka Gets Good Ratings Despite Arsenal's Loss To LiverpoolArsenal were on Wednesday night eliminated from the 2019/2020 Carabao Cup 5-4 on penalties by Liverpool after a thrilling 5-5 draw in regulation time.

Saka played for 90 minutes in the entertaining Round of 16 contest.

The Hale End Academy product was rated 8/10 by Football.London.

''Bukayo Saka: There were moments after Mustafi's own goal when it looked like Arsenal might have lost faith in their ability to win this game. All except Saka. Whenever the ball came his way he looked to make something happen, driving at debutant Neco Williams and challenging him to prove his worth.

''It was little wonder that so much of Arsenal's best attacking moments came down Saka's flank on an exceptional night for the young forward. 8''.

ESPN  in their ratings handed a 6/10 to Saka.

 "MF: Bukayo Saka, 6 -- Provided a nice assist for Martinelli's second of the evening and always looked lively in and around the box," ESPN wrote.

Popular web blog,  the4thofficial.com, also deemed a 6/10 to be good rating of the impact that Saka had at the Anfield Stadium.

"LM: Bukayo Saka – 6/10.

"The Gunners youngster made some penetrative dribbles which caused a few headaches for the Reds defenders. He got an assist to show for his efforts."

Saka is expected to gain some game time this weekend against Wolverhampton Wanderers in the English Premier League.
Izuchukwu Okosi

Photo Credit : arsenal.com

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