Friday, June 24, 2016

EURO 2016 Poor Performer

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Euro 2016 Poor Performer

The EURO 2016 has been off to a smooth start. Now that the group stage is over, the countries that have to qualify for the round of 16 include Switzerland, Poland, Wales, Northern Ireland, Croatia, Portugal, France, Ireland, Germany, Slovakia, Hungary, Belgium, Italy, Spain, England, and Iceland.

Have you been winning from your bets so far? There have been some players that have been given a favorable rating but fail to shine in the EURO 2016. Let’s have a look at some of the players that have to fail to shine so far.  

Euro 2016

GK Gabor Kiraly (Hungary)

Kiraly would be the player that is blameworthy for his confusion that led to the Tamas Kadar’s conceding the penalty. As a result of his mistake, Gylfi Sigurdsson converted the penalty into a 1-1 draw with Iceland.

And again in the match against Portugal on Wednesday, Kiraly look sluggish as he failed to get down in time to stop Nani from scoring from the near post in an exciting 3-3 draw in Lyon.

RB Igor Smolnikov (Russia)

Apart from goalkeeper Igor Akinfeev, just about any Russian player could be in this team. In fact, it was tempting to pick the whole Russian team. The Russian team made a few friends in this tournament, but the unlucky Smolnikov fail to deliver as he was in fault for both Slovakia goals in Russia’s 2-1 defeat.

While against Wales, he had a terrible nightmare in a shameful 3-0 defeat. During the match, he was repeatedly beaten by Gareth Bale and was left standing as Aaron Ramsey ran on to a ball from Joe Allen for the opener.

CB Aleksandar Dragovic (Austria)
If you are your country top defender, getting a sent off for two careless offenses and missing a penalty in an important match will sum up as a bad tournament. In the match against Hungary, Dragovic was sent off after two reckless tackles and missed a penalty in a 2-1 defeat against Iceland on Wednesday.

However, the Austria coach Marcel Koller was quick to comfort Dragovic in Paris after his missed penalty. The 25-year-old player is a symbol of disappointment for Austria Euro campaign.

CB Sergio Ramos (Spain)

Ramos had the worst time when Spain lost 2-1 against Croatia in the European Championship for the first time since 2004.

The miscommunication between Ramos and David De Gea resulted in a vital mistake. The goalkeeper looked shaky in Bordeaux even before Ramos negligently allowed Nikola Kalinic to come in and score the equalizer in a 2-1 loss for the defending champions. Ramos fail to score from the penalty and this led to Spain being dropped into the bad position for the draw following their loss as Italy continue to march towards the round-of-16.

LB Ciaran Clark (Ireland)

Clark clearly had been showing a bad performance for his team when playing against Sweden and Belgium. In Paris, he seems like he is the most effective attacking weapon for the opponent side as he strike up an understanding with Zlatan Ibrahimovic and this led to scoring an own-goal in the Sweden’s equalizer of a 1-1 draw.

On the other match in Bordeaux, Clark was again flat-footed as Romelu Lukaku ripped Ireland apart in a 3-0 defeat. As a result, he was not chosen for the game against Ital.

RM Andriy Yarmolenko (Ukraine)

Yarmolenko is in the middle of the discussion for a transfer to Everton for $25 million from Dynamo Kiev. However, due to his poor performance in the Euro 2016 the transfer talk might need a rethink.

Yarmolenko wasted the best chance for Ukraine to score against Poland on Tuesday. Ukraine was already eliminated at that time but the country extends their barren run of five matches without a goal at the Euro 2016. The game ended 1-0 loss. Yarmolenko was also poor at supplying ball to his strikers as well.

CM Arda Turan (Turkey)

Great player from a super club but Turan is a total flop at the Euro 2016. Turan rusty performance has not helped Turkey as the country fail to reach the second round of the tournament. Even though he did play well enough during the match against the Czech Republic on Tuesday, the victory was unable to help Turkey to proceed to the next round.

Turan was even booed when Turkey lost 3-0 to Spain on Friday. The Spanish fans further embarrass him by singing his name at the same time. ‘They made my mother cry,’ Turan said of his Turkish supporters.

CM Jack Wilshere (England)

Roy Hodgson has made some confusing decisions in the Euro 2016. One of it would be taking Wilshere to France after just 140 minutes of first team football.

The Arsenal man is admired by Hodgson. However, his sluggish performance in the draw 0-0 between England and Slovakia shows that he is actually unfit for the purpose.

LM Mario Gotze (Germany)

Gotze is capable of doing so much more than the performance he shows in the Euro 2016. The 0-0 draw between Germany and Poland was disappointing as he failed to provide the much-needed attack to win the game. The Germany side looked like a toothless attacking force during the match.

Gotze relaxed style seems like he is not ready being an elite level footballer. His poor performance must have made coach Joachim Low to have a second though on his selection for the next match. Even though he actually didn’t play on the left of midfield for Low’s men during the tournament, he is placed there so that we can make way for another poor performer into the XI team.

David Alaba (Austria)

Things might have worked out differently if Alaba had not stuck a post in the opening seconds of Austria’s opening match with Hungary. In the Euro 2016, Alaba seem like the most high profile flops. Coach Marcel Koller felt that by playing Alaba in the midfield role would bring out the best in the Bayern Munich’s left back. However, his effort had not worked as Alaba looked very lost during the game.

Alaba poor performance resulted in a 0-0 draw with Portugal and the player only manage to complete 53% of his passes before he became an early sub in the second half. However, there were improvement in his performance during the match against Iceland but he will register as a fallen idol in Euro 2016 along with his team which had failed to meet expectations.

FW Zlatan Ibrahimovic (Sweden)

Even with all the goals and trophies, there are those who just don’t buy into the Zlatan hype. Many had also wonder why Jose Mourinho would wishes to make the 34-year-old his main transfer target this summer.

Euro 2016 would not change those opinions at all as Ibrahimovic fail to perform well in the tournament. The Swedish team did rely on him to provide goals and creativity at the tournament but things didn’t end up well as Sweden exited the Euros tournament by ending up at the bottom of their group.

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