A number of West Ham supporters have criticised Pablo Fornals’ performance in the clash against Southampton on Boxing Day.
The Hammers were back in Premier League action as they sought a return to winning ways after their Carabao Cup defeat to Tottenham in midweek.
With teams around them finding form in the top-four battle, it is vital that David Moyes’ men continue to find consistency to avoid falling away in the chase for a Champions League finish.
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However, Fornal struggled badly this afternoon against the Saints, so much so that he was substituted at half-time by Moyes with the Irons trailing 0-1.
As per SofaScore, the Spaniard completed only 14 of his 24 passes and won just one duel, while he failed to record any shots or make any defensive contributions other than being dribbled past twice. Giving away possession 12 times summed up a hapless performance from the 25-year-old.
West Ham fans critical of Fornals
These West Ham fans took to Twitter to criticise Fornals’ performance against Southampton today.
“Get Fornals OFF THE PITCH“
“Benrahma and Fornals have just completely fallen off a cliff. Both unable to do anything. Can’t pass, can’t create, can’t score, too slow, too predictable. It’s unbearable to watch. Sigh, we HAVE to get January right“
“Actually convinced Fornals is a random Spanish bloke and isn’t actually a footballer“
“Fornals isn’t good enough, let’s be honest…“
“What’s happened to Fornals? All of a sudden he can’t make a single pass and players going by him for fun?“
“Fornals and Coufal have been shocking“
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