Sunderland may have progressed to the Football League Trophy final on Wednesday night, but the fans were far from happy with the display of Josh Scowen in doing so.
The Black Cats faced Lincoln in the semi-final as they attempted to make it to Wembley. The match went to penalties after Charlie Wyke cancelled out Anthony Scully’s opener. Fortunately, the north-east outfit won 5-3 in the shoot-out to progress – they will now face Tranmere in the showpiece.
Despite the positive result, though, the fans were clearly disappointed with Scowen’s display. The midfielder won just two of his five duels and was taken off with 30 minutes left on the clock (SofaScore) – far from a show of confidence in his ability from manager Lee Johnson.
Was Josh Scowen the worst player on the pitch vs Lincoln?
The fans took to Twitter to share their thoughts on the 27-year-old.
Let’s see what the fans had to say about Scowen below
“Gooch has been very poor, scowen looks lost”
“Scowen and Leadbetter do not go together Scowen has been so weak in the tackle all game..Jones for Gooch and McGlaughlin for Scowen or Leadbetter and get Power back in Midfield..”
“Scowen has been disappointing so far. But no one has really stood out”
“Literally the best bit of play all game has came through him. Scowen can’t even trap a ball man. Think you’re watching a different sport if you think Scowen’s better than Neil”
“The day Leadbitter and Scowen are nowhere to be seen in a Sunderland squad, never mind shirt, will be a great day for the club”
“He hasn’t though, scowen’s been invisible in the midfield”
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