Quick links

Arsenal

Arsenal fans react on Matteo Guendouzi's performance for France under-21s

Matteo Guendouzi of Arsenal celebrates his team's victory after the Premier League match between Arsenal FC and Tottenham Hotspur at Emirates Stadium on December 1, 2018 in London, United...

Arsenal star was in action for France's under-21s last night.

Matteo Guendouzi of Arsenal in action during the Premier League match between Arsenal FC and Manchester City at Emirates Stadium on August 12, 2018 in London, United Kingdom.

Arsenal midfielder Matteo Guendouzi was given his first start of the under-21 Championships last night for France.

Guendouzi ended up on the losing team, putting in a promising but also flawed performance.

The Gunners midfielder caught the eye with his defence splitting passes, which needed better finishing from his teammates.

 

Coming up against a dominant Spain side was a tough ask, and Guendouzi made an error in the second half, giving the ball away leading to a goal.

It underlined that he is still a work in progress, and to be fair, at 20-years-old, that should be expected.

Last summer Guendouzi impressed Arsenal fans with his eye catching pre-season performance.

France's midfielder Matteo Guendouzi reacts during the Group C match of the U21 European Football Championships between France and Romania on June 24, 2019 at the Dino-Manuzzi stadium in...

He carried that on into the first half of the season, before fading.

Last night was another learning experience for him, but his raw potential was on show again.

Apart from his error, Arsenal fans were largely impressed by what they saw...

Have something to tell us about this article?

Register for ARSENAL team updates

Register for HITC Sport - Daily Dispatch