I have just watched the Sky recording of the Blackburn game and I am surprised no has mentioned Chris Martin role in the penalty.
Martin had the ball just inside the Blackburn half and he was trying to get past their player. He cocked it up and lost the ball. The Blackburn player ran with the ball and passed it forward who was fouled by Kalas ( a very silly tackle)
If Martin had passed the ball to a Fulham player we would have never given away a penalty.
Our defending did not improve against Wolves and Jokanovic said that all three goals should not have been conceded.
We have a break before we play away to Rotherham and then Derby.
What are the odds we lose to Rotherham and beat Derby.
I mentioned it.
He had ages of time to do something sensible with the ball. He had runners available but took so long then was unable to use them, it was pathetic. he was also implicated in the second blackburn goal.
regardless of whether it was martin or A.N.Other. If the ball is lost needlessly/carelessly then that leads to a goal or goal scoring opportunity for the other team then regardless of where the ball is lost the player concerned needs to be made aware. When we played spurs, the first goal was a sa result of two errors, first the throw in was needlessly given away by malomne (if memory serves) that was quickly taken leading to the cross that kane got to. Some people blamed the central defenders, but in the end they need never have been put in that position.
Sometimes we see forwards showboating or over elaborating with the ball and they end up losing possesion as a result, that means we are open to a counter attack. all that happens is the back four get blamed every time but in the end they are needlesly put under pressure.
Now clearly taken to its logical conclusion one would never chance ones arm at working an opening for fear of losing the ball, but there is a world of difference between trying to be creative and overlaborating/showboating/being too slow/careless or just plain stupid.
In this case martin had loads of time and opportunity to use the ball but he spectacularly failed. gauinst wolves two of our forwards did much the same over and over but I have been told off for criticising and naming players that should have the aility to do rather better.