You can make five substitutions, but only on three occasions during the match.We still had 2 substitutions available to us.
Players will be affected in different ways. Some players might need the buzz and adrenaline that playing in front of a big crowd gives them.I think this set of behind closed doors matches is going to show up quite a few players who aren't able to perform (possibly lacking concentration) in these conditions .... like the entire Arsenal squad, Maguire perhaps ... slight concerns over some of our midfielders who look distracted (or more distracted than usual).
Vardy feeds off it. Barnes often seems to have confidence issues, maybe crowd pressure? For both of those today there was no chance to shine as they like to run onto the ball rather than with it. I thought Barnes would relish the lack of crowd pressure but forgot there's more to matches than that. I'm now not surprised Gray, who loves having the ball regardless of what he's going to do with it, was better than the other 2.Meanwhile Vardy, who seems to feed from atmosphere, was as quiet as I’ve seen him in a while.
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