Alexis Sanchez and Romelu Lukaku
The Chilean attacker Alexis Sanchez not only suffered his first failure , since his arrival at Manchester United, to be eliminated by Sevilla in the round of 16 of Champions League, contest which left Arsenal behind to call on the Red Devils .
With the victory of the Andalusians, by 1-2, at Old Trafford, the Wonder Child stood out for a black statistics that adds to criticism for his game even though he had at home the first chance to advance to the quarterfinals, after the goalless draw that the team of José Mourinho had scored in the first leg.
The formed in Cobreloa did not weigh in the attack of the premises. His imprecision loomed every time he had the ball and the individual duels lost all. In fact, in England they emphasize that he lost 42 times the ball, in the 90 minutes he was on the pitch, more than any other player in the current edition of the contest.
"I think Marcus’s best position is on the left, but Sanchez gave the ball so many times, surely the coach has to see that in the last four or five games, Sanchez has not been good enough, " Paul Scholes said after the final whistle.
"Sanchez seems a shadow of what he was, he seems like a stranger on this team, when you go to a team to play you do not lose all your talent, somehow, I feel sorry for him, but it’s not for him". , complemented Rio Ferdinand in BT Sport.
This adds to the fact that the native of Tocopilla has not been able to overcome this stage in his last four years and with the Red Devils he only managed to have two performances.
With the Gunners eliminated the 2014/15, 2015/16 and 2016/17 seasons: against Monaco, Barcelona and Bayern Munich. Only Barcelona came to the semifinals twice in a row (2012-13 against Chelsea and 2013-14 against the Bavarian side).