Visualisation that shows the smoothed positions of players around the time as indicated. The locations are identified with reference to actions as seen through the eyes of Opta.
Cazorla and Welbeck occupied quite similar positions throughout the game
Although named centrally, Ozil still found himself drifting towards Arsenal’s left wing as Cazorla and Ramsey occupied a lot of the central attacking space. Ramsey dropped deeper during the second half as the game fizzled out
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Article by Colin Trainor