Twitter Torches Andrey Arshavin After He Was Subbed off After Just 15 Minutes

BR-UK StaffFeatured Columnist IVFebruary 25, 2014

Zenit St Petersburg  Andrey Arshavin gets to his feet during a Group G Champions League soccer match against Atletico  Madrid at the Vicente Calderon stadium in Madrid, Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2013. (AP Photo/Andres Kudacki)
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Andrey Arshavin had a forgettable shift during Zenit St. Petersburg's Round of 16 clash with Borussia Dortmund. 

The diminutive Russian was subbed off after just 15 minutes with an apparent injury and a two-goal deficit. 

The former Arsenal man hardly made a contribution during his shift and was consequently torched on Twitter. 

 

Latest heat map in from the nerds in graphics. This time we look at Arshavin's contribution before he was subbed: pic.twitter.com/LNZKeZWcAq

— Paddy Power (@paddypower) February 25, 2014

 

 

pic.twitter.com/mDFxZnnFaJ....... Ironically, #Zenit weren't prepared.. #Arshavin #Dortmund

— Brendon Netto (@BrendonNetto) February 25, 2014

 

 

PHOTO Dortmund celebrate their early stroll down easy street. But Zenit haven't given up yet (well, except Arshavin). pic.twitter.com/3GLBLprSam

— FourFourTwo (@FourFourTwo) February 25, 2014

 

 

HEAT (COLD?) MAP: Andrey Arshavin was subbed off after just 15 mins against Dortmund. pic.twitter.com/DFa36c9zQ3

— Squawka Football (@Squawka) February 25, 2014

 

 

Did you know: Andrei Arshavin has a 35-minute sleep at 5.15pm EVERY DAY, no matter what he's doing. It's just a rule he lives by, OK?

— Mirror Football (@MirrorFootball) February 25, 2014

 

 

Zenit just took attacker Andriy Arshavin off for defensive midfielder Anatoliy Tymoshchuk. After going down two goals. Welp.

— SB Nation Soccer (@SBNationSoccer) February 25, 2014

 

 

#Arshavin's heat map before he was hauled off due to 'injury' in the first half against Dortmund... pic.twitter.com/DdeKQeejlN

— MailOnline Sport (@MailSport) February 25, 2014