To a certain extent, I understand the pragmatism leading up to the window. We were (hopefully still are despite the last result) regaining confidence, but you can still see how fragile things are. I'm hoping he was rotating from Williams and Holgate to Jagielka and Keane to get a better understanding of these players coming into the window and moving forwards. There was really no other reason to move away from Holgate and Williams otherwise when they were performing pretty well.
I think it's there for all to see how limited we are with our available attacking options. We are set up tremendously negatively, but at the same time we're reliant on players who don't really seem of the calibre we need them to be if we genuine about being better than 7th. Can we really point to anyone at the moment up top and think they'd be getting into one of the top 6 sides? However, we haven't been playing top 6 sides recently, so those excuses only carry so much weight.
This all comes down to recruitment and really this is the window where Walsh needs to show that he has control of the reins and can bring in some good talent that can make a difference. He can't be hiding behind Koeman's choices anymore or even Allardyce's picks. He needs to show some leadership and direction for the recruitment strategy. He has a maximum of 2 windows left for me, and that's only if he brings in a striker and LB of the quality we need in this window.