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Rich Ricci

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Re: Premier League 20/21
« Reply #630 on: January 04, 2021, 09:58:02 PM »
Poor enough performance from Liverpool but thought Southampton were brilliant. Got the bonus of the early goal but their defensive set up from then on in was top class. No shot on target against until the 75th min says it all.

If you were a Liverpool supporter you’d had to be slightly concerned with last few results, I just hope they don’t click Sunday week..

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« Reply #631 on: January 04, 2021, 10:00:38 PM »
Great result for Southampton when you consider they were without 4 starters tonight due to covid and injuries and don't have the strength in depth to cover such losses like Liverpool.

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Re: Premier League 20/21
« Reply #632 on: January 04, 2021, 10:05:54 PM »
City have it won.

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« Reply #633 on: January 04, 2021, 10:10:48 PM »
It's funny how quick things can change now there's increased medical testing 😉
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« Reply #634 on: January 04, 2021, 10:25:03 PM »
City have it won.
Leicester City will be happy with 2nd place.

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« Reply #635 on: January 04, 2021, 10:33:46 PM »
Like Ole & Arteta he's done nothing to warrant a chance of the job he's in, expectation for Lampard should be greater given the extent he's backed and the squad he inherited.

Watched the 2nd half of City last night, miles off where they were 2 years ago. I don't think all their issues will be solved by buying a top class centre forward either, they've got more issues then that.

It would go a long way though. With Aguero hardly ever playing they are left with Jesus. He's a very good player - but not sure he could be considered in the top 10 forwards in the league. And when you compare against the top clubs in Europe, and who is leading the line for them, he's not at the same level.

It will help but not sure to what extent. Anytime I've seen them they've struggled to create decent chances and when they had its not even been Jesus who's missed them, Sterling has always missed easy chances and will continue to do so. City no longer press like they used too and he's changed the dynamic in midfield which I assume it to protect his defence. Looks like he doesn't trust Foden to play centrally with De Bruyne.

Having supported City for a long time something just seems off this year.

Last year Liverpool were exceptional - no excuses.

This year it just all seems a bit stale and devoid of ideas - the exciting football is gone or shall I say the penetration is gone when we go at teams.

We still control the possession stats but we are really missing a striker who can put away a half chance or make something from nothing.

Sterlings game has improved under Pep but he seems to have reached a level. Jesus is good, not great.

Before last nights game we were favourites for the league - that had to be on reputation alone as our season so far did not warrant it.

The next few games are all winnnable but we are missing Aguero like never before

Pep has mentally exhausted City’s players. He is just too intense.

I thought last season would have been his last at City. This will definitely be his last. He may even be sacked before the summer if things don’t improve.

I wouldn’t be sacking him just yet

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Re: Premier League 20/21
« Reply #636 on: January 04, 2021, 10:53:46 PM »
It's funny how quick things can change now there's increased medical testing 😉
Covid - conspiracy against LFC!
LFC had probably one of the easiest xmas run of games
4 games in 16 days
5 points.
« Last Edit: January 04, 2021, 10:55:44 PM by manfromdelmonte »

sid waddell

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Re: Premier League 20/21
« Reply #637 on: January 04, 2021, 11:10:27 PM »
Poor enough performance from Liverpool but thought Southampton were brilliant. Got the bonus of the early goal but their defensive set up from then on in was top class. No shot on target against until the 75th min says it all.

If you were a Liverpool supporter you’d had to be slightly concerned with last few results, I just hope they don’t click Sunday week..
I'd fully expect Liverpool to beat Manchester United but consistency wise they look well off, they just look mentally shot

Wouldn't be unhappy at all with an FA Cup exit

Great week for Manchester City, and they have a very good run of fixtures coming up in January, you'd have to make them favourites






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Re: Premier League 20/21
« Reply #638 on: January 04, 2021, 11:23:58 PM »
Need to buy two centre backs now !

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« Reply #639 on: January 04, 2021, 11:27:35 PM »
At least the league is interesting this year!
Anything I post is not the view of the County Board!! Nobody died in the making of this post ;-)

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Re: Premier League 20/21
« Reply #640 on: January 04, 2021, 11:27:48 PM »
After getting defeated by Southampton Klopp has a moan about the number of penalties Utd get. Lol.

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Re: Premier League 20/21
« Reply #641 on: January 04, 2021, 11:37:24 PM »
After getting defeated by Southampton Klopp has a moan about the number of penalties Utd get. Lol.

Mane was like Tom Daley tonight 🤣🤣

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Re: Premier League 20/21
« Reply #642 on: January 05, 2021, 02:40:33 AM »
Did you lump on for the 5-0, RC?

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Re: Premier League 20/21
« Reply #643 on: January 05, 2021, 09:19:17 AM »
It's a strange league this year. Two or three wins at this stage could put anyone from West Ham up really close to 1st spot. Really interesting to see who is going to go on that run.

Anyone making a January signing at this stage that has an instant impact would be favourites.

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« Reply #644 on: January 05, 2021, 10:44:45 AM »
Klopp firing shots, "I hear now that Manchester United had more penalties in two years than I had in five-and-a-half years. I've no idea if that's my fault, or how that can happen.

"But it's no excuse for the performance. We cannot change it, we have to respect the decisions. But we can change our performance. That's our focus now."