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Re: Man Utd Thread:
« Reply #44805 on: November 12, 2018, 12:22:18 AM »
Why are they raving about cityís 44 passes? Sure they went nowhere for 40 of them. Soccer pundits are easily pleased.

Sure any two central defenders could pass it to themselves 40 times then hoof it to a big fella who heads it in.

The fact that 40+ passes before a goal happens so rarely is the reason to highlight it when it happens. A dozen players every week try an overhead kick. But when someone connects, itís worth acknowledging.

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« Reply #44806 on: November 12, 2018, 12:36:40 AM »
Why are they raving about cityís 44 passes? Sure they went nowhere for 40 of them. Soccer pundits are easily pleased.

Sure any two central defenders could pass it to themselves 40 times then hoof it to a big fella who heads it in.

And United fans wonder why nobody likes them??

You know it was a brilliant goal why canít you just acknowledge it?

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« Reply #44807 on: November 12, 2018, 12:46:20 AM »
Why are they raving about cityís 44 passes? Sure they went nowhere for 40 of them. Soccer pundits are easily pleased.

Sure any two central defenders could pass it to themselves 40 times then hoof it to a big fella who heads it in.

And United fans wonder why nobody likes them??

You know it was a brilliant goal why canít you just acknowledge it?

Itís not because itís city. The last ball in was good, good control and finish. Thatís it. The rest of the 40 odd passes were irrelevant.

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« Reply #44808 on: November 12, 2018, 01:10:13 AM »
Why are they raving about cityís 44 passes? Sure they went nowhere for 40 of them. Soccer pundits are easily pleased.

Sure any two central defenders could pass it to themselves 40 times then hoof it to a big fella who heads it in.

And United fans wonder why nobody likes them??

You know it was a brilliant goal why canít you just acknowledge it?

Itís not because itís city. The last ball in was good, good control and finish. Thatís it. The rest of the 40 odd passes were irrelevant.

Just like all those world class saves De Gea makes I guess

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Re: Man Utd Thread:
« Reply #44809 on: November 12, 2018, 02:39:36 AM »
Iím so glad the Liverpool lads are back, good luck lads, I really think youíll win the league
We all hope you never leave. You have made my evening  ;D

Iím glad something made your evening, your expectations are pretty poor, so Iím glad that Liverpoolís continually record of poor attempts of winning league titles is the same!
😂 for a man who doesnít care, Iíve never seen someone as easy to wind up.

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Re: Man Utd Thread:
« Reply #44810 on: November 12, 2018, 09:22:24 AM »
Why are they raving about cityís 44 passes? Sure they went nowhere for 40 of them. Soccer pundits are easily pleased.

Sure any two central defenders could pass it to themselves 40 times then hoof it to a big fella who heads it in.

And United fans wonder why nobody likes them??

You know it was a brilliant goal why canít you just acknowledge it?

Itís not because itís city. The last ball in was good, good control and finish. Thatís it. The rest of the 40 odd passes were irrelevant.

Just like all those world class saves De Gea makes I guess

Whatís your point gawa?

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« Reply #44811 on: November 12, 2018, 09:37:57 AM »
Didn't expect a lot from yesterday and didn't get it. Pogba frustrates the hell out of me but if if he's ever needed for one game its against City where his ability on the ball is desperately needed. United tactcailly got a lot right for the majoirty of the game but individiaully too many players were crap. City had a lot of possession but De Gea did't have too much to do. All 3 goals were poor to concede but Agueor is the only player you'd want in that situation as he's best player in the world from that positon given the way he strikes the ball. Shaw fell asleep for the first goal but there was still enough players in the United box to react and they didn't. The 3rd goal is the worst of the lot, Matic just fell asleep just 2 seconds after Lindelof reminding him. Young too is making far too many mistakes.

Every single time City broke in the first half it was because of Herrera giving the ball away; The pair of them seen a fair bit of the ball and although there not exactly the most technically gifted players around they should be good enough to show some composure and work the ball out.

Gary Neville spoke a lot of sense after the game with regards to the players, I do think United should have more points though as we under performed at the beginning of the season but in the last 5 weeks I've seen enough to be hopeful going forward. Matic & Sanchez have been 2 of the best players in their positions in the league since they arrived but both have turned up and been major let downs.

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Re: Man Utd Thread:
« Reply #44812 on: November 12, 2018, 10:25:47 AM »
Why are they raving about cityís 44 passes? Sure they went nowhere for 40 of them. Soccer pundits are easily pleased.

Sure any two central defenders could pass it to themselves 40 times then hoof it to a big fella who heads it in.

And United fans wonder why nobody likes them??

You know it was a brilliant goal why canít you just acknowledge it?

Itís not because itís city. The last ball in was good, good control and finish. Thatís it. The rest of the 40 odd passes were irrelevant.

I thought United fans were supposed to know about football!!

As Pep said... the passes are to pull your opponent out of position... Iíd say they did that fairly well!!

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« Reply #44813 on: November 12, 2018, 10:32:38 AM »
'Individually too many players are crap'. Utd in a nutshell.
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« Reply #44814 on: November 12, 2018, 10:43:45 AM »
'Individually too many players are crap'. Utd in a nutshell.

Not too far from the truth!!

Meant to add Lukaku to that list of Matic & Sanchez. I thought all 3 were great signings at the time.

United have needed a major clearout since Mourinho arrived and its never happened, might happen this summer as Mata, Herrera, Smalling, Jones, Darmian, Young & Valencia are all out of contract.

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« Reply #44815 on: November 12, 2018, 10:47:49 AM »
'Individually too many players are crap'. Utd in a nutshell.

Not too far from the truth!!

Meant to add Lukaku to that list of Matic & Sanchez. I thought all 3 were great signings at the time.

United have needed a major clearout since Mourinho arrived Ferguson left and its never happened, might happen this summer as Mata, Herrera, Smalling, Jones, Darmian, Young & Valencia are all out of contract.
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Re: Man Utd Thread:
« Reply #44816 on: November 12, 2018, 10:53:57 AM »
'Individually too many players are crap'. Utd in a nutshell.

Not too far from the truth!!

Meant to add Lukaku to that list of Matic & Sanchez. I thought all 3 were great signings at the time.

United have needed a major clearout since Mourinho arrived Ferguson left and its never happened, might happen this summer as Mata, Herrera, Smalling, Jones, Darmian, Young & Valencia are all out of contract.

No denying the performance and the manner of it yesterday. To be fair they did look leggy and when playing against the system that City have this just makes it even more difficult.

The result wont be lost on the decision makers either, JM is marking time at this stage I would say. Regardless of the apparent deficiencies in the squad he is cleary not getting the best out of what he has available. PP was a big miss to be fair yesterday but what remained was simply not good enough.

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Re: Man Utd Thread:
« Reply #44817 on: November 12, 2018, 03:17:03 PM »
'Individually too many players are crap'. Utd in a nutshell.

Not too far from the truth!!

Meant to add Lukaku to that list of Matic & Sanchez. I thought all 3 were great signings at the time.

United have needed a major clearout since Mourinho arrived and its never happened, might happen this summer as Mata, Herrera, Smalling, Jones, Darmian, Young & Valencia are all out of contract.


I'd be interested in your take as to why these players, who were undoubtedly among the best in their positions when signed, have been so crap at United. You could add Pogba to that.....his World Cup interlude aside.

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Re: Man Utd Thread:
« Reply #44818 on: November 12, 2018, 04:04:29 PM »
Matic is done as a footballer at the top level he's too slow and static it was humorous watching the small fast City players run rings around him yesterday, the 3rd goal yesterday proves how much of a liability he has become. How Smalling and Young are still at the club never mind starting remains a mystery both were Ferguson signings but if he was still manager both would be long sold by now and on Lukaku, how can striker that cost 75 million, plus 15 million in add-ons have such a poor first touch? and the size of him this season compared to last season is ridiculous.

 


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Re: Man Utd Thread:
« Reply #44819 on: November 12, 2018, 04:37:09 PM »
You've a one track mind when it comes to Mourinho Seanie, not everything is his fault.