Chelsea 2-0 West Ham Utd (08/04/19)

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Re: ⚽ Chelsea v West Ham Utd: match thread (8/4)

Post by hornsey » Mon Apr 08, 2019 8:46 pm

Play with 2 strikers?
Nah. :x

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Re: ⚽ Chelsea v West Ham Utd: match thread (8/4)

Post by essexguy » Mon Apr 08, 2019 8:47 pm

ihateroeder wrote:Definitely nasri for lanzini
Nasri for Anderson.

Not that it will make any ****ing difference.

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Re: ⚽ Chelsea v West Ham Utd: match thread (8/4)

Post by flysohigh » Mon Apr 08, 2019 8:47 pm

Manager picks the team. Playing Annie right wing and a midfield that can’t run it’s only going to end one way.

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Re: ⚽ Chelsea v West Ham Utd: match thread (8/4)

Post by MorthwylMawr » Mon Apr 08, 2019 8:48 pm

Chasing shadows :|

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Re: ⚽ Chelsea v West Ham Utd: match thread (8/4)

Post by Croydon » Mon Apr 08, 2019 8:48 pm

This game isn't for Noble. Doesn't have the stamina to run up and down and the subsequent concentration needed to deal with a top player like Hazard.

Either he needs to have no defensive responsibility and sit further up the pitch, or he needs to sit deeper and mark areas and make interceptions

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Re: ⚽ Chelsea v West Ham Utd: match thread (8/4)

Post by The Green Man » Mon Apr 08, 2019 8:48 pm

Absolutely jank, shape is all wrong.

Nasri for Lanzini and Snod for Hernandez, Arnie up top.

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Re: ⚽ Chelsea v West Ham Utd: match thread (8/4)

Post by simon1982 » Mon Apr 08, 2019 8:48 pm

Longaz wrote:Surely Noble could see the gap left by Rice there, too slow to react if you could call it a reaction at all.
Rice didn’t need to run out! Should have held a better shape. The Chelsea player has just passed it round him

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Re: ⚽ Chelsea v West Ham Utd: match thread (8/4)

Post by fmgod » Mon Apr 08, 2019 8:48 pm

Apart from Lanzini marking Jorginho which he is doing well, I don't have a bleeding clue what we are doing

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Re: ⚽ Chelsea v West Ham Utd: match thread (8/4)

Post by stu1 » Mon Apr 08, 2019 8:49 pm

smuts wrote:Anderson and Lanzini both totally ineffective yet again.
Sadly this seems to be a common theme.

I was excited to see them play together, hoping Anderson could help bring the best out of lanzini like Payet did, but they’ve been hugely underwhelming to say the least.

Personally I’d drop both of them, but they seem undroppable from Pelligrini’s perspective.

Obviously Lanzini has been out a long time and needs game time but we can’t afford a passenger against any team in this league, the Huddersfield game proved that.

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Re: ⚽ Chelsea v West Ham Utd: match thread (8/4)

Post by Johnny Byrne's Boots » Mon Apr 08, 2019 8:49 pm

Think I'll watch Farmwatch or whatever it's called. It has to be better than fifteen minutes of studio pundits w**king themselves into a coma over Hazard's goal.

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Re: ⚽ Chelsea v West Ham Utd: match thread (8/4)

Post by New Jersey » Mon Apr 08, 2019 8:49 pm

They are talking about Hazard's goal as one of the best individual goals ever in the Premiership. I will admit it was good, the toughest bit for him was avoiding the buckets and spades as he sliced through our non existent defense.

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Re: ⚽ Chelsea v West Ham Utd: match thread (8/4)

Post by sendô » Mon Apr 08, 2019 8:49 pm

Men against boys so far.

Game is crying out for Antonio on the wing as a release - is he injured?

Arnie on the right, Chica up top. Two strikers away to Chelsea?

Over run in midfield, Felipe and Lanzini our worst players as they're anonymous.

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Re: ⚽ Chelsea v West Ham Utd: match thread (8/4)

Post by Graza » Mon Apr 08, 2019 8:49 pm

Think the sky commentary team will have to be changed at half time. The pair of themselves have wanked themselves into a coma with hyperbole.

One managed to claim Hazard had 5/6 people to beat, he beat two, the centre halves because they both put in **** challenges.

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Re: ⚽ Chelsea v West Ham Utd: match thread (8/4)

Post by Cellar-door » Mon Apr 08, 2019 8:49 pm

flysohigh wrote:Manager picks the team. Playing Annie right wing and a midfield that can’t run it’s only going to end one way.
we don't have a midfield that can run, it's been the problem all season

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Re: ⚽ Chelsea v West Ham Utd: match thread (8/4)

Post by Pob! » Mon Apr 08, 2019 8:49 pm

Let's face it, we're just not a good football team..

I'm thinking a lot of these will be gone in the summer..

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Re: ⚽ Chelsea v West Ham Utd: match thread (8/4)

Post by westham,eggyandchips » Mon Apr 08, 2019 8:50 pm

I know he's been out a while but these games are passing Lanzini by, and with an out of sorts Arnie, we're effectively playing with 9 men.....and it shows.

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Re: ⚽ Chelsea v West Ham Utd: match thread (8/4)

Post by Vienna » Mon Apr 08, 2019 8:50 pm

Creswell, Noble and Fredericks off at HT.

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Re: ⚽ Chelsea v West Ham Utd: match thread (8/4)

Post by smuts » Mon Apr 08, 2019 8:50 pm

Zero shots against Everton...nothing so far tonight. When does this season end?

Thank gawd for Fabianski or we'd be about 12-15 points worse off this season.

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Re: ⚽ Chelsea v West Ham Utd: match thread (8/4)

Post by Stepney » Mon Apr 08, 2019 8:50 pm

We look ****. They look much better.

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Re: ⚽ Chelsea v West Ham Utd: match thread (8/4)

Post by S-H » Mon Apr 08, 2019 8:50 pm

Chelsea are the home team and are playing a midfield 3 of Kante, Jorginho and Loftus-Cheek.

We are the away side and are playing a midfield 2 of Noble and Rice.

At the very least we should be matching them up. We need the ball to be able get anything out of this game, what's the point in so many attacking players if we are struggling to supply them.

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