Leicester City v West Ham United: Match Thread

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Re: Leicester City v West Ham United: Match Thread

Post by Greatest Cockney Rip Off » Thu Jan 23, 2020 10:59 am

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There was just one piece of good news from this match. At least we won't see that useless plodding Snodgrass again this season and we may yet have seen his last in a West Ham shirt. Rejoice in that news. :scarfer: His absence I would say slightly, but not by much, improves our chances of staying up
I'm thinking this isn't a serious post ... surely?

Seriously? If you think Snodgrass is the root of our problems then you're seriuously mistaken.

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Re: Leicester City v West Ham United: Match Thread

Post by Sloop John B » Thu Jan 23, 2020 11:05 am

Puff Daddy wrote:
Thu Jan 23, 2020 9:23 am
There was just one piece of good news from this match. At least we won't see that useless plodding Snodgrass again this season and we may yet have seen his last in a West Ham shirt. Rejoice in that news. :scarfer: His absence I would say slightly, but not by much, improves our chances of staying up
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Re: Leicester City v West Ham United: Match Thread

Post by Vic_Watson » Thu Jan 23, 2020 11:13 am

Puff Daddy has to be trolling there. If every player gave Snodgrass's effort we wouldnt be where we are now.

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Re: Leicester City v West Ham United: Match Thread

Post by S-H » Thu Jan 23, 2020 11:14 am

I'm surprised he's had this many bites, to be honest.

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Re: Leicester City v West Ham United: Match Thread

Post by sendô » Thu Jan 23, 2020 11:15 am

Puff is the online persona of Karen Brady.

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Re: Leicester City v West Ham United: Match Thread

Post by Hammer1972 » Thu Jan 23, 2020 11:15 am

He'll probably claim he was trolling now....but he isn't.

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Re: Leicester City v West Ham United: Match Thread

Post by guineapig » Thu Jan 23, 2020 11:19 am

thejackhammer wrote:
Thu Jan 23, 2020 8:02 am
Moyes can spot it, it's the owners who aren't providing it.

Just like they didn't provide Carvalho for Bilic, or a striker for Bilic, or any full backs despite us being linked constantly, or a replacement for Obiand and Hernandez.

We could have Boris Johnson as manager and my contempt would be directed at the owners.
Premexit then

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Re: Leicester City v West Ham United: Match Thread

Post by hxhammer » Thu Jan 23, 2020 11:27 am

BondsoBob wrote:
Thu Jan 23, 2020 9:02 am

I think relegation is almost nailed on now. And what happens after that is anyone's guess. :|
We will come straight back up, we always do, Sullivan said so

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Re: Leicester City v West Ham United: Match Thread

Post by e-20 » Thu Jan 23, 2020 11:33 am

guineapig wrote:
Thu Jan 23, 2020 11:19 am
Premexit then
You can't help but think the Owners plans strike an uncanny resemblance to the Johnson public veneer of seeking a deal but heading on a course to leave without one, Brexit manoeuvres. Perhaps they think that the Premier League will unexpectedly change the rules of relegation to protect our decline come May. Or perhaps the Daves hold some incriminating evidence of deviant porno addiction on the part of those in charge of such matters. Though if so, they clearly do not have any over the referees and those running Var from most of the evidence so far even if the pen gave a moment of hope.

Presently however I can't see even the remotest evidence of any less surreal plans and schemes in the owners locker beyond accepting the real possibility of relegation, or would I be naive to use 'owners' and 'plan' in the same sentence.

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Re: Leicester City v West Ham United: Match Thread

Post by jastons » Thu Jan 23, 2020 11:35 am

2 shots on target and 32% possession. A 4 - 1 defeat.

That is absolutely terrible.
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Re: Leicester City v West Ham United: Match Thread

Post by MB » Thu Jan 23, 2020 11:36 am

As others have said the lack of pace in midideld killed us again. You have to be able to press in the modern game and no way our midfield can do that for more than 10 minutes. We let them play in the first half and gave them space to exploit in the second.

Antonio was excellent when he came on. Great movement, made intelligent runs to create space for others and buzzed around them for the first 20 of the second half. He is our one hope of staying up.

At least Moyes changed it up at half time and with the players available I am not sure there was more he could have done.

Even if we do somehow stay up will the Daves really undertake the rebuilding job needed to stop this happening again next year?

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Re: Leicester City v West Ham United: Match Thread

Post by Beavis Danzig » Thu Jan 23, 2020 11:38 am

probably the most depressing aspect is that we've become one of those clubs where from the first minute, any free kick the right side of the halfway line is considered a great opportunity to stick it in the mixer.

we honestly just looked like we were playing in the wrong league last night.

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Re: Leicester City v West Ham United: Match Thread

Post by Billydinho » Thu Jan 23, 2020 11:39 am

Moyes surrendered the game much like he did in his last reign. And much like Allardyce before him.

Some people would not and still won't have it. They'll still say he deserves a chance.

Yet every time he puts a team out it's safety first, unbalanced and reliant on individuals. Last time Arnautovic saved him, this time he's going to rely on Antonio. At Everton he played Fellaini up top to lump balls at, with us it's Haller.

Having 30% possession in a Premier League match shows you don't belong there. It's our time to go down, we'll get everything we deserve.

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Re: Leicester City v West Ham United: Match Thread

Post by e-20 » Thu Jan 23, 2020 11:47 am

hxhammer wrote:
Thu Jan 23, 2020 11:27 am
We will come straight back up, we always do, Sullivan said so
Part of me is actually thinking, mad as it seems that he is thinking precisely that and somehow sees it as the alternative to the failed and bombing con of discredited Next Level that they won't/can't any longer finance and rapidly losing the argument near and far. Maybe, having given up on any hope of being loved as a saviour or leaving a real legacy, he thinks it will save him piles of cash (which as we know is his prime life force) and can sell off the best assets and through Moyes has a man who will get them back up just in time to sell off the club come 2023 to maximise his profit and let new owners take responsibility for new investment, perhaps he sees Wolves as the new role model there for others to buy into. As I say sounds like madness, delusion and false hope and would have to be extremely lucky (with no history of that) for the figures to really stack up, but as things stand and as Sherlock always said '... that when you have eliminated the impossible, whatever remains, however improbable, must be the truth'.

Of course the most likely scenario for that 'plan' would be either Championship obscurity or worse involving a new level below anything in our history.
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Re: Leicester City v West Ham United: Match Thread

Post by jastons » Thu Jan 23, 2020 11:48 am

Billydinho wrote:
Thu Jan 23, 2020 11:39 am
Having 30% possession in a Premier League match shows you don't belong there. It's our time to go down, we'll get everything we deserve.
Burnley, 7 points better off than us, beat Manchester United away with only 28% possession last night...

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Re: Leicester City v West Ham United: Match Thread

Post by Billydinho » Thu Jan 23, 2020 11:58 am

Do you want to be Burnley?

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Re: Leicester City v West Ham United: Match Thread

Post by e-20 » Thu Jan 23, 2020 11:58 am

S-H wrote:
Thu Jan 23, 2020 9:26 am
Anyone think we will play a full strength team in the cup?

Moyes will be on the naughty step if he even thinks about playing our strongest team.
Do we have a 'strongest team". Damned if I can spot it if we do.

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Re: Leicester City v West Ham United: Match Thread

Post by Beavis Danzig » Thu Jan 23, 2020 12:01 pm

he talked about how seriously he was going to take it last time and was praised for it, which is easy to do when you've got a week till the next fixture.

we do have a midweek fixture this time but it's liverpool. i know which one i'd be fielding my strongest team for.

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Re: Leicester City v West Ham United: Match Thread

Post by e-20 » Thu Jan 23, 2020 12:02 pm

Knighter10WHU wrote:
Thu Jan 23, 2020 10:40 am

2 - Why is it becoming a recurring theme under Moyes that we seem to start slowly and then he puts a rocket up their backsides at half time, can't he just do that from the first whistle?
Can anyone remember a time when we didn't start slowly, its certainly since before Bilic.

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Re: Leicester City v West Ham United: Match Thread

Post by e-20 » Thu Jan 23, 2020 12:03 pm

sendô wrote:
Thu Jan 23, 2020 10:58 am

Our training facilities are literally at a league 1 level.
Bloody optimist.

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