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Re: Other Games November 20-25

Post by LeonRivers » Sun Nov 21, 2021 7:33 pm

sendô wrote:
Sun Nov 21, 2021 6:58 pm
Even Leicester City are on -5.
I’m not sure they warrant an “even!”. Their first choice central defensive pairing is one of the worst in the league, and one of them is injured.

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Re: Other Games November 20-25

Post by sendô » Sun Nov 21, 2021 7:36 pm

LeonRivers wrote:
Sun Nov 21, 2021 7:33 pm
I’m not sure they warrant an “even!”. Their first choice central defensive pairing is one of the worst in the league, and one of them is injured.
5th two years in a row and FA Cup winners last season? I think they deserve to be acknowledged as a team expected to be towards the top end of the table.

They seem to have massively regressed this season though, and their defence looks awful.

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Re: Other Games November 20-25

Post by bubbles1966 » Sun Nov 21, 2021 8:40 pm

Leicester were losing nearly one in three games in the two seasons they finished 5th. Very good at avoiding draws in that time which probably pushed them up a couple of places higher than teams that were actually harder to beat.

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Re: Other Games November 20-25

Post by hammer1975 » Sun Nov 21, 2021 9:11 pm

Payet hit by a bottle (again) taking a corner for Marseille.

If an English team did that…..

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Re: Other Games November 20-25

Post by wolf359 » Sun Nov 21, 2021 9:13 pm

hammer1975 wrote:
Sun Nov 21, 2021 9:11 pm
If an English team did that…..
Every English team would be banned from European competition for at least 5 years.

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Re: Other Games November 20-25

Post by Hammer.CA » Sun Nov 21, 2021 9:14 pm

S-H wrote:
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Everton are woeful.

You aren’t IB and I claim my £5.

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Re: Other Games November 20-25

Post by sendô » Sun Nov 21, 2021 10:15 pm

bubbles1966 wrote:
Sun Nov 21, 2021 8:40 pm
Leicester were losing nearly one in three games in the two seasons they finished 5th. Very good at avoiding draws in that time which probably pushed them up a couple of places higher than teams that were actually harder to beat.
Fair enough but a win and a loss gets more points than two draws.

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Re: Other Games November 20-25

Post by smuts » Sun Nov 21, 2021 10:36 pm

That pass to Sterling :clap:

That was some hit for Man City's second as well.

Conte celebrating like they'd won the Champions league. Acrylic haired twat.

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Re: Other Games November 20-25

Post by il_martello_di_genovesi » Mon Nov 22, 2021 11:36 am

Leeds are in trouble. They do have players to come back, but to throw away a lead like they did Yesterday...Their defending was just all over the place. Spurs were poor, but were given so much space.

The annoying thing is all the Spurs fans who are championing Conte for banning ketchup and thinking there are massive improvements.

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Re: Other Games November 20-25

Post by Billydinho » Mon Nov 22, 2021 11:40 am

That fake Pardew-like jumping about Conte does is really irritating. I had actually forgotten how irritating it actually is.

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Re: Other Games November 20-25

Post by MB » Mon Nov 22, 2021 12:56 pm

il_martello_di_genovesi wrote:
Mon Nov 22, 2021 11:36 am
Leeds are in trouble. They do have players to come back, but to throw away a lead like they did Yesterday...Their defending was just all over the place. Spurs were poor, but were given so much space.

The annoying thing is all the Spurs fans who are championing Conte for banning ketchup and thinking there are massive improvements.
Injuries haven’t helped them, but teams also know to weather the storm for 60mins and then you can pick them off. It is regular enough now to refer to it as “doing a Leeds”.

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Re: Other Games November 20-25

Post by sendô » Mon Nov 22, 2021 1:33 pm

il_martello_di_genovesi wrote:
Mon Nov 22, 2021 11:36 am

The annoying thing is all the Spurs fans who are championing Conte for banning ketchup and thinking there are massive improvements.
That's not annoying, that's great news - let them think they've turned it around and are a massive team destined for greatness of the back of narrowly beating a **** Leeds team missing all of their best players.

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Re: Other Games November 20-25

Post by stu1 » Mon Nov 22, 2021 1:55 pm

I think Leeds will be ok if they can get their main players back.

If we had to play a team without Antonio, Bowen Benny, Creswell, Zouma with Rice at CB we'd struggle and we are a level or two above Leeds.

Tottenham looked terrible first half and a top half team would have made them pay, so I retain some hope that despite appointing one of the best managers in the world they might still be a bit crap for a while longer.

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Re: Other Games November 20-25

Post by prophet:marginal » Mon Nov 22, 2021 2:20 pm

Billydinho wrote:
Mon Nov 22, 2021 11:40 am
That fake Pardew-like jumping about Conte does is really irritating. I had actually forgotten how irritating it actually is.
He did that, I am sure you remember, in that match when we played them and Ginge scored from a corner.

That thug Costa raked Adrians leg with his studs and not long later scored.

Conte celebrated for about half an hour afterwards.

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Re: Other Games November 20-25

Post by Puff Daddy » Mon Nov 22, 2021 2:21 pm

I would just like to endorse SH's post that Everton are crap. They are, they are ****ing crap
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Re: Other Games November 20-25

Post by BigFatSam » Mon Nov 22, 2021 2:27 pm

Has anyone noticed how desperate the pundits and commentators are for conte to be bringing some kind of revolution at spurs. Weird.

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Re: Other Games November 20-25

Post by ageing hammer » Mon Nov 22, 2021 2:34 pm

BigFatSam wrote:
Mon Nov 22, 2021 2:27 pm
Has anyone noticed how desperate the pundits and commentators are for conte to be bringing some kind of revolution at spurs. Weird.
Do you also notice that the officials are still giving Spurs every decision

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Re: Other Games November 20-25

Post by funky chicken » Mon Nov 22, 2021 3:31 pm

BigFatSam wrote:
Mon Nov 22, 2021 2:27 pm
Has anyone noticed how desperate the pundits and commentators are for conte to be bringing some kind of revolution at spurs. Weird.
Agreed. It’s actually pathetic. They’ll be doing the same to the next mug who takes the Man Utd job.

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Re: Other Games November 20-25

Post by Vic_Watson » Mon Nov 22, 2021 8:19 pm

smuts wrote:
Sun Nov 21, 2021 10:36 pm
Conte celebrating like they'd won the Champions league. Acrylic haired twat.
Maybe it was their cup final.

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Re: Other Games November 20-25

Post by bubbles1966 » Mon Nov 22, 2021 9:30 pm

Billydinho wrote:
Mon Nov 22, 2021 11:40 am
That fake Pardew-like jumping about Conte does is really irritating. I had actually forgotten how irritating it actually is.
That'll be his Tiger Feet...

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