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Reflection on the NLD

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posted on 2/9/19

Shame we didnt see Ndombele in this game. Given the positions that Sisokko squandered, it would have been great to see Ndombele's quality in these areas. Something to look forward to i hope !

posted on 2/9/19

Ndombele will probably be fit in January with our luck

posted on 2/9/19

Agreed chron our game management is woeful.

Won't give sanchez too much heat as he's being asked to do a job.

But it's a crying shame sissoko hasn't got any technique whatsoever as he gets into the right positions but always facks it. 😡

posted on 2/9/19

win the next 3 and we are laughinig

comment by Spurtle (U1608)

posted on 2/9/19

I think we're going to be fine for top 4. We're not going to win the title we know that, so the priority is to win something else and improve on our league performance.

posted on 2/9/19

losing any 3 of the next 3 would certainly have me worried about a top 4 finish this season. Leicester look good to finish 7th minimum this season. a draw there would be a good result and a win a good statement.

comment by Spurtle (U1608)

posted on 2/9/19

Should be aiming for a win at Leicester. We're a better team than them.

posted on 2/9/19

we have the 3rd best team and squad in the premiership and the frustration is we are not playing like we do and have not improved the squad enough to compete with the 2 leaders.

posted on 2/9/19

comment by Spurtle (U1608)
posted 14 seconds ago
Should be aiming for a win at Leicester. We're a better team than them.
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its gotta be 9 points, 7 points minimum is what im saying. anything less is a huge blow

comment by Naby8 (U6997)

posted on 2/9/19

comment by Devonshirespur (U6316)
posted 1 hour, 1 minute ago
Our tactics annoyed me. We allowed them too much of the ball. Second half we were so passive, standing off them and trying to protect a 1 goal lead and catch them on the counter. We are good enough to dominate the ball vs that midfield but basically handed over possession and the initiative by playing on the break so much. We are a decent counter attacking side but it is a feature of our play and we should have looked to control midfield and the game way more
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As a neutral watching the game, this puzzled me as well - didn't understand the need to change the approach.

And if Poch did think that counter attacking was the right tactical approach then why on earth wasn't Moura on the pitch? Surely he and Son are your best countering attacking players?

posted on 2/9/19

comment by Naby8 (U6997)
posted 45 minutes ago
comment by Devonshirespur (U6316)
posted 1 hour, 1 minute ago
Our tactics annoyed me. We allowed them too much of the ball. Second half we were so passive, standing off them and trying to protect a 1 goal lead and catch them on the counter. We are good enough to dominate the ball vs that midfield but basically handed over possession and the initiative by playing on the break so much. We are a decent counter attacking side but it is a feature of our play and we should have looked to control midfield and the game way more
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As a neutral watching the game, this puzzled me as well - didn't understand the need to change the approach.

And if Poch did think that counter attacking was the right tactical approach then why on earth wasn't Moura on the pitch? Surely he and Son are your best countering attacking players?
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not sure poch knows how he wants to play at the moment tbh. its a mess. we seem to be bobbing from one game to the next without any kind of clear plan or identity.

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