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December 12, 2017, 12:33:57 AM
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Niasse was awful. One of the worst 'hold the ball up, buy your team time and get them up the pitch' attempts I've ever seen. It was utterly pathetic. He was much worse than Martina, who had a thankless task, out of position and isolated against one of the form players in world football.

It's a big flaw of his, a fundamental part of being a fooballer is being able to control a football.


December 12, 2017, 03:15:35 PM
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Interesting! Everyone who's ever had anything to say about Martina should read this.

Why? He's generally been poor.

He probably had higher stats because most of their play was coming down his side, his only saving grace was they took Salah off. I wonder how many of these tackles and clearances were after he was subbed? He might have been playing out of position but it doesn't change the fact that even playing his correct position, he's not very good.

December 12, 2017, 03:37:07 PM
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Yeah, don't let facts get in the way of your opinion.

He was poor and largely has been since he arrived, that's a fact.


December 12, 2017, 03:51:29 PM
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Sure you might not rate him and it might be justified, by at least try to critique his performances objectively.

I am and in my opinion he was poor and those stats aren't going to change that opinion, football isn't played on a sheet of paper. It's not just my opinion, I'm not sure if you saw the game but all through it people were saying he struggled and even the commentators mentioned he had a hard time.
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December 12, 2017, 04:03:46 PM
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Yeah he struggled but I remember many tackles and stopping Salah getting a cross into him having to back track and play a less dangerous ball. All on his weaker foot. If Baines had played right back and played similarly we would all be applauding him.

Salah is currently playing better than Ronaldo. Let that sink in. And Cuco Martina kept him relatively quiet while playing in the wrong side.

Go on, just admit it, you didn't see the game. ;)