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August 04, 2018, 09:33:46 PM
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Silas

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I think the midifeld has done quite well the defenders need to defend occasionally

August 04, 2018, 09:33:59 PM
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Imagine if we could defend as well.
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August 04, 2018, 09:34:11 PM
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maybe give Keane a little confidence
Benitez OUT.

August 04, 2018, 09:34:16 PM
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We need pace in one of our centre backs. 

This is the big item. I don't think Mina is the answer to that particular problem, as my understanding is that he's not blessed with pace. Holgate coming back in will help there.

I'd almost prefer Lascelles over Mina right now for pace. We need another CB that can make up ground and isn't uncomfortable on the ball.

August 04, 2018, 09:34:28 PM
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2-2 at least Keane can do something.

August 04, 2018, 09:34:46 PM
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We need a midfield.

Apart from Ganaís excellent pressing, Schneiderlinís sucide balls and poorly-timed lunges, and Sigurdssonís erm, Iím not sure what theyíre there for.

Ah, so thatís what Sigurdsson can do
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August 04, 2018, 09:35:04 PM
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I assume Keane scored. Myt stream died and when it restarted it said 2-2. I was plasantly surprised.
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August 04, 2018, 09:35:12 PM
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Iím not using it as a criticism of Gueye, heís been everywhere.

More than heís doing his own job and Schneiderlinís

I think they are both doing well fault is the centre back pairing Baines and a poor keeper

August 04, 2018, 09:35:23 PM
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Benitez OUT.

August 04, 2018, 09:35:29 PM
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August 04, 2018, 09:35:51 PM
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Don't undersell how bad this midfield is.

Schneiderlin is a decent but safe passer who doesn't show for the ball enough and no longer offers anything defensively.

Sigurdsson runs a lot and is dangerous on the off chance that the ball falls to him in a great position but he is seriously uninvolved. Tosun does more in the build-up phase than he does.

Gana is good at pressuring the ball wherever he is but do we really want him receiving the ball in attacking situations?

Schneiderlin definitely needs to be dropped, Gana needs to sit deeper, and I'd seriously consider Sigurdsson's role in the team.

August 04, 2018, 09:35:58 PM
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I think the midifeld has done quite well the defenders need to defend occasionally

They create fuck all is my point.

Itís not their fault, itís just none of them were made that way (apart from Sigurdsson from set-pieces)
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August 04, 2018, 09:36:17 PM
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Fly made me shit myself for a second

August 04, 2018, 09:36:24 PM
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maybe give Keane a little confidence
Won't give him defensive ability though
I still despise Clive Thomas..

August 04, 2018, 09:36:34 PM
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Fuck me, I nearly shat myself at that wasp.
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