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« Reply #510 on: January 11, 2011, 08:50:09 PM »
Fair comment. The best central midfield partnership we've had in a long time was alonso and mascherano. We need to aim towards something like that. I just can't see how lucas fits in.

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« Reply #511 on: January 11, 2011, 08:53:01 PM »
On another subject I read that Pacheco had a stromer of a game today for Liverpools reserves. And to make things even better Kenny was in attendence. I would love to see him get a shot at playing off torres.

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« Reply #512 on: January 11, 2011, 08:58:28 PM »
He scored a belter. And saric's goal set up by Pacheco was even better

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« Reply #513 on: January 11, 2011, 09:05:34 PM »
Good stuff. If Kenny thinks hes good enough he wiill have no problem throwing him in if Shelveys run at OT is anything to go by

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« Reply #514 on: January 12, 2011, 08:57:13 PM »
blackpool v liverpool

very ordinary first half - two early goals, one for each team.

Jovanovic gets a start.  To my eyes, he looks unfit, and maybe a few lbs past his best fighting weight.

Poulsen does not look good enough to me.

Pretty ordinary fare to date.    Plenty of huff and puff from the reds.....with no quality of any note to be seen.   Good finish from Torres - but he should not be scoring from that angle.  Mess for their goal......midfield messed up.
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« Reply #515 on: January 12, 2011, 09:06:41 PM »
Dude I thought it was probably one of our livliest away games of the season.

We are passing well keeping the ball well. Nando scored a belter. This has been a million miles away from most away matches we've seen under Roy.

Defensively we were awful for the goal, Taylor Fletcher strolled in to score. But we have looked more attacking. Lucas wasted a couple of chances to put Torres or Kuyt in. Jovanovic looks rusty to say the least and is a bit all over the shop.

Lively game, not bad to watch, more goals to come but definitely a huge improvement already.

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« Reply #516 on: January 12, 2011, 09:15:54 PM »
definitely lively, Juan.

but i see very little quality on display. 

blackpool have had the best of the second half so far - tho torres had a sweet volley there now.


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« Reply #517 on: January 12, 2011, 09:18:15 PM »
Getting cut open too easily in the second half. Reina just pulled off a super save to kepp us level. Defensively we look very vulnerable.

As for Lucas being a box to box midfielder, im afraid not on the evidnece of some of his final passes tonight. He hasnt a clue what to do in and around the oppositions box and generally picks the wrong option.

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« Reply #518 on: January 12, 2011, 09:24:43 PM »
if I were our owners, I would want to know why our players are supposedly worth a king's ransom, and paid accordingly.......when they could have blackpool's lads, at a tiny fraction of the money.

big money players should be very technically gifted.  Our pass and move should blow away teams like blackpool.

many of our lads look like strangers.....as if they have never played with each other before.
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« Reply #519 on: January 12, 2011, 09:28:27 PM »
Thats true Dude.

In fairness that Blackpool goal was coming.

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« Reply #520 on: January 12, 2011, 09:29:43 PM »
2 - 1 blackpool.

DJ Campbell header, header, totally unmarked.  I assume Johnston should be covering that man.

Wonder will Andy Gray and the media puppets start lambasting man to man marking now - given such a soft goal. 

bring back zonal marking.
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« Reply #521 on: January 12, 2011, 09:31:20 PM »
Thats true Dude.

In fairness that Blackpool goal was coming.

agreed, Juan.

blackpool look the better team.......and could score more.

we are very disjointed.....any attacks we do, are sporatic.
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« Reply #522 on: January 12, 2011, 09:32:29 PM »
Can't believe this. 2-1 Blackpool. We need to give kenny a war chest and quick. Johnson at left back instead of konchesky suggests he'll be out the door soon

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Re: Commentary on the games through the season....
« Reply #523 on: January 12, 2011, 09:43:30 PM »
I'm following game on BBC text service but will watch highlights on Sky at 10pm. Not looking good. I wonder if Roy is having a laugh.
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Re: Commentary on the games through the season....
« Reply #524 on: January 12, 2011, 09:56:09 PM »
Well we've changed the manager and we're still rubbish. Where do we go from here? All the more disappointing when you consider we were 1-0 up inside 3 minutes. Grgghhhh!
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