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Re: 2013-2014 Season
« Reply #750 on: May 04, 2014, 11:03:27 PM »
No fear! Tony Pulis urges Crystal Palace to attack Liverpool

http://www.dailystar.co.uk/sport/football/377356/No-fear-Tony-Pulis-urges-Crystal-Palace-to-attack-Liverpool

That would be great. It will play right into our hands as we will get space and/or pick them off on the break.

It's odd how Pulis has been far, far more vocal in the build up to this game than he was against City.
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« Reply #751 on: May 05, 2014, 11:03:12 AM »
It looks like the manager's already learned one of the lessons of last Sunday:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/football/27277564
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Re: 2013-2014 Season
« Reply #752 on: May 05, 2014, 11:32:33 AM »
Gerrard's slip against Chelsea:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sBuOEI2Kk5o

Watch from the 30 second mark, keep an eye on the top left corner of the screen, though it's only a second or two, but everything Sakho does, I suggest would be done differently with experience, or if Agger had been playing. Hopefully it's little tweaks to our defending like that that the manager can definitely change without it having the slightest effect on the attacking side.

See what I'm getting at?
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Re: 2013-2014 Season
« Reply #753 on: May 05, 2014, 07:45:02 PM »
Team for tonight: Mignolet, Johnson, Flanagan, Skrtel, Sakho, Gerrard, Allen, Lucas, Sterling, Sturridge, Suarez.

                   Subs: Jones, Toure, Agger, Coutinho, Aspas, Moses, Cissokho.
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« Reply #754 on: May 05, 2014, 08:43:01 PM »
Gerrard's slip against Chelsea:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sBuOEI2Kk5o

Watch from the 30 second mark, keep an eye on the top left corner of the screen, though it's only a second or two, but everything Sakho does, I suggest would be done differently with experience

See what I'm getting at?

Sakho, with experience, would have shrieked on seeing Captain Marvel, "WTF are YOU doing here.  No way are you getting this fecking ball.  Your first touch is worse than mine."

I suspect you had a different solution in mind, Tes.   :)

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Re: 2013-2014 Season
« Reply #755 on: May 05, 2014, 08:43:57 PM »
one nil up

have had a few chances since to make it more.

sadly Suarez is jaded and of little worry to the scorers.

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Re: 2013-2014 Season
« Reply #756 on: May 05, 2014, 08:52:49 PM »
one nil up

have had a few chances since to make it more.

sadly Suarez is jaded and of little worry to the scorers.

Not more so than Sturridge and Lucas though, who are so off the pace it's unreal. One or both of them needs replacing. Also, Flanagan must stop giving the ball away, it almost cost us a goal. Sakho's a giant  clearing everything in the air, while Skrtel is also very very good. Impressive first half of the team and we deffo should have one or two more goals.

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Re: 2013-2014 Season
« Reply #757 on: May 05, 2014, 09:07:32 PM »
http://www.express.co.uk/sport/football/474174/Cagey-Brendan-Rodgers-would-take-1-0-Liverpool-win-against-Crystal-Palace?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+daily-express-sport-news+%28Daily+Express+%3A%3A+Sport+Feed%29

So far so good then.

I think it's a bit far fetched to think we can overcome the current 9 goal difference, especially as we'd need even more on top to make up for City winning their two games.

A win puts the pressure back on City - we should focus on that.

Two wins and see where it leaves us.

A third striker is a must in the Summer, especially as both our strikers will be away at the World Cup - Sturridge obviously not for as many games as Suarez.

Loic Remy? More like Sturridge than Suarez.

Suarez is being weighted down by all the awards he's won this season. He should have left them in the dressing room instead of tucking them down his socks for safe keeping.
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Re: 2013-2014 Season
« Reply #758 on: May 05, 2014, 09:26:51 PM »
yes Martin, the lads do look jaded. But so do Palace.

3-0 now.

I wouldn;t give up on the goal difference route just yet, Tes.

at 3 up, we are 6 off City's goal difference.

IF, and it is a big IF, we were to knock in 2 or 3 more, then it would start to get interesting.

Yes, as you say City will probably pummel  one or both of their opposition.

But if City only had a 3 or 4 goal advantage, going into that final game.....then it would be very interesting.  I could imagine us hammering Newcastle at Anfield, if we had to.
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Re: 2013-2014 Season
« Reply #759 on: May 05, 2014, 09:45:24 PM »
2-3 and we are under siege.

brendan really has not got the hang of this tactics malarky.
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Re: 2013-2014 Season
« Reply #760 on: May 05, 2014, 09:46:09 PM »
yes Martin, the lads do look jaded. But so do Palace.

3-0 now.

I wouldn;t give up on the goal difference route just yet, Tes.

at 3 up, we are 6 off City's goal difference.

IF, and it is a big IF, we were to knock in 2 or 3 more, then it would start to get interesting.

Yes, as you say City will probably pummel  one or both of their opposition.

But if City only had a 3 or 4 goal advantage, going into that final game.....then it would be very interesting.  I could imagine us hammering Newcastle at Anfield, if we had to.

Those multiple conceded goals in the high scoring wins could bite us on the @$$, but I just can't get disappointed at the thought of not winning the league this season, apparent best chance or not. We've had better, stronger squads since 1990, and at times when money didn't neccessarily buy you the league.

To be second, with only goal difference keeping us off the very top, with just two games to play for both us and the leader, is the best challenge we've put in since 1990. It's probably the most unlikely challenge (Blackburn had the money to render it as likely) since Leeds won it in the last season before the Pr£mi£r L£agu£ incarnation.
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Re: 2013-2014 Season
« Reply #761 on: May 05, 2014, 09:46:42 PM »
Sakho, with experience, would have shrieked on seeing Captain Marvel, "WTF are YOU doing here.  No way are you getting this fecking ball.  Your first touch is worse than mine."

I suspect you had a different solution in mind, Tes.   :)

Well, actually Dude................................... ....... :D
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« Reply #762 on: May 05, 2014, 09:47:24 PM »
2-3 and we are under siege.

brendan really has not got the hang of this tactics malarky.

 :'(
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Re: 2013-2014 Season
« Reply #763 on: May 05, 2014, 09:48:55 PM »
pure woeful

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« Reply #764 on: May 05, 2014, 09:49:30 PM »
2-3 and we are under siege.

brendan really has not got the hang of this tactics malarky.

I hope somebody more experienced in these matters sits him down over the Summer and explains a thing or two.

Steve Clarke's only playing golf at the moment. An experienced assistant with an eye for the defence.
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