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Discussion in 'Match Day Archive' started by OnlyOne, Nov 6, 2019.

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Which of these will happen first?

  1. Emery loses his job

    52.9%
  2. OnlyOne becomes a mod

    17.1%
  3. Hydro receives an *actual* death threat

    11.4%
  4. Makingtrax gives up on squad cost theory

    2.9%
  5. GDeep finally gets nicked

    7.1%
  6. Rich posts something positive

    8.6%
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  1. GDeep™

    GDeep™ Bum Squad CEO

    Going to be impossible to replace Vardy though, phenomenal footballer for a club like Leicester. 1 in 2 against the big 6 ffs.
     
  2. Hleb's Sirush

    Hleb's Sirush Well-Known Member

    Playerw matter but the set up is more important. In that game we even started Lichtsteiner, Mustafi and Mhki. Inferior players than the ones we are currently fielding. Yet the performances are way worse.
     
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  3. Hleb's Sirush

    Hleb's Sirush Well-Known Member

    Under rated player.
     
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  4. Geofranco

    Geofranco Well-Known Member

    Top 4 is not gone in early November. A hammering from Leicester should see the fraud get the sack. But if he is still here after the international break, I won't even bother watching the team play.
     
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  5. LGooner98

    LGooner98 Well-Known Member

    I'd rather a loss to Leicester if that could get Emery sacked IMMEDIATELY
     
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  6. Wryer

    Wryer Well-Known Member

    We would have thought that was common sense. But alas..
     
  7. samshere

    samshere Why so serieuse?

    Looking forward to the last match of the Emery era
     
  8. MikeVinna

    MikeVinna Well-Known Member

    Regardless of what we may create/score; their midfield will dominate ours and their forwards will cause all sorts of problems to our backline. Could see us get hammered here..
     
  9. mavelous

    mavelous Tinfoil hat aficionado Trusted

    Dont do this to yourself. i doubt he'ill leave even if we scrape a lucky draw (however unlikely that maybe)
     
  10. Dennis_Bergkamp_10

    Dennis_Bergkamp_10 Well-Known Member

    Last season we had 18 percent of the ball, before one of our worst players in the team got a red card for nothing. Since then, we still don't dominate and concede even more chances then ever. Leicester are in great form, we are getting battered one the pitch vs midtable English and Portuguese sides.

    We will get spanked. I'm rarely wrong. I just hope the board sees what I've been saying all along. It's not getting better with Emery.
     
  11. roz

    roz Well-Known Member

    I used to think that, then I look at liverpool which really isnt all that.
     
  12. Riou

    Riou Non-Stop Nostalgia

    Pretty much all of Liverpool’s midfield are workhorses who have the legs/stamina to run themselves into the ground every game, which is the way Klopp likes his midfield to play..plus Fabinho, Milner and Gini are all decent footballers, think their midfield is a little underrated.
     
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  13. NZgunner

    NZgunner Active Member

    not sure if this has been mentioned yet, but if we lose to Leicester (as we probably will) and Chelsea beat Palace (likely but not as certain), in terms of points we will be closer to relegation than we will be to fourth place
     
  14. Makingtrax

    Makingtrax Arséne Wenger once said "I will miss you"

    Managers aside for a minute. Sometimes players take a while to adjust to the Prem and then get used to playing with each other as a team. Tielemans and Maddison were both new last year. But really seem to have gelled this year with Ndidi. They now look a formidable unit.

    The transfer team have put to together a really good squad for £300m+There are no holes.

    Arsenal on the other hand have blown most of their money on expensive forwards and neglected the midfield and defence at £400+m.
    That mismatch is biting us in the arse, regardless of Emery.
     
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  15. field442

    field442 Hates Journalists Named James

    They signed Torreira and Guendouzi who are both very good players and would probably form a good partnership if given the chance. Xhaka and Ceballos are also decent replacements. How are they supposed to legislate for the manager being an incompetent ****? There’s not another manager in world football who’d play Torreira as a 8/10. You have a point on the defence but they’ve still invested a decent amount in that area. Leno, Sokratis, Saliba and Tierney is £100m+.

    Our squad is fine and should have a lot more points than they currently have. It’s a squad that should easily be able to achieve 70-80 points with a good manager. It’s the incompetent **** in charge who’s not getting the best out of it.
     
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  16. Riou

    Riou Non-Stop Nostalgia

    Leicester’s midfield reminds me of ours from 09-11, when we had Fabregas/Diaby/Song/Wilshere...so much talent, loved that midfield.
     
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  17. Makingtrax

    Makingtrax Arséne Wenger once said "I will miss you"

    Diaby was a great player, shame his body didn't allow him to achieve his potential.
     
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  18. Mark Tobias

    Mark Tobias Mr. Agreeable

    Not sure about you but I thought Maddison looked pretty good last season as well.
     
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  19. Jasard

    Jasard Forum Issue Troubleshooter

    Exciting to think after the international break we will have a new manager!
     
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  20. Makingtrax

    Makingtrax Arséne Wenger once said "I will miss you"

    Our two squads aren't that dissimilar money wise, compared to City at £1bn+. But the Leicester squad is balanced.

    Guendouzi and Willock show a lot of great potential but are young and still learning, Torreira isn't that good and Xhaka is rash. Cellabos isn't used to the prem yet and seems all over the place. They don't seem to gel in any formation, which is probably why Emery keeps experimenting.

    And don't start on Luiz and Sokratis. Regardless of Emery, our squad is very unbalanced. Our forwards are excellent but they're not getting the chance to shine because the midfield are getting over run regularly, and the defence are making mistakes.

    Even if we get a new manager, this needs fixing. Next year with Saliba coming in we need to spend the sort of money we spent on Laca/PEA/Pepe on a CB and Midfielder.
     
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