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Pizy

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  1. kellzfresh liked a post in a topic by Pizy in Chelsea - Arsenal   
    So, looking forward at least in the short term, Pedro has pulled ahead of Willian for a place in the first XI surely. He's our best finisher and unlike Willian he actually seems eager to press all the time. Willian did it sometimes but got pretty lazy as the game went on. He was also partially at fault for one of their goals.
  2. Pizy liked a post in a topic by MrExcalibur100 in Chelsea - Arsenal   
    So I watched the 2nd half again. This one will be much shorter since unlike the 1st half I actually watched the 2nd half live. Basically it was extremely one-sided, I believe we averaged 74% possession in that half which is just brilliant to accomplish in a big game. Very Guardiola-esque. In truth, Arsenal lacked ambition. Emery was cleary wary of our attacking play and told his players to defend deep in a low block to try and hold on to the result. They only made 4 or 5 forays in our half in the entire 2nd half! All in all Arsenal only looked threatening for about 5 minutes in the 1st half from min 42 to 45 (+2)
    As pointed out in the live chat Kovacic was superb when he came on. No point talking about Hazard, we already know what he's about. After initially being unneccessarily pessimistic about the season i.e our lack of major investment in more signings, (in truth that was before we got Kovacic), a new striker and so on, I am really optimistic now just because of how we're going to play. We haven't had such an expansive coach literally since Vialli and Gullit. I'm really looking forward to this season now probably more than anyone in many many years. Sarriball makes me happy. 
     
  3. kellzfresh liked a post in a topic by Pizy in Chelsea - Arsenal   
    So, looking forward at least in the short term, Pedro has pulled ahead of Willian for a place in the first XI surely. He's our best finisher and unlike Willian he actually seems eager to press all the time. Willian did it sometimes but got pretty lazy as the game went on. He was also partially at fault for one of their goals.
  4. OneMoSalah liked a post in a topic by Pizy in Chelsea - Arsenal   
    What a fucking difference Kovacic made when he came on! Instant, telepathic link up with Hazard and Jorginho. He's so good on the ball.
  5. Johnnyeye liked a post in a topic by Pizy in Chelsea - Arsenal   
    If you'd have asked me before the season started whether it would take longer for us to look solid defensively or silky going forward I would have said the latter. I thought it would take us months to look like a free-flowing attacking side. But fuck me, we look amazing going forward compared to years past. 
    We totally controlled an excellent footballing side in Arsenal in that second half and if not for Cech having a 10/10 performance could've scored 6.
    If we can settle ourselves at the back and our midfielders know when and where to be to help out, we can make a real push for that 3rd spot.
  6. OneMoSalah liked a post in a topic by Pizy in Chelsea - Arsenal   
    What a fucking difference Kovacic made when he came on! Instant, telepathic link up with Hazard and Jorginho. He's so good on the ball.
  7. Johnnyeye liked a post in a topic by Pizy in Chelsea - Arsenal   
    If you'd have asked me before the season started whether it would take longer for us to look solid defensively or silky going forward I would have said the latter. I thought it would take us months to look like a free-flowing attacking side. But fuck me, we look amazing going forward compared to years past. 
    We totally controlled an excellent footballing side in Arsenal in that second half and if not for Cech having a 10/10 performance could've scored 6.
    If we can settle ourselves at the back and our midfielders know when and where to be to help out, we can make a real push for that 3rd spot.
  8. Pizy liked a post in a topic by Jason in Chelsea - Arsenal   
    I want to say that was a great win but more relieved than anything else to take the 3 points after the horrific last 15 minutes of the first half. 
    First 30 minutes - Excellent. Good movement and passing as well as exploiting Arsenal's high line, something we rarely do under previous managers whenever we play teams with a high defensive line.
    Following 15 minutes - The less said, the better. A debacle.
    Second 45 minutes - Good, controlled and measured performance. Maybe it was owed to Arsenal looking more interested in defending the 2-2 but did well enough to prevent any clear goalscoring opportunities and still look threatening going forward. 
  9. Pizy liked a post in a topic by communicate in Chelsea - Arsenal   
    Plus defensively he is pretty good.
  10. OneMoSalah liked a post in a topic by Pizy in Chelsea - Arsenal   
    What a fucking difference Kovacic made when he came on! Instant, telepathic link up with Hazard and Jorginho. He's so good on the ball.
  11. OneMoSalah liked a post in a topic by Pizy in Chelsea - Arsenal   
    What a fucking difference Kovacic made when he came on! Instant, telepathic link up with Hazard and Jorginho. He's so good on the ball.
  12. OneMoSalah liked a post in a topic by Pizy in Chelsea - Arsenal   
    What a fucking difference Kovacic made when he came on! Instant, telepathic link up with Hazard and Jorginho. He's so good on the ball.
  13. OneMoSalah liked a post in a topic by Pizy in Chelsea - Arsenal   
    What a fucking difference Kovacic made when he came on! Instant, telepathic link up with Hazard and Jorginho. He's so good on the ball.
  14. Johnnyeye liked a post in a topic by Pizy in Chelsea - Arsenal   
    We really have to hope half time settles the players' heads. They looked shell shocked. How we can go from bossing it (while admittedly still conceding chances) to looking like scared dogs is mad. Like getting kicked in the teeth.
    It was as if we expected Arse to surrender.
  15. Johnnyeye liked a post in a topic by Pizy in Chelsea - Arsenal   
    It seems like when our midfielders retreat back to defend in our box, they go way too deep. The cut backs are being played with Kante facing  our goal! 
    Most worrying this seeing Alonso and Azpi just allowing Iwobi and Bellerin acres of space to run into. You have to engage them tighter. Letting them just build up a head of steam and run. Recipe for disaster.
  16. Johnnyeye liked a post in a topic by Pizy in Chelsea - Arsenal   
    LOOK AT THIS!!!! ALONSO GETTING DESTROYED!
    There are multiple players just standing wide open on our penalty spot! WTF!?
  17. Cosmin liked a post in a topic by Pizy in Chelsea - Arsenal   
    We are shockingly terrible at the back. Every single time they get it wide and cut it back we look like conceding. Better finishing and we'd have conceded 4-5 by now.
  18. Cosmin liked a post in a topic by Pizy in Chelsea - Arsenal   
    We are shockingly terrible at the back. Every single time they get it wide and cut it back we look like conceding. Better finishing and we'd have conceded 4-5 by now.
  19. Cosmin liked a post in a topic by Pizy in Chelsea - Arsenal   
    We are shockingly terrible at the back. Every single time they get it wide and cut it back we look like conceding. Better finishing and we'd have conceded 4-5 by now.
  20. Johnnyeye liked a post in a topic by Pizy in Chelsea - Arsenal   
    If Alonso gets roasted today hopefully it'll get Sarri to consider Emerson against these bigger teams. Alonso can start against the Huddersfield's of the league.
  21. Johnnyeye liked a post in a topic by Pizy in Chelsea - Arsenal   
    If Alonso gets roasted today hopefully it'll get Sarri to consider Emerson against these bigger teams. Alonso can start against the Huddersfield's of the league.
  22. kellzfresh liked a post in a topic by Pizy in Sarri But Not Sarri Thread   
    Hopefully the strict diet still applies to Eden! 😂
    Looking pretty chunky after the WC.
  23. akgw13 liked a post in a topic by Pizy in Chelsea - Arsenal   
    Think this'll be a very open, back and forth match. Both teams under new managers that like to press high. We saw last weekend that Cech looked super nervy under heavy pressing so hopefully we can do the same as City did and force him to make mistakes.
    I worry about Luiz and Alonso against Özil, Lacazette, Auba, and Mkitaryan. Lots of quick movement and pace which both of them struggle against.
    If Eden starts I'll be very confident, if not I think we'll struggle going forward.
  24. kellzfresh liked a post in a topic by Pizy in Sarri But Not Sarri Thread   
    Hopefully the strict diet still applies to Eden! 😂
    Looking pretty chunky after the WC.
  25. kellzfresh liked a post in a topic by Pizy in Sarri But Not Sarri Thread   
    Hopefully the strict diet still applies to Eden! 😂
    Looking pretty chunky after the WC.