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  1. The Conte Thread

    Don't think you'll find anyone that won't give massive credit to Conte for winning the title last season but this season hasn't been good at all an fA cup doesn't chance that. Just feels like people are trying to paper over the cracks when they point to the fa cup this season. Feel like the back three sytem got found out this season and Conte simply didn't have an answer for it. This last couple of years, whenever we've won trophies, it always felt like we took 1 step forward 2 steps back. Like we were slipping further away from the top even when we won trophies. I honestly wouldn't mind Sarri coming in for 2-3 years not winning anything but laying down a strong foundation to play a more attacking type of football. I'm just looking for us to take a step forward into the direction of becoming a high energy pressing, attacking possession team. If Sarri manages that i'll be happy. That game against City this season where we needed to win and Conte having us play with Hazard as a false 9, with 2 fit strikers on the bench. 1-0 down yet he kept us sitting deep with no real attempt to actually attack them. It just made me sick to my stomach because with a set up like that we simply gave up before the kick off. One of Conte's famous quotes "We must suffer" Well, i did suffer watching us this season.
  2. Who will be the next Chelsea manager?

    Kinda expected that tbh. ADL is a nutter. He'll want the full 8 million. Just pay up. Last thing we need is for this to drag out for weeks.
  3. The Conte Thread

    Shit on a stick football this season and no CL next season. These are facts aswell. His first season was great, his second was very very poor an FA cup doesn't change that.
  4. Group G - Belgium, Tunisia, Panama, England

    We play a 3-4-3 with wingbacks. Meunier and Carrasco are our wb's . (normally)
  5. Who will be the next Chelsea manager?

    From a Napoli fan on another Chelsea forum : "he's not gonna reply exactly the same game as we were used in naples, he's not that stupid He changes with what he has. His original tacts was 4231, as he was playing in empoli. when he came in naples he tried that formation for a couple of game and he switched to a 433 because was more balaced and solid. Left or right doesn't matter, we were building the game on the left cause insigne and ghoulam are better in playmaking and have more pushing attitude, while on the right side hisay is more defensive, giving the change to callejon to appear from nowere and collect the insigne pass from the other side. He mostly plays with a very high defensive line, with the two central defenders able to play the ball in case of pressing, spanish triangulations with the playmaker that in our case was jorginho, a man the always plays with one touch. Anyway it depends if he wonna continue with a 433 or get back to the 4231." Gotta say a 4-2-3-1 would look quite tasty. Buy Seri and Leon Bailey. Swap Wilian with Martial. Only position i'd still have some doubts would be the striker but i don't think we're gonna sell Morata after 1 year and signing an expensive striker while we still have Morata seems unlikely.
  6. Who will be the next Chelsea manager?

    I don't believe he's actually been officially sacked. There's hasn't been an official message from Napoli saying he's been sacked just a message from their president thanking Sarri on twitter. On the official Napoli site he's still listed as their coach. Always though it seemed a bit too easy. Why would Napoli sack him and not get the 8 million ? They know Sarri is in demand. Why pass up easy money ?
  7. Who will be the next Chelsea manager?

    http://www.thefalse9.com/2017/11/maurizio-sarri-tactics-napoli-formation.html http://outsideoftheboot.com/2017/07/30/breaking-down-maurizio-sarri-tactics/
  8. Who will be the next Chelsea manager?

    Conte has been going through the motions since january. His attitude and demeanor on and off the pitch was night and day compared to before. Before he was jumping up and down the touchline screaming at players where to go while in the press conferences he would keep talking about working hard and fighting for the club. Since january we've rarely seen that Conte. Kept talking about how he's getting the maximum out of this team and bitching about our transfer dealings. Just seems like the fire Conte had in the beginning is gone and a Conte without that fire just isn't worth keeping around.
  9. Mason Mount

    That's not really true. Stats do mean something you just have to take the time to understand how they get them and then use your head when using them to argue your point. That's where using multiple stats comes in. For example if someone were to claim a player only offers his dribbling people could then post that player's chance created stats and completely debunk that person's claim that the player in question is just a dribbler and nothing more.
  10. Mason Mount

    Key passes is the combination of key passes, assists and big chances created. Passing is pretty much a general accurate vs inaccurate passes. The reason why Mason's passing is considered weak is because he has a low average passes per game (23.8 per game) and completes 77.8 % of them. Fabregas for example has his passing as very strong. He averages 68.4 passes per game and completes 83.5 % of them. Mason simply isn't giving enough passes. The more passes a player has per game (with a high pass succes %) the higher they will rate him.
  11. The Conte Thread

    Ofcourse Salah and KDB played a big part in their teams succes and performance this season but it wasn't just them though. Their entire team performed well. It wasn't just them that performed. That's the thing Hazard's dips and KDB and Salah's dips are similar but KDB and Salah's teams kept performing so it wasn't that noticeable. They kept getting into dangerous areas even when they weren't in form because other players were carrying the attack. Once Hazard's form drops we aren't getting into dangerous areas anymore. This is a team sport. Individual performances effect team performance while team performance also effects individual performances ( a player will find it more difficult to play well when his entire team is playing poorly. Similarly if his team is playing well he'll still get opportunities to score and assist even when that player is in poor form). Also side note, think you're exaggerrating Hazard's drop in form. He was still performing well in january and february(7 goals and 3 assists in those 2 months.) He had a poor march and halfway through april. Then he performed well again (not saying he was super form but he was good) till the last game against Newcastle where pretty much the entire team was shit.
  12. The Conte Thread

    Salah and KDB both play in attacking systems and their system isn't completely reliant on them alone. If they aren't in top form other players pick up the slack. That's the problem here. When Hazard isn't on his game there's no one to step in and our attack becomes a dead stick. I can assure you that both have had dips in form this season you just didn't notice it because some other player would pick up the slack and their team would keep playing well and keep winning. The moment Hazard gets a dip in form the entire team performance drops off massively.
  13. Jorginho

    I agree with you that Hazard should be playing as a 10 in a free role it's just that i consider a 10 in a 4-2-3-1 to be part of the midfield. That's why i referred to it as a 3 man midfield. For me that free role also allows him to drop into midfield, when neccessary, to link up with the rest of the team, aswell as stay high up the pitch and roam and interchange with the other attackers. A number 10 for me is as much part of the front 4 as he is of the midfield 3. I disagree. If we want to play possession then we're going to have to commit to it. We might get ours asses kicked from time to time but that's the only way we're going to grow and develop our possession game. Simply sticking in a more defensive player for "balance" isn't the way forward imo. I don't see why we wouldn't be compact in this formation ?
  14. Jorginho

    Debatable. Formations are fluid depending on the phase of the game the team is in. In a 4-2-3-1 you'd regularly find the nr 10 dropping into midfield to linkup with the other midfielders. Essentially making it no different to the 4-3-3. Look at the 2 lineups below, both are the 4-2-3-1 but in different phases of the game. The first one is when we're building up from the back the second is when we're defending. Only real difference is that the 10 has a more clear attacking role while the 8 would have a more defensive role to balance that out. Hazard is an attacking midfielder imo. He likes dropping deep, he likes passing the ball around. His off the ball movement mainly consists of either dropping deep or roaming in the central areas with the occasional run in behind.