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Everything posted by Belgiannutt

  1. Chelsea v Everton

    "I think for the game against Everton, it is impossible to recover for [Danny] Drinkwater. [Victor] Moses needs more time and so does [N'Golo] Kante. “But I think this could be a good opportunity to give a chance to the young player like Charly Musonda, also Kenedy, young players who I think deserve the chance. They are working very hard, they are improving and we can see the improvement against Everton which is a tough game. It is important for me, important for the club. We will do this.” No Drinkwater yet.
  2. The Conte Thread

    I honestly don't remember a lot of positive results in the 2015-2016 season. There were a number of games where the performance was good-ish and it looked like we were going to get a positive result only to concede late and leave with 1 or no points.
  3. 10. Eden Hazard

  4. The Conte Thread

    If the players were trying to get Conte sacked then we would have lost the last 2 games. It's not power play that's going on. There's still fight in this team. We just have a small squad hit with injuries that has a lot of average players and the system no longer masks that.
  5. 10. Eden Hazard

    Neymar only scored 4 goals(9 games) in the CL and 13 in la liga (30 games). Yet i'm sure he'll get a lot of votes. Goals are important but also don't underestimate the exposure players get when they play for Real or Barca. It's on a different level then us.
  6. The Conte Thread

    Yeah the back 5 system has been found out. Problem is that i don't think we have got the players to switch to a back four. I don't trust alonso in the left back position. He absolutely needs the cover of an extra CB. I also have my doubts about Luiz in a back four. I don't think the system is the problem. It's the lack of quality. The back 5 system did great last season as teams were struggling to deal with it. The system carried the average players in our team but not anymore. Teams have figured it out. Only answer is to add more quality.
  7. Chelsea 3-3 Roma

    Lucky to be ahead. Luiz , great goal but has no positional sense for the position. Just running all over the place. Not sure what Azpi was doing for the Kolarov goal. Honestly i don't get what we're trying to do. Why aren't we pressing them ? We're just allowing them to play their game at our home turf. Why ? Painful watching us try and play out from the back. Can't string along 3 passes before we have to hoof it. Poor performance again.
  8. 10. Eden Hazard

    Skipper's comment was about more then just the Crystal Palace game. There's a lack of ambition from the club to really add quality and improve the squad. The last couple of years we've been content with just replacing the players we lost and not really pushing for more and better players. There are simply too many average players in the squad who need to perform at, or close to, a 100% of their capacity to not look out of place in this team. There's an over reliance on our key players. Ronaldo, Messi, Neymar, all three can play like shit and 9 out of 10 times their team will still dominate whoever they play. When Hazard plays poor the drop in our attack is worrying. I don't really get a "built around him" vibe more like a "let's see how far he can take us" vibe Yes and no. When it comes to rating a single performance then yes ofcourse there should be just 1 standard and there is. It's been acknowledged that Hazard Azpi and Luiz had poor games just as most of the team did. However past performances do matter. If a player plays like shit for 4 out of 4 games and the fifth game he plays like shit again people will be a lot less forgiving then a player that plays well for 4 out of 4 games and then the fifth has a shit one. People evaluate players based on a number of games and not just one. I didn't see a lack of effort from him. Things just didn't come off for him. He was simply poor. It happens.
  9. 10. Eden Hazard

    True that Messi and Ronaldo are more clinical but how many shots you take will inevitably have an effect on how many goals you score. I agree with you about scoring more in la liga. I also agree that goals shouldn't matter as much as they do nowadays but unfortunately that's how punditry and the majority of footballfans think. Goals get you a lot more praise then good performances do. I think we talk about Eden needing to score more because we all know how good he really is and his 16 goals don't do justice to the abillity he has. I agree with that but even if he's in a good position if there's a lot of players in the path of him and the goal he usually won't shoot because there's a high chance of it getting blocked.
  10. 10. Eden Hazard

    Understand what you mean but i think this has already been discussed here several times over the last few years. If he doesn't have clear angle at goal he doesn't take the shot. He simply doesn't take low percentage shots. I'm sure if he took more shots he'd score more . Last season Hazard shot 77 times , 36 appearances, 16 goals Ronaldo shot 162 times ,29 appearances , 25 goals Messi shot 165 times, 36 appearances , 34 goals If Hazard took twice the shots he's taken i'm sure he would be getting closer to 25 goals.
  11. Charly Musonda Jr.

    Problem is that for the large majority of these talents the step from youth ranks to Chelsea first team football is just too big. Loans are the only way we can help them get to the level but they ofcourse need to be willing and perform at those clubs. He needs to play one way or another but i highly doubt he would play at other top teams give his current level. He needs a mid table maybe sub top team in a lesser league to develop.
  12. Charly Musonda Jr.

    Maybe but those years are important though. They shaped De Bruyne to the player he is today. Musonda hasn't had those years. Best thing for him would be a loan. A long one, like several years to really gain some experience at senior level and develop his game. He really isn't to be frank. He did really well at youth level but just hasn't been able to push on at all and perform at senior level. I've seen him play at the age of 15-16 and i can't say he's improved since then. That's over 4 years. That's very worrying.
  13. Charly Musonda Jr.

    Who knew De Bruyne at 20 (2011)? At that age he had played 2 seasons (as a starter) for Genk and in 1 of them they were champions with him as a key player. Musonda as talented as he is hasn't really done anything at senior level apart from a season at Real Betis which after a promising few months fizzled out quite disappointingly.
  14. 10. Eden Hazard

  15. Charly Musonda Jr.

    I think he got told to go back on loan to get some game time.
  16. 7. N'Golo Kante

    Palace away Roma home Watford home Everton home Bournemouth away Might be back against Roma away on the 31 october. Back against United home on the 5th of november.
  17. 10. Eden Hazard

  18. Politics & Stuff

    After the Sandy Hook shooting i've given up all hope on America sorting it out. I mean let's face it if a bunch of 6 and 7 years olds getting slaughtered in their classroom doesn't cause people to act then nothing will. America will do what it always does after mass shootings. Pretend they care and then move on to the next mass shooting while jerking off to the second amendment. Some consoling words for the families. Media will say it's not the time to talk about gun control. NRA fuckers will pop up and go "if only the people that went to the concert had guns" because more guns is always the answer to everything.
  19. 10. Eden Hazard

    The moment Morata went out he lost the only support he had. Looked visibly frustrated with the way we played. Saw him several times urging us to get up the field to press City or provide some support when we had the ball. Barely able to get on the ball and the moments he did there simply wasn't anything on.
  20. 3. Marcos Alonso

    Just can't do anything on his own. He needs the team to open up the wide areas. The moment he has to go up against an opponent directly he struggles to contribute anything.
  21. 2. Antonio Rudiger

    Thought he did really well. Great goal line clearance aswell. Hope he starts next game.
  22. 9. Álvaro Morata

    Hopefully it's just a minor injury and he'll be back soon.
  23. 15. Victor Moses

    True although i feel that says more about the poor state of our wingback options then his quality.
  24. 10. Eden Hazard

    @ 5:13
  25. Atletico Madrid 1-2 Chelsea

    Amazing team performance. Dominated Atletico for the majority of the game. Loved the energy we brought into the game. Really loving the 3-5-2. Morata-Hazard great partnership. I like that Hazard was higher up the pitch and played really close to Morata. I think it also makes it easier on Morata that he has a player really close to him to lay the ball off to when he was under pressure. Bakayoko and Kante were great. They just cover so much ground. Fabregas struggled a bit with the pace of the game but still he was important getting the ball into the feet of Hazard-Morata when Atletico were sitting deep. Worked really hard aswell on the defensive side. Solid at the back. Shout out to Alonso for the movement and composed pass to set up Batshuayi. Great result. Great performance. Frustrating though that we're already playing City on saturday. Not a lot of rest and this win took a lot from our players.