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closed Chelsea 1-1 Wolves

Started by Jason,

Man of the Match   12 members have voted

  1. 1. Who is your Man of the Match?

    • Kepa
    • Azpilicueta
    • Rudiger
    • Luiz
    • Emerson
    • Jorginho
    • Kante
    • Kovacic
    • Hazard
    • Pedro
    • Higuain
    • Loftus-Cheek (sub)
    • Hudson-Odoi (sub)
    • Willian (sub)

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45 minutes ago, Vybz Kartel said:

I'm certain we will get the summer window, we just need to buy well. That's why not having a dof at the moment is such a shame

I don't trust CAS for shit:(

but the deferral appeal should pass muster

I see almost zero chance the bans are reduced though

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1 hour ago, Vybz Kartel said:

I'm certain we will get the summer window, we just need to buy well. That's why not having a dof at the moment is such a shame

IF we do get the summer 2019 window and dont do fuckall

it will destroy the club for years

we will lose (if we dont sell them) Hazard, Willian, CHO on frees in 2020 and will not be able to replace them until probably summer 2021 (maybe can pay insane overcharge in january 2021 window and buy one replacement)

also, we will be stuck with all the dregs and shit players we have until then too, IF we dont upgrade this summer

can you imagine basically the same players we have now

MINUS Willian, Eden, and CHO, minus Luiz, minus Higs

with only real adds being Reece James (Mount is NOT ready, its delusional to think this, he has one goal in last 6 months, none this year, and is bullied to hell, and I am NOT sold on Tomori either atm) and recalls of Baka, Zouma, Bats?

Thats what we will be looking at come summer 2020 IF we do not do INSANE business in 2019 summer if we get it


this would yield a 25 man team of (IF we even recall the ex first teamers)








Zouma (if we recall)


Tomori (maybe)


Alonso (30yo by then)



Azpi (31yo)

Reece James


Jorginho (with no true backup)



Drinkwater (31yo)

Bakayoko (if we recall)





Pedro (33yo)




Charly Musonda (or some other loan army dregs) OR use RLC here as backup winger  and call up Mount for AMF  backup


Bats (if we recall)


Giroud (34yo)



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after that shameful performance I hope everyone sees now that Sarri still is and always has been a fraud and needs to be gone asap. Those 3 wins in a row mean fuck all and the only way to get CL is still winning EL cos we are not gonna get anywhere in the league with such a plague of a manager and board. 

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Having a hangover was grim... Watching this hungover.. Added to the pain. 

But we came back! Shouldn't have needed to but wolves aren't a pushover and no double... 

Nice for sky to point out about Jimmy and when wolves last scored against us at the Bridge when he played. Lo and behold.... 

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Sarri plays RLC for 37 and CHO for 33 minutes, brings out Jorginho to put WIllian and play 4-2-3-1, and no one will give him credits for that? People are always moaning that he doesn't switch to "plan B" or that he doesn't give chance to young lads. And I know most of us are hurt by Sarri's decisions made in past, but he was really good yesterday. EDIT: Not to mention that fuckin Alonso is nowhere near first XI, which is also very very great.

Also, RLC said himself that he is slowly getting minutes because of his back problems, hence why Kova started.

We were clearly superior side and got a bit unlucky with their goal, our defence is really awful. They are 7th at the table for a reason. They took points from almost all big sides this season.

And about CHO - he did some good crosses, but he wasn't much better than what Pedro is usually overall. It's one thing to score in EL, and other thing to score in EPL with defensive side like Wolves. CHO made some awful clumsy mistakes, I remember that he once passed directly to them actually.

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I listened sarri press conference.  Here we go again: the problem is the lack of players that move without the ball 

With these players, that kind of problem cannot be solved. So if the market ban is confirmed, the board should look around for a different coach 



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and he is right - those players dont move without ball! because from last years they were learning only defensive ways of protecting and to stay behind the ball.. Not moving on open spaces and etc.. If you watch match in details you will see how players move in same lines over and over but never in some other places.. they play too safety and passes with one touch are really hard for them . 

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19 hours ago, Tomo said:


Sarri also said he will start looking at formation changes when his side are in tune with the basics of his football, which is a good sign I'm guessing.

RLC was decent when he came on, I have said in the past I think he is a super sub type player (ala a midfield version of a Javier Hernandez), I feel his burst of pace against tired defenses causes problems and when he starts he often drifts out of the game easily and when he doesn't initially he does after an hour. CHO was awful unless I missed something in the last seven minutes and it was a reality check for anyone who thinks he should be an immediate starter, but it's all part of the learning curve so hopefully he gets more chances in similar situations.

Jorginho wasn't anywhere near as bad as people are making out but Kovacic probably had his worst game for us.

All in all I think the draw despite lots of territorial dominance was quite applicable to where we are right now, and thanks to United losing I still think we are in a good position for top four as they won't repeat their recent run and Arsenal (and Emery) are weak as shit away from home.

For the bolded - THANK YOU. I only gave him credit for his crosses. He is playing here and there in last weeks, and that should be enough for now, but he definitely must start against Dynamo. It's clear as a day that he won't improve us so much at the moment, if at all, and we can't afford that much of a risk, we are in a fight for our lives.

Agree with your other points as well, this was positive game at the end, only the result was missing.

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On 3/10/2019 at 4:06 PM, BlueLion. said:

CHO struggled when he came on; he looked out of his depth in my very humble opinion. 

You would have thought he would be doing every little thing he could to prove to everyone just how good he was and try to make Sarri look wrong for not picking him.

But Its that old catch 22. He wont be trusted and get playing time till he gets better and he won't get better till he gets playing time.

I do hope he stays, and yes I do think he should be getting regular 10/20 mins and just how I liked how Mou kept training Happy on site and not send him off. Getting used to training,playing with the 1st team. Some time here and there. Losing his nerves. It was such a shame he got such a bad injury. Who knows what he would be like now. Thats just how CHO should be trained.

But CHO SEEMS like a diff character. I don't see him staying.He wants it now. But you can imagine his fam/agent/hangers on all blowing smoke up his arse telling them hes amazing and better than sliced bread!

Peeps saying "We don't deserve the top 4" DESERVE ffs??? IF we make the top 4 after these last 2 seasons we more than deserve it!. Any ANYTHING can still happen THIS season!

I would be laughing all season. We will have the worse set of players I can remember for many years. With Eden,CHO,Kovacic, MAYBE Kante going, Who knows about Luiz yet? We will be a squad bade up of 3 managers players and only 1 choice from our current one.

The rest will be a stew pot of loanees, deadwood and 30+'s.

But we never know. This stew pot might just have the spirit and fight that this lot don't seem to have - or if they do have it they dont keep it for long.  I know if it's a team of misfits they will be wanting to show they could do it. (Well I hope they will think like that lol)

We played for 3 games like we wanted to put things right. They should have started this like our season depended on it. We pressed for a bit but never with full commitment. Was like we was in 2md gear.

And Sarri was dead right about not moving into spaces off the ball. Just keep an eye on that and watch. None of the forwards do it much.

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