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Oh no not this again...(International break)

Discussion in 'The Football Forum' started by Modo, Sep 1, 2019.

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  1. Modo

    Modo A contentious scando Member

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    Is it just me or is this the worst timing for an international break?
    I don't think I've ever seen our team start the season with so many in form players and now we have to send them away.
    OK, there's two positives and it's that Alisson and Keita might be back after the break. However, Adrian was actually pretty good against Burnley.

    Regarding the players individual form, this is my assessment:

    On fire:
    Matip
    Fabinho
    Firmino

    High:
    Salah
    Mané
    Hendo
    Van Dijk

    Status quo:
    Wijnaldum
    Robbo
    TAA
    Adrian
     
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    Woland Part of the Furniture Member

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    Might sound mad but I think we've been winging it. A break now is perfect.
     
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    binomial Very Active Member

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    Are all our players away?

    I'm looking forward to having Alisson and Naby back tbh
     
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    the count SCM's least favourite muppet Honorary Member

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    I read somewhere that Sadio is excused from international duty this time round
     
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    Modo A contentious scando Member

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    Matip, Milner, Lallana, Adrian, the injured players...basically it.
    Ox was picked.
     
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    Modo A contentious scando Member

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    That's fucking great if true.
     
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    I doubt we'll see Alisson for at least another month. He was still limping at the UEFA award ceremony the other day
     
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    The less club football without Adrian in goal, the better. He's not a liability but when the league title could well be decided by one point or even goal difference the importance of Alisson cannot be underestimated.

    Sent from my Mi A2 Lite using Tapatalk
     
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    moron i am legend Member

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    Thought he was excellent in yesterday's game, even though a few of his long distance kicks were a little iffy.  I think we will be fine with him, and personally he will be great for us because he does not give a shit what we may think about him.
     
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    I always think its a massive boost going into an international break on top. Its 2 weeks where the idea settles in players heads that you are no1 and there is no opportunity to slip up so you can relax a little. Obviously injuries are a risk at any time, but its a good time for us.
     
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    Lovren apparently was shit against a bunch of farmers
     
  12. Dreambeliever

    Dreambeliever Looking on the brightside Member

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    Georgia with a great result against Denmark.

    Gives Ireland a chance
     
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    I heard something on the radio about Mane and Salah missing this and the next international breaks because African teams are playing the African championship or something like that. Only players that play in their countries domestic leagues are eligible. Bonus for us if true.
     
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    rurikbird Part of the Furniture Honorary Member

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    It's confirmed for Mane, but Egypt might still arrange a friendly match. But yes, as things stand, both Mo and Sadio can get some rest during this AND the next International breaks.
     
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    He fucking made that azerbaijani look like Messi for the equaliser.

    Only reason I watched the game was because I had money on Croatia to win to nil and that cunt cost me.
     
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