Champions League Quarter-Final 2nd Leg

Barcelona 3:0 Manchester United

Barcelona 3:0 Man Utd

Nou Camp

Date:
Tue, 16 April 2019
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  1. Apr 15, 2019
    #81

    charlenefan Far less insightful than the other Charley

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    Team should be...

    ------------De Gea------------
    Dalot--Smalling--Lindelof--Young
    -------------Fred-------------
    ---McTominay----Andreas---
    ------------Pogba------------
    -----Lukaku------Rashford-----

    Subs: Romero, Darmian, Rojo, Mata, Lingard, Martial, Greenwood
  2. Apr 15, 2019
    #82

    Beagle Full Member

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    As a means of attacking efficiently, set pieces are a great option against all calibre of opponents. For what is essentially a limited team going forward, set pieces should be higher priority.
  3. Apr 15, 2019
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    GodShaveTheQueen Full Member

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    I hope we go out there with a got nothing to lose attitude and attack from the start than contain.

    Getting a first goal here will be huge. The fear of conceding a second will make Barca nervous as well.

    What I wouldn't give for a PSG esque early goal.
  4. Apr 15, 2019
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    buckooo1978 Full Member

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    long shot but so was PSG..... will be a minor miracle if a misfiring United keep Messi out again and score twice based on our recent performances

    ---------------------------De Gea-----------------------------
    Dalot-----Smalling-------Lindelof------Darmian
    ------------------Fred----Scott---Pogba----------------
    -------Rashford--------Lukaku-------Martial--------

    not having Young in my lineup - big responsibility on Pogba/Fred helping fullback out
  5. Apr 15, 2019
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    Ventura Full Member

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    We'll wipe the floor with this gang of turnip farmers. 0–5 United.
  6. Apr 15, 2019
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    Well, look at it this way: if we manage to score twice, we don't HAVE to keep Messi out: he can score one!
  7. Apr 15, 2019
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    deadrevelz New Member

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    Christ that line up... if we get a result it will overtake the PSG game as greatest underdog win.

    Apparently Shaw has travelled with the squad. Face / Off with Young?
  8. Apr 15, 2019
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    Schneckerl Full Member

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    Barca will have their full strength lineup this time and replace Coutinho with Dembele. They also rested all of their key players, while last week they played Atletico on Saturday.
  9. Apr 15, 2019
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    Ish Lights on for Luke

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    Shaw's suspended, is he not?
  10. Apr 15, 2019
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    Yeah but he's still with the squad, to be there!

    Ole said before the first leg that Alexis would be available and may even get a run-out against West Ham.

    Fred and McT must start, must
  11. Apr 15, 2019
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    That's quite complimentary of them resting their key players considering how shit we are:lol:
  12. Apr 15, 2019
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    AaronRedDevil New Member

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    The starting 11 to beat Barca.

    De Gea
    :lol:---:lol:----:lol:----:lol:
    Pog-Herrera-Fred
    Rashord-:lol:-Martial
  13. Apr 15, 2019
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    I know he's not everybodies cup of tea, in fact it's rumoured even his parents prefer coffee, but i'd be tempted to start Darmian at right-back as he's the only fullback we've got disciplined enough to stay with Alba(which will be key to us winning the match), and play Ashley Young on the left.
  14. Apr 15, 2019
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    deadrevelz New Member

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    Yes, probably going for the team spirit factor.
  15. Apr 15, 2019
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    Schneckerl Full Member

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    They got knocked out by Roma last year winning the 1st leg 4-1 and Valverde got criticised a lot for how he handled squad rotation.
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    Ish Lights on for Luke

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    Let's hope we pull it off!
  17. Apr 15, 2019
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    Same approach as PSG, try to get to HT with 0-0. Scare them with a few counters and anything can happen in second half.
  18. Apr 15, 2019
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    Annihilate Now! ...or later, I'm not fussy Scout

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    Darmian hasn't played a game in months - and you'd start him in the Nou Camp?

    Also, we will need some sort of attacking threat going forward from our full backs you'd think...
  19. Apr 15, 2019
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    Pav1878 New Member

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    :lol:
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    What is it with all these shit jokes in this thread ?

    Back to the game. We have our chances. you can' tknow what can happen. We not a second tier team as well....

    PSG yesterday got they a**** handed to them 5-1.

    the first goal will define the game. stay tight, get the first goal and from then on, they'll still be favourite be we would have big chances of causing an upset.

    Lyon was in the tie until the last third of the game ...

    Let's believe people!
  21. Apr 15, 2019

    kouroux 45k posts to finally achieve this tagline

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    I don't see how this is relevant to this game.

    With one major difference, the return leg was in Italy but you do make a good general point, it's been a while since they've been in the semis for them so they're taking all the precautions they can
  22. Apr 15, 2019

    Water Melon before it dries out, eh

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    My m,ain concern for this game is our fitness level. I hope we will be fresh enough for the Camp Nou. Last week we had a week of rest and still lost to a Barca side which was barely walking. This time around we need to be at our best physically, as the Catalonians will be faster than they were at the Theater of Dreams.
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    I'm bit lost.. I want us to win and go to semis, but Liverpool... eh..
    On the other hand I want us out, so we can concentate on getting to top 3, and I think Barca has bigger, better chances to win Liverpool.
    Then again I want us to win Barca and Liverpool and Juve and CL.

    I think I need professional help..
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    kouroux 45k posts to finally achieve this tagline

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    You should never want us out, whatever the reason.
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    You want us to go out of the CL so we can concentrate on getting back into the CL next year. Makes perfect sense.
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    Yeah, that's one of the most weird ideas I've been reading from EPL fans in the last... ¿decade?. "We shouldn't try to win the UCL, so we can focus on getting a spot in next year's UCL".

    I'd get the idea if we talked about Everton, Leicester or West Ham, UCL generates revenue in the long term to help the club get to the next level, but United, City, Chelsea, Liverpool, Arsenal or even Tottenham should try to qualify for the sake of winning the trophy, anything else is absurd.
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    Schneckerl Full Member

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    I really don't get that logic. Especially at this point if be get past Barca it's just 3 games left to win the trophy.
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    It's even less understandable for the likes of Everton or West Ham. These clubs won't get to the "next level" without City-like investment so if they ever make it to the Champions League, it should be their number one priority regardless of everything else. After all, they're unlikely to make it back again so they should enjoy the experience.

    Leicester certainly didn't rest their best players for the CL ties back in 16/17, despite being dangerously close to the bottom of the Premier League table at the time.
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    Even though most people are expecting us to lose perhaps it should be noted that we are going into this game similar to the PSG game with no pressure. Seeing both PSG and Barcelona play at Old Trafford convinced me that Barcelona are more rattled in their play when pressed high up the pitch. Despite losing to Barca I think there were positives in the play after we started to press them so just go at them, do not let them start their rythm by playing the ball out of defence. Playing with the freedom of no expectations should help and Fred and McTominay were impressive in Paris and again at Old Trafford against Barca. I think we will give them a game.
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    We ought to have them not wanting to fully attack but also a little nervous at the back like against PSG. I.e. 1-1 with a 15mins to go would be perfect.
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    We need to make better use of our set pieces and take any chances we get on the counter. Young should be banned from taking free kicks. We should probably use Fred instead.
  32. Apr 15, 2019

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    Go something like:

    de Gea
    Lindelof -- Smalling -- Jones
    Dalot -- McTominay -- Fred -- LWB
    Pogba
    Rashford -- Martial
    1. Have Pogba sit on Busquet to try limit building from the back.
    2. Dalot, VNL and McT to mark Coutinho/Dembele and their LB.
    3. Jones and LWB to focus on Messi.
    4. Pogba to fall back into a midfield 3 when we under pressure.
    5. One of the strikers to rotate falling slightly deep to build up with the other striker looking to stretch the defense.
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    Not a hope in hell of going through.. I almost want players rested for the run-in but resting doesn't guarantee a decent performance. Like to see Mason Greenwood on the bench
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    You have forgotten the PSG game already? I know Barca are better but with a bit of luck we can do it.
  35. Apr 15, 2019

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    Got a bad feeling about this and hope I’m proven massively wrong. Of course, never underestimate Man Utd but reckon they will have too much for us over there. Plus I’ll be astonished if we kept Messi as quiet as we did in the 1st leg.

    Starting XI:

    De Gea

    Dalot
    Lindelof
    Smalling
    Jones
    Young :rolleyes:

    McTominay
    Fred
    Pogba

    Rashford
    Martial

    subs:

    Romero
    Darmian
    Bailly
    A.Pereira
    Mata
    Lingard
    Lukaku

    Score prediction:
    Barcelona 2-0 Man Utd

    Goalscorers:
    Messi X2
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    We have to go there with belief. This Barca are nowhere near the great sides and with a bit of luck we can nick a win. Need Pogba and everyone really to produce their very best. That said, probably 3-0 to them.
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    Im not all that confident for this one at all considering our full back issues and current lack of form ...And we're not gonna have the ball anywhere near what we had at Old Trafford. So i can see our forwards getting very few touches.

    Could have been doing with Herrera for this one
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    DomesticTadpole Doom-monger obsessed with Herrera & the M.E.N.

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    RedDevil@84 Full Member

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    More like a massive slice of it.
    Ter Stegen is unlikely to do a Buffon.
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