Hopefully it isn’t some “we’ll pay your wages while you bugger off” deal like with Rooney and Nani.
Reminds me of the Debry game earlier in the season
Does the VAR time get added into injury time?
So slow our midfield is very poor and we have no pace wide. Lukakus touch has been terrible again
Hope we get through this today the other lads needed a break too.
For a team that should be fresh, the tempo and speed of play has been far too slow. Ole needs to sort it out at half time, doesn’t look like a group of players desperate to get in the first eleven.
Nah, he was a bit shaky in the first 20 minutes, then he took over.
Can’t agree with this more. It saved me having to type it myself!
Really poor disjointed performance. Sitting here wanting Sanchez Fred and pereira to impose themselves and they are well short.
%68 possession for reading tells it all
Fred keeps losing the ball..
Some of these players look like they’ve just been introduced to football.
We need to put this game to bed. Ole looks suitably unimpressed. I reckon he'll have something savage to say at halftime.
Name me a worse midfield in existence than Fred-pereira-Mctominay?
It doesn’t exist. Sunday league level quality among them 3.
Fred just cannot keep losing possession the way he does. We're playing Reading ffs.
Hes had some good moments and some crap ones like most of thr midfield and attack today. Sloppy game by us so far.
He is a bit clumsy isn't he ? Lukaku has been invisible
Some have, others have been in and out of the team, difficult to put form together like that.
+5 mins injury time so that suggests yeap
At last a sensible post.
Jan 5, 2019
He did say that he’s going to give every player in the squad a chance. I think that’s reasonable. It’s then up to some of these players to take the opportunity.
I thought some of them would have extra fire in them to deliver, especially because they have something to prove. Based on the performance, I think some of this lot will be offloaded within two windows of Ole stayed.
I’m disappointed with a lot of these guys today, as they haven’t taken their chance.
Romero has made more saves than Jaakkola
Darmian is having a good game at CB. Tbf he’s always been a good defender, just aids going forward so it makes sense.
Welcome back Mourinho
Should be an extra 5 mins then, plus they guy was down for at least 3 mins after the Lukaku mid air shove
I don't think anybody expected a brilliant performance with this lineup.
But this has been fecking woeful. As bad as anything under Mourinho
Excellent defending by Darmian again.
Sanchez and Fred off at halftime
Jim Beglin is hard to listen to
Pereira has been terrible.
This gotta be the laziest, genetic attempt at looking more knowledgeable than the other person...
If Reading had a goalscorer in their team, they could easily be winning this
Predictably crap huff and puff game with so many b teamers playing. Reading totally dominating possession and look the better team whilst we try and play on the break, im totally unconvinced by Fred. Pierra and mctominay not good enough but at least we didnt waste £30mil on the later two.
Needs to make changes in midfield or real danger Reading will get back into it.
Edit 2-0 ill get my coat
Swift is a good player. Very good on the ball.
And gives it away
Looks to be.
Midfield can't create, which would have been okay if they could shield..
Good from Romero
Darmian has been our best player so far, Fred decent.
Lukaku really needs to step up and so does Sanchez.
Edit: Sanchez assists Lukaku
Get in there!
Well done Luka
Rommmm yesssss, very undeserved but I'll take it!
I'm pretty sure Lukaku's touch is listed as a tackle in some leagues.
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