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Anthony Martial 2018-19 Performances

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5.7 Average rating
18 Appearances
8 Goals
1 Assist
1 Yellow card
  1. Dec 6, 2018

    Sayros Full Member

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    Because he's very conservative with his burst of speed, and also the few runs he makes at full speed get rewarded with a pass about 15% of the time.

    He needs to build up on his stamina some more, and the midfield needs to be able to reward the runs he or Rashford makes. Too many times runs will go unnoticed or unrewarded by the team and it's draining, especially for Martial because Rashford has a better motor.
  2. Dec 6, 2018

    Ashish Negi New Member

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    Any Update on his Injury ?
  3. Dec 6, 2018

    Aloysius's Back 3 Full Member

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    His lack of speed comes more from his preference to dribble with the ball than making runs without it.

    This is why I'd like to see him play a tad deeper & be a player who initiates attacks - using players like Sanchez & Rashford in front of him to play ping pong with the ball whilst taking on defenders.
  4. Dec 6, 2018

    Kweku Amonoo New Member

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    Martial is our best player bar De Gea. If played in a consistent attacking system, he can score 20+ goals every season. His finishing is that good. He should be starting upfront in a 2 with Rashford. That's the future.
  5. Dec 6, 2018

    Skills Snitch

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    Willian
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    Oldham Full Member

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    Guessing he's out for 2 or 3 weeks with hamstring problem :(
    Just what we need, missing our best forward for the busy christmas period :rolleyes:
  7. Dec 6, 2018

    AlecHDR Angry, incoherent heterosexual slob

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    Superstar. Also, he fell out with the manager before it was cool (Pogba) :p
  8. Dec 6, 2018

    AltiUn likes playing with swords after fantasies

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    He's still inconsistent but he's the only one putting the ball in the back of the net, hope the injury isn't too serious as we need him, badly, for the Christmas period.
  9. Dec 6, 2018

    Sylar Full Member

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    Our coolest finisher. Needs to be playing as close to the oppositions goal / box. Think hes 7 in his last 8 or something like that. Do think we messed up on his development by moving him around / playing him on the left, then right, then up top etc.
  10. Dec 6, 2018

    Rhyme Animal Modmins said "freeze" and I got numb

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    Nonchalantly scoring the winner...
    I Love him.

    Absolute gem.

    Hope he's not out too long.
  11. Dec 6, 2018

    Andersons Dietician Full Member

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    A thing that equally annoys me with his play and yet I’m still impressed with is how often he comes in to midfield to recieve the ball link up play and so on. There are times when he’ll even just cover a midfielders position and although I admire the ability and calmness to come in midfield I want him in and around the box stretching people going at them and taking people on, needs to show a bit more hunger and greed for goals at times. Often seems to float on the outskirts of dangerous areas instead of being in the chaos. He was in the mix last isn’t and got a goal from it the same as his Chelsea goal. Needs to get himself in and around those areas more.

    Had to laugh as well last night where after he chopped it back on to his left Torreira charging in at him and him landing up on the deck whilst Martial really showed no ill effect from it. Still probably should have just taken that opportunity on his right but I suppose if he keeps his balance there the whole goal just opened up for him on his left.
  12. Dec 6, 2018

    bond19821982 Full Member

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    He should be our CF and Sanchez at left.
  13. Dec 6, 2018

    SteveW Full Member

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    Has the best goals to minutes ratio in the league I believe and scored all but one against teams above us in the league.
  14. Dec 6, 2018

    SteveW Full Member

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    He's scored against all of the top 7 barring liverpool who we haven't played yet.
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    OL29 Full Member

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    Hasn't scored against Spurs has he?
  16. Dec 6, 2018

    bond19821982 Full Member

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    Last year at home
  17. Dec 6, 2018

    Nep77 New Member

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    He wasn't there on the squad against spurs.
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    OL29 Full Member

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    Oh I assumed he meant this season? Because if not, he’s definitely scored against Liverpool, I’m sure we all remember his debut?
  19. Dec 6, 2018

    Handré1990 Full Member

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    Mou said after the game that Martial himself didn’t feel it was serious. Fingers crossed!:angel:
  20. Dec 6, 2018

    Skills Snitch

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    That goal :drool:
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    OL29 Full Member

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    I think the official twitter and Instagram accounts post it at least 100 times a week and I’m not ashamed to say I watch it each time!
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    SteveW Full Member

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    You're right. My mistake. He didn't play against spurs.
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    Andersons Dietician Full Member

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    FootyGirl88

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    We're lucky to have him x
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    OL29 Full Member

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    The discussion was about last season I think.
  26. Dec 6, 2018

    Damien Self-Aware RedCafe Database (and Admin) Staff

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    City, Everton, Chelsea (x2), Arsenal, Bournemouth. Good record. Obviously, he didn't play against Spurs but don't think any other player has scored against five of the top seven teams this season.

    Aubameyang (10 goals): Scored against Spurs (x2), Everton and Bournemouth. Failed to score against Liverpool, Chelsea and Man City.
    Kane (9 goals): Scored against Arsenal and Chelsea. Failed to score against City and Liverpool. Still to play Everton and Bournemouth.
    Aguero (8 goals): Failed to score against Spurs, Liverpool and Arsenal. Still to play Chelsea and Everton. Didn't play against Bournemouth.
    Murray (8 goals): Failed to score against Everton, City, Spurs and Liverpool. Still to play Chelsea, Bournemouth and Arsenal.
    Sterling (8 goals): Scored against Arsenal and Bournemouth. Failed to score against Spurs and Liverpool. Still to play Chelsea and Everton.
    Wilson (8 goals): Scored against City. Failed to score against Arsenal, Chelsea and Everton. Still to play Liverpool and Spurs.
    Richarlison (7 goals): Failed to score against Liverpool, Chelsea, Arsenal and Bournemouth. Still to play City and Spurs.
    Hazard (7 goals): Scored against Liverpool and Bournemouth. Failed to score against Spurs, Everton and Arsenal. Still to play City.
    Martial (7 goals): Scored against City, Everton, Chelsea (x2), Arsenal and Bournemouth. Didn't play against Spurs. Still to play Liverpool.
    Mitrovic (7 goals): Scored against Spurs. Failed to score against Chelsea, Liverpool, Bournemouth, Arsenal, Everton and City.
    Salah (7 goals): Failed to score against Everton, Arsenal, City, Chelsea and Spurs. Still to play Bournemouth.
    Lacazette (6 goals): Scored against Spurs and Liverpool. Failed to score against Everton, Chelsea and City. Didn't play against Bournemouth.
    Mane (6 goals): Failed to score against Everton, Arsenal, City, Chelsea and Spurs. Still to play Bournemouth.
    Sane (6 goals): Failed to score against Bournemouth, Spurs, Liverpool and Arsenal. Still to play Chelsea and Everton.
    Sigurdsson (6 goals): Failed to score against Liverpool, Chelsea, Arsenal and Bournemouth. Still to play City and Spurs.

    Not doing those on 5 goals or less but don't think they'd have a better record.

    Number of top 7 teams scored against this season:

    5 - Martial
    3 - Aubameyang
    2 - Hazard, Kane, Lacazette, Sterling
    1 - Mitrovic, Wilson
    0 - Aguero, Mane, Murray, Richarlison, Salah, Sane, Sigurdsson

    Shame it doesn't count for anything. Got 8 points in those five games. Without his goals it would have been 2 (maybe 1 as I think he won Pogba's penalty against Everton?)
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    SteveW Full Member

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    Good stats. Thanks for putting that together.

    Great to see him producing on the big occasions so consistently. He was excellent late on against Juve also. Big game player.
  28. Dec 6, 2018

    Santoryo ripping the reward

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    Nothing serious. The change was precautionary. Even Martial was annoyed at the physio for deeming him not fit to continue.
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    Janson Full Member

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    Only 4 pages since 14th of november. This thread isn't as exciting anymore.
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    UNITED ACADEMY New Member

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    His movement off the ball yesterday was really good, show that he can actually play in fluid front three. Get rid Lukaku and sign a world class attacker to play in fluid front three alongside Martial & Rashford and I believe we will have good exciting future.
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    Oldham Full Member

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    Super sweet
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    Adisa likes to take afvanadva wothowi doubt Scouse Lover

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    His current and expected partners are at war again.
    Girl problems are the worst problems. :lol:
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    Damien Self-Aware RedCafe Database (and Admin) Staff

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    Mourinho has confirmed:


    Guess he'll be back for the weekend.
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    Rhyme Animal Modmins said "freeze" and I got numb

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    Stat Lord.

    What a post.
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    shamans Hoser

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    Just want to see Scholes hit a volley.
    Hate to make this a Mourinho thread but one of the most annoying things is wondering what Martial can be under a manager that knows how to build an attacking side. Imagine Martial at City drifting in the front three. He's class.
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    mancan92 Full Member

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    What a goal this would have been
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    breakout67 Full Member

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    Very happy to see that it was just a precaution. If we are to make a mark in the cups we need him firing.
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    Average players like sane are eating good every week under Pep. Martial would be a younger Aguero although he would have to improve on his tenacity. I cry every night just thinking what we could be if we cultivated an attacking philosophy at this club. Just watching Rojo boot the ball in the air yesterday gave me a fever.

    Other than players like martial pogba Fred and mata we really don’t have players that can play good football. It’s were we went wrong over the years investing in athletes like lukaku, Ashley young smalling and co. It really sucks that when a player like Luke Shaw is out, his replacement young can’t even link up with martial.
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    Trainwreck of a post.
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    Sayros Full Member

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    Maybe the promotion will come later, but right now it's good you're limited to 10 posts a day.