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Antonio Valencia 2017-18 Performances

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5.8 Average rating
39 Appearances
3 Goals
1 Assist
18 Clean sheets
9 Yellow cards
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  1. Jan 15, 2018

    el3mel Full Member

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    And all were in the first 10 minutes of the game. :devil:
  2. Jan 15, 2018

    Sunny Jim Full Member

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    I swear very time he uses his left foot its a good pass. I think it has been the first time i saw him shoot with left foot. Defo first goal.
  3. Jan 15, 2018

    Devil may care Full Member Verified Moaner

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    Dusted that left peg off, one for the collectors scrapbook! :D
  4. Jan 15, 2018

    Womp idiot

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    What a belter of a goal
  5. Jan 16, 2018

    RaptorSlo Full Member

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    So that's why he's not using his left foot then.
  6. Jan 16, 2018

    LLMU Full Member

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    What a shot from his left foot. He has to shoot more often as he has got the ammunition to do it.
  7. Jan 16, 2018

    ValenciasDrilledCrosses Full Member

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    Been saving energy up in his left foot for 8 years for that
  8. Jan 16, 2018

    Sylar Full Member

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    His goal being left footed was so shocking, the rest of his team-mates stopped playing first half until we scored that second.
  9. Jan 16, 2018

    Yagami Full Member

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    Great goal with his lefty, and every time he crosses with said lefty it's pinpoint! We need a clause in his contract that states every time he uses his left foot he gets more tape for his hand.
  10. Jan 16, 2018

    Ashley R1+O New Member

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    Banger of a goal. Looked very solid at both ends, hopefully that injury trouble is over as he can be more of a threat and with Shaw can provide a proper balance that we have missed in the last season and a bit.
  11. Jan 16, 2018

    Acole9 Outstanding

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    A goal with his left foot :eek:. Great to have him back last night.
  12. Jan 18, 2018

    Adam-Utd Part of first caf team to complete Destiny raid

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    Tony doesn't score shite goals does he? He's going to have some highlight reel :lol:
  13. Jan 18, 2018

    RedCurry Full Member

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    He absolutely clobbers them.
  14. Jan 18, 2018

    Pace Abuser Full Member

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    After the celebration he went back to his position and turned to the Stretford End and further lapped up some adulation and returned some praise back to the fans. A real "proud of being a United player" moment from him. Lovely to see.
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    Jan 20, 2018

    Devil may care Full Member Verified Moaner

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    Frustrating today, he stopped dead when he got the ball more than once and Burnley just poured back. Fine defensively.
  16. Jan 21, 2018

    Rossa Full Member

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    Agree with this - great last match, but very timid going forwards yesterday. I think he was instructed to stay back more as Young went forward a lot.
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    Jan 31, 2018

    Pexbo has never watched Star Wars

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    Rossa Full Member

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    Looked a penalty to me, but he is the only defender playing close to well today.
  19. Jan 31, 2018

    Sigma Full Member

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    He got the ball but it was risky. Can see why the ref didn't give it. Yeah, he's been our best defender so far.
  20. Jan 31, 2018

    Pexbo has never watched Star Wars

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    I’d want a penalty if it was the other box. He got the ball but he took a lot of the player.
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    Rossa Full Member

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    Have to agree with @Pexbo here. That's a pen, but then again, I can understand that it wasn't given. It would be difficult to see for the ref.
  22. Jan 31, 2018

    Sigma Full Member

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    When we have these sorts of games, more often than not he's one of our best players. Put in a lot of tackles and carried the ball well - real fighter.
  23. Jan 31, 2018

    breakout67 Full Member

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    Best player by a mile this game.
  24. Jan 31, 2018

    Santos J Full Member

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    Yeah probably the only player who wasn't sub-par tonight
  25. Jan 31, 2018

    Annihilate Now! ...or later, I'm not fussy Scout

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    Yep.

    Plus it helps that he's not an idiot and realises that if someone is sprinting towards you, you can either just a) good them off or b) knock the ball past them and run off.

    Honestly he's probably our best player when it comes to dealing with pressing
  26. Jan 31, 2018

    Devil may care Full Member Verified Moaner

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    Best of the outfield players, which isn't saying much.
  27. Jan 31, 2018

    SS Full Member

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    Only player who played up to standards today.
  28. Jan 31, 2018

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    Is it just me or did he look a bit overweight?
  29. Jan 31, 2018

    Roberto420 New Member

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    Typical Tony V performance, he always gives his all and was the only player to not bottle out of a tackle.

    I remember alot of fans on the cafe use to give Tony a lot of abuse,why ? I never could understand as he always gives his all and has done for nearly a decade.

    He'll go down as a legend in my books, he has been my favourite player for some time I just wish all our team had his and Sanchez's workrate or is that too much to ask for these 100k+ a week players ?
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    Andersons Dietician Full Member

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    Hmmm I thought he was pretty poor tonight. Letting people run off him and ball watching and in general Just playing like most of the team. Did do some good things like that offside on Kane, he got there by the skin of his teeth but still managed it.
  31. Jan 31, 2018

    J_Red 11 Banned

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    Played very well, he doesn't get involved too much today because Spurs are too scared to attack our right side and our centre back & holding midfielder can't pass the ball forward properly.
  32. Feb 1, 2018

    Ashley R1+O New Member

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    So much ball watching, even that run from Delle Alli lead to the borderline penno incident! Might be harsh for the first goal but come on man, you gotta close up on your center half a little bit more than that when there is danger in the box if you want people to call you a defender. Wingers ball watch!
  33. Feb 1, 2018

    Acole9 Outstanding

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    It's funny you should say that, although I wouldn't say he's overweight he did look a little tubby standing in the tunnel.

    After seeing a few replays, he did get lucky not to give away a penalty. I can see why the referee didn't give it because even Graham Poll who was working for BT and had privilege of seeing it again first of all said it wasn't a penalty and then during the break changed his mind.

    I thought he was probably the best out of the back four (Not saying much really) Son had the beating of him though.
  34. Feb 3, 2018

    borrays New Member

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    His pace is bit off, you can see where he makes 2 dangerous late tackles (1 which could ended up with a penalty) against spurs and more often than not he just stayed iddle on his position didnt make overlapped run like he used to last season. I think age finally caught him little bit and we should start looking for his replacement this summer.
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    Feb 3, 2018

    Dion Full Member

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    Please show a bit of ambition going forward Tony ffs. It was like playing with 4 centerbacks today.
  36. Feb 3, 2018

    prateik Full Member

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    Loved the bit where Sanchez played the ball to him and he was in a crossing position... but Sanchez charged towards him demanding the ball...

    Poor Valencia got confused and ended up just standing there till he was closed down.

    Played a couple of good balls in. Lukaku shouldve scored one.
  37. Feb 3, 2018

    Devil may care Full Member Verified Moaner

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    I wish we could play him in on the overlapp more instead of giving him the ball deeper where he has gotten into the habit of running so far before turning back and stopping.
  38. Feb 3, 2018

    Sigma Full Member

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    He was average in the first half. Much better in the second half. Ran at and past defenders, got in good positions and produced some good crosses. Linked well with others. As always was defensively solid.
  39. Feb 3, 2018

    Dion Full Member

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    This, he needs to start running in behind. His cut backs will be far more threatening if the opposition is defending their 6 yard box instead of their penalty box. Just have to look at how threatening Walker was today for City (before he gassed).
  40. Feb 3, 2018

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    He was very very good today. Covered the entire right side by himself.
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