Blackburn Rovers v Manchester Utd

Discussion in 'Matchday Forum (closed)' started by bosnian_red, Mar 26, 2012.

  1. Mar 28, 2012
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    I thought he kept the ball well all game. Think only Carrick and Evans from memory had more passes than him, and he only gave it away 5 times, none of which were in dangerous areas defensively. He only gave away 2 free kicks, one of which was very harsh. I agree his final ball wasnt great, but defensively i thought he was mature and going forward he was strong, linking up really well with Valencia, with his runs off the ball creating soa lot of space for others. I'd have no problem if he played like that every game.
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    If we win this game, I think we'll win the league. But this one is a tough one, as we've regularly struggled here.
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    Sunderland away and Everton wont be any easier..
    There are still a few potential banana skins.. need to take it 1 game at a time.. looooong way to go.
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    This is true. I remember last year saying the same thing before every game. "If we win this one, we'll win the league!" :D
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    Revenge!!!
  8. Mar 30, 2012
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    hope we/ve won it before Sunderland (a)

    a bit uneasy about Everton and Swansea but fancy us vs Blackburn
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    By the way the team are in St.Andrews for the next days.
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    Probably Berbatov in for Nani on the bench now - but could also be Park or Pogba.
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    De Gea
    Rafael Ferdinand Evans Evra
    Cleverley Carrick Scholes
    Valencia Rooney Welbeck

    Subs: Amos, Smalling, Fabio, Giggs, Young, Hernandez, Welbeck
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    Jones back at Ewood Park......he should be really in the squad.
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    I want us to absolutely batter them for the result earlier this season but I'm expecting a 2-1 win either way.
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    For old times sake, I'd like to see Berbatov start. Won't happen but it should given Welbeck and Hernandez are not in top form.
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    de Gea

    Rafael
    Ferdinand
    Evans
    Evra

    Valencia
    Carrick
    Scholes
    Young

    Rooney
    Welbeck

    SUBS: Amos, Smalling, Jones, Giggs, Cleverley, Berbatov, Hernandez.

    Although, like sammsky, I can see a case for Berbatov starting.
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    i'll settle for a win of any kind.
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    Both twins and Berbatov please.
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    This is going to be a really tough match. I can see this being a very frustrating match with us trying to grind out a result.
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    Well Berbatov has like seven goals against them in recent games, so the case for him will never be stronger.

    I still want us to start 4-3-3 like I lined-up earlier in the thread, but if Sir Alex insists on two strikers then I'd actually like Berba to start - though there's probably more chance of Sir Alex starting himself in this one than Berba.
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    Got 6 tickets for this, we've all taken the day off on Monday and are really up for this. Last year was incredible (lost a shoe pre game though, long story).

    This is a massive game, despite their position this is probably the most difficult game in our run-in excluding the City game (might be decided by the Sunderland game). 3 points would be absolutely huge and I think we'll get them. Hard fought 1-3.
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    if Sunderland get something tomorrow.....
  22. Mar 31, 2012
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    Do elaborate!

    As for the game, a lot will depend on the City game on Saturday. If they slip up, I reckon we can run riot. If they win, it will be a tight game as we will be nervous.
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    We need to be more patient in our attack. We've seemed hurried and very direct away from home this season. Won't be able to watch this one live, but the phone will definitely be off and I plan to avoid all internet connectivity until I get home to watch it.

    Another big match, and this is what the title chase is all about.
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    fecking hate Monday night kick off.

    Always makes it tricky.
  25. Mar 31, 2012
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    Not happening.
  26. Mar 31, 2012
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    Hmm, I didn't realize we had two monday night football games in a row. The NFL never does that, and since they seemed to be copying the NFL model I didn't even consider it.

    I suppose there's something nice about having the day all to yourself, as the only game it might give you more viewers, though being on a weekday it probably draws less neutrals than a weekend day would.

    It would be nice if this one wasn't close at all.

    Do the league seems to always put Blackburn away at the end of our season or do they just stick out that much? Let's get this one out of the way in the first half of the year from now on.
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    Why the feck is this on a Monday??
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    A load of us went up, sank our fair share of cans on the way up and were desperate for a piss by the time we got there. We ran into some woods near the ground and went there. On my way through I somehow managed to step into a river that was covered with about 2m of leaves and a load of mud. Long story short, it was like quick sand and I lost a shoe in it. Couldn't go back home but couldn't miss the game either, so I had to go to the game like that. Had to explain to about 10 people why I had one show on and the other leg covered in mud to the knee :lol:
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    3 points please. Come on! :devil:
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    Blackburn and QPR next.. neither will be easy with both being physical sides fighting for their lives..
    Cant we play Arsenal every week?
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    -----------------De Gea------------------
    Rafael----Ferdinand----Evans---------Evra
    Valencia----Carrick----Scholes------Young
    ------------Rooney----Welbeck-----------

    Subs: Amos, Smalling, Jones, Cleverley, Giggs, Berbatov, Hernandez.

    3 points please.
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    Crucial match and if we can win this and then QPR I think the title would be ours. But we do have some breathing space with the City result today.
  34. Mar 31, 2012
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    Agreed. Id go for that. We need to attack them straight away. Having Scholes will mean we keep the ball as well.
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    :p

    I hate this being on a Monday though. It means I can only see text commentary :mad:
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    Mancini said we will draw on Monday :smirk:
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    Na not really. He just said we could draw when he was asked about the possibility of a 5 point gap.
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    Fergie just needs to hammer home to the team that they can't take the foot off the gas despite City dropping points. City's squad is incredibly strong, and this 'blip' probably won't continue. These might be the last points that City drop this season - that's the mindset we should be in.

    No screwing about, first XI with Scholes and Carrick in the middle, best back 4 possible and Rooney and Welbeck up front.
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    I have a really nasty feeling about this one.
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    keep it to yourself!

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