Guardiola aims jibe at United | Fellaini heads it clear

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    Strachans Cigar Full Member

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    Interviewed by Lineker for the BBC:

    'I see Chelsea, I see Tottenham - they like to play [but] at Manchester United you have the second balls...'

    Lineker replied asking: 'Is that a little dig at [Manchester] United?' before the Etihad boss shot back immediately: 'I have a lot of respect for my neighbours.'

    ...I hope when we play them it's a Fellaini winning header from a long ball.

    http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sport/fo...ep-Guardiola-aims-jibe-Manchester-United.html
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    jymufc20 Full Member

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    So he hopes to lose ?
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    Strachans Cigar Full Member

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    Nope, that's my thoughts on his thoughts.
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    dwd Saturday Night Spies

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    Mr.Ridiculous__ The name says it all

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    LoneStar Full Member

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    He would have done well to ignore us. Jose doesn't like being ignored. But now, he's just playing in Jose's territory. Jose will start his mind games with Pep.
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    AgentP Full Member

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    Every manager has their own style of football. Pep and Klopp train their teams to press non stop and win the ball in the opposition half to launch a quick counter. We negate this tactic by playing a long ball to Fellaini and bypass their press. Just because they can't handle our tactic, they spew crap like we play an inferior brand of football. I can't wait for us to get one over these clowns.
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    Subho611 Full Member

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    Another way of saying - I have no clue how to play against their style so why don't I spout some righteous bullshit in the media to manipulate them into changing it to a style that I can play against.
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    Ducklegs Part of first caf team to complete Destiny raid

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    “Manchester United are not a good football team because my defenders are wank”
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    Varun Moderator Staff

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    roonster09 Correctly predicted France to win World Cup 2018

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    Bald cnut :lol:
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    Kostov Full Member

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    Jose won't let this pass, he will fire back :lol:
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    Aniefiok Banned

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    I hope Fellaini scores a header from a long ball against them... Would be an absolute shame on him, knowing this and not equipped with players /tactics to stop it...
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    Manny Grammar Police

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    He obviously meant United can play AND use second balls...

    Missing that would be any top managers undoing.
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    Tom Van Persie No relation

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    feck off Pep you bald prick.
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    buckooo1978 Full Member

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    the fact he's making the comment shows he's a little concerned

    I like this and I'm sure Jose will too
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    2 man midfield Incestuous Modern Woman (Dumper!)

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    We're a physical team but we can play too. If he'd watched us at all in the first part of the season he'd know that. Purely mind games.
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    jymufc20 Full Member

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    Ah right, i actually read that this morning in peps voice.
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    MThomas Banned

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    They did a pretty decent job handling it last season though.
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    Z_Wolf Banned

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    He's one annoying twat.
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    Dembeza New Member

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    Why does every manager stress about the way we play?

    It's always the managers that set up their teams to press who always criticise our team, if i didn't know better I would think they want us to be stupid so that we play right into their hands.
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    Robertd0803 Full Member

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    He certainly is.
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    Marcky411 Full Member

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    Well Pep isn't wrong we often play the long ball when we could just play it out from the back but that isn't a bad thing if you keep possession. Against Southampton that was the case. The difference with us and Pep's City they have a great game plan, if you can keep possession and attack with pace then defending isn't important, (when it goes to plan) but if it doesn't they don't have a plan B.
    This morning I read that Aguero got injured in a car accident and could be out for a month maybe two. This happens to City every year, Aguero getting injured and when he is out they drop points. The first team they play that marks De Bruyne out of the game, City will drop points because everything goes through him.
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    NinjaZombie Punched the air when Liverpool beat City

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    Spot on. Very little things about football annoys me more than self righteous pricks complaining about other people's style of football while being adamant that their style is the way to go.

    Wenger used to do it and I loathe him for it.
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    Smores Full Member

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    Their style of football is part of their brand i guess and it also makes it easier to explain a loss "we stook to our principles blah blah blah". Especially in Klopps case
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    Kapardin Full Member

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    Meh, he knows that Mourinho is not a one trick pony like other managers, so he won't be able to predict exactly how we may set up when we play them. It could be 3-4-3, 4-3-3, 4-2-3-1, 8 at the back, long ball United, free role for some players etc.

    Its' just his way of venting his discomfort at the fact.
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    Good. I look forward to the derby.
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    Trizy Full Member

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    Bald tactics.
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    Wednesday at Stoke Full Member

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    Nice to see him take time off from begging fans to show up at games.
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    roonster09 Correctly predicted France to win World Cup 2018

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    Hopefully someone will ask Jose about this in press conference.
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    12OunceEpilogue Full Member

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    You'd think we'd signed Rory Delap the way some people go on.
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    Kostur Full Member

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    It's the same guy who said he doesn't teach tackling, feck him and his cultists.
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    prtk0811 Banned

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    No he wont.
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    Mrs Smoker Full Member Scouse Lover

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    "...you have the second balls.", what does that mean?
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    Schmiznurf Full Member

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    And what did our tactics win compared to yours so far Pep?
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    roonster09 Correctly predicted France to win World Cup 2018

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    Something that Pep lacks according to Zlatan.
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    JASR Banned

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    Pavl3n Full Member

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    I don't think so.
    Mourinho came out after that loss saying players neglected his instructions of playing second base balls (playing longer ball instead of a first time pass to the nearest teammate, who is heavily pressed)
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    prtk0811 Banned

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    What bull shit he is talking about, Its typical negetive propoganda these "style " managers do against united. Does he draws his conclusions of a club by one or two matches?
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    FCBarca Mes que un Rag City Lover

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