Guardiola ... What the heck ?

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    kouroux Full Member

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    I've rarely seen a coach make such basic stupid tactical mistakes.Taking off Xavi, keeping a very poor Tello for so long, not introducing Sanchez, Fabregas and Pedro quickly ? I think he never really believed his team could reverse the 0-1 deficit otherwise I cannot even begin to understand some of decisions tonight.Like he didn't wanna make changes, appalling tactics.
    What do you guys think ?
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    ha_rooney Full Member

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    Unless he is injured, I don't know why Piqué is not playing.
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    Ole's_toe_poke Ole_Aged_Slow_Poke

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    Should've played Sanchez from the start. There was no space for Messi until he came on.

    He made some mistakes today. But he has invariably got it right for the last 4 years. So cut him some slack.
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    Liam147 On Probation

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    Well, you do know they have to overturn a one goal deficit in a Champions League semi on Tuesday don't you? Something they haven't done in their five attempts. Xavi's not getting any younger, and it appeared they sacrificed the league ages ago.
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    Guy Incognito Full Member

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    Do they do 'You don't know what you're doing!' chants in Spain?
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    Randall Flagg Worst of the best

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    What about Phil?
    We have never seen him under pressure before. So maybe he doesn't handle it too well? Or perhaps this season will make him an even better manager
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    kouroux Full Member

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    How about keeping a shit Tello for so long on the pitch ? By far the worst Barca player tonight and he got to play 70 minutes.
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    Red Pavan shittest username ever manutddabest791

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    Why were they playing 343 against Madrid?? :lol:
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    Hitchcocker Full Member

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    Commentator said he was dropped for poor form.
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    charleysurf Obnoxious, abusive bellend who is best ignored

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    He's been Shakira-ed.
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    Red Pavan shittest username ever manutddabest791

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    And he also said.. some problems with him and Pep?
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    Varun Wants the D...

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    Yeah, some strange decisions. Tello should have gone off long back but thats about it. I can understand taking Xavi off, he isnt getting younger and they have a CL game midweek.
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    TheBest SPNTBP

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    He won't start against chelsea so wasn't rested
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    Tello was a big risk, Pep wanted to rest Snachez, The Rolling cnut (Pedro) etc but well it backfired.
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    Tello was quite poor, Barcelona didn't play well. IMO, Guardiola had in mind the CL game and rested Fabregas and Sanches. The CL is more important to them.
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    It'll be crazier if Chelsea ends up dumping them.
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    Barcelona are paying the price of not having a striker. Messi filled the gap for many matches, but it can't be done in every match especially against the top teams. Villa did matter.
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    Snow Somewhere down the lane, a licky boom boom down

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    Tello finished poorly. He made good runs and got into some chances, one that led to a goal. Pedro would have done the same. Sanchez instead of Tello wouldn't. Tello hugs the left line a bit and times his runs. Sanchez is a different player and him instead would have been a different tactic.
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    Still can't get my head round how Tello missed that golden chance Thiago put for him on a platter. Unforgivable that, at least make the keeper work from there. Barca are still creating chances, they just can't stick them into the net due in the most part to catastrophically shit finishing.
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    Zen Full Member

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    Ah hindsight, glorious thing no doubt.
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    Young and left footed.
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    Snow Somewhere down the lane, a licky boom boom down

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    Well, we had a starting lineup to go by but when I, at least and a few others, saw their actual formation we thought it was bizarre. Busquets and Mascherano as center backs, Puyol to deal with Ronaldo and a very inexperienced player starting in the biggest El Classico game.
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    It almost just seemed like he didn't care, I thought all of the subs should have been very obvious but he either just subbed off the wrong people or waited to long to take off others. It was weird.
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    Experiments in case they get to the CL final?

    Just throwing it out there, for the sake of argument.
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    I think he wanted to rest Xavi for the Chelsea game. The substitute Sanchez may have gotten them the equaliser immediately, but unfortunately for them they lost control of the match once Xavi left the pitch.
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    wr8_utd :'(

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    I think their focus is more on Tuesday night tbh.
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    Hope they loo on Tue.
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    wr8_utd :'(

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    Don't care who wins the CL but I hope Barca knock Chelsea out.
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    Red Indian Chief Torn Rubber Thus says Kemo

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    Xavi was poor and the Sanchez substitution bore immediate dividends, with him and Tello combing for the goal. It's just Madrid were on top of things all game long. It wasn't Pep's fault.
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    Stack Leave Pep Guardiola alone!!!

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    Ha, you are claiming the coach of one of the very best teams in the world was making stupid and basic tactical mistakes.

    Brilliant.

    You have absolutely no idea what he was thinking or trying to do. you have no idea as to what reasons he had to do what he was doing but you claim he was making stupid and basic tactical mistakes.

    Genius.

    He is the coach of one of the very best teams in the world, he is running the team in a game at one of the biggest stadiums in the world with as much pressure and intensity as any coach ever has to deal with. He is the coach of a team that the vast majority of football fans recognize as one of the best teams in the world right now.

    What exactly is your claim to fame with respect to football?. I wonder who is better qualified and better experienced to make the tactical decisions in that game, him or you?

    Thats just funny.

    Did you win the game you played on your playstation?

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    Ole's_toe_poke Ole_Aged_Slow_Poke

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    That's a crazy thing to say. The Barca job by its nature is a high pressure job.

    Madrid have exerted immense pressure in the league last couple of years. I think its a testament that he's kept them at the top for so long.

    They've been really wasteful this season. Some inexplicable draws in the league and Pep has made some mistakes mainly not strengthening the defense. But he's got a lot more things right than wrong in his Barca career.
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    ::sonny:: Full Member

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    Sack guardiola, sell iniesta, xovi and mossi
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    kouroux Full Member

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    It's a forum ffs.It's made for all kinda conjecture for us amateurs of the beautiful game.
    Going with your logic, the football sections should be all locked up as who would we be to judge the real pros of the game ?
    You're a very dull poster
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    Stack Leave Pep Guardiola alone!!!

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    Sure its conjecture but seriously calling his decisions stupid and basic when you dont know all the facts is kind of ironic....

    Question the decisions etc by all means but essentially calling him stupid is fecking funny.

    I may be dull but at least Im not a moron.

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    Cutch Shit stirrer (Literally)

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    You don't understand the concept of football forums do you?
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    Stack Leave Pep Guardiola alone!!!

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    You dont understand irony do you?

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    Red Indian Chief Torn Rubber Thus says Kemo

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    Xavi did the same twice. It was one of those days for Barca
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    Red Indian Chief Torn Rubber Thus says Kemo

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    Calm down......
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    Cutch Shit stirrer (Literally)

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    The points he's made merit discussion. It's a football forum ffs
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    olesmyhero Emmy Moses

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    Looked more like a 3-7-0 as they didn't have an actual striker.

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