How to throw a title away...

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  1. Apr 22, 2012
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    rcoobc Not as crap as eferyone thinks

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    I can't believe this "it's in their hand's" is so controversial. What if the positions had flipped and we could be Champions by winning our last 4 games (from behind). We'd be saying "It's in our hands now!"
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    Spoony The People's President

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    Yep.
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    :lol:

    Well done.

    And thanks for getting on my back for being a knee-jerker.
  4. Apr 22, 2012
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    Orton Ati-virus, keeps missing the n button

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    Exactly, i'm tilting it towards City because they have to play us at the Etihad where they have been unbeatable all season.
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    jojojo Moderator

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    You know the reason we're top is because we aren't every other team in the League
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    Lance Uppercut Loves turn based games

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    Then we'd be wrong.
  7. Apr 22, 2012
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    wr8_utd :'(

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    Bring Vidic back from injury and park the bus at the Etihad next week. A draw would be lovely.
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    Except in the FA Cup.
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    kps88 Full Member

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    I know. Its really not hard to understand. The phrase implies you don't need to count on other teams. A scenario which applies to both City and us. Yet you'll get people harping on about points.
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    Hectic Moderator

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    :lol:
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    Lance Uppercut Loves turn based games

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    We don't have to beat them.
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    It's annoying to drop points like this, sure, but this wasn't depressing and horrible like the Wigan defeat. We played brilliant football in the second half but paid the price of our complacency. The brilliant displays of Nani and Welbeck are real positives, something to take into the City game. We can hurt them if we sort out the defending and stop being so complacent.
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    So we need 2 wins in 3 to win it right?

    Nervy but still in our hands.

    Not confident about our mentality though.
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    Orton Ati-virus, keeps missing the n button

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    Where they went down to ten men in the first half, and still almost came back.
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    No, we wouldn't be. It's in their hands in the sense that if they win all of their games, they win the title. It's not hard to comprehend.
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    Hectic Moderator

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    This is like being trapped in Kelvin's mind.
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    Only in the league though.
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    Judge Red Don't Call Me Douglas

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    City should be favourites with the bookies if not now than by the end of the day. As things stand I'd still prefer to be in our position, though. They've got to beat us, Newcastle and potentially a bitter Mark Hughes with his side fighting for survival.

    The sad truth is, we deserve to be punished. We haven't been up to the standards we expect this season and that's why we end up with a result like today's.
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    That'sHernandez Ominously close to getting banned

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    I can't believe what I am reading here. Is there any supporting us if the moment you think we've wavered, you're going to jump ship for the next best thing?
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    Whether it's in our hands or theirs is obviously a matter of opinion, despite everything United still has the better situation.Whatever happens today, at the kick off next week, United will have a three point lead.
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    kps88 Full Member

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    And outplayed us in the second half with 10 men.
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    That's seven games that we have gone behind first in and not won...

    Hint. Don't concede first in our next three games. Especially on Monday.
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    So what? We made them look average until we let them back in.
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    This is why if they win today it's as much in their hands as ours, if we go there with only a 3 point gap they have positive momentum and we are coming off a collapse at home, and they have a near perfect home record.
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    Is is such a dumb thread and meaningless discussion. Some United supporters are glory hunters, period!

    We are 6 points ahead and three games to play, and people on here said we have throwing away the title?!! How come they don't know the maths? We are fecking 6 points ahead!!!! How could City all of a sudden get advantage?!!!
  26. Apr 22, 2012

    rcoobc Not as crap as eferyone thinks

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    No.

    So all those times in World Cups and European Championships, when all the 3rd place team has to do is beat the 2nd place team in the final group game and they go through, and it's wrong to use this expression?

    It's like the whole caf is on a massive WUM and we haven't been invited!
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    For me this feels a lot worse than the Wigan defeat but by a big margin tbh.
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    Transfer United Till I Die I am totally in the know, honest

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    Really? I think they'll be gagging to play us. We're there for the taking.
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    Lance Uppercut Loves turn based games

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    It is also not hard to comprehend that we are 6 points clear with 3 games left. Two wins and a draw and we win the title. They need four wins. They have no margin for error. We do.
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    A better GD would have been brilliant just about now.
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    De Selby Likes them tattooed and bald

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    Some shocking arithmetic in here.
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    Where has anyone even suggest jumping ship?
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    Well, another 4-4 draw after going behind would be perfect on Monday :)
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    watch as Wolves bend over for City now "please feck us out the premiership"
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    So let me get this right, everyone is really confident, after watching that shambes at the back, that we can go to City and get a win or draw?

    I am not sure. If Jelavic, Pienaar, Felliani etc can pull us apart like today what on earth do you think Tevez, Aguero, Silva, Toure will do on their own patch?

    Say what you want about me but I just don't see us getting anything on Monday, I really don't.
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    Hectic Moderator

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    This is mental!
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    kps88 Full Member

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    That's got absolutely nothing to do with the phrase "in their hands", but carry on talking about points.
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    Absolutely gutted. Still can't believe it. 1-1 I could have taken, but not 4-4.

    City will win title on goal difference now.
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    They were defending the cup at home. Of course they'd put up a hell of a fight. It'll be a more cautious game next week but we're more that capable of going there and winning or getting a point. Hopefully, we'll go 4-5-1 and play it like a European away game (not the Bilbao variety of course).
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    rcoobc Not as crap as eferyone thinks

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    Can we make this thread a poll? "Is it in Citys hands?"

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