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Italian Serie A 2018-19

Discussion in 'Football Forum' started by roonster09, Jun 20, 2018.

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    Tommy bigot with fetish for footballers getting fingered

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    Would've been nowhere near as much an issue as it currently is if Benatia didn't force a move for a payday. But yeah, Atletico are gonna pump them if they play like this.
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    MaxiPaxi likes to shove his mum's boiled eggs up his rectum

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    Still 9 points clear :lol:
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    marktan Full Member

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    Gervinho's still kicking? Feel like I hear of him every 2-3 years when he scores some goals against a big team.
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    SCP Full Member

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    Congratulations. Is Alves your captain or am I wrong?
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    el3mel Full Member

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    I like Allegri, but I think he'll be the main reason they're not going to win the CL with this current generation.
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    Peyroteo Professional Ronaldo PR Guy

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    Only way Juve fight for the Champions League is if their key players are all fit. A couple of injuries and we've seen in the past few weeks how different they look.
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    SCP Full Member

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    Didn't watched the game, but if their defensive line against Atletico is something similar like today they will be watching the Final on the TV.
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    Schneckerl Full Member

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    Chiellini out for 2 weeks, so he should be back.
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    giorno Full Member

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    You're making the mistake of assuming what they do in italy has any relevance to CL. It doesn't. Allegri has yet to be outthought or outcoached in CL knockout rounds, since Harry freaking Redknapp did it in san siro all the way back in 2011 :lol:. And that was only made possible by an injury crisis which forced Allegri to pick from a bunch of bad options

    That's true of virtually everyone ever
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    Santi_Mesut_Alexis_87 Banned

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    Yep, he renewed his contract for another year 2 days ago.
    He has been a fantastic cheap signing for us.
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    Mb194dc Full Member

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    Just seen highlights from yesterday, some very poor defending, 6 goals shipped in two games and scoring marginally less than last year. We've seen it against Utd in the CL as well this season. Wondering if they'll suffer from PSG syndrome as well, Too easy for them in the league, hard to change gear for much more challenging CL games.
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    el3mel Full Member

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    He's too passive in his style to win CL imo. This will keep hurting them. Also Zidane outsmarted him, what are you talking about?
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    Mcking Full Member

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    Why do you say that?
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    Schneckerl Full Member

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    How much of that final victory was coaching and how much indivual greatness (by Ronaldo mainly)?
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    Peyroteo Professional Ronaldo PR Guy

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    First half of that final was very balanced, Juve were probably the better team. Second half they had a complete meltdown though, it's happened too often to Allegri to end up losing the tie after stopping playing on the front foot. Last season at the Bernabeu was similar. After going 3-0 up they stopped going for the fourth and it cost them.

    Pochettino definitely outsmarted him last season for most of that tie though, no clue how Tottenham didn't end up winning that.

    Yes, but it's more true for them than for most other top teams. One injury or sending off to a key player and they won't make it far, especially with the horrendous draw they got.
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    Berbaclass Full Member

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    SPAL v Torino, somewhat predictably was an incredibly dull affair.
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    el3mel Full Member

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    you must be desperate watching that or football crazy :D
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    Berbaclass Full Member

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    Should have known better but I bet on Torino.
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    giorno Full Member

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    When? When Allegri's team tired itself out in Cardiff with a much thinner squad and an inferior starting XI? Or when they played us even over 180 minutes and went out on a last second penalty?
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    el3mel Full Member

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    Already replied on this on someone's else post :

    https://theworldgame.sbs.com.au/modric-reveals-zidane-masterplan-behind-beating-juventus

    Zidane outsmarted Allegri and he had no answers to his tactics on abusing the ground crossing. Madrid scored 3 of their 4 goals in this final via the same play.
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    giorno Full Member

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    No, not really. Depends on who's getting injured/sent off. There is no team ever that could lose 2-3 key players and win in CL. Even our 16/17 side would have gone nowhere had we lost Marcelo and Carvajal
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    Spalletti not getting sacked soon? Inter is losing at home to Bologna with 15 minutes left.

    Feels like they've really dropped off last 6 weeks. 11 points off Napoli if they don't turn things.

    I can actually see them re-appointing Mourinho, they have top keeper, striker and some good defenders yet still are miles off Juve and Napoli so mentality big problem there imo and they might think Mourinho can solve that.
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    damageinc. New Member

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    Sack that disaster of Spalletti, bring Cambiasso as temporal coach and then bring Simeone.
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    MaxiPaxi likes to shove his mum's boiled eggs up his rectum

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    Inter are fecking shite. Non existent tactics from Spalletti. Just whip it into the box and hope someone gets something on the end of it. Moyesesque.
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    Red Star One Full Member

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    Come on Piątek!
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    Kostur Full Member

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    Heh guess who scored bitches.
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    Mick321 Banned

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    Lovely play from the new boys for Milan and Olsen as he always is - absolutely useless
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    Sean_RedDevil Twitter bot

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    Who will be sacked first tomorrow: Spalletti or Di Francesco?
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    giorno Full Member

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    Piatek and Paqueta are the first real, thoughtout signings made by Leonardo and Maldini, not made in emergency. Both are GOOD

    Milan are in good hands. Inter have a good ownership, but still need to sort out the management. Marotta is a great coup, but he won't be able to assert himself fully until next season

    I would take back Mourinho honestly. It would galvanize the fans and i think the team and club situation are good for him. With FFP restrictions coming off and a savvy GM like Marotta....the capital of italian football might finally be back
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    giorno Full Member

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    Donnarumma can't stop everything :lol:
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    Kostur Full Member

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    How wasn't that a foul on Suso? :lol:
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    giorno Full Member

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    PL doesn't have a monopoly on special refs
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    Milan need new wingers.
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    Santi_Mesut_Alexis_87 Banned

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    Inter :lol:. Bologna won their last game back in september. They are not gonna finish in the Champions League.
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    Santi_Mesut_Alexis_87 Banned

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    Atalanta are just 1 point behind the 4th spot atm. They are the most in-form team in serie A in the last month. If they can keep it up they are gonna play in the Champions League next season.
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    van der star newprawn warrior Scout

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    And it'll be fully deserved, too. I'd rather see Atalanta playing against the big boys than the likes of Inter and (as much as it pains me to say this) Milan. Their style of play is just amazing to watch.
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    Santi_Mesut_Alexis_87 Banned

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    Absolutely. Inter are the one who deserve to miss out. They are hacking such a pathetic season after what they spent in the summer.
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    For me Atalanta is a good side and I hope that they could end the season before Inter (as all Juventus fans do). But it's clear that Atalanta cannot be able to play two important matches in a week, as they would have to do if they manage to qualify for the Champions League. Last time they qualify to the Europe League they had many problems because they can be good only if they run two times more than opponents, and this is not possible two times in a week.
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    It's always so. Inter always waste huge amounts of money every year, thinking (and worse of all claiming) that next year will be the year they will win the championship. But after some months they begin to complain against their players and managers, and to speak of the coming year, when they will win the championship.

    They are really so pathetic than even a supporter of Arsenal like you can make fun of them...