La Liga: 2011/2012

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    MPTutd Full Member

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    Stretch Full Member

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    Is he normal?
    yeah, but the it's all about ball retention with Barca and the 20% that does go forward is incisive.
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    rcoobc Not as crap as eferyone thinks

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    Done, sort it out you not-so-weak Spanish clubs.
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    I reckon the bottom half of the championship would lose by fewer goals a lot of the time, just because they'd approach the game differently.

    The fundamental difference between the PL and La Liga is the attitude lower sides have towards playing the top teams - the only time a ground is full in Spain is when one of the big two come to visit, and it turns into a bit of a procession. The fans expect their side to have a go, and consequently they don't defend in huge numbers and hit on the counter attack as is what you really have to do. No side in Spain has emulated how Chelsea played them a couple of years ago, which in my view, was just about spot on.

    In fact, United v Arsenal the other week was strikingly similar to so many games La Liga churns up every week. Obviously we were the inferior side due to the loss of our two best players and multiple injuries, but we played as if we were your equals, which was obviously not the case. Hence we got battered, whereas if we'd accepted that on that day, we were going to field the inferior team in terms of talent, and created our tactics accordingly, the score would never have been so high.
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    wr8_utd :'(

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    The youth playing against Madrid and Barca will probably get the same results as the first teams. 6-0 thrashings :lol:
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    rcoobc Not as crap as eferyone thinks

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    Probably. In fact when they put out 10 defenders and only lose 3-0, a few of those teams might go "hang on a minute".
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    stubie Full Member

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    I shall watch Madrid/Getafe after the United game has finished. What's the betting they will score 7 this week?
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    Sean_RedDevil Twitter bot

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    Starting XI:
    Valdes - Dani Alves, Fontas, Busquets, Adriano - Xavi, Keita, Thiago - Alexis Sanchez, Pedro, Fabregas

    Fantastic starting XI

    Bench: Pinto, Puyol, Abidal, Mascherano, Iniesta, Villa, Messi

    Poor bench

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    jojojo Moderator

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    11 minutes in and Barca are two up - Xavi and Fabregas. I think it's safe to say that the international break hasn't upset them.
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    wr8_utd :'(

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    And it continues.

    No Messi (I think) and Barca still 2 up away to Sociedad in 8 mins.

    Fabregas scores...yet again.
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    wr8_utd :'(

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    Oh and no Iniesta, Villa, Mascherano or Puyol either.
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    wr8_utd :'(

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    Ok I guess they shouldn't have rested all of them :p
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    Cal? from Redcafe (matchfixing department)

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    It's our perch now...
    Now 2-2... :nervous:
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    Snow Somewhere down the lane, a licky boom boom down

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    Barcelona with 76% possession. Equal amount of shots.

    And Messi on straight away.
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    Hitchcocker Full Member

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    God damn Guardiola looking like he's gonna cry whenever things don't go his way.
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    rcoobc Not as crap as eferyone thinks

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    :lol: International hang over?
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    Hitchcocker Full Member

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    Messi never dives :lol:

    I'd have sent him off myself. Cnut
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    Dobba Full Member

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    Messi doesn't dive.
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    Cal? from Redcafe (matchfixing department)

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    Messi dropped 2 pts.

    Cristiano & Jose will be happy.
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    WR RedCafe FIFA League Season 1 Winner

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    And more importantly, you're happy.
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    fishfingers15 Contributes to username and tagline changes

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    Come on Madrid, feck it up
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    Hitchcocker Full Member

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    Who scored for Madrid?
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    wr8_utd :'(

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    At home. No chance.

    They'll win 7-0
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    Cal? from Redcafe (matchfixing department)

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    No more than when any other clubs I dislike drop points.
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    wr8_utd :'(

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    amolbhatia100 Barbiturates ain't got nothin' on me

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    Both Real and Barca dropping points on the same day?
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    Man-United Full Member

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    Getafe goal.
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    Randall Flagg Worst of the best

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    So which league is looking like the SPL now?
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    wr8_utd :'(

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    What's happening in La Liga? Are they trying to drop points after the protests from the rest? :lol:
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    Justin Full Member

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    How bad was it?
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    La Liga
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    Cal? from Redcafe (matchfixing department)

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    It's our perch now...
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    Orton Ati-virus, keeps missing the n button

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    He went down easily, most players would do the same thing in similiar circumstances. Messi I'm talking about
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    Snow Somewhere down the lane, a licky boom boom down

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    Thought he was going to card Coentrao there. Didn't find that to be much of a foul.
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    wr8_utd :'(

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    Lol Liga returns next week ;)
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    Kelvin Banned

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    not even a convincing dive, thats blatant cheat and play-acting. if this was ronaldo, they be crying murder.
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    Justin Full Member

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    Dives, laughs it off, tells ref he'll make a proper effort next time. Usual La Liga then.
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    Snow Somewhere down the lane, a licky boom boom down

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    Who's they?
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    wr8_utd :'(

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    With Ronaldo it's always polemic

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