Manchester United v Everton

Discussion in 'Matchday Forum (closed)' started by RonaldoVII, Apr 15, 2012.

  1. Apr 16, 2012
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    Colin129 Death or the gladioli!

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    Young is a decent Premiership player, Nani is on a different plane entirely.

    I can't believe there is even a debate about this.

    We have 4 games left, 1 per week, we should play our strongest team every week. We are stronger with Nani than with Young.

    There is nothing more to say...
  2. Apr 16, 2012
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    utdalltheway Sexy Beast

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    it'd be crazy to do so. it's not like we have other competitions to distract us.
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    Hear hear! Nani all the way as long as he's match fit.
  4. Apr 16, 2012
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    Rooney had been subbed when he's not playing well. My guess is, if he was annoyed and agitated hence can't perform in this game, he will be subbed.

    To not start him would send a wrong message and I am not sure if it will boost morale. In all, if he's alright in training, he will start.
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    :lol: He is not at all shit but yeah Nani is better.
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    Cold_Boy Banned

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    I would go with this.
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    Cold_Boy Banned

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    I have a sneaky feeling SAF will experiment and not play Carrick and Scholes in the center.
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    Nani put in the best corner at the weekend, Evans very nearly scored from it. Another Nani cross put a chance on a plate for Berbatov. Nani is basically better at everything, except possibly diving.
  9. Apr 16, 2012
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    Everton's season is virtually over. I hope they won't be arsed at OT.
  10. Apr 16, 2012
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    Everton could be totally demoralized and easy meat, or they may play with the kind of freedom that causes an upset, it's hard to tell how they'll react from the cup semi defeat.
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    This "leave Young in to get a penalty" theory is mental. After the last two weeks, if Phil Jagielka takes out a machete and hacks Ashley Young's leg off inside the penalty area, the referee is going to give it a good hard think before awarding us a pen. Play Nani.
  12. Apr 16, 2012
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    Moyes wont let them rest... and they can very realistically finish above Liverpool.
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    Redfighter Officially gullible

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    Definitely. Everybody has forgotten that Nani goes down fairly easy now.
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    utdalltheway Sexy Beast

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    agreed.
    it won't be easy.
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    Win this and we'll be champions I believe.
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    utdalltheway Sexy Beast

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    win the next 2 and we will :D
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    I'd start Nani take him off after 60-70mins should be more than ready for the full game against City, He seems to perform quite well against them aswell
  19. Apr 16, 2012
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    rednev God Save My Gracious Queen

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    Piece of cake.

    3-0
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    He might make a tactical call - though I can't see us starting without both - but I wouldn't call it an experiment.
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  22. Apr 16, 2012
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    I wouldn't mind Fergie trying a 4-5-1 in preparation for City away the week after. We've not looked good in that type of formation in ages, and will likely need it to counter City's setup. Maybe play all 3 of Valencia, Nani and Young behind Rooney:

    ---------------DdG-------------
    -Rafael--Rio-------Evans--Evra-
    ---------Carrick--Scholes------
    --Valencia---Young----Nani----
    --------------Rooney----------

    Young has been excellent at tracking back lately, and that front 4 is really mobile. Fellaini and Gibbo tend to sit back ala De Jong and Barry, so could be a good chance to see how a slightly narrower approach works against a disciplined defense (which both Everton and City have).

    But this season, who knows what Fergie will do ;)
  23. Apr 17, 2012
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    I agree with Beachryan - I'd like to use this as a dry-run for the derby, giving the combinations some time together against strong opposition in a pressure game. Also the last chance to get returning players some match-time ahead of the derby.

    So for both Everton and City away, I'd like to see:

    De Gea
    Rafael---Evans---Ferdinand---Evra
    Carrick
    Scholes---Cleverley
    Valencia---Rooney---Nani​

    Harsh to drop Welbeck after all his effort against Villa, but I'd worry about being too open against City with him starting (yes I know he started and scored in the cup win there in January). Cleverley needs a start. I could go eitherway with Nani or Young on the left; the latter hasn't done much wrong (in terms of effort/contribution anyway) but I agree that Nani would benefit more from the start - though that said against City perhaps Young would start as he's been playing regularly, but at least Nani would be on the bench with another 60 minutes or so under his belt.
  24. Apr 17, 2012
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    A grade The Languid One

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    I would start with Berba and Welbeck, and bring Rooney on in the 2nd half.

    Give Berba some playing time and get a goal or two out of him, he will not disappoint. Rooney is the best impact sub to have in such a scenario.
  25. Apr 17, 2012
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    holdsteady Hates Sir Alex Ferguson

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    Berbatov 87'
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    That's the joke.
    Liverpool supporting colleague of mine was harping on about Everton needing to win, "do it for the rest of the league" and other bullshit.

    Saying that, I hope Gibson smashes it into the back of his own net and the away crowd go into raptures.
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    Not a bad idea but if you are going to do that I would switch Nani and Young, Nani is better at beating players and creating space for himself than Young is imo.
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    Nani in for Young. Other than that, same team as the one that started the last game.
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    de gea

    rafael
    evans
    rio
    evra

    carrick
    scholes

    valencia
    rooney
    nani

    welbeck
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    RDCR07 Not a bad guy (Whale Killer)

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    Berbatov is only going to get some playtime if we are leading by a minimum of 2 goals with 15 minutes to go.
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    RDCR07 Not a bad guy (Whale Killer)

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    No he is going to play Rafael in the center alongside Jones.
  32. Apr 17, 2012
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    who is the ref?
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    Watching a classic United vs Everton match on my Premier League channel.

    United playing with Howard, Neville, Ferdinand, Silvestre, O'Shea, Nicky Butt, Kleberson, Ronaldo, Fortune, Bellion and Forlan.

    Rooney still at Everton.

    Bit funny seeing the old Ronaldo, incredible how much he changed.
  35. Apr 18, 2012
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    gooDevil Worst scout ever

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    From this exclusive photo it seems to be Phil Dowd on the take.

    [​IMG]
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    So many wrongs in just one post. Berba will not be included for that game.
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    A grade The Languid One

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    Our wishes are not always representative of reality, mate.;)
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    Hopefully Young will get us another early penalty.
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    enough for 2 penalties please I hope.

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