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Nemanja Matic 2018-19 Performances

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5.3 Average rating
32 Appearances
1 Goal
10 Yellow cards
1 Red card
  1. Feb 2, 2019

    Andersonson New Member

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    Very important player for us. Keep up the good form!
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    Feb 3, 2019

    el3mel Full Member

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    Thought he was very poor today.
  3. Feb 3, 2019

    Adisa likes to take afvanadva wothowi doubt

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    Gives the ball away like a man having a kick about in a park. Worst part of his game.
  4. Feb 3, 2019

    Devil may care Full Member

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    Mixed bag, some good interceptions but sloppy with the ball and his lack of speed and mobility got him into trouble a number of times, lucky not to be sent off as well, as was Mendy.
  5. Feb 3, 2019

    Fracture90 Full Member

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    He's being overplayed again, didn't have any gas left in him after 60th minute, we desperately need someone to take some load of him. Was OK.
  6. Feb 3, 2019

    Yorkeontop Full Member

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    Young Nemanja would have be an interesting watch, he's a surprisingly seamless dribbler.
  7. Feb 3, 2019

    mewnew11 New Member

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    Slowly seeing the old matic return where he is so on the ball. But he ran his lungs out today. Looked very tired along with harrera
  8. Feb 3, 2019

    Cutch Shit stirrer (Literally)

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    Defended well but passing was atrocious
  9. Feb 3, 2019

    kundalini Full Member

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    Had some good moments but far too careless in possession. Fortunate the ref didn't see his high challenge in the 2nd half.
  10. Feb 3, 2019

    Zoo Full Member

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    I thought he was vital today in getting out of there with the 3 points and was motm.
  11. Feb 3, 2019

    MikeKing Full Member

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    Not really due to him that we couldn't keep possession. Our attackers needs to position themselves in a way that makes it easier for our team to get our shape back. Our attack was found countless times but got dispossessed easily, that makes it much more difficult for the midfielders as they has to do the same thing over and over, seemingly with no end in sight. He had a lot of sloppy passes but he also did tremendous work all over the pitch. You contribute that much to winning a match, you can't really complain.
  12. Feb 3, 2019

    RedDevilCanuck Quite dreamy - blue eyes, blond hair, tanned skin

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    Too slow and poor passing and lack of vision. We need another midfielder.
  13. Feb 3, 2019

    Ballache Full Member

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    I thought he was vital for us defensively today.
  14. Feb 3, 2019

    Irwin99 Full Member

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    Excellent covering and workrate although his passing seemed a bit off today. Still played a massive part in our clean sheet
  15. Feb 3, 2019

    Sylar Full Member

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    His start to the second half was atrocious. He basically gave the ball away nearly every time he touched it, and it culminated in a cross from the edge of the left hand side with so much time and space that nearly went for a throw-in.

    But think he did better after that but dont know if he was tired or what? his legs seemed gone at one point, then another he just sprinted to win the ball back after giving it away.
  16. Feb 3, 2019

    TrustInJanuzaj Full Member

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    Truth be told he was class today apart from a sloppy period of 10-15 minutes after the half time break. Of course for a lot of fans that is clearly all it takes to have your performance called awful. The reality is he was much closer to MOTM today than he was to being poor.
  17. Feb 3, 2019

    Based Adnan New Member

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    Defensively very solid today, very important in us getting 3 points. Having said that he did give the ball away a bit and looked gas towards the end.

    We really need to manage his minutes better, especially with an important run of games coming soon.
  18. Feb 3, 2019

    MuranoLover Full Member

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    Who says he was poor is blind
  19. Feb 3, 2019

    IAmAWinner Full Member

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    I thought he had a good game, was my MOTM actually.
  20. Feb 3, 2019

    Andersons Dietician Full Member

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    Mixed bag for me, had great moments, important moments and then he was giving the ball away left right and centre, at one point he did show a burst of pace that I haven’t seen from him since he moved here.

    Totally lost Slabhead for that corner he headed back across the box.
  21. Feb 3, 2019

    settembrini Full Member

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    He was awful. Extremely poor in possession and needed to be carried by Herrera defensively yet again.

    Passing accuracy.
    Herrera 85.3%
    Matic 75.0%

    Key passes.
    Herrera 2
    Matic 0

    Dribbles.
    Herrra 3
    Matic 1

    Dispossessed.
    Matic 2
    Herrera 0

    Tackles won.
    Herrera 5
    Matic 1

    Interceptions.
    Herrera 4
    Matic 1
  22. Feb 3, 2019

    11101 Full Member

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    Did his job, again. Herrera being on the pitch allows him to forget about pressing and concentrate on his positioning so opponents have to play around him. Stats can't show that bit.
  23. Feb 4, 2019

    NoPace Full Member

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    Shaw was excellent, Lindelof very good and Pogba basically won the game with a perfectly weighted through ball, Matic struggled more than any of them too.
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    Feb 9, 2019

    Fracture90 Full Member

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    Good game today, some nice passing, but stupid yellow card which iirc means he'll be suspended for the next game. Was hoping that Ole would take him out to rest him for PSG game.
  25. Feb 9, 2019

    11101 Full Member

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    He's excellent in this role where he can sit back and keep a constant pace. He doesn't have the legs for the constant chasing and pressing, leave that for Herrera.
  26. Feb 9, 2019

    acnumber9 Full Member

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    He’s only got 5 bookings. The cut off for five bookings was ages ago.
  27. Feb 9, 2019

    Raw Full Member

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    Don't think he'll be suspended for the next game. He doesn't have enough yellows.
  28. Feb 9, 2019

    Fracture90 Full Member

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    Wasn't this his fifth?
  29. Feb 9, 2019

    Fracture90 Full Member

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    I read it somewhere that this was his fifth, could be my bad.
  30. Feb 9, 2019

    acnumber9 Full Member

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    Yeah but you only get banned for five in the first 19 games. Goes to ten after that.
  31. Feb 9, 2019

    Santos J Full Member

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    Yes but after 19 games it's 10 bookings for a suspension
  32. Feb 9, 2019

    Raw Full Member

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    Half way through the season they get discounted.
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    Fracture90 Full Member

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    Hell I gotta admit I wasn't familiar with that EPL rule mate!
  34. Feb 9, 2019

    Fracture90 Full Member

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    Yup, I was made aware of that, cheers homie.
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    Fracture90 Full Member

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    Cheers homie, so I was told.
  36. Feb 9, 2019

    BrianMcClair'sBarnet Full Member

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    Solid performance but the guy clearly needs a rest here and there.
  37. Feb 9, 2019

    Roberto420 New Member

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    Yeah you need to accumulate 5 yellows in the Premier league by the 26th of December to receive a suspension so looks like Matic is ok thought he played well but hard to judge giving how bad Fulham were.
  38. Feb 9, 2019

    Mcking Full Member

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    We really need another DM. He has played the full 90 minutes in 10 of our 11 games under Ole. Then consider the fact he usually played every game under Mou.
  39. Feb 9, 2019

    kiristao Full Member

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    Had a good game. All 3 of our midfielders looked head and shoulders above Fulhams. Brings a lot of composure to our play. Since Ole has come in has been making lot more forward passes as well.
  40. Feb 9, 2019

    Devil may care Full Member

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    To be honest other than the yellow card I didn't notice him much today one way or another, they gave up in the second half so there was no real pressure in midfield.