Premier League Gameweek 26 fixtures (9th - 11th Feb 2019)

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    No Idea For Nickname Full Member

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    rotherham_red Full Member

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    But that's the thing, there will likely be no pressure on them at all, even if they go to within 3 points of top spot, because everyone's focus is on City and the Scouse. They can keep on picking up the points and stay in the chase, and then once the games v City and Liverpool come around, they can go all out and see where it ends up. It's a free hit for them, or as big a free hit that a title can be...
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    Sandikan aka sex on the beach

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    They won't get near it. They play both, and I expect them to lose both quite comfortably.
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    charlenefan Far less insightful than the other Charley

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    If they can't win the league when they're competing with Leicester and Contes Chelsea they aren't in a million years winning the league over this Chelsea and Liverpool side
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    Sandikan aka sex on the beach

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    It's like people forget both the coming 3rd in a 2 horse race, plus the continual impressing UNTIL there's a possibility of winning something, then screwing up.
    Absolutely no reason for it to change, especially not against better teams.
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    DomesticTadpole Doom-monger obsessed with Herrera & the M.E.N.

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    If they give away the chances Leicester got today, they will get hammered, because Liverpool and City will not miss them.
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    africanspur Full Member

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    Contes Chelsea weren't in Europe at all that season and achieved the second highest (now third highest after City's season) points total in PL history. I mean, we're not winning the league but that one seems a strange stick to throw at us.
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    charlenefan Far less insightful than the other Charley

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    It was also a side that had bang average players like Cahill, Alonso, Moses and Pedro playing week in week out. Fair play to Conte for doing what he did with that bunch but let's not paint them as one of the best ever PL title winning sides. They're not a patch on this City or Liverpool side
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    africanspur Full Member

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    I've mentioned it on this board before...we were never 1st that season. Arsenal were top of the table at Christmas (joint 1st with Leicester and ahead of City, who in turn were ahead of us) and Spurs didn't actually break into the top 2 until mid Feb (ie 2/3 of the season in). Its strange that if we'd done the season the other way round like Arsenal had (spent most of the season in 1st/2nd), then creep up to 2nd on the last day after the other team has stopped playing, there wouldn't be anywhere near this same critique.

    Either way, was hilarious to watch this demolition of Chelsea.
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    africanspur Full Member

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    Yep completely fair but the reality is that we didn't 'let them win', they won an insane number of points and that season, we were only 3 points off your own record (89 points) for total number of points to not win the title in the PL era. I didn't say that they were one of the best sides at all, just that winning 93 points makes winning the title almost insurmountable for other teams. Heck, even last season's City would have only won the title by 7 points and they literally broke record after record.

    We won 12 of our last 13 games in the league that season and still somehow got called bottlers :lol:.
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    freeurmind weak willed

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    Top comment: "Look what this defeat has done to Sophie Rose" :lol:
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    Fracture90 Full Member

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    It looked that way :lol:
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    steakpie New Member

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    Re City playing "One Step Beyond" song after the game

    Do you think this was harmless banter or disrespectful? I think it was slightly disrespectful
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    Judas Open to offers

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    They’ve apologised for it which I think is kind of laughable, it’s a song. They’ve done it before anyway I swear.
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    Antisocial Has a Sony home cinema

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    It was very small-time, and completely consistent with City as a club, but not worth getting upset about I don’t think.
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    Santos J Full Member

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    It's hardly disrespectful, if it was another team doing it to City we'd probably be pissing at it. They ruined it all by apologising though.
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    Wolves growing into this game now. Jimenez should've done better there.
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    This Jota kid is very good. Strong as an ox.
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    Santos J Full Member

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    What a weird dive :lol:
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    DomesticTadpole Doom-monger obsessed with Herrera & the M.E.N.

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    Hayden gives Newcastle the lead.
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    Newcastle 0-1. Patricio beaten at his near post.
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    Shocking goalkeeping.
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    Santos J Full Member

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    Patricio should've saved that. Started from his shite pass too.
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    I should legitimately start a service where I tell people when I bet on Wolves, so they can do the opposite. Wolves never fail to feck things up. Thought 2-0 would have been so easy for them today. But they simply refuse logic.
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    freeurmind weak willed

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    Naturally I started Patricio over Allison this week.
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    Klopper76 "Did you see Fabinho against Red Star & Cardiff?"

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    I put him in over Ederson.
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    Pagh Wraith Full Member

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    What is the commentator on about? Newcastle have nullified Wolves? Not in the game I'm watching.
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    What if City or Liverpool play the way they did vs Leicester? Y'know, when they lost and drew.

    We'll be up against it in both those fixtures in fairness, but we won't play the same way we did against Leicester.
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    CassiusClaymore Is it Gaizka Mendieta? Scout

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    Beat you both with Foster. :(
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    DomesticTadpole Doom-monger obsessed with Herrera & the M.E.N.

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    Almiron coming on.

    He definitely looks quick.
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    Dobba Full Member

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    That's one of the worst headers I've ever seen
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    Restricted Wolves to 4 shots on target which isn't too bad.

    Wolves had a great season but they tend to struggle in these home games v bottom half teams, lost to Newcastle, Palace and Huddersfield at home last few months. They would honestly prefer to play an Arsenal or Man. United who would attack and leave spaces at the back.
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    freeurmind weak willed

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    Just saw 2 black Newcastle supporters in the crowd.
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    Dobba Full Member

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    Santos J Full Member

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    :lol: get in there
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    Where did the extra 30 seconds come from?

    Edit: Ah Newcastle made sub 91st minute. I get it.
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    McLovin Bites pillows thinking of John Terry

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    Judas Open to offers

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    Pathetic goalkeeping.
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    FireballXL5 New Member

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    Newcastle :lol:
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    :lol::lol::lol: