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Sergio Romero 2016-17 Performances

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6.4 Average rating
9 Appearances
7 Clean sheets
  1. Feb 17, 2017

    harms Full Member

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    Don't think that many were against him being our second keeper. In fact, it was obvious that we're getting one of the strongest back up keepers in the game today.
    Still not good enough to replace De Gea if he leaves though
  2. Feb 17, 2017

    The United Full Member

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    I like how he looks stoned.

    It is good of jose to let him start some cup games so far. He is reliable enough to start every cup games except CL imo while DDG being in the team.

    Hope he keeps getting games to keep him happy for now especially we don't know what will happen this summer with DDG again.
  3. Feb 17, 2017

    Annihilate Now! ...or later, I'm not fussy

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    Another calm coke-fulled performance.
  4. Feb 17, 2017

    sincher "I will cry if Rooney leaves"

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    He very rarely lets in any goals. I quite like that about him.
  5. Feb 17, 2017

    RB7N Full Member

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    A very likable trait if you're a goalkeeper
  6. Feb 17, 2017

    SteveTheRed Full Member

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    We definitely have the best 2nd keeper in the country
  7. Feb 17, 2017

    Coxy Full Member

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    No you definitely don't. That honour would go to Chelsea
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    sincher "I will cry if Rooney leaves"

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    I begovic to differ.

    I actually don't, I just wanted to say that.
  9. Feb 17, 2017

    SteveTheRed Full Member

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    Oh yea forgot about him. Ok 2nd 2nd best keeper in the country.
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    Annihilate Now! ...or later, I'm not fussy

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    I wouldn't Grant you that one.

    .... Wasn't worth it.
  11. Feb 17, 2017

    Jaybomb Full Member

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    Bit harsh. His clean sheet record for us is great.

    If De Gea does go, I'd be happy with Sergio. If he can get to the World Cup final and Copa America final twice, he can get to a Champions League final.
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    harms Full Member

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    That's not an indicator of his actual level, he plays in the games where we can afford not to play De Gea because of non-sufficient quality of the opposing side.

    He's had his fair share of howlers over the years and he never was very impressive for Argentina. Of course he can reach the CL final if the team plays good enough, Djimi Traore can make it and even win it. But he never be an influence on that campaign like Cech was in 2012 or Schmeichel in 1999 etc.
    Rojo also has a great record as a left back for Argentina - would you be happy if we play him there now constantly?
  13. Feb 17, 2017

    Ixion Full Member

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    He's fine as a back-up but he's clearly not a #1 for a club our size. Even last night you could see the problems with his kicking, it's Bosnich level. He has a lot of clean-sheets but he plays the easier games. He can play when we rotate but if DDG left we would need to a find a new #1.
  14. Feb 17, 2017

    Nickosaur Full Member

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    Well duh.
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    SirAF Ageist

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    Agreed. I like Romero, but if de Gea goes then we got to be ruthless. No "nah, he's good enough".
  16. Feb 17, 2017

    derace New Member

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    i like him. he is pretty reliable and doesnt seem to bother beeing second choice. always smiles on pictures and seems to be a nice guy too
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    Zoo Full Member

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    Begovic is overrated. I think Ospina is the best second choice and deserves to be starting ahead of Cech.
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    Runner Full Member

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    That's how i feel about him too. He's not causing any waves and is generally a decent keeper.
  19. Feb 17, 2017

    RedMaestro Full Member

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    But the problem is that there aren't that many world class goalkeepers out there, much like with the strikers.
  20. Feb 17, 2017

    Special_One New Member

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    If de Gea left, he could easily step in no problem. The only thing I'm worried about is that coming into his prime he may want regular football.
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    Isotope Full Member

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    Vd Gouw was with United for 6 years as back up, and I don't remember anyone questioning when he played. With Romero, you can find some earlier negative posts about him here.

    Obviously, Romero comes with more credential on international games.
  22. Feb 17, 2017

    pseudo_canadian Full Member

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    Really good backup keeper.

    Could easily be the #1 for a lot of clubs.
  23. Feb 17, 2017

    DWelbz19 Correctly predicted Portugal to win Euro 2016

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    Yeah. I'd say Ospina>Romero>Begovic.
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    Bogga Full Member

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    I know all about him, I've been a fan since the 80's... not saying he was totally useless and that Romero is the best thing since sliced bread. But they're honestly in two different divisions...
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    Snow Somewhere down the lane, a licky boom boom down

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    I think Begovic is not a good nr. 2. It takes a different kind of mentality to be a backup keeper and it doesn't suit him. Didn't step well in last season when Courtois was injured.

    I prefer Ospina, Romero and Caballero to him.
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    Roboc7 Full Member

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    He's spent a lot of his career as a number 2, he wasn't good enough to be first choice at Monaco or sampdoria and he wouldn't be good enough here. However he is reliable and has the temperament to do a job whenever he is needed, would be hard to find a better backup keeper.
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    Isotope Full Member

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    I don't know about this "different level". I vividly remember that VdG had this cat reflection, although he's on his 30's when joining United. And Romero isn't exactly pulling out any trees, even with Argentina NT.

    But fair play if people rate Romero as better.
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    Ramicoo New Member

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    Call me crazy, but I wouldn't sacrifice this GK for DDG, especially if the later is a Madrid bond. DDG might be more talented is quick reaction than him, but he has something DDG doesn't and won't have which is strong charisma
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    Floyd Doesn't like his Tagline played with

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    You're crazy.
  30. Feb 18, 2017

    Ramicoo New Member

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    Lol ty but I don't care. I stated my reasons, and add to them this quote of Scholes couple of days ago: 'Goalkeeper not a problem, unless Real Madrid want him (David de Gea)' We should act firm on DDG situation and his linkage to Madrid, either he make it clear that he'll forget Madrid or let him go, we should stop being a feeder to Madrid and give them our best players even when we need them and GK position isn't an easy one to replace..
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    Eire Red United Full Member

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    Squeaky bum time
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    mu4c_20le Full Member

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    Crazy reflexes
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    Made up for his fumble with a brilliant save
  34. Feb 19, 2017

    Big Ben Foster Correctly predicted Portugal to win Euro 2016

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    What a nutter
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    dichinero Full Member

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    A crazy #2 but a solid one nonetheless
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    Really good game. Some good shot stopping, and claiming the ball at corners to immediately set us away.

    He's counterattacking distribution is so much better than De Gea's, i.e. he actively looks to attack every time he gathers the ball like VDS and Schmicheal.
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    Mixed bag
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    OnlyTwoDaSilvas Gullible

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    Big Serge conceded a goal? I'm not having that. Blackburn obviously didn't get the memo that Serge does not concede goals. Stick to the script.

    Hopefully the FA will see sense and revoke it.
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    Ibi Dreams Full Member

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    His kicking is a bit crap sometimes. Occasionally he doesn't even get the ball out of his own half
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    Good game overall. I'm no longer worried when I see De Gea's been left out of the line-up for Cup games. Caught every cross he came for, and even when he did fumble that shot he made up for it with two good saves.