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U18s - Manchester City vs Manchester United

Discussion in 'Reserve/Youth Forum' started by RedMachine03, Nov 25, 2017.

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    RedMachine03 Poster of Articles

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    At City Football Academy
    Kick off at 11am BST
    Live on MUTV

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    Maradona10 Duncan Castles

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    Team news?
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    KM I’m afraid I just blue myself Staff

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    Ten minutes to kick off and there's no hint of team news on the Official twitter account.
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    KM I’m afraid I just blue myself Staff

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    KM I’m afraid I just blue myself Staff

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    Very, very strong team.
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    Garner, Barlow
    Puigmal, Gomes, Chong
    Burkart

    Talented front six
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    Anyway I can watch this online guys?
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    Maradona10 Duncan Castles

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    Any streams?
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    Maradona10 Duncan Castles

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    1-1 as per twitter after 7 minutes.
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    No Greenwood, no party.
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    Is Greenwood away with England U16?
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    Gentleman Jim It's absolutely amazing!

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    2-1 City
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    How come the teams have so different amounts of matches played?
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    Penalty for United after a foul by Frimpong on Chong

    Gomes missed it.

    3-1 minutes later :(
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    City's striker Lukas Nmecha is dual nationality English/German, scored the winner for England U19 in the Euro finals this summer.
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    Gentleman Jim It's absolutely amazing!

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    Think that this Nmecha is his younger brother Felix.
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    Nice. I still don't get why Sunderland have played 11 and City only 7, though :lol:
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    Puigmal is a cm, no?
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    @khoazany or @jb8521 will know.
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    I heard his brother was in the academy too, which position does he play?
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    Sammyjunn Banned

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    In Smalling's pocket (as every other person)
    From Tuanzebe, Roshaun Williams, Fosu Mensah all fit and in form 2 years ago to these defenders is a huge difference.
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    TheOrgazoid Banned

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    If we rate our U18s so much then how good must City's players be?
    It's scary to think about.
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    KM I’m afraid I just blue myself Staff

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    Based on this match, they're equal. We've a penalty saved and two of our players have missed gilt edged chances/ or have got blocked from six yards. 3-1 isn't a fair reflection.
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    KM I’m afraid I just blue myself Staff

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    Playing as a wideplayer in this match.
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    I feel like a good part of the 2nd part of the 1st half had us having trouble building out from the back so our attackers didn't get to do their stuff.
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    You have soothed me, kind sir.
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    Gentleman Jim It's absolutely amazing!

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    Only seen a bit of him but I would describe him as a Number 8.
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    Gentleman Jim It's absolutely amazing!

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    Agree 100%.
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    From the little i've seen of him so far he's more a no.8 than no.6
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    Cheers, that was my impression too
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    Credit to the lads, despite being 3-1 down they're taking the game to City....

    And City score from a Corner :o
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    United dominate but city finish their chances.
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    Never a 4-1 game, we'll play worse this season, and win comfortably
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    Afaik the city u18’s are (beginning this season) generally playing with what would traditionally be u17 or more like u16 or lower.
    The U18’s are generally playing in the U23 PL2, and the traditional U23’s are generally out on loan/sold.

    This was a decision taken after the past few years of the teams below u18 not getting decent games to improve them - scoring X goals every game wasn’t helping development - mentally, defensively or in overall skills.

    Eg Doyle was captain of the u15’s as recently as May 2017.

    I presume imo that the youth CL is treated differently.
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    Not sure what they're feeding Millennium Baars @ Carrington, but potentially he's our first seven foot player :lol:
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    So you lot just beat us 4-1 using U16/17 players? I'm back to being a bit terrified.

    The only thing I can take solace in is that there is like a 1% chance that any of these young players will ever actually get to play in your first team.

    Ben Foden is a nice little luxury that Pep can afford to show off with because you had already qualified to the knock-out stages in that competition.

    City and Chelsea will keep on churning out these talented youngsters while the money from the owners seeps through those clubs into Developmental - but of course with all of that money available, the owners will be expecting trophies, causing managers like Pep and whoever is managing Chelsea this week to use the best players they can buy rather than the most talented players they can develop.

    Ironic, isn't it.
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    Inigo Montoya Leave Wayne Rooney alone!!

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    Anyway, Chong's back.:)

    Goal apart, how was he?
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    Can be bad for him in the position he plays, his technique and agility will need to be very high as he isnt very fast.
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    He looked like the fastest guy on the pitch to me.