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"We've caught up 8-9 points before"

Discussion in 'Manchester United Forum' started by Brwned, Dec 23, 2018.

  1. Feb 9, 2019

    Rozay Master of Hindsight

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    Was arguing with many posters when he took over who seemed to think we should play out the rest of the season with Greenwood and Gomes as there’s nothing left. Only took 6 or 7 weeks!

    Just been labelled the ‘Master if Hindsight’, I’ll claim ‘Master of Foresight’ too thanks! :D
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    Ace of Spades Full Member

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    :drool::keano:
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    Drawfull Full Member

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    Why the feck not?

    I want a Chelsea City draw tomorrow. :devil:
  4. Feb 9, 2019

    tieunhilang Banned

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    A Chelsea-City draw together with a Liverpool loss would suddenly make our Premier League Title charge seems more feasible! And don't forget Liverpool have to come to Old Trafford next also! :devil:
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    Drawfull Full Member

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    After we beat the scousers we could be only 5 off top.
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    Pexbo has never watched Star Wars

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    Stop it I’m getting giddy
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    Random Task Correctly predicted France to win World Cup 2018

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    If the aim of this post was to get people excited, congratulations, you have achieved that.
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    drmuji Full Member

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    Now this is plain greedy. I'd be happy if we end up 4th. And I'd be happy if Chelsea lose to city as their top 4 charge will be rented and morale will go further down. I am sorry I am being a pessimist but I'd like to keep things real, makes me feel less heart broken
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    SAred Full Member

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    Well done Ole caught up 11 and added 1 in 9 games not to mention the goal average. Well done.
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    horsechoker Sailor vee, this is a right off.

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    Now he's just got to maintain it
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    SAred Full Member

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    Have faith Ole is at the wheel, must be favorites for top 4 now.
  12. Feb 10, 2019

    MDFC Manager Full Member

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    Hopefully he can catch up another 9 points.
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    MacabbiUnited New Member

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    Well thats hpoing that Liverpool and City will be as bad as Arsenaland Chelsea, which(bar a major collapse) will not happen
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    MDFC Manager Full Member

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    I'm talking about us catching Spurs actually.
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    simonhch Horrible boss

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    Some of this talk is crazy. Let’s keep feet on the ground. Finishing top four is the aim, and will be a massive achievement given the state of affairs when Ole took over. The next month of fixtures is brutal, we could easily find ourselves 6th again.
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    Well played
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    MacabbiUnited New Member

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    Make more sense, though I expected Spurs to be shit with all the injuries but they seem to still somewhat be in the title xhallenge
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    MDFC Manager Full Member

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    Yes I think they've been fairly lucky recently. fecking Vardy missed a crucial penalty today, which could have made it a really different result today, for example.
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    JeVousEnPrie New Member

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    Maybe we could be sixth, but I'd rather be dreaming upwards than looking behind us.
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    Betson Full Member

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    Given where we started from when Ole took over 4th place would be a great achievement , playing in the CL should be very important for a club like ours and also important when it comes to attracting the top players.

    But it is not done yet , up to now(last few weeks) it looked very unlikely but now we go from a position with nothing to lose to a position where we have something to lose , more pressure now. Need to maintain this until the end of the season or we could easily drop out of the top 4 again. Sooner or later we are going to beaten under Ole , how we come back from that will tell a lot.
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    antohan gets aroused by tagline boobs

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    Feck that, I'd rather Spurs win it than skip CL qualifiers.
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    macheda14 Full Member

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    No qualifiers anymore for the team in 4th place - "From the 2018-19 season, the top four clubs in Europe's four highest ranked leagues will qualify directly to the group stages"
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    sveisa New Member

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    According to 538's statistical forecast we are not favorites for top 4. We still have to play Liverpool and City.
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    luke511 Full Member

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    Anyone got a clip of him saying this quote? Can't seem to find it
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    Steven7290 Full Member

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    I see I have found a fellow dreamer. And a fellow countryman as well if I'm not mistaken.:D
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    shamans Hoser

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    Just want to see Scholes hit a volley.
    I'm glad I'm not the only one thinking of the league :)
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    WR10 Correctly predicted France to win World Cup 2018

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    Brilliant.

    However, we've still got to play Arsenal, City, pool and Chelsea to keep this 4th spot. If he does truly achieve 4th spot by the end of the season it would be a miracle.
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    InfiniteBoredom Full Member

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    Arsenal and Pool are the two must win games out of that lot. Chelsea ain’t picking themselves up anytime soon and we have to help the Berties over the Scousers.
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    antohan gets aroused by tagline boobs

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    I have to say I've thought of that for a few weeks now, but we would need a spectacular collapse from THREE teams. Not going to happen, even if we did our job perfectly we would only get 87 points and I expect one if not both of Liverpool and City to hit 90+.
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    RG 11 Full Member

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    Yeah we're too far away for a league challenge especially considering we still have major gaps in our squad compared to city and pool.

    My ideal case now is beating both city and pool and Spurs winning the title. Although it's extremely unlikely considering its...Spurs.
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    Zlatattack Full Member

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    I want us to try and get maximum points. It probably won't happen - but it's the mentality that wins titles and it's good practice for next season.
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    Mr Smith Full Member

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    When he said "we've caught up 8 or 9 points before" I thought that was class. But to actually do it...

    I'm still restraining myself, but I'm inches away from saying we should give him the job.
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    Eric's Seagull Full Member

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    Just checked online and the bookmakers have us as slight favourites in front of Chelsea for top 4 place :)
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    VanGaalEra Full Member

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    Does anyone have a league table standings since Ole took over, how it would look if it was these 9 games played?
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    Sambob Full Member

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    I would be worried if we werent favourites for fourth at the moment. Near perfect form compared to an imminent implosion from Chelsea as they go through at least a few weeks of managerial woes before eventually binning him, even if there is an upturn in form and he stays around I think you would have to factor the problems into any kind of odds you are going to put together.

    I could see Arsenal overtaking Chelsea at this rate, quite worrying whats going on at the club at the moment.
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    Mike Smalling New Member

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    You're looking for this, I believe ;)

    http://solskjaertabellen.com/en.html
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    Thisistheone Full Member

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    Man, if we'd sacked Jose after the Newcastle game we'd have been in the title race.
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    Mike Smalling New Member

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    Didn't we actually win that game - perhaps would have been a little unfair :D probably should have sacked him after going out of the Carabao Cup to Derby and then losing 1-3 to West Ham four days later.
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    crossy1686 Full Member

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    If we take points off the teams above us and they draw/lose 4 in the run in, we're back in with a shout. A massive if, but stranger things have happened. I'd love to go in to the last day of the seasons with a shot of finishing higher up the table than 4th.