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Crystal Palace 1:2 Manchester United

Crystal Palace 1:2 Man Utd

Selhurst Park

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Wed, 14 December 2016
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  1. Dec 14, 2016

    VP89 Pogba's biggest fan

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    Doubt he sees Rojo as a LB anymore. Blind should play there imo and Jones given a rest.
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    Ixion Full Member

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    I agree but Mourinho seems to have soured on Blind at the moment.
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    Samid follows Pogue around, fixing his images

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    Jones rested last midweek. Rojo could do with a rest tonight.
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    DJRED97 New Member

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    Seems like Martial didn't travel. Hopefully Lingard, Rooney, Mata and Zlatan is the front four. Sick of Rashford.
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    flappyjay Full Member

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    For who though? Marcus was worse....Rooney, Lingard?
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    Pexbo has never watched Star Wars

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    Reply hazy try again
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    Janson Full Member

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    I have a feeling Mourinho will try to squeeze all of Jones, Rojo and Bailly in somehow.
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    JJ12 Correctly predicted Portugal to win Euro 2016

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    DDG

    Bailly
    Jones
    Rojo
    Blind

    Mata
    Hererra
    Carrick
    Pogba
    Rashford

    Zlatan

    3-1 Pogba, Zlatanx2 - Benteke
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    Giant Midget Aka - rooney_10119

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    With 12 players and 2 Carrick's, we really should be winning by more than a 3-1 margin.
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    quethenoo Full Member

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    Young at right back?
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    podurban2 Full Member

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    Young hasn't started for how long in the PL? I don't think he will start.
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    JB08 Searches for nude pics of Marcos Rojo

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    Quite excited for this one, oddly. Just want it to kick off already. But this means we'll probably lose.
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    JJ12 Correctly predicted Portugal to win Euro 2016

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    :D:wenger:

    Fixed
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    SwansonsTache incontinent sexual deviant & German sausage lover

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    Think Jose might be tempted to toss Lingard in as a LW to help out Darmian \ Blind against Zaha.

    Really hope it isn't Rashford on the left since word is Martial hasn't travelled. Rashford could be brought on as #9 with some time left so we can give old man Zlatan a rest for the weekend.
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    Norris Full Member

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    I hope Zlatan is given a break and Rooney starts instead. News that Martial may not play this game is disheartening. He needs a run of games.

    DDG
    Darmian -- Bailly -- Jones -- Blind
    Carrick
    Pogba - Herrera
    Mata -- Rooney -- Lingard​
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    sunama Baghdad Bob

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    From what I understand Shaw is pretty low in the pecking order.

    Darmian
    Blind
    Shaw

    ...seems to be the order.

    Personally, I'd like Blind to play in Carrick's position (if Carrick needs rest).
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    Gasolin Full Member

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    Win this and we'll be 3 pts closer to the 2nd place, at 7 pts. Might give some ideas...
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    George Beast Full Member

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    Whoever starts at LB, they're going to need serious cover for Zaha who beats players for fun. Second most completed take-ons this season after Hazard iirc. So personally I'd go with Young on the LW plus possibly Blind at LB for his intelligence. Young and Blind down that side is a pretty good combo imo to not only take care of Zaha, but they're also pretty good crossers (compliment each other well too with Young being right-footed and Blind being left-footed), so we should be good with both the offence and defence covered.
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    DWelbz19 Correctly predicted Portugal to win Euro 2016

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    I don't think we can afford to, really. Palace seem really weak defensively, but would you be content with that front 3 having enough in them to kill off a game?

    Why Rooney over Rashford too?
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    sunama Baghdad Bob

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    :lol:

    I'd be happy to play with 2 Carricks and 2 Pogbas.
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    Norris Full Member

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    No, I wouldn't be content with the front 3, but like someone mentioned above, Lingard may be involved to help nullify the threat Zaha possesses. Zlatan needs a break and I think this game is as good a game as any to give him that. I know Mourinho doesn't tend to rotate his teams too much, but here's hoping he does against a poor and out of form Palace side.

    If not for the team I suggested, then another possible line-up is having Rashford playing at CF and Rooney playing the No 10 role.

    Rooney over Rashford largely cause Rashford has looked poor every time he has played. Rooney has been the bigger threat.

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    Shark @NotShark

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    I can't wait for this. :drool:
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    YouOnlyLiveTwice Full Member

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    Is Martial in the squad today? MEN say they didn't spot him travelling.
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    Sarni nice guy, unassuming, objective United fan.

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    It'll be a tough game, no doubt. We struggled there last season (a complete bore of a 0-0 draw) and the season before (2-1 win through Fellaini late winner but we were dominated). Will be happy with a 1-goal win, normally a draw would not be the worst result in the world but since we are far from the top already, we cannot drop points.
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    YouOnlyLiveTwice Full Member

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    I have a feeling Fellaini will be in the starting XI today, Crystal Palace are quite good on set pieces.
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    peridigm Full Member

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    I suspect the same as well but I left him out of my prediction. I went with Herrera/Pogba holding, Mata as #10, Rashford and Lingard on the wings, and Zlatan.
    We may have Rooney as #10 and Mata on the wing. Who knows, I started the prediction season well but have dropped way off over past two months. Jose is harder to predict than LVG.
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    Hugh Jass Full Member

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    Tough match. Watched liverpool play them a while back and thought pool had serious good luck.
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    podurban2 Full Member

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    So nervous about this. I will have a bit of a meltdown if we lose.
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    top1whoisman Meet the press(conference)

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    Palace last 7 matches goal difference - 16 for, 20 against.
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    JoaquinJoaquin Full Member

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    Anyone else think we will drop points tonight? Hope I'm wrong obviously but just got a horrible feeling about this game considering the players we have missing.
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    Salfordlad70 Full Member

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    4-1 united pogba 2 Herrera and Zlatan.
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    lewwoo Full Member

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    Gone for a 3-1 win. Come on boys lets start building momentum.
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    Mihai Full Member

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    Why npt Bailly at RB? He would be better than Jones at RB and he played successfully in this position last year.
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    Bwuk Full Member

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    4-0.

    Pogba and a Zlatan hattrick.
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    Dans Correctly predicted Portugal to win Euro 2016

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    This will not be an easy game and Zaha will be looking to prove a point and he's been in good form recently. Palace at home won't be easy - if we win, it'll be by a goal, no more.
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    sunama Baghdad Bob

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    We are usually strong in midweek games.
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    Dans Correctly predicted Portugal to win Euro 2016

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    Blind against Zaha? No thanks.
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    Ramshock CAF Pilib De Brún Translator

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    We should beat Pardiolas lot but you cant ever be confident anymore about matches.
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    Ramshock CAF Pilib De Brún Translator

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    Thats right Blind hasnt faced a fast player ever in his career before, lets play Rojo who hasnt a baldy how to play LB instead.
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    top1whoisman Meet the press(conference)

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    I don’t think we have that many options :(
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