Champions League Round of 16 1st Leg

Sevilla 0:0 Manchester United

Sevilla 0:0 Man Utd

Ramón Sánchez Pizjuán Stadium

Date:
Wed, 21 February 2018
Kick-off:
7:45 pm GMT
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  1. Feb 21, 2018

    arnie_ni Full Member

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    Nice how half the pitch is cut off. Wider shot and you'd see the unopen man in thr middle he went to mark
  2. Feb 21, 2018

    Jonno Full Member

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    Funny that, he played in a 3 man midfield tonight, ie with the freedom to attack and play to his strengths and looked clueless.

    So maybe naive posters on here don't quite realise the insight Mourinho has on a daily basis at training to analyse whether a player is in form or not. Mourinho was reluctant to play him, and in hindsight, rightly so.
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    Jonno Full Member

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    I've never doubted his attacking ability, but unfortunately he is a passenger, they also said all the big sides in the world know how to retreat and compact themselves when they lose the ball. Lampard went on to say Pogba is a passenger in these instances. Doesn't matter if you play for Mourinho or Pep, everybody still has a duty to defend. I see KDB defending when they lose the ball. Pogba has a lot to learn whether that be under Mourinho or any other manager.
  4. Feb 21, 2018

    Janson Full Member

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    The Lukaku handball, before he scored.
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    edgar allan Full Member

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    I would suggest Perreira is muchhappier away from this.
    Any creative player is going to struggle in this team
  6. Feb 21, 2018

    afrocentricity Part of first caf team to complete Destiny raid

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    'Kinnel you're about half hour late mate. I thought we had concede...
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    Janson Full Member

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    Hahaha sorry. I can now inform you that we didn't concede.:)
  8. Feb 21, 2018

    Javi Full Member

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    I really liked Sevilla's passing. The players always seemed to be concerned about playing it to the best suited angle for the receiving player, making his job easier. Escudero had a good game as well, although he wasn't needed much defensively. Obvs. they lack a goalscorer.
  9. Feb 22, 2018

    glazed Full Member

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    His hands would move so fast it would just be a blur.
  10. Feb 22, 2018

    Water Melon before it dries out, eh

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    We were very lucky not to concede and taking into account our games preceding the second leg, I am expecting another borefest at Old Trafford with Sevilla scoring first. We seem to play with 0 effort, we look knackered and totally disjointed. I can see things go really sour for Jose if we are beaten by Chelsea and Liverpool.
  11. Feb 22, 2018

    ti vu Full Member

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    This is what I keep mention about Smalling and Blind have tendency of playing opposition onside for no reason.

    It's not the biggest issue we have but we can't move on to next level with our CBs have all kind of different issue ( each to their own) like this.

    The angle for an easy pass to the Sevilla player you mentioned were narrowed by Matic then McTominay tracking back. Smalling is too far to this player yet not close enough to his inital mark. For him to lose coordination of where he is and his mark had a clear attempt on goal like this, he definitely needs to take partial blame. Valencia is another one. He recently standout as sore thumb as not anticipating for when his teammate in defense failed his job. I meant he might be the least expected to deal with it, but he should have helped sometimes. Valencia has been caught out just standing still not tracking back at all for more than couple of occasions in recent games.
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  12. Feb 22, 2018

    Keeps It tidy Hates Messi

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    Smalling looking like a FIFA glitch there,
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