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2021-22 Performances


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4.9 Season Average Rating
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Andersons Dietician

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Such a weird fellow. At points last night watching him I’m think Jeez can we swap him for Brandon Williams but there are little moments of class in his performance. He played some fantastic diagonal balls in to runners and some good passes through the lines.
His defending is certainly suspect but then that moment when he was 2 on 1 he pretty much played that perfectly. However then flashback to him getting beaten by that dude like he was nothing. There is certainly something there but I don’t think he’ll be the player he needs to be for a few years yet.
 

Abraxas

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If Donny has been “poor to average “ for United so far, how would you rate Dalot? I would rate his performances so far as “crap to diabolical” and that’s before last night’s game. I’d give Donny “poor to quite good”.
Similar. Mostly average but the last couple of appearances have obviously been atrocious.

The main difference is it has been a bit easier for Donny to hide, lay it off etc when he's come on in attacking positions, or even in deeper ones if he passes 4 yards consistently we're immediately looking for positives because there have been so few.

Dalot was getting tested a lot more from RB and clearly failed that test against Villarreal but overall I wouldn't say there is massive amounts between them.

It's not the point anyway, it's the way that people come out acting like know it alls criticising people for suggesting AWB takes a break when he's been poor. Even though this was actually enforced and nothing to do with the manager taking that decision anyway.
 

jem

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I don’t know why but I have a soft spot for Dalot. He seems pretty charismatic and flashes glimpses of what I’d love to see from our right back. But he was pretty awful last night.
 

zenith

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We need AWB back. A defender is no good if he cannot defend
 

Gandalf

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Why did we reject Dortmund's bid again?
Because Madrid didn't want to drop their price on Trippier and Dortmund did not start negotiating until after we had agreed to loan Brandon meaning we would have no cover at right back. From the talk around that time it was never likely anyway as we wanted a significant loan fee or a permanent deal and Dortmund were offering two bratwurst and a signed picture of Angela Merkel.
 

Marwood

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I didn't advocate it necessarily, it's similar to how people want to see Donny despite him being anywhere from poor to average in a United shirt. We have a few problem positions that people are keen to find an option within the squad to at least provide competition.

It's easy to come out after the event and lambast everybody with a suggestion but it's not all that clever, anyone can do that.
But its not after the event. It's been said countless times that he's nowhere near good enough. He's miles off. Last night was true to form.

There was a moment last night where Lindelof had to tell him to go and tackle or just get near their winger. When Lindelof is telling you to engage you're in trouble.

Good on him for being extremely fortunate so far but I really feel he needs to drop a level. Is he too good for the Championship?
 

ExoduS

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There is a one positive about his performance. He was very good at celebrating the winning goal. Outperformed Pogba there.
 

Ali Dia

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Such a weird fellow. At points last night watching him I’m think Jeez can we swap him for Brandon Williams but there are little moments of class in his performance. He played some fantastic diagonal balls in to runners and some good passes through the lines.
His defending is certainly suspect but then that moment when he was 2 on 1 he pretty much played that perfectly. However then flashback to him getting beaten by that dude like he was nothing. There is certainly something there but I don’t think he’ll be the player he needs to be for a few years yet.
He needs a run of games. This place never learns. It’s all extreme views based on as little evidence as possible. He’s surely a better player than he’s been able to show so far in a stop start career here.
 
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Bebestation

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If I'm right atalanta play a 352 - so it should mean a slightly better performance by Dalot.

Less of the players straight dribbling through him.
 

roonster09

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If I'm right atalanta play a 352 - so it should mean a slightly better performance by Dalot.

Less of the players straight dribbling through him.
He will be up against Gosens, he is attacking threat like a winger.
 

Bebestation

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He will be up against Gosens, he is attacking threat like a winger.
Yeah he will still have a game vs him but I hope that he can handle a more touchline Lb/LM type player than a player that tries cutting in and taking shots like they did against him in Villareal.
 

InfiniteBoredom

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He had a poor game, and there’s no reason to believe that he’s improved defensively after the loan, but having 0 protection from both the wide forward playing in front of him as well as the midfield didn’t help.

Anyone playing in this team at the moment bar Ronaldo should be prepared to run their lungs out, the way teams beat our half hearted ‘press’ is pathetic.
 

TwoSheds

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Going by the highlights, he played very well for Portugal.
Yeah he was good. But Qatar aren't very good and pretty much parked the bus so obviously inviting him on to attack you is playing to his strengths.