Internationals October (World Cup Qualifiers + Nations League Finals)

Zoo

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Lindelöf and his wife are expecting their second child.....he is in Manchester and not with the national team.

So baby comes on Friday night or Saturday.

It will be Bailly and Jones against Leicester :drool:
Had the baby. He’s back with the Sweden squad
 

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Deschamps is the most horrible manager in the history of football. Just absolutely despicable.
Strong words for a manager who won a world cup :lol: He isn't the most horrible ever, but I don't like him. He is one of those managers who has such a quality pool of players at his disposal that the quality and style of football he sets out to play is unacceptable.
 

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Deschamps is the most horrible manager in the history of football. Just absolutely despicable.
He won the world cup.

May not be the best, but unlikely the worst ever manager in the history of football does that. Just saying.
 

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Strong words for a manager who won a world cup :lol: He isn't the most horrible ever, but I don't like him. He is one of those managers who has such a quality pool of players at his disposal that the quality and style of football he sets out to play is unacceptable.
This France squad is surely among the greatest NT squads ever, the amount of quality, of skill, the potential to shine and entertain, it's just a stunning group filled to the brink of exceptional top players - and then they are managed by the most nihilistic manager imaginable.
What a tragic waste. This guy parks the bus worse than Mourinho. The Spain squad is full of mediocre players and no name youngsters, and Deschamps sits back with 5 defenders aiming to counter.
feck this guy. He's literally the worst.
 

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This France squad is surely among the greatest ever, the amount of quality, of skill, the potential to shine and entertain, it's just a stunning group filled to the brink of exceptional top players - and then they are managed by the most nihilistic manager imaginable.
What a tragic waste. This guy parks the bus worse than Mourinho. The Spain squad is full of mediocre players and no name youngsters, and Deschamps sits back with 5 defenders aiming to counter.
feck this guy. He's literally the worst.
Again, I fully get your point, and I don't disagree with any of it. I hate seeing squads like this being wasted. I just can't bring myself to say the guy is the worst manager ever :lol:
 

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Again, I fully get your point, and I don't disagree with any of it. I hate seeing squads like this being wasted. I just can't bring myself to say the guy is the worst manager ever :lol:
I say it, no problem, and I'll say it again. The absolute worst.

I want to see these fecking players PLAY for crying out loud. Is that too much to ask? I hate him.
 

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I might be reading more into things than I should, and I hate to be one of those body language experts that pop up on here ever so often, but just by their on field demeanor this France team don’t seem as harmonious as they seemed in the 2018 World Cup.
 

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I was so hopeful for this game. Think it needed an early goal to spark it into life. Now it just needs a goal, any goal.
 

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Pogba is literally the only France player who is managing to consistently find a French player with his passing. The rest of them give it straight back

Just happened again
 

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The way teams like Spain pass their way out of danger and tight spots is one of my favorite things to watch in football
 

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Look at Spain on the ball.

So assured, confident. Press resistant and constant movement.

I've never seen us play like that under Ole. Never.

Enrique has coached them incredibly well.
 

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Honestly, to play that bad with that good a squad is quite an achievement, disgraceful.
 

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Look at Spain on the ball.

So assured, confident. Press resistant and constant movement.

I've never seen us play like that under Ole. Never.

Enrique has coached them incredibly well.
This Spain team look like they're on the cusp of another generation which could prove very successful. Totally dominant in possession.