Italian Serie A - 2019-20

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  1. Oct 6, 2019

    thepolice123 Full Member

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    Inter lost control of the game the moment Sensi went off. Their football became very disorganised and they lacked the link-up from the midfield to attack.

    I thought Brozovic had an excellent game. First time watching him play in Inter I was very impressed by him passing and awareness. Such a terrific player. Solved plenty of problems for Inter when they were transitioning from defence to attack. His midfield compatriots Barella and Vecino seems pretty average though.
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    Cheers mate! Shame I was not able to watch but glad Juve got the win and that Ronnie played well. Seems Sari ball is starting to go into fruition.
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    UncleBob Full Member

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    Horrible decision, if the defender was on his back then i'd understand the theory behind it, there's just no way he's ever succeeding with it.
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    B & W New Member

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    It will be another historic record for him.
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    SportingCP96 Full Member

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    Cheers mate! Appreciate the reply;)
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    Peyroteo Professional Ronaldo PR Guy

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    Wasn’t the plan to straight swap him with Lukaku though?
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    SCP Full Member

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    IMO one of the best games Ronaldo played recently and the stats won’t tell it, it’s clear Juventus is improving, and playing for Sarri will benefit him from an individual point of view, with this I am not blaming Allegri, it’s only a different type of football, not saying one is better than the other.
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    B & W New Member

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    Certainly a penalty. Godin with his hand touched not only a ball in the box, but two.
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    wr8_utd :'(

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    Juve, as expected, are a very very good side and they showed it today. There's been lots of hysteria about Conte and Inter but I don't expect them to finish close to Juve at the end of a season. This is a Juve side that anyway wins the League for fun and they've added lots of world class players to that team.
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    B & W New Member

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    It was not clear if there are some millions more or not, but in any cases, selling Dybala for 80/90 millions would have been very good for P&L, and Juventus need that.
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    Bepi Full Member

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    As a year 1 project in need of stability and consistency, Inter can take a lot of positives out of two hard fought losses in three days against two elite teams like barca and juve, but they really need to overcome Dortmund in the next two CL games after the international break in order to keep going forward.
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    Casanova85 New Member

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    Quite a horrible week for Conte. Reality-check in both the UCL and Serie A.

    Bugger; I truly want Juventus to finish 2nd this season.
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    UncleBob Full Member

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    Why ?
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    Yeah they lost both but I think they come out of this showing they have much improved from last season and these were real test, with a bit of luck they could have won tonight, but I think juventus deserves to edge this tonight
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    Dancfc Full Member

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    I have nothing against Inter but I can't wish Conte to win the league after the way he took the piss out of our club in his last six months.

    My preference would be Carlo and Napoli but that won't be happening so hopefully Juve do it again.
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    van Hooijdonk New Member

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    They may have lost today, but for just 3 months Conte made Inter relevant again. They are a good team and tough to crack now. Last 5-6 years they were atrociuos and mediocre for most of the time.
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    Casanova85 New Member

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    For the sake of italian football.
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    Casanova85 New Member

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    That's the only positive thought: Inter created chances in both games.
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    Isotope Full Member

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    He likes to blame others. It's amusing to see when he's not our problem anymore.
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    B & W New Member

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    What did Conte do to your club? You can win the league with him, and you were certainly not the better team that year. If someone has to be pissed about what happened in the second year is Conte. Players decided to fight the manager because they did not appreciate him, as they did probably before with Mourinho.
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    Bepi Full Member

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    It is an interesting read from both Ramsey and Godin saying that Serie A is more physical than they expected. Godin is clearly out of shape atm, as showed yesterday. On the other hand, Higuain said a few weeks ago that he found the EPL too intense and demanding, with Sarri adding that it will be difficult for him to make Juve keep that intensity for long periods, because the squad is athletically used to endurance work instead of high number of sprints.
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    Bepi Full Member

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    AC Milan sacking Giampaolo to hire Spalletti in a few days, a proven stabiliser and top 4 achiever!

    edit: Sampdoria just fired Di Francesco, ominous fall from a CL semifinal with Roma to bottom of Serie A and out of work in early Oct.
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    CallyRed Full Member

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    There goes Allegri..
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    Andycoleno9 Full Member

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    Maybe they go for Jose
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    GifLord The gif that keeps on giffing

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    He'd never accept it. He needs a team where he can spend $$$$
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    C'mon FC New Member

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    Milan = a club with lost soul!
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    piesel New Member

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    They cannot afford Allegri or Mourinho, Pioli seems to be the choice.
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    van der star newprawn warrior Scout

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    EDF is free now too.
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    Pagh Wraith Full Member

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    That list of managers:lol:

    Time to give it to Oddo or Jankulovski I think.
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    CoffeeFootball New Member

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    That is not true at all, if you look at our spending in recent years. We can afford good players and managers alike, we just don't seem to contract either ones.
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    rojo81 New Member

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    With all the beliefs that Juve has been dominating Italy because they have much more economic power that the other teams I checked the net spending of Inter, Milan and Juve since the 11-12 seasons, which is when Juve started its current dominance.

    In that period, Juve net spending has been 388.06 million euros, Inter 335.06 and Milan 410.44.

    If we only look at the last 4 seasons, Juve net spending is 172.72, Inter 308.74 and Milan 326.42.

    This analysis may be simplistic, but it shows how important good owners are. Its more about the scouting and how smart you are with your money than how much money you have.
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    GifLord The gif that keeps on giffing

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    It's not just the player transfers. Have you seen the salaries for current season? Juve is paying their players 150million more than Inter does who are 2nd on the list.

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    rojo81 New Member

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    Thats true, but it has to do with the same. If instead of spending about 80 million euros on Lukaku they do smarter business, they could afford higher wages. Juve can afford high wages because they get a lot of their transfers for free or cheap. Theres no doubt that Juventus is better economically than both, but the difference in available money is not that big. The difference is that Juventus has been smart in the trasnfer market while Inter and Milan have been a mess.
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    dev1l Full Member

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    Juventus sign many players on free transfer but these usually end up with very high wages
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    GifLord The gif that keeps on giffing

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    giorno Full Member

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    Ramsey at €14m a year over 5 years is more expensive than sensi at €10m(wage+transfer fee)

    Juventus sign Ramsey, Can and Rabiot on a free because they can afford it. The others can't. Inter might, now. But only now
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    Arios New Member

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    2017-2018 no Ronaldo
    2018-2019 Ronaldo + 60m/year
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    Agnelli’s stated intent with all this expensive rebranding (new logo, galacticos policy, attacking football, no-stripes shirt) is both for football: scaling up and getting ready for superleague, or sort of, by 2024; and followers: esports are football’s main competitor among youngsters, he says, so you have to feed them videogame-like experience.
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    giorno Full Member

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    Agnelli is a grade A cnut but he's very good at his job. Same with John.

    Good thing we have Lapo :lol: