Premier League Gameweek 32 + FA Cup QFs

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FA Cup:

Saturday, June 27

  • Norwich vs Manchester United 5.30pm BBC One
Sunday, June 28
  • Sheffield United vs Arsenal 1.00pm BT
  • Leicester vs Chelsea 4.00pm BT
  • Newcastle vs Manchester City 6.30pm BBC One

FA Cup semi-final draw numbers
1 Sheffield United or Arsenal
2 Newcastle United or Manchester City
3 Norwich City or Manchester United
4 Leicester City or Chelsea

The draw for this season's Emirates FA Cup semi-finals will take place during the half-time interval of Sunday's quarter-final between Newcastle United and Manchester City.

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PL:

Saturday, June 27

  • Aston Villa vs Wolves 12.30pm BT
Sunday, June 28
  • Watford vs Southampton 4.30pm Sky Pick FREE TO AIR
Monday June, 29
  • Crystal Palace vs Burnley 8pm AMAZON FREE TO AIR
Tuesday June, 30
  • Brighton vs Manchester United 8.15pm Sky Pick FREE TO AIR
Wednesday, July 1
  • Bournemouth vs Newcastle 6pm Sky Pick FREE TO AIR
  • Arsenal vs Norwich 6pm BT
  • Everton vs Leicester 6pm SKY
  • West Ham vs Chelsea 8.15pm SKY
Thursday, July 2
  • Sheffield United vs Tottenham 6pm SKY
  • Manchester City vs Liverpool* 8.15pm SKY
 

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Can't see anything but wins for Utd and Wolves. Leicester could be good for a draw and who knows with us against West Ham, on paper we should win but we lost the reverse fixture and they are playing for survival.
 

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So we're the last of the top 4 challengers playing yet again.

I much prefer being on first, so enjoyable watching the others if you get your job done.
 

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Could maybe hope for Villa to play above themselves in front of a full house due to rivalry but I think this will go the way a lot of games have after the break & Wolves class will prove our.

2-0 Wolves.
 

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Bit of a risk Villa going with two strikers, although Wolves five at the back.

Went with a draw in my bets, but edging towards Wolves now..
 

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Have a funny feeling Villa will win today, massive game for them and just think people are overestimating Wolves a little bit. It's going to be a battle and they will have to be up for it
 

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Have a funny feeling Villa will win today, massive game for them and just think people are overestimating Wolves a little bit. It's going to be a battle and they will have to be up for it
Tbf Wolves are joint 2nd in the last 10 games so they’re in great form. No crowd will help them more than Villa so logically you’d go with them over Villa but Villa seem to pop up and do well when you least expect it.
 

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Have a funny feeling Villa will win today, massive game for them and just think people are overestimating Wolves a little bit. It's going to be a battle and they will have to be up for it
Nah Wolves will steam roll them. Need 2 more fixtures for wolves team to feel the pressure of this conjested fixture list. Right now they all still fit and raring to go. After 2 more games or so I expect them to start dropping in performances due to the need for rotation and fatigue of their first 11 players who they very much rely on.
 

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Hoddle: "the Wolves team are exciting to watch."

Really?

I'll admit I'm biased having had the misfortune of watching our multiple games with them this year - exciting would be a long way down the list of adjectives I'd use.
 

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Can't see anything but wins for Utd and Wolves. Leicester could be good for a draw and who knows with us against West Ham, on paper we should win but we lost the reverse fixture and they are playing for survival.
Everton V Leicester is going to be interesting, I feel more like Everton can win it, but yeah a draw is possible.
I expect Man Utd to win as I do wolves as well.
Can't see how you go from beating City to drawing or losing against West Ham, so easily a win there. Even though I wish West Ham can get a result, but I have looooong since given up any hope on West Ham doing anything for us.
 

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Wolves will batter them and that will be it for Villa I reckon. Wolves being in the CL rather than us would be unbearable.
 

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Hoddle: "the Wolves team are exciting to watch."

Really?

I'll admit I'm biased having had the misfortune of watching our multiple games with them this year - exciting would be a long way down the list of adjectives I'd use.
It's when the play us, they are absolute dire to watch games between us
 

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Has Terry bulked up? He looks bulkier. As if he's added bulk. There's definitely more bulk about him. I guess he's just put on bulk.
 

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Hoddle: "the Wolves team are exciting to watch."

Really?

I'll admit I'm biased having had the misfortune of watching our multiple games with them this year - exciting would be a long way down the list of adjectives I'd use.
Hoddle is one of the worst pundits going
 

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Hoddle: "the Wolves team are exciting to watch."

Really?

I'll admit I'm biased having had the misfortune of watching our multiple games with them this year - exciting would be a long way down the list of adjectives I'd use.
They're not good to watch. Nuno plays the classic Portuguese style. Sit deep, squeeze space and counter. Same thing Mourinho does.
 

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Villa have had some good time on the ball. Pity one of their defenders are going to make a mess of a pass or something that will lead to a goal. Can see it happening clear as day.
 

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Commentator made a good point about Grealish.
He needs to also get behind the defense a bit with runs, and not just go to the ball and keep it at his feet all the time. I realize that is he's strength, but he can also use it to his advantage by making those runs, cause naturally defenders will want to pick him up, and are wary of him.
 

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Commentator made a good point about Grealish.
He needs to also get behind the defense a bit with runs, and not just go to the ball and keep it at his feet all the time. I realize that is he's strength, but he can also use it to his advantage by making those runs, cause naturally defenders will want to pick him up, and are wary of him.
It's because his natural position is a bit deeper in midfield. He doesn't see the runs that you'd expect a forward to see.
 

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It's because his natural position is a bit deeper in midfield. He doesn't see the runs that you'd expect a forward to see.
Wouldn't say that. Hes just not that type of player, which is fine if you have other runners around you. Guess its about that balance. McGinn is also a player who plays deep but he always makes runs in behind. Not been the same since his return, but he is a player that compliment Grealish and vice versa.
 

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How bad has Reina been to be benched for this guy? I know Reina is a clown, but damn.
 

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Wouldn't say that. Hes just not that type of player, which is fine if you have other runners around you. Guess its about that balance. McGinn is also a player who plays deep but he always makes runs in behind. Not been the same since his return, but he is a player that compliment Grealish and vice versa.
By definition, it kind of is.

If a forward player drops into midfield to look for the ball and doesn't have the instincts to get in behind the opposition defence, that makes their game naturally suited to midfield despite their starting position.

He also takes significantly more touches than his teammates and has a higher passing rate than any of them, which is indicative of a player who looks to be involved in the heart of the buildup more so than its end.
 

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By definition, it kind of is.

If a forward player drops into midfield to look for the ball and doesn't have the instincts to get in behind the opposition defence, that makes their game naturally suited to midfield despite their starting position.

He also takes significantly more touches than his teammates and has a higher passing rate than any of them, which is indicative of a player who looks to be involved in the heart of the buildup more so than its end.
This is what im saying. He's more of a playmaking type that likes to dictate the game, rather than someone who wants to get in behind.
 

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