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2021-22 Performances


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cyberman

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Our defence only plays against counters now anyway. Ironically Bailly may be our best tool against that
 

11101

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Don't know what player you have been watching but Bailly is just an awful defender. He strikes fear into the heart of every defender he plays with. Jones is a very decent CB when he is available.
There's this myth that injuries are the only thing that stood between Jones and his Duncan Edwards moniker. He just didn't live up to his early promise and now he's an average defender who is guaranteed to make game changing mistakes on a regular basis. I don't know why we get our hopes up that this time will be any different.

Bailly is just as mistake prone but at least he can be a cracking defender when he's in the right mood.
 

lex talionis

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Nah, Bailly is twice the defender Jones is, even with the hair brained moments.

Lots of responsibility on Lindelof's shoulders this next few weeks.
Lindelof is a fantastic third choice CB for us and I'm sure acquit himself well, or at least as well as can be expected.

But the Jones v Bailly question is a hard to one to call. On the one hand Jones hasn't even put on a pair of boots for two seasons. On the other hand, when he was fit and in some kind of rhythm he was actually pretty decent. True, he never lived up to the early "Duncan Edwards" hype but he was more than serviceable on his day. Bailly was IMO borderline world class for a 6-8 month spell during his early days under Jose, but as we all know he's been one kluster after another for the better part of four seasons now. Apart from reasonable skepticism that Jones has anything left in him it's a flip of the coin between the two of them.
 

bondsname

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Frustrating as feck. International teams should pay a fine to the players club if they get injured. :o:mad:
 

Adam-Utd

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Don't know what player you have been watching but Bailly is just an awful defender. He strikes fear into the heart of every defender he plays with. Jones is a very decent CB when he is available.
That's just not true really. He does some wild things every now and again but defensively he can be very solid. It just depends if he's got his head screwed on or not.

Against Leicester/Vardy having his speed could be vital. Jones will get ruined.
 

Bebestation

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Do we ever say these things as a lie? To kind of put the opposition off?

Anyway, is Maguire definitely out aswell? Any chance the guy is back after the break?
 

Bebestation

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If both are out we either 352/532 or all guns blazing attack
I wouldn't mind Shaw at LCB and give telles a chance a LB to be honest.

Shaw has been whack and for me alot of the goals come from his side.
 

AmanNits04

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Are we the most unlucky team in the league, just when we have Rashford coming back to give us a boost, we have our two main characters being out for this difficult fixture list. This annoys me so much, by the time out team would be back at full strength, other teams would probably be ahead of us by then
 

Lennon7

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Think 5 at the back with Shaw as a centre back alongside Lindelof and whoever else could work against Leicester.
 

Devil may care

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Last thing we need given Maguire is also out and we are going to have to play one of the crash test dummies with Lindelof.
 

JPB

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I was so happy that I finally didn't have to watch Lindelof anymore. I want to see him build a good partnership with Maguire. Any news on when he's back? We need him badly.