Will we finish above Newcastle?

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Can you quote a single post in this thread where i said they will finish above us? Thought not. (Not being confident isn't the same by the way if comprehension isn't your strong point)

The title is irrelevant to my point. You said i was 'ridiculous' for suggesting it was close. Waiting 4 months when we've finally got ahead of them after a remarkable turnaround clearly backs me up, far from 'ridiculous'. You were clearly wrong to say i was.

Further proven by the fact we're in a cup final with them tomorrow and only slight favourites.

What a daft weekend to bump this thread thinking you were clever.
I think you’ve actually forgotten what your original point even was. You said it was close between their team and our team quality wise. Never is and never was. So yeah it was silly.
 

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To be fair there are plenty of absolute stupid takes in this pitiful thread.

But this one made me laugh when discussing Newcastle:

Yes they won't keep up this form but we don't have the quality to put a big run together ourselves either because we're severely lacking in attack.

Sometimes people need to just not make predictions. :lol: :lol:
 

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I think you’ve actually forgotten what your original point even was. You said it was close between their team and our team quality wise. Never is and never was. So yeah it was silly.
It clearly wasn't silly, ridiculous or stupid, particularly before Casemiro and Antony when i made the post you responded to.
 

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I get that we’re on an upwards trajectory but to underestimate any opponent in a cup final is pure ignorance.
 

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It clearly wasn't silly, ridiculous or stupid, particularly before Casemiro and Antony when i made the post you responded to.
Indeed, some people are really on a mission to make our fanbase look like Arse's. Dumb attitude altogether.
 

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They'll be quite a number of teams who finish above them. They'll finish around 7th or 8th.
 

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This thread has taught me that none of us are capable of predicting anything early on in a 38 game season.
 

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I think you’ve actually forgotten what your original point even was. You said it was close between their team and our team quality wise. Never is and never was. So yeah it was silly.
Can you see it yet?
 

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I’d bite your hand off for a 4th placed finish right now.

We have been absolutely abysmal for so long and our luck has seemingly run out.
 

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Yes, because despite that result we are better than them. They’ve raised their game today and fair play to them but we have better players, better manager and most importantly, we as a football club aren’t famous for nothing more than simply taking our shirts off in the stands like simpletons.
 

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Oh dear, you’re getting giddy again.

You’re still trying to convince yourself they have a better squad. Not one of their starting line up gets into our best lineup.
Nope I said it was close (before Casemiro and Antony were bought). You said it was stupid. I'm a clown no less. We're below them after 27 games.
 

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Nope I said it was close (before Casemiro and Antony were bought). You said it was stupid. I'm a clown no less. We're below them after 27 games.
It’s not close when none of their players get in our best team. The only one who has a chance is Trippier.

By your logic, Brentford have a better squad than Liverpool and Chelsea.
 

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Yes, because despite that result we are better than them. They’ve raised their game today and fair play to them but we have better players, better manager and most importantly, we as a football club aren’t famous for nothing more than simply taking our shirts off in the stands like simpletons.
Not sure how this reasoning works though. Weird thing to say after we've just lost convincingly to them, not by a fluke goal or something.
 

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It’s not close when none of their players get in our best team. The only one who has a chance is Trippier.

By your logic, Brentford have a better squad than Liverpool and Chelsea.
We they've conceded far less goals and scored the same as us over the same amount of games. I don't know how you can none of them get in our team, at least half would IMO.
 

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Bruno doesn’t get in ahead of Casemiro. Isak doesn’t over a fully fit martial.
Isak is miles better than Martial, even a fit Martial.

Bruno is getting in to the team alongside Casemiro then. He's one of the best players in the league.
 

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It’s not close when none of their players get in our best team. The only one who has a chance is Trippier.
They are literally above us in the league after 27 games. So clearly it wasn't a ridiculous suggestion was it? I was spot on.

Or are you saying Ten Hag isn't getting the best out of what we have?
 

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We they've conceded far less goals and scored the same as us over the same amount of games. I don't know how you can none of them get in our team, at least half would IMO.
Now that’s being ridiculous. Some of you forgetting who we have missing. Casemiro, Eriksen, Martial have been huge losses.
 

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They are literally above us in the league after 27 games. So clearly it wasn't a ridiculous suggestion was it? I was spot on.

Or are you saying Ten Hag isn't getting the best out of what we have?
Being above a team in the league doesn’t make them have a better squad by default. You don’t even know what point you are making half the time.
 

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Bruno doesn’t get in ahead of Casemiro. Isak doesn’t over a fully fit martial.
Madness. Isak is outright better than Martial, and there's no such thing as a "fully fit" Martial. He's a permacrock who can't be relied upon.
 

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I don’t think we will. 12 points from 27 in league since beating City at OT.

Looking at our remaining 11 games I’d be surprised if we get more than 18-20 points.

I think we will do well in Europa though and think we have more chance of getting CL by winning that.

Will be close call between 3rd and 6th I reckon but I believe we will bottle it because the mentality of this squad is still very weak.
 

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Being above a team in the league doesn’t make them have a better squad by default. You don’t even know what point you are making half the time.
I know exactly what point I made. You clearly don't as you're still babbling about 'better squads'.
 

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Thanks for proving my point.
It proves the point you’re getting giddy again. Their best XI is not as good as ours despite how much you try to convince yourself. Let’s not forget you also thought Maguire was good enough for us too.