A-League Round 13 happy new year edition

Discussion in 'Football Australia' started by TheKanga, Dec 28, 2016.

  1. TheKanga

    TheKanga Brownlow Medallist

    North Melbourne
    Other teams:
    Arsenal, Melbourne City
    May 31, 2011
    13,917
    Hobart
    Well it was a pretty entertaining round over the Xmas period.
    I'm hoping for more of the same highly watchable football this week.

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    Tips:

    Sydney FC vs. Brisbane Roar - 2-1 (15k)

    The sky blues just keep on rolling.
    They are undefeated after 12 rounds (an A-League record)
    Also have only conceded 5 goals which is pretty impressive.
    Roar could give them some issues but i think the home team will outlast them.

    Central Coast Mariners vs. Melbourne City - 1-3 (8k)

    Central Coast need to do something fast to improve their performances.
    They are simply becoming easy beats week in week out.
    Sadly for them i think City have to much firepower and will be desperate to win.
    A must win for City, no excuses.

    Wellington Phoenix vs. Adelaide United - 2-0 (8k)

    Wellington are learning to knock the goals in which is good to see.
    While Adelaide Utd. are going from bad to disastrous.
    With potentially one eye on the Asian Champions League they could struggle on their travels.

    Wanderers vs. Perth Glory - 3-2 (14k)

    This should be an exciting game, Perth have some weapons in Keogh and Castro.
    I think WSW need to make a statement in this one so i've tipped em to win.

    Melbourne Victory vs. Newcastle Jets - 0-0 (20k)

    Victory have been looking ominous lately.
    Emerging as the main threat atm to Sydney.
    Newcastle need to focus on improves their defense.
    A draw would be a good result for them here.
    Could be an easy Victory win though, Jets are so random.
     

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  2. Dadadadaaaaaa

    Dadadadaaaaaa Team Captain

    Carlton
    Other teams:
    Melbourne Victory
    Aug 24, 2016
    523
    Hope there are no more homophobic comments about the Victory or any other team, not surprised you predicted a draw and an easy City win.
     
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  3. The City Boyz

    The City Boyz Club Legend

    Western Bulldogs
    Other teams:
    Melbourne City, Swansea City
    Jul 23, 2016
    2,679
    Albert Park
    We are playing the Mariners though! Still, think you guys will win comfortably, 4-0 or 5-0.
     
  4. The City Boyz

    The City Boyz Club Legend

    Western Bulldogs
    Other teams:
    Melbourne City, Swansea City
    Jul 23, 2016
    2,679
    Albert Park
  5. TheKanga

    TheKanga Brownlow Medallist

    North Melbourne
    Other teams:
    Arsenal, Melbourne City
    May 31, 2011
    13,917
    Hobart
    Cmon mate, lets just move on.
    Error in judgement on my part.
    Will be mindful to be more politically correct in future.
     
  6. TheKanga

    TheKanga Brownlow Medallist

    North Melbourne
    Other teams:
    Arsenal, Melbourne City
    May 31, 2011
    13,917
    Hobart
    Also regarding me saying Victory will draw, so what?
    It's just a tip and Newcastle have been decent of late.
    They aren't going to just turn up and not try.
     
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  7. tigs2010

    tigs2010 Hall of Famer

    Richmond
    Other teams:
    Heat
    Oct 15, 2009
    41,793
    Melbourne
    Our bogey side too
     
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  8. TheKanga

    TheKanga Brownlow Medallist

    North Melbourne
    Other teams:
    Arsenal, Melbourne City
    May 31, 2011
    13,917
    Hobart
    Are they? Didn't know that..
    They are only 2 wins behind city and ahead of WSW/Perth on GD so they are on the improve.
    On the pitch anyway.
     
  9. Dadadadaaaaaa

    Dadadadaaaaaa Team Captain

    Carlton
    Other teams:
    Melbourne Victory
    Aug 24, 2016
    523
    Well at leased you have acknowledge the mistake, let's move on.

    Victory's form of late has been outstanding but teams like Perth and Newcastle can be tricky if we take them lightly. Newcastle have improved defensibly so if we were to win it wouldn't be by a lot.
     
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  10. Mr_Bojangles

    Mr_Bojangles Moderator

    Geelong
    Other teams:
    Celtic, West Perth, Glory, S'Roos
    Sep 24, 2008
    8,040
    The Bhoy from Bayswater
    Confident we can get something away to Wanderers. I think the only time we've got a point out in Centrelink-land was a dead rubber after the salary cap affair.
     
  11. hey shorty

    hey shorty Brownlow Medallist

    Adelaide
    Other teams:
    AUFC, Everton, Sturt
    Jun 15, 2005
    25,577
    Where the Hills have eyes
    If we beat the Nix again I think the Board should request that we play them for the remaining rounds. We are poor, and the guys who should be performing to earn new deals are the ones letting us down most.

    Tonight's game looks good, as does the Wanderers v Perth with a fair bit riding on it. Expect the Jets good run to end however they do tend to trouble Victory on more than a few occasions.
     

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  12. Punt Road Feral

    Punt Road Feral Club Legend

    Richmond
    Aug 23, 2007
    2,373
    Punt Road's Manure Pit
    Undisciplined by Brosque as captain.
    Your on a yellow and comfortably leading 2-0 and you kick out at a defender right in front of the ref.
    So dumb and could hurt his team
     
  13. The City Boyz

    The City Boyz Club Legend

    Western Bulldogs
    Other teams:
    Melbourne City, Swansea City
    Jul 23, 2016
    2,679
    Albert Park
    Good game. Sydney too good.
     
  14. SloaneysDanger

    SloaneysDanger Brownlow Medallist

    Adelaide
    Other teams:
    Adelaide Utd, Liverpool, Cavaliers
    Feb 26, 2014
    14,923
    Adelaide
    We don't know how to win in NZ. One win in how many years?
     
  15. hey shorty

    hey shorty Brownlow Medallist

    Adelaide
    Other teams:
    AUFC, Everton, Sturt
    Jun 15, 2005
    25,577
    Where the Hills have eyes
    11......
     
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  16. SloaneysDanger

    SloaneysDanger Brownlow Medallist

    Adelaide
    Other teams:
    Adelaide Utd, Liverpool, Cavaliers
    Feb 26, 2014
    14,923
    Adelaide
    Yeah, so we're not winning tomorrow. Lol.
     
  17. Big Sauce 21

    Big Sauce 21 Norm Smith Medallist

    Brisbane Lions
    Oct 31, 2013
    8,631
    QLD
    Brosque the arrogant campaigner can have an extra game on his suspension for taking 2mins to get off the field last night.
     
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  18. hey shorty

    hey shorty Brownlow Medallist

    Adelaide
    Other teams:
    AUFC, Everton, Sturt
    Jun 15, 2005
    25,577
    Where the Hills have eyes
    Yeah that was pretty bad but typical of an Arnold coached side.
     
  19. tigs2010

    tigs2010 Hall of Famer

    Richmond
    Other teams:
    Heat
    Oct 15, 2009
    41,793
    Melbourne
    Hahaha great end to the year.
     
  20. The City Boyz

    The City Boyz Club Legend

    Western Bulldogs
    Other teams:
    Melbourne City, Swansea City
    Jul 23, 2016
    2,679
    Albert Park
    Wtf was that!
     
  21. giggler99

    giggler99 Premiership Player

    Geelong
    Other teams:
    Victory, Napoli, Liverpool, Pens
    Jul 5, 2011
    4,720
    Melbourne
    #21 giggler99, Dec 31, 2016
    Last edited: Dec 31, 2016
    Bloody lucky that's what I call it! That's a match City should be winning, with a days extra rest and the Mariners also played in 35 degrees heat only three days ago lol.

    JVS has lost it! why does he keep playing players out of position? He's the week link the only thing keeping City back imo has always been Mr. Average.
     
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  22. The City Boyz

    The City Boyz Club Legend

    Western Bulldogs
    Other teams:
    Melbourne City, Swansea City
    Jul 23, 2016
    2,679
    Albert Park
    I know, hate the bloke. If it wasn't for Timmy, Bruno and Kilkenny we would be near CCM on the table.
     
  23. TheKanga

    TheKanga Brownlow Medallist

    North Melbourne
    Other teams:
    Arsenal, Melbourne City
    May 31, 2011
    13,917
    Hobart
    Wow not good enough City.
    Pen was definitely there but we were lucky to even escape with a point in the end.

    In saying all of that, CCM actually impressed me tonight.
     
  24. TheKanga

    TheKanga Brownlow Medallist

    North Melbourne
    Other teams:
    Arsenal, Melbourne City
    May 31, 2011
    13,917
    Hobart
    They look a class above right now.
     
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  25. FAITH

    FAITH Brownlow Medallist

    Adelaide
    Other teams:
    Socceroos-LFC-Crows-Adel.United
    Sep 29, 2007
    22,719
    #NoDanger+NoGibbs+OrgasmicGrowth =2017Premiers
    ball boy :D
     

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