FA Cup 2019/20 (Quarter Finals)

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PendlePie

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See again not exactly a true representation.

sure the first few games we were quite leaky but that was the case at the end under Pochettino, but Jose managed to implement a free flowing on the counter style as well that got results despite poor defending.

By December through to early January he’d begun to stiffen the defence, and had a stretch of 7-8 games where there was less than 1 conceded on average, and we won games in this period. Then lost the two prolific scorers we have and poof there we go. A team snuffed out.

Can’t score and can’t keep clean sheets. Something like 73% of goals conceded under Jose have been individual errors or set pieces.

This is far less about style, than it is personnel. The board deserve some scorn for elements of that but not all of it. Pochettino is certainly culpable for a lot too. There was briefly a style that was working, key injuries have seen that dissipate. Wingers as CF’s isn’t going to win many games.

So the blatant trolling about Mourinho today is premature claptrap. This is mostly on the pre-existing squad, the board, and the previous manager. So today has been amusing, seeing uninformed views flow so freely
Would you let Mourinho honor the rest of his contract?

Edit: based off what you’ve seen so far, is he the right manager?
 

Lebbo73

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You’re nothing but a troll these days, so congratulations on that.

Im not going to totally absolve Mourinho of all blame at this stage as mistakes are being made but sensible people would acknowledge that things have gone to shit since Kane and Son got injured. Trolls probably won’t mention that fact though
They went to shit when Poch wasn’t given any resources to keep the squad fresh. Liverpool will go the same way to a lesser extent if they don’t buy Werner and an attacking mid.
 

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Was Eric Dier perhaps defending his brother who was getting into a scuffle? In that scenario you can understand why he jumped the fence. Any other scenario and there could be significant issues for him.
 

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They went to shit when Poch wasn’t given any resources to keep the squad fresh. Liverpool will go the same way to a lesser extent if they don’t buy Werner and an attacking mid.
Imo you guys drop off when Klopp mentally does

You're in a powerful position currently to build sustainability, you have a mega fanbase, bigger revenue streams and you're beginning to win things, Tottenham were never in that position
 

Art Vandelay_

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Would you let Mourinho honor the rest of his contract?

Edit: based off what you’ve seen so far, is he the right manager?
As premature a question to ponder as people laying into him today based off a game played without its 2 best forwards and a broken squad that got its last coached sacked 4 months ago.

Can’t really judge Jose properly until he’s picking teams with his players, and not needing to pick guys he’d prefer to move on.

Based off what I saw when we had a fit group to pick from. Yes he could be the man. Needs to be backed and needs to be allowed to cull whom he doesn’t want.
 

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Will be interesting to see if Jose can rebuild a squad, not something hes really known for. This is his biggest challenge so far.

I hope for Spurs fans sake they aren't the club thats offering Willian a 3 year deal hes chasing.
 

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Romero has denied Rooney twice with big saves.

Imagine being United and living rent free in an Everton supporters head as if we are Liverpool. LOL.
 

Procrastinator35

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Quarter Final Draw: All games on Saturday 21/3/2020. 15.00 British Time.

Leicester V Chelsea.
Newcastle V Manchester City.
Sheffield United V Arsenal.
Norwich V Manchester United.

I give both Leicester & Sheffield United A real shot At causing upsets in their ties.
 

Loonerty

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Quarter Final Draw: All games on Saturday 21/3/2020. 15.00 British Time.

Leicester V Chelsea.
Newcastle V Manchester City.
Sheffield United V Arsenal.
Norwich V Manchester United.

I give both Leicester & Sheffield United A real shot At causing upsets in their ties.
Leicester with a 5 point lead above a Chelsea who are rekt by injuries in the league are definitely underdogs.
 

Procrastinator35

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Not sure if Sheffield beating us would be considered an upset, nor Leicester beating Chelsea.
Sheffield Are having A good year. But they Are by no means F/A cup regulars At these later stages of lAte…..Arsenal Are.

The fact I need to point this out to you says much About your lack of footballing nous.
 

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