Matchday 37

Discussion in 'Association Football (Soccer)' started by RossFC, May 9, 2017.

Put it out there
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What is the No.1 thing your club needs this summer?

  1. Keepers

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  2. Full Backs

    9.3%
  3. Centre Backs

    13.0%
  4. Centre Mids

    3.7%
  5. Wingers

    7.4%
  6. Strikers

    20.4%
  7. New Manager

    5.6%
  8. Jack Watts as a Swingman

    25.9%
  9. All of the above

    14.8%
  1. RossFC

    RossFC Brownlow Medallist

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    16 games of football in the 2nd to last matchday of the season.

    First of we have Soton vs Arsenal. Arsenal after their win over Man United have a glimmer of hope for the top 4. They have to win this to give themselves a chance.

    Chelsea have just about won the league after Spurs choked against West Ham. It will be official if they beat West Brom.

    Well done to Leicester to be back in the top 10 after an awful season. Man City demolished Palace and look really good for 3rd with another win here.

    Sweansea play Sunderland and Sunderland have just come off a win vs Hull. Will be tough for Swansea here but they must win to keep themselves out of the drop zone.

    Stoke play Arsenal and this is another must win game for Arsenal. Stoke I reckon could be pretty tricky.

    Palace vs Hull is a massive game in this relegation battle between Palace, Swansea and Hull. If Palace win or draw they are safe.

    West Ham just off a win vs Spurs play Liverpool. Liverpool have 2 games left and need to win both to keep the 5th and 6th placed sides away.

    Chelsea play Watford and when this happens Chelsea could be champions.

    Arsenal with their 3rd game of the round play Sunderland, As I said in their 2 other games, They just have to keep winning to give themselves a chance.

    Man City in their 2nd game of the round play West Brom. Man Citys goal difference compared to other sides battling for the top 4 is pretty good. But I'm sure they'd rather keep winning so it doesn't have to come down to that at the end of the last matchday.

    Soton play Man United. I'm thinking Man United have got most of their eggs in Europa but they are still a decent chance of making top 4 if either Pool/City screw up.

    Should Chelsea screw up massively, Maybe Spurs could have a chance to put more pressure on when they play Leicester. But I doubt it.

    Dead Rubbers:
    Everton have 7th wrapped up and Watford are safe.
    Bournemouth vs Burnley are both safe with a slight chance of making the top 10.
    Middlesbrough are now relegated and Soton have nothing to play for.

    Match of the Round: Spurs vs Man United, Spurs title challenge is just about over so it will be interesting to see if they are up for this game. Last year they ended up getting belted Newcastle. Man United (In the semis of Europa) are just out of the top 4 so they must keep the pressure on Liverpool and Man City with a win.

    My Picks:
    SOUTHAMPTON 1 - 1 ARSENAL
    EVERTON 2
    - 0 Watford
    West Brom 0 - 3 CHELSEA
    MAN. CITY 4
    - 0 Leicester City
    BOURNEMOUTH 1 - 1 BURNLEY
    Middlesbrough 0 - 1 SOUTHAMPTON
    Sunderland 1 - 2 SWANSEA
    Stoke City 1 - 2 ARSENAL
    CRYSTAL PALACE 0
    - 0 HULL CITY
    West Ham 1 - 2 LIVERPOOL
    TOTTENHAM 3
    - 1 Man. United
    CHELSEA 2 - 0 Watford
    ARSENAL 3 - 0 Sunderland
    MAN. CITY 3 - 0 West Brom
    SOUTHAMPTON 1 - 1 MAN. UNITED
    Leicester City 0 - 3 TOTTENHAM
     
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  2. WealstoneRaider

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    I think league winners, top four and relegation will all be settled by the end of this match-day. Not that I ever get predictions correct but that's my call going public
     
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  3. Gosha

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    Will West Brom put 10 men behind the ball at home?
     
  4. chef

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    Got Saturday off so I'll be getting up early.

    To answer the poll we'll need a new striker when Costa leaves. Lukaku, Belotti or Morata seems the rumours.
     
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  5. Established1870

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    I'm all for it if we roll over for the Swans if it means Hull go down with us.
     
  6. RossFC

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    Chelsea have enough class to beat a bus anyway.
     
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    Want Borini back?
     
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  8. SM

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    What did we do to you?
     
  9. Jatz

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    Man City and Spurs in the same week.

    Think City will beat us but we shouldn't get thumped. Spurs could be a win if the title is already mathematically done.
     
  10. SM

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    Can I answer all of the above to the poll if we go down?
     
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  11. RossFC

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  12. chef

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    Nah you can keep him and thanks for the £8m for Papy.
     
  13. darth_timon

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    The idea of West Ham away, at this point in the season, fills me with dread.

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  14. FAITH

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    If we can't get 4points from our next 2games it means we are too shite for UCL so whatever.
     
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  15. moomba

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    Leicester handed us our worst home loss last season and one of our worst losses this season. Kompany will help but they play a style of game that we struggle against.

    Would be happy with a 1-0.
     
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  16. Magma

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    i'd be content with a draw and beating brom and watford.

    leicester play the absolute worst possible way for us. need the mids to work hard. hopefully pep wont be as naive as he was last time.
     
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  17. Doctor Gero

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    I'd say add depth but not alarmingly in need of any area.

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    Apparently deconstruction starts 12hrs after the game so Mancs bring a ratchet ;)
     
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  18. chef

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  19. Doctor Gero

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    Not the only ones. Atleti say goodbye next weekend on the final day.
    Apart from being on the Madrid outskirts it's coming along nicely.

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  20. DBAH0

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    That and Tony Pulis' baseball cap....
     
  21. DBAH0

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    Do you think Batshauyi will be leaving also? Apparently we're still keen on him...
     
  22. jod23

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    Geez that looks like it's right on the outskirts of Madrid.
     
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    If Southampton could just take a point or all three against Arsenal before we have to play West Ham that would be really ******* terrific.
     
  24. chef

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    Yes definitely.
     
  25. Cruyff14

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    We'll lose to Southampton.
     
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