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  • The-Bodybuilder 3 Nov 2013 15:36:34 14,225 posts
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    Soldadebayor!
  • The-Bodybuilder 3 Nov 2013 15:49:50 14,225 posts
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    The only logical explanation is that Spurs poor performance is due to the poor support of the fans.
  • THFourteen 3 Nov 2013 16:30:38 33,623 posts
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    The-Bodybuilder wrote:
    Soldadebayor!
    Rebrado!
  • THFourteen 3 Nov 2013 16:31:58 33,623 posts
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    First full spurs game that I think I've watched this season. Thought they were very solid away from home TBH.

    They look like an Arsenal team, lots of sideways passing and possession.
  • Kay 3 Nov 2013 17:17:46 17,905 posts
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    Surprised more hasn't been made of AVB allowing Lloris to continue after that horrible clash. Apparently Lloris lost consciousness and has no recollection of the event.
  • FWB 3 Nov 2013 17:48:33 44,670 posts
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    That was always going to be a red. Always. The moment he ran out.
  • LionheartDJH 3 Nov 2013 17:49:02 19,486 posts
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    Finally some action in this game.

    She dives for cheese pasties

  • b0rk 3 Nov 2013 17:53:14 2,772 posts
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    We won! \o/
  • FWB 3 Nov 2013 17:53:45 44,670 posts
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    Well done Cardiff. Nicked it and destroyed the game as best they could. Stoke eat your heart out.
  • b0rk 3 Nov 2013 17:55:16 2,772 posts
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    Football from the dark ages.
  • oceanmotion 3 Nov 2013 17:56:08 15,976 posts
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    Campbell didn't have to go down like a big wuss.

    Such boring games today.
  • LionheartDJH 3 Nov 2013 17:57:42 19,486 posts
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    Game was a microcosm of Wales: boring, wet and shit.

    She dives for cheese pasties

  • FWB 3 Nov 2013 17:57:53 44,670 posts
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    B0rked_Gamer wrote:
    Football from the dark ages.
    Well guess you were never going to compete against Swansea's passing game, so fair enough, whatever gets you results. As a Toffee I have known exactly what that's about. :)
  • TVoJ 3 Nov 2013 17:58:33 1,969 posts
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    There may be trouble ahead!

    Thank fuck I'm not working tonight!
  • SuperCoolEskimo 3 Nov 2013 18:01:11 9,884 posts
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    Man City have made Angel Rangel their number one target in January to replace Joe Hart.
  • morriss 3 Nov 2013 18:36:15 71,037 posts
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    Can't blame a striker if no-one actually gives him a shooting chance.

    None of the forwards played well, tbf.

    From The Guardian:

    But for all their dominance, and in the early exchanges it was absolute, the visitors did not provide Soldado with the support or numbers to stretch Tim Howard in the Everton goal. Spurs' superiority yielded only three shots from distance in the first half, with Howard equal to the efforts from Sandro, a Kyle Walker free-kick and a daisy-cutter from Lewis Holtby. Still, it was three more saves than Lloris had to make.
    Edited by morriss at 18:49:56 03-11-2013
  • HisDudness 3 Nov 2013 18:56:51 989 posts
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    Soldado needs his team mates to work harder to draw penalties for him to take.
  • captbirdseye 3 Nov 2013 18:58:22 5,033 posts
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    Crap game but thought we controlled most of the 2nd half with the Jacks hardly doing anything which was a suprise. Getting a bit fed up of being so defensive but I guess you have to do what it takes to survive. :D
  • kalel 3 Nov 2013 19:00:09 87,933 posts
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    Don't mind those kind of tactics in a hard away game. An extra DM instead of a second striker makes sense. Just don't know why he doesn't against Hull at home. Still, an ok result today.
  • Trowel 3 Nov 2013 19:02:22 17,797 posts
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    Poor game from both sides. Spurs had the perfect high pressing gameplan to pin us back in the first half but mysteriously dropped it for the second half - not sure why Sandro went off as he was breaking up everything. We woke up a little toward the end at least, but our passing was off all game. Highlighted the attacking limitations of both squads more than anything.
  • bitch_tits_zero_nine 3 Nov 2013 19:05:11 6,652 posts
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    If Spurs had bought Negredo, they'd be awesome. Or Arsenal, considering Soldado cost as much and Wenger was prepared to lay down more on Suarez.

    Saw Negredo earlier at Stoke, great player IMO.
  • robc84 3 Nov 2013 19:09:04 5,710 posts
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    kalel wrote:
    Don't mind those kind of tactics in a hard away game. An extra DM instead of a second striker makes sense. Just don't know why he doesn't against Hull at home. Still, an ok result today.
    This is the problem. I have no issue with the tactics today. Everton away is always one of the toughest games of the season.

    Slightly different tactics required at home though.

    Anyway, I dont see how anyone can have a go at soldado today. No service whatsoever. Same could be said for lukaku to be fair.
  • Trowel 3 Nov 2013 19:17:22 17,797 posts
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    Kay wrote:
    Surprised more hasn't been made of AVB allowing Lloris to continue after that horrible clash. Apparently Lloris lost consciousness and has no recollection of the event.
    I don't think Spurs should be punished for it, but it certainly warrants some comment from the Premier League/FA. They're very lucky there wasn't any further physical contact in the game with him. Ridiculous booking for Lukaku on it too btw.
  • Trowel 3 Nov 2013 19:50:54 17,797 posts
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  • Ziz0u 3 Nov 2013 19:53:35 8,395 posts
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    Nifty
  • The-Bodybuilder 3 Nov 2013 20:05:42 14,225 posts
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    morriss wrote:
    Can't blame a striker if no-one actually gives him a shooting chance.

    None of the forwards played well, tbf.

    From The Guardian:

    But for all their dominance, and in the early exchanges it was absolute, the visitors did not provide Soldado with the support or numbers to stretch Tim Howard in the Everton goal. Spurs' superiority yielded only three shots from distance in the first half, with Howard equal to the efforts from Sandro, a Kyle Walker free-kick and a daisy-cutter from Lewis Holtby. Still, it was three more saves than Lloris had to make.
    Just to make it clear, my attempts are clearly for troll sake.
  • SolidSCB 3 Nov 2013 20:14:13 6,774 posts
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    He'll be at Sunderland in 18 months.
  • b0rk 3 Nov 2013 20:24:51 2,772 posts
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    LionheartDJH wrote:
    Game was a microcosm of Wales: boring, wet and shit.
    South Wales is often sunny, actually. It's raining at the moment though.
  • morriss 3 Nov 2013 20:55:55 71,037 posts
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    This is worth a read about Spurs' attack:http://www.theguardian.com/football/2013/nov/03/tottenham
  • Syrette 3 Nov 2013 22:35:12 43,600 posts
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    /cough

    AVBout

    /cough

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