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post #1 of 108 (permalink) Old August 23rd, 2018, 21:40 Thread Starter
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Week 2: Inter - Torino, 26th Aug 2018, 20:30 CET

Nainggolan is apparently recovered for this one, then we will have Perisic starting and most probably Vrsaljko as well. Too bad we are very limited in midfield options since Vecino and Gagliardini are rather garbage, meanwhile Borja Valero has past his time.

Lets see what happens...

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post #2 of 108 (permalink) Old August 24th, 2018, 03:03
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Nainggolan won't start the match.

Rumour is that the terrible Brozovic-Vecino pivot will start again.

I would definitely drop Martinez to the bench and play another midfielder, otherwise I can see us getting destroyed in the middle of the park.

I would even play Valero/Joao Mario as the "trequarstista" - such are the options Ausllio has left Inter with.

But overall I see the team struggling against what looked like a good Torino side last week. I'm expecting a draw or narrow loss.

I would absolutely 100% go with:


--------------------------------Handanovic-------------------------------

Vrsaljko------------De Vrij------------------Skriniar--------------Asamoah

--------------------Brozovic-----------------Gagliardini-------------------------

----------------------------------Valero--------------------------------------

---Politano---------------------Icardi-------------------------Perisic

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I agree with your line-up selection although it hurts my eyes seeing Gagliardini in the starting eleven. He is pure trash and is annoying to watch. IMO we should play with Miranda and Skriniar as CB pair, as I think de Vrij is still not as good as Brazilian. Other than that, it looks the best line-up we could offer form what we have in our resources.

Its such a shame that we didn't get at least another quality midfielder who can play next to Brozo. In the game against Sassuolo he basically played alone in midfield and we saw how it worked. Lautaro is not ready yet to be a starter, let alone playing him out of position lol.

We are able to win this one if our players will get our shit together. We looked way better in pre-season friendlies and we showed lots of desire unlike in last game against Sassuolo.

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I agree with your line-up selection although it hurts my eyes seeing Gagliardini in the starting eleven. He is pure trash and is annoying to watch.
He is twice the player Vecino is. Vecino is a terrible passer, positionally nowhere near what he should be, and mostly either sloppy or downright malicious in his tackling. The guy is becoming an increasingly bigger liability with each game. The only reason he is rated (and it is really only Spaletti who rates him) is that he runs a lot, albeit to very little effect.

IMO Inter should have signed 2 extra central midfielders. Vidal was obviously a no brainer (doesn't look like he will play much at Barca anyway) and then one of Barella/Paredes/Dembele. But for some bizarre reason Keita was prioritised instead.
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He is twice the player Vecino is. Vecino is a terrible passer, positionally nowhere near what he should be, and mostly either sloppy or downright malicious in his tackling. The guy is becoming an increasingly bigger liability with each game. The only reason he is rated (and it is really only Spaletti who rates him) is that he runs a lot, albeit to very little effect.

IMO Inter should have signed 2 extra central midfielders. Vidal was obviously a no brainer (doesn't look like he will play much at Barca anyway) and then one of Barella/Paredes/Dembele. But for some bizarre reason Keita was prioritised instead.
No he isn't, and they are both shit. Gagliardini is pretty clumsy as well, doesn't have a vision of the game and has terrible decision making just like Vecino. Gagliardini's tackling is decent but other than that, he is as useless as the other one.

Its kinda painful that we have to see one of them in the line-up these days but honestly Vecino was very good in first phase of last season, too bad he doesn't perform like that anymore. This is why I said I would prefer Asamoah in the midfield with Brozo since Asa has shown in pre season games that he could be very useful in midfield, and since circumstances are like this, I would use D'ambrosio as LB and Vrsaljko as RB. That way our line-up would have more balance and creativity in overall.


--------------------- Handanovic -----------------------
Vrsaljko ------ Skriniar ----- Miranda ----- D'Ambrosio
--------------Brozovic ---------- Asamoah --------------
--- Politano --------Nainggolan-----------Perisic--------
-----------------------Icardi-----------------------------

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Very bad idea to have Asamoah in midfield, he forgotten how to play there after 7 years, he is only useful and dynamic as left back/wingback now.


A no brainer to play him there when Dalbert is a disaster and D'Ambrosio is garbaggio...

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Very bad idea to have Asamoah in midfield, he forgotten how to play there after 7 years, he is only useful and dynamic as left back/wingback now.


A no brainer to play him there when Dalbert is a disaster and D'Ambrosio is garbaggio...
He played a few games in midfield during the pre-season, and he looked very good. Calm with the ball and very good passing. Like I said our lack of quality options in midfield is pretty disappointing. We should have gotten at least one more quality midfielder in the last transfer window.

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He played a few games in midfield during the pre-season, and he looked very good.
Lautaro looked great as a 10 in preseason, while Napoli looked like relegation contenders. As always, pre-season is a reliable indicator of nothing whatsoever.

I think Osman is right: Asamoah doesn't have what it takes to play central-mid in Serie A anymore - and he is urgently needed at left back.

I would honestly sooner field Valero or Joao Mario alongside Brozovic.

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Lautaro and inter will be much better on a playable pitch.

I expect this line-up


Handa


Sime - de vrij - skriniar - asamoah


Gagliardini - brozovic



Politano - Martinez - Ivan


Icardi

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A no brainer to play him there when Dalbert is a disaster and D'Ambrosio is garbaggio...
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Lautaro and inter will be much better on a playable pitch.

I expect this line-up


Handa


Sime - de vrij - skriniar - asamoah


Gagliardini - brozovic



Politano - Martinez - Ivan


Icardi
I'm afraid the pitch excuse is going to come undone this evening if Spaletti fields Martinez again.

The problem with that set of players - as we saw against Sassuolo - is that there are 4 players providing zero defensive cover, leaving the midfield and defence woefully exposed. Sassuolo played on the exact same football pitch and could have easily scored 4 goals.

Torino will just have to play over and around the 4 forward players (easily done), outnumber Brozo and Vecino/Gaglia in midfield (also not a massive feat) and then get 2-on-1 situations with Vrsaljko and Asamoah.

If Spaletti is smart he'll field an extra mid or 3rd centre back to stop Torino breezing into Inter's half.

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That clown is fielding the same team as last week ...... but with a tweak at fullback

What....the.....f**k

Vecino of course starting again despite being the worst player on the pitch after Dalbert

Asamoah back in his worst position


Fully expecting a draw/loss here.

CORRECTION: Martinez is out

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Icardi assist

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Juventus were relegated to Serie B along with their reputation.
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Playing with 3 CBs, Asamoah lwb and vrsaljko rwb

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now thats three rants lol

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Great goal

All broadcasters have got the formation wrong

Back 3 looks good

No Martinez looks good. Give him his chance from the bench

Politano looks nice

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Vecino doing well

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now thats three rants lol

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Falque ****ed Skriniar here

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Weak header Politano

Icardi class in assisting tonight

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Ansaldi injured himself and vrsaljko inadvertently

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