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post #1 of 29 (permalink) Old August 24th, 2010, 08:44 Thread Starter
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Expectations?

guys, i want to see what my atleti friends here are expecting from the new season? even though i ****ing hate the bastards real and barca and how they are ****ing up the market with the bullshit prices they are doing and buying everybody but i am very excited about the new season and to see qq and how the team plays good for him....the matches we played for friendlys were crap but when the season starts i am expecting great things from it which is something i never do.

expectation: 3rd place in liga and out of europa league in semi final, final of copa del rey again

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post #2 of 29 (permalink) Old August 24th, 2010, 09:24
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Judging by your preseason, what do you expect the starting lineup to look like once everyone is match-fit?
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post #3 of 29 (permalink) Old August 24th, 2010, 10:35
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Atlético's capable of everything.

First of all, we as fans need patience with our new additions. Our defence will not improve right away because we've signed new players, they need to get to know each other better. Atlético's lacking a proper right-back and it'll most likely be a problem if we don't sign Fanni, which doesn't seem likely at this point.

In order to have a better season this year, the team will have to become a lot more consistent, eliminate concentration lapses which we've seen in pre-season and be effective. The biggest problem early last season before Quique came was the fact that our players weren't effective enough and in the end, it became a huge psychological barriere they had to overcome under Quique.

Away form has to improve too, we're way too fragile when playing away from home.

I have zero expectations, just hope that Atlético will be able to fight for a CL-spot and continue doing well in Europa League and Copa del Rey. I think we should be trying to defend Europa League though, we're the reigning champions after all.

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post #5 of 29 (permalink) Old August 24th, 2010, 16:27
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I think we should be trying to defend Europa League though, we're the reigning champions after all.
Unfortunately, Porto are in the competition this year, so forget about it.

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Wait a second..did PdC invest his money into something non illegal this time?

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You know how ****ing screwed we were last season, don't start with me.

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ZORIC!!!


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post #9 of 29 (permalink) Old August 25th, 2010, 03:45
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3rd in la liga,copa del rey semi and europa league semi final... diego will be the top scorer again and i thing merida and reyes are going to make some hell this season....
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post #10 of 29 (permalink) Old August 25th, 2010, 11:25
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I have only had a quick look at your squad, but it's looking good. I'm not sure you'll win anything, but 3rd place La Liga is reasonable
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3rd place means the 1st place in Spain after Barca and Real!

So we have to fight against 16 clubs ... f.e. Valencia, Sevilla, Depor, Villarreal, Mallorca, etc etc etc

We should be happy getting into Europe. (We failed in this last season ... just because of winning the title we were able to play there again) And if we have a good start than we might can discuss in December if we are able to reach the 4th spot.
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Judging by your preseason, what do you expect the starting lineup to look like once everyone is match-fit?
I think this would be the line-up. Antonio will have to fight it out with Filipe.

----------De Gea-----------
Ujfalusi - Godin - Dominguez - Antonio Lopez

Reyes - Assuncao - Tiago - Merida

-------Forlan -- Aguero -----
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post #14 of 29 (permalink) Old August 26th, 2010, 12:44
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Merida been good? I had doubts about him when he didn't get much senior football time in Arsenal
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Yes..Simao will have a tough time this season I think.He was not particularly impressive in the last season and Fran has been tried in the left mid field slot by QUique in the pre-season and has done well.
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I think this would be the line-up. Antonio will have to fight it out with Filipe.

----------De Gea-----------
Ujfalusi - Godin - Dominguez - Antonio Lopez

Reyes - Assuncao - Tiago - Merida

-------Forlan -- Aguero -----
De Gea, Godin, and Domínguez looks like a defensive core with a hell of a lot of potential. I think Filipe will win the fight for that LB place, but Ujfaluši as your starting RB doesn't look good. Hopefully you can bring in an upgrade before the window closes. How has Tiago been adapting to the team so far?

I wonder if Keko will see many minutes this season.
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De Gea, Godin, and Domínguez looks like a defensive core with a hell of a lot of potential. I think Filipe will win the fight for that LB place, but Ujfaluši as your starting RB doesn't look good. Hopefully you can bring in an upgrade before the window closes. How has Tiago been adapting to the team so far?

I wonder if Keko will see many minutes this season.
Tiago would need no introduction to the team as he played well with almost the same set of players for the second half of the season and did well. He is still not as ready as other players are with respect to fitness as his transfer took some time to resolve and I don't think he trained with Juve. He has been named in the team for tomorrow' match agaisnt Inter probably with an idea of getting some playtime.

I don't think we will go for any RB at this juncture. The club has to offload players like Juanito, Valera or Perea for that to happen and the time is getting too close for comfort. Ufo will be the first choice and will be supported by Valera and in some matches Perea.
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I like Ujfalusi as RB, am I alone with that? xD

But perhaps that is in contrast with Perea as RB, hah..
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I like Ujfalusi as RB, am I alone with that? xD

But perhaps that is in contrast with Perea as RB, hah..
He's by far the weakest link during the course of a season, a proper right-back has to be signed, but won't and as usual, we'll go into the season thinking.."What if we signed a proper RB?" while Gil Marín, Cerezo and García Pitarch go on their yearly Ibiza-tour

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I wonder if Keko will see many minutes this season.
The club is looking to loan Keko, Segunda is unfortunately his likely destination right now. Strange considering how crap Simão is..

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I like Ujfalusi as RB, am I alone with that? xD
He's terrible at RB. Offers absolutely nothing going forward, gets skinned for pace and skill out wide on the flanks consistently, and just really has no understanding of the position. I think he sucks all around and have felt that for several years, but he's at least passable at CB. At RB, nothing short of a disaster.

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