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post #1 of 31 (permalink) Old April 16th, 2007, 10:44 Thread Starter
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PSL - Game 25 - Benfica v Sporting Braga

Tonight again an important match for benfica. If we spill point in this match we can kiss the titel goodbye if we havn't allready done that against beira mar.. So what are your expetations?

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Anything less than a victory will doom us and set off a panic not seen since Toni was fired back a few years ago.

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Yet another weak first half, we are playing like headless chickens out there. It seems that everyone likes standing and watching while others have the ball instead of moving around to open themselves.

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the title is lost


why do we start playing for real 15mins before the 90th min?

braga was useless, cant recall seeing quim defend once...but appart from the last 15mins, where we had several chances ( that move from karagounis was amazing, too bad it hit the post) , we were harmless

manu came in very well, why hasnt he come earlier instead of derlei is beyond me

derlei is playing utter crap, why he always gets to play i dont understand

mantorras showed why he isnt given more than 15mins per game, he is good for 15mins, anything more than that he gets caught offside , makes fouls and shoots like a lil kid

im truely pissed, the season was lost tonight, all we have left is the 2nd place now, and we have to get it because if not, we will have another tiresome early pre-season

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I'm ****ing tired of this bullshit, good riddance Santos. If we had played with Mantorras from the beginning, perhaps we might have scored one. But then again, with shit tactics how could we score

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You need two or three strikers, seriously.

Miccoli's leaving, Derlei's leaving(thank God), and Nuno Gomes is complete garbage.

There's nobody to score goals.

Same story every game... 60% possession, 20 shots, 10 of them wide and 10 of them right at the keeper or hitting the post.

You need finishers, no doubt about it.

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we dont need finishers, we need team rotation

derlei is on a short loan thank god, but our problem is that the team is tired, our key players are tired, and , as during the entire season, nervous / lack of mental strengh

this is feeling like sporting when they lost it all in one week ffs

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Simao leads your team in goals, then Nuno is next at SIX goals.

That's fine by me if you don't see that as a problem. I love it.

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no i dont see thats a problem, never seen u worrying about the amount of goals quaresma has scored

simao often scores plenty of goals every season, thats a plus

its irrelevant who scores in a team, provided someone does

when u create the chances, u end up scoring, sooner or later, the problem is that, appart from espanyol's game, in which we were clearly bewitched, we havent been playing for the win for most of the game during the past few weeks, and thats not undertstandable, and thats not because our best scorer is not a striker

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mantorras showed why he isnt given more than 15mins per game, he is good for 15mins, anything more than that he gets caught offside , makes fouls and shoots like a lil kid
Ridiculous. If Mantorras' wasn't trying to save the season in his minute time alotted strictly to moments of desperation, he'd get an opportunity to adjust and play patiently. But what's a guy to do when he's been conditioned to do more in his condenced minuti than Nuno and Micolli (never mind Derlei) in entire matches? Yeah, perhaps that can make one just a tad little too eager.

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You need two or three strikers, seriously.

Miccoli's leaving, Derlei's leaving(thank God), and Nuno Gomes is complete garbage.

There's nobody to score goals.

Same story every game... 60% possession, 20 shots, 10 of them wide and 10 of them right at the keeper or hitting the post.

You need finishers, no doubt about it.
We have finishers. He's often seen chewing gum on the bench until the 82nd minute.

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Aek certainly lost a good one in the form of santos

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everytime he did get a chance (since his long term injury of course) he has shown this same behaviour...he comes in great for the last few mins, and blows it when given more time

and i dont mean that because he didnt score tonight, or doesnt score when he does play for longer...but he does perform below

or is it not true? its not the 1st time it happens, he tends to act like this, maybe its frustration, boredom, dont know, but it happens, and it has happenned when he started or played during the 1st half too ( not this season of coz, dont recall he got to play that early in the game this season)

having said that, he should start ahead of derlei anytime obviously, and tonight manu, proved again, that he's a valid option

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everytime he did get a chance (since his long term injury of course) he has shown this same behaviour...he comes in great for the last few mins, and blows it when given more time

and i dont mean that because he didnt score tonight, or doesnt score when he does play for longer...but he does perform below

or is it not true? its not the 1st time it happens, he tends to act like this, maybe its frustration, boredom, dont know, but it happens, and it has happenned when he started or played during the 1st half too ( not this season of coz, dont recall he got to play that early in the game this season)

having said that, he should start ahead of derlei anytime obviously, and tonight manu, proved again, that he's a valid option
A handful of games over a span of 3 years in which his opportunities have exceeded his usual 8 minutes and that qualifies as a trend to you, huh?

So many levels to disagree with you here, I don't know where to start.

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So many levels to disagree with you here, I don't know where to start.
Start with how useless Nuno Gomes is.

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u know fig....a saying of ours comes to mind...."quem desdenha quer comprar"

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Start with how useless Nuno Gomes is.
He'd be a lot less useless paired with Mantorras. But I waste my breath.

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u know fig....a saying of ours comes to mind...."quem desdenha quer comprar"

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