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coremiller

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Bruno Fernandes is so good at finding space in the final third, and then 90% of the time he wastes it by firing way wide from 30 yards.
 

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Sissoko has been Spurs' best player today. He's been fantastic.
Agreed, glad to see him back. I’d say him, Son, Bergwijn, Sanchez and maybe Winks would be the only players I’d say had passing performances. Hugo had a big save.
 

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I had Spurs/ManU on in the other room wile
Making dinner. My 5 year old blurts out “The white guys make all the bad fouls.”

Fucking hell, kid. Timing?
 

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I thought there were a lot of positives for United. Mostly when Pogba and Greenwood came on in the second half. We don’t face another traditional big six club this season. And the Leicester fixture is the last one so the run in is favorable. Hopefully Pogba, Bruno, and Greenwood can all start.
 

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I thought there were a lot of positives for United. Mostly when Pogba and Greenwood came on in the second half. We don’t face another traditional big six club this season. And the Leicester fixture is the last one so the run in is favorable. Hopefully Pogba, Bruno, and Greenwood can all start.
The Pogba-Fernandes duo looked really threatening yesterday. Both can carve up a defense in transition as well as make space around a packed box.The upcoming run of matches against sides that will probably ply defensively should allow those two to develop some rapport in attack. Could be scary, especially if Rashford finds his finishing boots.
 

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What a wonderful passage of play form Leicester, especially Gray taking down the long ball and sliding across the box. Pretty stuff. Credit to Foster for getting down to block Maddison’s shot.

Edit: looks like Foster got a fingertip on the first shot too, which might have been enough to put it off the post.

Also, Gray has been fantastic since coming in. He’s the player that his talent has long promised so far today.
 

67YAZ

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Oh, that was very pretty and a quick reaction for a guy scoring his first goal in 8 seasons I think they just said!?!?!
 

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Pretty needless challenge by Maupay on Leno and now he's looking to be out for a while, got stretchered off after landing awkwardly. 0-0 at half.

No Jahanbakhsh in the squad today makes me want to see Brighton in League One in a couple years
 

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Maupay’s challenge isn’t classically red, but how was it not endangering another player? It wasn’t a freak thing, it was unnecessary and awkward.
 

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West Ham look like they picked up 11 on a streetcorner and introduced them to each other on the bus ride over, but somehow not losing.
 

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I'm shocked that the David Moyes strategy of "hope they don't score so we can get a point" has failed, time to move to his backup plan of "well time to limit goal differential"
 

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Traore is like if Saquan Barkley played soccer. He also looks like he is about to play bass guitar in a 70s funk band.
 

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So I know I shouldn’t do this. I’ve deliberately avoided posting about Palace this year since saying I would have taken 17th place before the season started, because I was pretty sure they were going down. The last time I was this excited about them they were in like 5th place near Christmas under Pardew and we know what happened there.

They still have a bunch of tough games left. Liverpool next week, among others. Most are teams above them in the standings. That could be bad, but also allows them to catch teams ahead of them in 6-pointers. In the anything could happen world of Project Restart, could they have a chance at Europe? Especially if the Man City ban is upheld?

Please readjust my expectations, because between this and Union surviving the Bundesliga, I’m starting to actually be optimistic about this sport, and I know that is dumb dumb dumb.
 

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Not sure why you’d have 2 guys standing there shielding Grealish and not actually pressing.
 

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And there he is! Pulisic gets on the end of a good cross and angles it in nicely.
 

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And Giroux gives the lead less than 2 minutes later on a nice turn and deflection
 

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I am so glad Pulisic gets one right off the jump has to be a huge load off his shoulders. RLC was okay which is a good sign coming back from the Achilles.

Need to hold on the next 20 mins. Fatigue could easily play a part.
 

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Young’ in and Scouser Anthony Gordo gets his first start for the Toffees today in the derby.

Salah on the bench, Robertson out.