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v Crystal Palace PL
« on: October 30, 2021, 14:05:53 »
Ederson, Walker, Dias (C), Laporte, Cancelo, Rodrigo, De Bruyne, Bernardo, Grealish, Jesus, Foden.

SUBS | Steffen, Stones, Ake, Sterling, Gundogan, Zinchenko, Fernandinho, Mahrez, Palmer.

Very strong starting eleven. C'mon City


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Re: v Crystal Palace PL
« Reply #1 on: October 30, 2021, 14:48:29 »
Top team. Come on City.

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Re: v Crystal Palace PL
« Reply #2 on: October 30, 2021, 14:56:20 »
Arguably strongest team. Hope KDB form returns soon. To improve it, maybe Kane in for Jesus and an alternative to Rodri, Fenandinho from a year or two back if it was possible. See Frenkie de Jong is mentioned in the Evening News, cant think he has been playing too well. Perhaps Sterling going the other way?

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Re: v Crystal Palace PL
« Reply #3 on: October 30, 2021, 15:12:50 »
Sloppy passing, giving away possession easily and Ederson should have saved that shot albeit a free chance from a defensive shambles.

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Re: v Crystal Palace PL
« Reply #4 on: October 30, 2021, 15:29:29 »
Panic passing, panic play, long balls over the top mostly going astray. Need to calm down and play our normal passing possession game.

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Re: v Crystal Palace PL
« Reply #5 on: October 30, 2021, 15:52:52 »
Laporte red card, deserved. What a clown. Poor performance from him today, at fault for the first goal. John Stones here is your chance now.

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Re: v Crystal Palace PL
« Reply #6 on: October 30, 2021, 15:54:18 »
We have totally lost the plot, discipline and most likely the three points.

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Re: v Crystal Palace PL
« Reply #7 on: October 30, 2021, 15:55:39 »
LOfting the ball into the Palace box was just a waste, Laporte wont be seen for a while. Pep needs to work his magic at half time, because its looking like a home defeat.

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Re: v Crystal Palace PL
« Reply #8 on: October 30, 2021, 15:57:56 »
Absolute garbage

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Re: v Crystal Palace PL
« Reply #9 on: October 30, 2021, 16:22:48 »
KDB was nowhere near 100%, it had to be him off.

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Re: v Crystal Palace PL
« Reply #10 on: October 30, 2021, 16:27:39 »
KdB never recovered from summer playing injured with Belgium. Much more like City this second half.

Good goal. Argh
« Last Edit: October 30, 2021, 16:33:57 by KunDB »

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Re: v Crystal Palace PL
« Reply #11 on: October 30, 2021, 16:43:00 »
Mahrez and Sterling on. I really hope the normally lazy Mahrez puts a shift in.

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Re: v Crystal Palace PL
« Reply #12 on: October 30, 2021, 17:12:24 »
Bound to leave ourselves open trying to equalise. It looked like we couldnt string a pass together, but Palace were really sharp and quick. We got what we deserved, nowt.

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« Reply #13 on: October 30, 2021, 17:18:02 »
Dropping points to Southampton and Palace at home.  That’s bad. 

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« Reply #14 on: October 30, 2021, 17:34:59 »
Got what we deserved.

Still, the refereeing was disgraceful. I said in the first 15 minutes that he would book the keeper in the 85th minute for what he let him get away with all match. Clear penalty on Foden not given. It was an embarrassing but all too predictable performance.

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« Reply #15 on: October 30, 2021, 17:41:13 »
Got what we deserved.

Still, the refereeing was disgraceful. I said in the first 15 minutes that he would book the keeper in the 85th minute for what he let him get away with all match. Clear penalty on Foden not given. It was an embarrassing but all too predictable performance.

100% agree Gavin.

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Re: v Crystal Palace PL
« Reply #16 on: October 30, 2021, 18:36:28 »
Dropping points to Southampton and Palace at home.  That’s bad.
Not good but let's see how we respond

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Re: v Crystal Palace PL
« Reply #17 on: October 30, 2021, 22:35:10 »
Seems to me to be the absolutely obvious outcome of relying entirely on midfielders with no out and out striker. You may have a feast but now and again you will suffer a famine.

That’s certainly the way our season has headed, plenty of goal feasts followed by intermittent goal famines. It’s also likely the way our season will continue. No matter how good we are as a team nor how good the midfielders we have they simply don’t have the eye for goal or cutting edge a classy striker brings to the field of play.

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Re: v Crystal Palace PL
« Reply #18 on: October 31, 2021, 08:02:21 »
Our last three home PL games have all been poor performances against opposition we would expect to play well against. Saints, Burnley and Palace. 4 points out of 9 and didn’t play well in any of them. Throw in poor form of KDB, Sterling and Mahrez and it’s a bit concerning.

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Re: v Crystal Palace PL
« Reply #19 on: October 31, 2021, 08:49:01 »
I'm convinced KDB will return to form soon. But Mahrez and Sterling, I'm not so sure about now.

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Re: v Crystal Palace PL
« Reply #20 on: November 01, 2021, 11:45:40 »
Well that result will be character building for the young 'uns as I well know  ;)

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Re: v Crystal Palace PL
« Reply #21 on: November 01, 2021, 15:01:10 »
Alright Zacco!!!

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Re: v Crystal Palace PL
« Reply #22 on: November 01, 2021, 15:32:25 »
I think Gundogan and Silva play well together in midfield

Kdb has been a bit hit and miss

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« Reply #23 on: November 01, 2021, 21:19:06 »
Blimey, hello Zacc. It seems amazing when I talk to kids and they only ever know of City being great. I'm very much still of the enjoy it while it lasts variety. Only a matter of time before Typical City return!

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« Reply #25 on: November 03, 2021, 19:31:43 »
Blimey, hello Zacc. It seems amazing when I talk to kids and they only ever know of City being great. I'm very much still of the enjoy it while it lasts variety. Only a matter of time before Typical City return!

Agree Gav . I've been encouraging our grandson to support City (he's 5 now) and he's at the stage of enjoying the City songs/chants still.
His dad is old enough to be of the " enjoy while it lasts " too.

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« Reply #26 on: November 03, 2021, 20:52:49 »
I expect you're being subtle with some of the lyrics with him  :D

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Re: v Crystal Palace PL
« Reply #27 on: November 03, 2021, 20:59:48 »
lots older less wiser BBM ;)

Glad to hear Caz :*

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« Reply #28 on: November 22, 2021, 15:13:07 »
I expect you're being subtle with some of the lyrics with him  :D

No need so far. Amusingly when he was 2 we had a few interesting expletives learned from his father.
Amazing the alternatives his did came up with.   ;D

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« Reply #29 on: November 22, 2021, 21:11:40 »
There's a few songs from years ago that even I won't sing any more.