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Author Topic: How can Lambert get it right?  (Read 19884 times)

Offline N'ZMAV

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How can Lambert get it right?
« on: December 27, 2012, 12:20:52 PM »
What do you reckon?

Offline JUAN PABLO

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Re: How can Lambert get it right?
« Reply #1 on: December 27, 2012, 12:34:22 PM »
Talk more clearly to the players .  I cant understand him neither .

Offline Rip Van We Go Again

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Re: How can Lambert get it right?
« Reply #2 on: December 27, 2012, 12:34:49 PM »
It's been said ad nauseum, but signing some experience might help.

Two midfielders
Striker
Two defenders

Getting any quality here will be the hardest part, also, we don't even know if Lambert will take that line, he might well sign more youngsters from divisions below.

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Re: How can Lambert get it right?
« Reply #3 on: December 27, 2012, 12:35:20 PM »
Talk more clearly to the players .  I cant understand him neither .
He mumbles like some kind of Scottish Don Corlene.

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Re: How can Lambert get it right?
« Reply #4 on: December 27, 2012, 12:41:52 PM »
What has he ever done to make you treat him so disrespectfully?

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Re: How can Lambert get it right?
« Reply #5 on: December 27, 2012, 12:45:53 PM »
I agree with the clarity of communication issue.   I share the same first language with him and find him extremely hard to follow so what it must be like for a French or Arabic or German speaker it is hard to imagine.

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Re: How can Lambert get it right?
« Reply #6 on: December 27, 2012, 12:46:58 PM »
He needs to plan things better.

Both games we've unraveleld because things haven't turned out how we expected them to and the players haven't had the experience to change things on the pitch.  If we're going with youth we need to tell them explicitly how to react to things.

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Re: How can Lambert get it right?
« Reply #7 on: December 27, 2012, 12:51:19 PM »
But some decent players this January instead of Lidl quality lower league cheapness.

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Re: How can Lambert get it right?
« Reply #8 on: December 27, 2012, 12:54:14 PM »
Add some experienced players to the squad so the youth can develop.

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Re: How can Lambert get it right?
« Reply #9 on: December 27, 2012, 12:58:22 PM »
It's annoying because up until the Chelsea debacle, we were slowly looking at getting it right on the pitch. After the little run of clean sheets we had and the win in the Cup and at Liverpool, losing 8-0 in the next match was unthinkable.

I don't think he's been helped by not being able to pick a settled back line. Whenever Baker starts to look the part, he picks up a knock. Vlaar took a few games to settle then started to look good then he got injured. Bennett got suspended then injured and he's had to use Lowton as a centre half when it's not his position. He's also not helped himself by leaving better players on the bench.

It'll be an interesting January but i think we can all agree a bit of expereince in the middle of the pitch is a priority and the way Baker keeps picking up knocks, possibly another centre half is needed.


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Re: How can Lambert get it right?
« Reply #10 on: December 27, 2012, 12:58:39 PM »
We need to be more street wise. Experience will bring this.

We need to find a formation and stick to it. Using our best players with a mix of experience and the better of the youth we've signed.

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Re: How can Lambert get it right?
« Reply #11 on: December 27, 2012, 01:04:25 PM »
I agree with the clarity of communication issue.   I share the same first language with him and find him extremely hard to follow so what it must be like for a French or Arabic or German speaker it is hard to imagine.

I'm sure when he is not being polite in front of TV cameras he makes his points extremely clear! Even if they can't understand the Glaswegian they will know what he wants them to do, and will know when he is unhappy with the things they do.

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Re: How can Lambert get it right?
« Reply #12 on: December 27, 2012, 01:11:24 PM »
A proper 5 in midfield would be a start.

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Re: How can Lambert get it right?
« Reply #13 on: December 27, 2012, 01:16:06 PM »
Get Lampard or Parker in on loan till end of the season. However the worry is that Harry will get one or both of them.

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Re: How can Lambert get it right?
« Reply #14 on: December 27, 2012, 01:36:41 PM »
Back to basics in January. Make us defensive, a tight unit, stop conceding goals. If you don't concede, you don't lose. And the physios have got to get some of these players off the treatment table.