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Author Topic: Invincibles vs Forest post-match thread  (Read 5740 times)

Offline Matt Collins

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Re: Invincibles vs Forest post-match thread
« Reply #30 on: September 23, 2017, 07:42:26 PM »
Win is a win - hopefully that is Kodjia a long way from fitness because he was lazy for me, if he had showed a 10th of the work rate of adomah, Davis & Snodgrass we'd have been out of sight.

Great assist for Adomah goal mind :-)

It's funny how we see the game so differently.

I thought Kodija, whilst not back to 100%, was one of our best players.

Whelan, Snodgrass, and Onomah were poor.

Davis needs to do more for me. At the moment he 'flatters to deceive'.

Davis was good!

Kodjia erratic but dangerous at his best

Whelan irritates me with his decision taking.

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Re: Invincibles vs Forest post-match thread
« Reply #31 on: September 23, 2017, 07:43:34 PM »
Sam Johnstone is no golfer he sliced every kick

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Re: Invincibles vs Forest post-match thread
« Reply #32 on: September 23, 2017, 07:44:00 PM »
Daft game, not too much excitement but we scored because they cant defend, they scored because we fell asleep after half time and we scored another from a great free kick. We looked far more competent than Forest yet we still looked liked gifting them at least a point for a while. Delighted with the win but Elmohaddy is a liability, Onomah looked a liability when he came on and Whelan looked knackered with 15 to go. Was Jedinak on the bench?
Anyway, we move on.

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Re: Invincibles vs Forest post-match thread
« Reply #33 on: September 23, 2017, 07:44:17 PM »
Win is a win - hopefully that is Kodjia a long way from fitness because he was lazy for me, if he had showed a 10th of the work rate of adomah, Davis & Snodgrass we'd have been out of sight.

Great assist for Adomah goal mind :-)

It's funny how we see the game so differently.

I thought Kodija, whilst not back to 100%, was one of our best players.

Whelan, Snodgrass, and Onomah were poor.

Davis needs to do more for me. At the moment he 'flatters to deceive'.

I'd agree with your poor list :-)

Davis holds the ball up well but needs midfield runners if he is to do that properly, Whelan & Hourihane were sitting all game & never got within 30yds of Davis.

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Re: Invincibles vs Forest post-match thread
« Reply #34 on: September 23, 2017, 07:45:11 PM »

Offline manic-road

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Re: Invincibles vs Forest post-match thread
« Reply #35 on: September 23, 2017, 07:45:34 PM »
Sam Johnstone is no golfer he sliced every kick

I do like an exaggeration.

Offline Matt Collins

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Re: Invincibles vs Forest post-match thread
« Reply #36 on: September 23, 2017, 07:45:35 PM »
If you play with twin strikers and two wingers I think you need to keep your central midfielders quite deep

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Re: Invincibles vs Forest post-match thread
« Reply #37 on: September 23, 2017, 07:47:26 PM »
I sincerely hope he comes good, however (!) Snodgrass is barely recognisable  as the player he was a couple of years ago. Have we signed his shit twin brother by mistake?

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Re: Invincibles vs Forest post-match thread
« Reply #38 on: September 23, 2017, 07:47:45 PM »
A win is always welcomed but it was painful. As Stevie says it is what it is.

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Re: Invincibles vs Forest post-match thread
« Reply #39 on: September 23, 2017, 07:50:10 PM »
Whelan was terrible, I lost count of how many times he either got caught in possession or gave it away. Kodjia needs to get his head up and pass the ball, we would stretch teams even more if we played it round them. Adomah looked good every time he was on the ball.

We won but didn't play great, sign of Champions.

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Re: Invincibles vs Forest post-match thread
« Reply #40 on: September 23, 2017, 07:50:58 PM »
The Manager has just confirmed that Ross McCaramac is off to Melbourne on loan.

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Re: Invincibles vs Forest post-match thread
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Re: Invincibles vs Forest post-match thread
« Reply #42 on: September 23, 2017, 07:53:46 PM »
Daft game, not too much excitement but we scored because they cant defend, they scored because we fell asleep after half time and we scored another from a great free kick. We looked far more competent than Forest yet we still looked liked gifting them at least a point for a while. Delighted with the win but Elmohaddy is a liability, Onomah looked a liability when he came on and Whelan looked knackered with 15 to go. Was Jedinak on the bench?
Anyway, we move on.

If I had a penny for every time those 3 gave the ball away tonight, I'd have enough money to buy a packet of nibbles to go with my drink. Every cloud...

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Re: Invincibles vs Forest post-match thread
« Reply #43 on: September 23, 2017, 07:55:50 PM »
The Manager has just confirmed that Ross McCaramac is off to Melbourne on loan.

I take it that'll be the one in South Cambridgeshire?

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Re: Invincibles vs Forest post-match thread
« Reply #44 on: September 23, 2017, 07:57:26 PM »
Pleased with that.

We found a way to win is what I've been saying walking back and Ian Taylor echoed it just on WM.

First half we should have been out of sight, we pushed their full backs back and strangled territory and where they were having the ball.

Slow start second half and a very sloppy goal let their full backs give them some width. That said, they didn't create much and scored with their first shot, Chester being very poor with that, but we did seem architects of our own misfortune.

The goal wrestled back control and we got back to pinning them in. Yes they had a lot of the ball, but it was convictionless garbage.

Kodjia is a few games off fitness, lovely reverse ball, while Snoddgrass decision making was off, Davis a bit quiet and we are carrying a few, yet we found a way to win. And deservedly so, despite being poorer second half.

12 points from 6 since the Reading defeat. 10 goals and 3 clean sheets, 2 points per game. Some iffy performances like Brentford and some excellent and some mixed.

We have for far too long not won unless we were excellent. A steady hoovering of wins needs to supplement that.

Let's make sure we win the next two.