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Author Topic: Aston Villa v Fulham - Pre Match Thread  (Read 3113 times)

Offline tomd2103

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Re: Aston Villa v Fulham - Pre Match Thread
« Reply #75 on: October 21, 2017, 12:39:10 PM »
It could be that Davis's last couple of performances will see him on the bench this afternoon. However, given the lack of service & support he's been given by his team mates of late, I think it'd be a bit of a slap in the face for the lad. I appreciate that a fully fit & firing Kod is a sure-fire starter, but he's been a shadow of the guy we saw before his injury; and his obvious frustration and lack of effort last Saturday hardly justifies his guaranteed starting place at present IMO. That said, Bruce is nothing less than consistent and predictable with his selection & (ahem) tactics, so I'm hardly expecting him to pick a side that looks to attack a Fulham team - that he will doubtless seek to nullify from the off.

I'm expecting a draw today, but I live in hope of being pleasantly surprised. UTV

Davis is pretty key though, as we don't have another player who can play as a target man. 

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Re: Aston Villa v Fulham - Pre Match Thread
« Reply #76 on: October 21, 2017, 02:02:47 PM »
It could be that Davis's last couple of performances will see him on the bench this afternoon. However, given the lack of service & support he's been given by his team mates of late, I think it'd be a bit of a slap in the face for the lad. I appreciate that a fully fit & firing Kod is a sure-fire starter, but he's been a shadow of the guy we saw before his injury; and his obvious frustration and lack of effort last Saturday hardly justifies his guaranteed starting place at present IMO. That said, Bruce is nothing less than consistent and predictable with his selection & (ahem) tactics, so I'm hardly expecting him to pick a side that looks to attack a Fulham team - that he will doubtless seek to nullify from the off.

I'm expecting a draw today, but I live in hope of being pleasantly surprised. UTV

Davis is pretty key though, as we don't have another player who can play as a target man. 

I agree Tom, but what we might think & what Bruce will do will probably be completely different. He's nothing if not decidedly predictable...

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Re: Aston Villa v Fulham - Pre Match Thread
« Reply #77 on: October 21, 2017, 02:03:54 PM »
Surprised hes dropped Davis.

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Re: Aston Villa v Fulham - Pre Match Thread
« Reply #78 on: October 21, 2017, 02:25:53 PM »
Surprised hes dropped Davis.
Last weeks performance was not down to Davis, if any one should be dropped Kodija.

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Re: Aston Villa v Fulham - Pre Match Thread
« Reply #79 on: October 21, 2017, 02:52:35 PM »
1-1 but hope for more.  Will go for Hogan to score off the bench to save our blushes :P