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Author Topic: Aston Villa 2-1 Fulham Post match thread  (Read 7663 times)

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Re: Aston Villa v Fulham Post-Match Thread
« Reply #30 on: October 21, 2017, 05:23:58 PM »
3 points. LWWWLW. Not all bad.

No shitty draws, hooray!

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Re: Aston Villa v Fulham Post-Match Thread
« Reply #31 on: October 21, 2017, 05:24:23 PM »
Chuffed with that.

First time Bruce has achieved the minimum standard (playoff spot) since he got here. We now need to stay there and pick points off the other top six teams.

Is he finally getting to grips with the team. Hope so.


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Re: Aston Villa v Fulham Post-Match Thread
« Reply #32 on: October 21, 2017, 05:26:53 PM »
To mount any sort of challenge we have to respond after a setback, because they will come, we won't sweep all before us so today's result was important. It stands us in good stead going into next weekends festivities.

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Re: Aston Villa 2-1 Fulham Post match thread
« Reply #33 on: October 21, 2017, 05:44:35 PM »
I thought we were good. The pressing high up was great to see. Fulham only broke on us a couple of times but nearly scored each time - teams that go hung ho against them will get caught out. You can see why they’re decent away from home.

Same side next week. Thought Onomah added some much needed craft playing between the lines. And Terry had a great game again.

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Re: Aston Villa 2-1 Fulham Post match thread
« Reply #34 on: October 21, 2017, 05:45:04 PM »
Just got back was a hard fought win Fulham ain’t a bad team at all.

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Re: Aston Villa 2-1 Fulham Post match thread
« Reply #35 on: October 21, 2017, 05:46:19 PM »
That was a bloody good game from 2 good teams. Fulham are the best we’ve played at home this season but we were worthy winners.
Well done!

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Re: Aston Villa 2-1 Fulham Post match thread
« Reply #36 on: October 21, 2017, 05:46:40 PM »
Thought we deserved it. Was worried at the start of the 2nd half as we seemed to drop 10 yards deeper like Wolves last week.

The 2nd goal coming at just the right time.
Thought Onomah worked immensely hard today and looks comfortable anywhere in the midfield.

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Re: Aston Villa 2-1 Fulham Post match thread
« Reply #37 on: October 21, 2017, 05:48:26 PM »
We won, but taking our best players off so early? Recipe for disaster. Can tell Bruce is used to managing little shit teams.

Really?

On the wind up I think.

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Re: Aston Villa 2-1 Fulham Post match thread
« Reply #38 on: October 21, 2017, 06:04:20 PM »

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Re: Aston Villa 2-1 Fulham Post match thread
« Reply #39 on: October 21, 2017, 06:04:52 PM »
It's great to be looking up towards the top of the table instead of down.  Well done to all concerned.

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Re: Aston Villa 2-1 Fulham Post match thread
« Reply #40 on: October 21, 2017, 06:10:17 PM »

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Re: Aston Villa 2-1 Fulham Post match thread
« Reply #41 on: October 21, 2017, 06:12:30 PM »
Much more positive performance with a quicker tempo. Onomah played very well and Johnstone made a couple of great save, but a below average performance from Snodgrass. Fulham will be around to top six so it's a good result. Roll on Sunday.

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Re: Aston Villa 2-1 Fulham Post match thread
« Reply #42 on: October 21, 2017, 06:26:17 PM »
That was an entertaining afternoon although as is Bruce's wont,  we spent the last 20 minutes sitting back.

Fulham are a good Championship side and it was much better than the hollow showing against them at Easter.

I think the formation helped and although I'm not a great fan and he gave away the free kick for their goal, I thought Whelan did well today. JT was very good especially when they pressed towards the end.

In the first half we pushed them back, created chances and largely prevented Sessegnon and Fredericks attacking down the flanks but much less so after the break, and we'd do better with more pace in the full backs.

However, we made the much clearer chances and for all their late pressure there was only the one real save from Johnstone, albeit a tremendous one.

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Re: Aston Villa 2-1 Fulham Post match thread
« Reply #43 on: October 21, 2017, 06:33:23 PM »
Well done all involved. Good to see us beating a decent side. Is JT a bit more loved yet? :-)

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Re: Aston Villa 2-1 Fulham Post match thread
« Reply #44 on: October 21, 2017, 06:34:45 PM »
Well done all involved. Good to see us beating a decent side. Is JT a bit more loved yet? :-)

When he nets the winner in the FA CUP final next May we may consider him to be alright