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Author Topic: Douglas Luiz - Confirmed confirmed  (Read 83304 times)

Offline Demitri_C

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Re: Douglas Luiz - Confirmed confirmed
« Reply #825 on: November 26, 2019, 08:08:08 AM »
Good performance but I agree he gassed out towards then need and was a liability. Smith should have brought on marvellous. I'm pretty sure marvellous was rested for this weekend against manure as thag will be a tough game.

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Re: Douglas Luiz - Confirmed confirmed
« Reply #826 on: November 26, 2019, 08:29:03 AM »
I thought he was good for 70 minutes but looked fucked for the last 20. Not sure why Nakamaba didnt come on to replace him.

Smith is very poor on subs. Even on the few minutes he got, Lansbury made an impact. Why not bring him on 10 mins earlier . Both Luiz and McGinn could have been hooked around the 70 min mark without complaint .
Except we had a clean sheet, unlike the other times we have subbed and then conceded. Maybe a team request in order to keep the balance and concentrate

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Re: Douglas Luiz - Confirmed confirmed
« Reply #827 on: November 26, 2019, 10:12:37 AM »
Correct.  Just because you have subs doesn't mean you have to use them.  Luis played very well last night.  Yes, he got caught on the ball a few times but that's understandable as he tries to adjust to the pace of this league. He'll improve on that aspect quick enough. 

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Re: Douglas Luiz - Confirmed confirmed
« Reply #828 on: November 26, 2019, 10:25:17 AM »
Usual performance from him last night.  Very good at moving the ball and starting attacks, interspersed with the odd poor moment of being caught in possession, and being weak defensively.  Overall I like him though, he's got great quality.  I think Nakamba will come back in against Man U though, just not sure if he'll replace Luiz or Hourihane.

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Re: Douglas Luiz - Confirmed confirmed
« Reply #829 on: November 26, 2019, 10:44:51 AM »
Correct.  Just because you have subs doesn't mean you have to use them.  Luis played very well last night.  Yes, he got caught on the ball a few times but that's understandable as he tries to adjust to the pace of this league. He'll improve on that aspect quick enough. 

Thinking back, that's the same problem Petrov had when he first came here - he'd be a second or so behind the flow of the game much of the time and was obviously used to having more time on the ball in Scotland.

Luiz is a talented player, he'll adapt to that in time, but it's only, what, less than a dozen games into his career in the PL, he's going to need a bit of time yet.

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Re: Douglas Luiz - Confirmed confirmed
« Reply #830 on: November 26, 2019, 10:52:24 AM »
I thought he was absolute class in the 1st half, kept the whole thing ticking along nicely. Got caught a couple of times when they pressed early in the second half but in fairness a couple of the balls to him were hospital passes and a couple he got no shout from his teammates. He’s still adjusting but there was one ball over the defence to Grealish in the 1st half that was utterly brilliant.

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Re: Douglas Luiz - Confirmed confirmed
« Reply #831 on: November 26, 2019, 11:05:30 AM »
Correct.  Just because you have subs doesn't mean you have to use them.  Luis played very well last night.  Yes, he got caught on the ball a few times but that's understandable as he tries to adjust to the pace of this league. He'll improve on that aspect quick enough. 

Thinking back, that's the same problem Petrov had when he first came here - he'd be a second or so behind the flow of the game much of the time and was obviously used to having more time on the ball in Scotland.

Luiz is a talented player, he'll adapt to that in time, but it's only, what, less than a dozen games into his career in the PL, he's going to need a bit of time yet.

I agree, you can see the talent is there, and once he beds in properly he'll be a quality player. 

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Re: Douglas Luiz - Confirmed confirmed
« Reply #832 on: November 26, 2019, 11:42:38 AM »
The other thing I like about him is he's got a great eye for a shot.  Power and direction with a bit of whip.  A great skill.

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Re: Douglas Luiz - Confirmed confirmed
« Reply #833 on: December 05, 2019, 06:58:06 PM »
I like him and he played well last night,  but still not sure exactly what he is.

He’s not that great defensively, can be slow to get back on the right side of an attacker. I think he’s more of an 8 really.

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Re: Douglas Luiz - Confirmed confirmed
« Reply #834 on: December 06, 2019, 09:49:33 AM »
Correct.  Just because you have subs doesn't mean you have to use them.  Luis played very well last night.  Yes, he got caught on the ball a few times but that's understandable as he tries to adjust to the pace of this league. He'll improve on that aspect quick enough. 

Thinking back, that's the same problem Petrov had when he first came here - he'd be a second or so behind the flow of the game much of the time and was obviously used to having more time on the ball in Scotland.

Luiz is a talented player, he'll adapt to that in time, but it's only, what, less than a dozen games into his career in the PL, he's going to need a bit of time yet.

I agree, you can see the talent is there, and once he beds in properly he'll be a quality player. 

This. He'll get better and better for us. A classy player.

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Re: Douglas Luiz - Confirmed confirmed
« Reply #835 on: January 01, 2020, 09:37:48 PM »
Did well today. Very talented player.

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Re: Douglas Luiz - Confirmed confirmed
« Reply #836 on: January 01, 2020, 10:05:05 PM »
Best game for us by a long way today and still messed up two goals. Attitude like most of them was thoroughly transformed today compared to recent games. Got around the park a lot better too.

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Re: Douglas Luiz - Confirmed confirmed
« Reply #837 on: January 01, 2020, 11:18:46 PM »
He is going to be an excellent player. I think it’s forgotten sometimes that he is still very young (Callum O’Hare is just older) and therefore still very much learning, so some inconsistencies are to be expected. Probably our second most comfortable player with the ball behind Jack.

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Re: Douglas Luiz - Confirmed confirmed
« Reply #838 on: January 02, 2020, 01:13:13 AM »
Was very impressed today, controlled, disciplined, excellent pressing, good with the ball and supported The front men well, just a shame about his two chances.

Offline Aldridge Villa

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Re: Douglas Luiz - Confirmed confirmed
« Reply #839 on: January 02, 2020, 01:28:57 AM »
Big portion of humble pie consumed. Severely doubted his box to box fitness during the Southampton match but seemed well up to speed against Burnley. Keep it going Dougie!