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Author Topic: Aston Villa vs Everton Pre-Match Thread  (Read 12003 times)

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Re: Aston Villa vs Everton Pre-Match Thread
« Reply #30 on: August 19, 2019, 03:15:48 PM »
I think Trezeguet, finishing apart, has been our most impressive attacking player so far. I certainly wouldn't be dropping him.

Agreed.

Not really fancying this game. Just feel like we are destined to have an horrific start. A draw wouldn't be a disaster.

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Re: Aston Villa vs Everton Pre-Match Thread
« Reply #31 on: August 19, 2019, 03:22:47 PM »
We will win this.

2-1 us.

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Re: Aston Villa vs Everton Pre-Match Thread
« Reply #32 on: August 19, 2019, 03:25:13 PM »
I would feel happier seeing a central three of Conor, Luiz and SJM with Grealish left for this one. I'd love to play with Jack Central instead of Conor eventually, but until the team have gelled I think that makes us a bit loose.

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Re: Aston Villa vs Everton Pre-Match Thread
« Reply #33 on: August 19, 2019, 03:31:39 PM »
Can't see anything but a loss here, sorry. I wanted to think we'd pick up points from this one, but my expectations have really taken a massive dent after the weekend.

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Re: Aston Villa vs Everton Pre-Match Thread
« Reply #34 on: August 19, 2019, 03:50:50 PM »
Also flying in for this one - got a strange feeling we will win under the lights. If not it will be a long and painful journey home!!

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Re: Aston Villa vs Everton Pre-Match Thread
« Reply #35 on: August 19, 2019, 04:13:47 PM »
Thanks to the generosity of UKR I'm able to attend this match.

Going back to my tried and trusted D 1-1 from the latter end of last season.

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Re: Aston Villa vs Everton Pre-Match Thread
« Reply #36 on: August 19, 2019, 04:15:11 PM »
Everton haven't conceded yet have they? Can't see us winning. 2-2 draw.

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Re: Aston Villa vs Everton Pre-Match Thread
« Reply #37 on: August 19, 2019, 04:40:44 PM »
Thanks to the generosity of UKR I'm able to attend this match.


If Villa had won the first two games, no way would i have risked allowing Leeg into the stadium.

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Re: Aston Villa vs Everton Pre-Match Thread
« Reply #38 on: August 19, 2019, 05:06:09 PM »
Surely the intended 'continuity' effect of playing Taylor and Elmo as full backs has lapsed now? Expect to see Fred and Targett pushing forward on either side. It means Mingles and Doug will need to cover all breaks in the centre; I hope they can.
Last chance for the Trez/Wes/AEG front 3 to prove they should remain first choice.
Trouble is, I can't really see who you replace them with.  Jota hasn't impressed me one little bit in his sub appearances, and Davis isn't ready to be our number one striker.  Those three basically pick themselves.
"Last chance"? - a little melodramatic, perhaps.
Risso, I'd say the answer lies not in replacing people per se but more about how we set up.
I think Brontebilly has got it right with:
-----------------Heaton
Guilbert, Engels, Mings, Targett
-------------Luiz, Hourihane
---- Trez, Grealish, McGinn
----------------Wes
... although I've taken Jota out and put in Trezeguet. I just think this looks more secure.
When he's ready, I'd see Hourihane being replaced for some games by Marvelous, because one thing I've taken from the first two games is that we need more physically-imposing players.

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Re: Aston Villa vs Everton Pre-Match Thread
« Reply #39 on: August 19, 2019, 05:06:51 PM »
I'd go

              Heaton
Elmo  Engles  Mings  Targett
               Luiz
      McGinn  Hourahane
Trezeguet             Grealish
               Wesley

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Re: Aston Villa vs Everton Pre-Match Thread
« Reply #40 on: August 19, 2019, 05:33:11 PM »
We really could do with a positive result here.

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Re: Aston Villa vs Everton Pre-Match Thread
« Reply #41 on: August 19, 2019, 05:39:22 PM »
Well Everton are a great exponent of attacking full-backs . Digne in particular is real menace at delivery and is a great attacking threat with decent set pieces and crossing ability. He's a real contrast to Taylor.
They have their own Brazilian forward Richarlison who can be a real handful

Everton have not conceded in the 2 matches played this season Mina and Keane as central defence and Pickford in goal are all quality . This could be a real task for Wesley to get much from this defence and I have to hope rather than believe that he can score. Or at least be something of a challenge to them

I feel Smith will play the same line up  but perhaps get Marvelous and Guilbert in the squad.
Everton haven't looked prolific in front of goal (though have striker moise kean who is lively looking to come in)
Villa have shown good football and we have created many chances. I'm hoping , for a match without any big mistake errors, and that we can take a winning chance and push out a score of 1-0 
Heaton man of the match.
Trezeguet to score.



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Re: Aston Villa vs Everton Pre-Match Thread
« Reply #42 on: August 19, 2019, 07:56:16 PM »
Everton haven't conceded yet have they? Can't see us winning. 2-2 draw.

Going back to start of March think they've kept 8 clean sheets from last 12 games.

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Re: Aston Villa vs Everton Pre-Match Thread
« Reply #43 on: August 19, 2019, 08:45:17 PM »
Just seen on the sky promo image itís a return for Delph. Good reception for him???

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Re: Aston Villa vs Everton Pre-Match Thread
« Reply #44 on: August 19, 2019, 08:47:22 PM »
Just seen on the sky promo image itís a return for Delph. Good reception for him???

Just ignore the fucker.