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Author Topic: John McGinn - signed (Captain)  (Read 697046 times)

Offline Risso

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Re: John McGinn - signed (Captain 2022/23)
« Reply #4650 on: March 27, 2023, 11:33:09 AM »
Yes we definitely need to increase the goals from all areas.

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Re: John McGinn - signed (Captain 2022/23)
« Reply #4651 on: March 27, 2023, 11:52:07 AM »
Yes we definitely need to increase the goals from all areas.

I think we're starting to see this happening, midfielders are actually appearing in the opposition box now as opposed to covering the full backs

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Re: John McGinn - signed (Captain 2022/23)
« Reply #4652 on: March 27, 2023, 11:55:22 AM »
Yes we definitely need to increase the goals from all areas.

Yep, though i think that's at odds with the manager's philosophy to be fair.

Martinez went up for a corner and the manager has been clear he doesn't want it happening again.

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Re: John McGinn - signed (Captain 2022/23)
« Reply #4653 on: March 27, 2023, 12:16:17 PM »
While we’re on the subject of McGinn scoring most of his international goals against “soft” opponents…..

I’m assuming these stats are correct….

https://twitter.com/lfcshaunjudge/status/1640058119991488515?s=46&t=fPyiXcae7CCzHj_x8UdphA

Offline PeterWithesShin

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Re: John McGinn - signed (Captain 2022/23)
« Reply #4654 on: March 27, 2023, 12:24:15 PM »
While we’re on the subject of McGinn scoring most of his international goals against “soft” opponents…..

I’m assuming these stats are correct….

https://twitter.com/lfcshaunjudge/status/1640058119991488515?s=46&t=fPyiXcae7CCzHj_x8UdphA

A number of his penalties were against the sides listed.

You can probably break down Messi's or Ronaldo's international goals and a very small number will be against top sides.
« Last Edit: March 27, 2023, 12:29:21 PM by PeterWithesShin »

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Re: John McGinn - signed (Captain 2022/23)
« Reply #4655 on: March 27, 2023, 12:31:37 PM »
While we’re on the subject of McGinn scoring most of his international goals against “soft” opponents…..

I’m assuming these stats are correct….

https://twitter.com/lfcshaunjudge/status/1640058119991488515?s=46&t=fPyiXcae7CCzHj_x8UdphA

A number of his penalties were against the sides listed.

You can probably break down Messis or Ronaldo's international goals and a very small number will be against top sides.

A quick look and you're right. Ronaldo's got 11 against Luxembourg, 7 against Lithuania, 6 against Andorra. His only "top tier" goals are:

Argentina - 1
Belgium - 3
France - 2
Germany - 1
Spain - 3

And he's never scored against England, the shit bastard.

That's the nature of international football these days I guess.

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Re: John McGinn - signed (Captain 2022/23)
« Reply #4656 on: March 27, 2023, 12:33:19 PM »
The commentator the other night said most of Booby Charlton's were against farmers and postmen, or words to that effect.

Offline PeterWithesShin

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Re: John McGinn - signed (Captain 2022/23)
« Reply #4657 on: March 27, 2023, 12:36:56 PM »
I think I remember a stat that Ronaldo has never scored a goal in the World Cup knock out stages.

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Re: John McGinn - signed (Captain 2022/23)
« Reply #4658 on: March 27, 2023, 12:44:10 PM »
While we’re on the subject of McGinn scoring most of his international goals against “soft” opponents…..

I’m assuming these stats are correct….

https://twitter.com/lfcshaunjudge/status/1640058119991488515?s=46&t=fPyiXcae7CCzHj_x8UdphA

A number of his penalties were against the sides listed.



Yeah, I asked him if he was counting some goals twice.

Offline Lastfootstamper

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Re: John McGinn - signed (Captain 2022/23)
« Reply #4659 on: March 27, 2023, 12:50:15 PM »
The commentator the other night said most of Booby Charlton's were against farmers and postmen, or words to that effect.


49 goals.
22 in friendlies.
16 the Home Championships*.
6 in other* qualifiers (5 against Luxembourg WC, 1 against Spain EC).
5 in tournaments (4WC, 1EC)

* There's an overlap of 3 goals when the HC was deemed a qualifying group.

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Re: John McGinn - signed (Captain 2022/23)
« Reply #4660 on: March 27, 2023, 12:54:13 PM »
*clears throat, waits for BE*

 :)

I'm saying nothing.

Ha ha, very good.
I've not followed but just skimmed through and seen this so I'm a bit nonplussed but YES or NO as the case may be. I'm working so you'll have to point me to it later. Ta! :-)

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Re: John McGinn - signed (Captain 2022/23)
« Reply #4661 on: March 27, 2023, 12:58:37 PM »
The commentator the other night said most of Booby Charlton's were against farmers and postmen, or words to that effect.


49 goals.
22 in friendlies.
16 the Home Championships*.
6 in other* qualifiers (5 against Luxembourg WC, 1 against Spain EC).
5 in tournaments (4WC, 1EC)

* There's an overlap of 3 goals when the HC was deemed a qualifying group.

Yup, I remember there being a lot of pant-wetting when Rooney broke Sir Booby's record about how it didn't mean anything due to the opponents Rooney scored against. From people assuming in the '60s every international match was the equivalent of a World Cup final.

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Re: John McGinn - signed (Captain 2022/23)
« Reply #4662 on: March 27, 2023, 01:01:17 PM »
That World Cup qualifiers one is eyebrow raising. 5 against Luxembourg, and that's it.

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Re: John McGinn - signed (Captain 2022/23)
« Reply #4663 on: March 27, 2023, 01:04:44 PM »
That World Cup qualifiers one is eyebrow raising. 5 against Luxembourg, and that's it.

In fairness to him we didn't play any for the 1966 or 1970 World Cups.

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Re: John McGinn - signed (Captain 2022/23)
« Reply #4664 on: March 27, 2023, 01:09:15 PM »
And his 4 hat-tricks came in friendlies we won 8-1 vs USA, 8-0 vs Mexico & 8-1 vs Switzerland, plus 3 of his Luxembourg goals came in a 9-0 win.

 


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