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Re: Dean Smith - Confirmed
« Reply #14685 on: October 13, 2021, 11:13:06 AM »
It looks like he has gone with the new 3 5 2 to shoehorn Tunzabe and Ings.
I think this is a mistake.

That's the spirit!

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Re: Dean Smith - Confirmed
« Reply #14686 on: October 13, 2021, 11:17:23 AM »
It looks like he has gone with the new 3 5 2 to shoehorn Tunzabe and Ings.
I think this is a mistake.

That's the spirit!
So you think he always wanted to play 3 -5-2 despite publicly saying he does not like the idea.

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Re: Dean Smith - Confirmed
« Reply #14687 on: October 15, 2021, 08:53:15 PM »
Wolves manager Lange on Dean Smith

"When you look at the games they did since the beginning of the season, you can see the way they play, so I know Deanís work since he was at Brentford, we played against him when I was at Sheffield Wednesday, so know his style, itís a little bit like ours.

He wants to play, he has three midfielders who try to link the ball, so itís going to be a good game for us, and I think the most important thing for both teams is to understand what they need to do when they have the ball to create problems for the opponent.Ē


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Re: Dean Smith - Confirmed
« Reply #14688 on: October 15, 2021, 11:14:49 PM »
Did anyone think Dean looked thoroughly pissed off throughout todayís press conference?

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Re: Dean Smith - Confirmed
« Reply #14689 on: October 16, 2021, 12:06:09 AM »
It looks like he has gone with the new 3 5 2 to shoehorn Tunzabe and Ings.
I think this is a mistake.

Agreed on Ings but it's a temporary fudge I reckon. He has spent a lot of money on Buendia, Bailey and Traore too, none of them fit in that system.

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Re: Dean Smith - Confirmed
« Reply #14690 on: October 16, 2021, 09:30:08 AM »
It looks like he has gone with the new 3 5 2 to shoehorn Tunzabe and Ings.
I think this is a mistake.

Agreed on Ings but it's a temporary fudge I reckon. He has spent a lot of money on Buendia, Bailey and Traore too, none of them fit in that system.

Disagree mate, as I feel all three could play a couple of positions in that formation.  They could play as an advanced midfielder with two defensive midfielders behind them or could play in a free role in the two up top with either Ings or Watkins.  Would especially like to see Bailey in that kind of role.

As for CL's point, not so sure about Tuanzebe, but definitely think part of the reason to moving to 3-5-2 was to have Watkins and Ings playing centrally without losing the three in midfield.

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Re: Dean Smith - Confirmed
« Reply #14691 on: October 16, 2021, 09:51:22 AM »
It looks like he has gone with the new 3 5 2 to shoehorn Tunzabe and Ings.
I think this is a mistake.

Agreed on Ings but it's a temporary fudge I reckon. He has spent a lot of money on Buendia, Bailey and Traore too, none of them fit in that system.

Disagree mate, as I feel all three could play a couple of positions in that formation.  They could play as an advanced midfielder with two defensive midfielders behind them or could play in a free role in the two up top with either Ings or Watkins.  Would especially like to see Bailey in that kind of role.

As for CL's point, not so sure about Tuanzebe, but definitely think part of the reason to moving to 3-5-2 was to have Watkins and Ings playing centrally without losing the three in midfield.
it seems like a lot of changes, or is he saying he canít play 4 3 3 now the idiot has gone?
I donít like 5 3 2 as our go to plan as when it isnít working I donít see Smith changing it.

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Re: Dean Smith - Confirmed
« Reply #14692 on: October 16, 2021, 05:02:22 PM »
Really really hope that last 10 minutes isn't his Moscow/Stoke 2009 moment and just a freak last 10 minutes.

Dosen't help himself at times. 10 minutes left, we're 2 up and he puts Young on instead of Hause? And then we defend two set pieces horribly and just throw away the game which even by our usual standards is awful.

Lose at Arsenal and suddenly the season will be going south and not a good time given the investment to have a two month winless run.

Not sure what it is with our mentality when we have a really good win in the season our form immediately starts to drop off straight after.

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Re: Dean Smith - Confirmed
« Reply #14693 on: October 16, 2021, 05:06:38 PM »
Absolute shambles. That result is purely on him. Shit tactics, shit organisation and shit subs. He can fuck off, useless.

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Re: Dean Smith - Confirmed
« Reply #14694 on: October 16, 2021, 05:07:55 PM »
Criminal. Pissed the points away.

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Re: Dean Smith - Confirmed
« Reply #14695 on: October 16, 2021, 05:08:05 PM »
Most people on here are too shocked at what just happened to even provide rational thought. That was a collapse as bad as one we have ever seen in recent years. From the moment we scored it was all them. It wasnít all the manager but once again the was out thought and out coached. Absolutely fucking embarrassing and especially so with one of the owners of the club in attendance.

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Re: Dean Smith - Confirmed
« Reply #14696 on: October 16, 2021, 05:08:12 PM »
That is up there with Bradford.

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Re: Dean Smith - Confirmed
« Reply #14697 on: October 16, 2021, 05:08:46 PM »
That was pure capitulation and if itís to be another losing streak then serious questions need asking. Canít see us beating arsenal. Knee jerk but if we donít learn from this then what is the point?

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Re: Dean Smith - Confirmed
« Reply #14698 on: October 16, 2021, 05:08:47 PM »
Smith Out.

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Re: Dean Smith - Confirmed
« Reply #14699 on: October 16, 2021, 05:09:25 PM »
He's not the Messiah, that's for sure.

 


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