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Author Topic: Chelsea 2-1 Aston Villa post match thread  (Read 8853 times)

Offline TonyD

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Re: Chelsea 2-1 Aston Villa post match thread
« Reply #60 on: December 04, 2019, 09:35:22 PM »
I love DS but his game management worries me at times.
There isnít any.
It is getting a bit repetitive.
He canít or wonít do the basics when it comes to subs.  Big big worry.

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Re: Chelsea 2-1 Aston Villa post match thread
« Reply #61 on: December 04, 2019, 09:35:23 PM »
I'm aware that you're not the manager, but what would you have done? Kodjia for Wesley maybe, but what else?
That says as much about the quality of our squad as it does about Smith.

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Re: Chelsea 2-1 Aston Villa post match thread
« Reply #62 on: December 04, 2019, 09:35:43 PM »
It was obvious that we were getting done down the left and Conor was not offering any protection to Target who was all over the place.
So what does Smith do to correct the situation? Fuck all which sadly is typical of his lack of game management.
Do we really have no other option than to persist with Weseley?
Again piss poor by our management.


He changed Conor for Doug? And no we don't have any other option. Bit harsh.

They were very good. We competed against a midfield of Kante, Kovacic, Mount and Pulisic who were all excellent, and got done down the sides.

I thought Konsa played well, loads of blocks.

But yeah Heaton motm says it all.

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Re: Chelsea 2-1 Aston Villa post match thread
« Reply #63 on: December 04, 2019, 09:35:53 PM »
It was obvious that we were getting done down the left and Conor was not offering any protection to Target who was all over the place.
So what does Smith do to correct the situation? Fuck all which sadly is typical of his lack of game management.
Do we really have no other option than to persist with Weseley?
Again piss poor by our management.


Errrrr he took Connor off and changed it around, which is when we looked better.

Half time was when to make th exchange, not after theyíd gone 2-1 up.
Exactly, stable horse door bolted locking

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Re: Chelsea 2-1 Aston Villa post match thread
« Reply #64 on: December 04, 2019, 09:36:40 PM »
Look at their line-up compared to ours. They've won leagues cups and champions league.. We've just been promoted.

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Re: Chelsea 2-1 Aston Villa post match thread
« Reply #65 on: December 04, 2019, 09:36:41 PM »
What worries me is that whenever Grealish either isnít playing or not on song (Chelsea marked him out of the game tonight), we resemble a pub team with no fluency or quality.
Pluses - McGinnís most active game in recent weeks, but with no end product.
Heaton - quality
Negs - CBs. Konsa had a mare tonight and Engels needs to come straight back in. Mings still has a mistake in him every game.
Wesley. Showing effort, but rarely where he should be on the pitch. Compare his play tonight to Tammyís.

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Re: Chelsea 2-1 Aston Villa post match thread
« Reply #66 on: December 04, 2019, 09:36:44 PM »
Chelsea were very good at cutting off space tonight. Two players on Grealish most of the time, pushing our forward play right to the touchline. That takes a lot of fitness and a heck of a lot of discipline and experience. Although we were shit tonight, it was a little like a Championship team finding themselves playing in a Champions League tie. We've got one, maybe two players who could hold their own against your Pulisics and Kantes.

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Re: Chelsea 2-1 Aston Villa post match thread
« Reply #67 on: December 04, 2019, 09:36:52 PM »
Fuming at Conor and Targett stood there watching while the Chelsea player just stands over the ball before the second goal.

Bit of a miracle it was only 2-1.

Won't be any easier Sunday, I think Leicester are more dangerous than Chelsea.

Drop Konsa for Engels for a start. Tyrone hardly covered himself in glory tonight. If he relaxes any more, he'll be asleep.

Tom Heaton was superb. That's about it IMO.

Offline RichardBatchelor

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Re: Chelsea 2-1 Aston Villa post match thread
« Reply #68 on: December 04, 2019, 09:37:22 PM »
Chelsea (horrible club though it is) were excellent and stopped what threat we had. Move on.

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Re: Chelsea 2-1 Aston Villa post match thread
« Reply #69 on: December 04, 2019, 09:37:40 PM »
I know I am biased and have already posted this on the Wesley thread but Cam would offer far, far more than Wes.

Offline LukeJames

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Re: Chelsea 2-1 Aston Villa post match thread
« Reply #70 on: December 04, 2019, 09:38:34 PM »
The thing that pissee me off the most was the lack of effort to blockbthe balls into the box for both goals, it was the same for Liverpools equaliser at VP,  stood there watching, no pressure at all.

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Re: Chelsea 2-1 Aston Villa post match thread
« Reply #71 on: December 04, 2019, 09:38:40 PM »
Willian was outstanding for them tonight.  We just couldn't live with his movement and overall quality.

Offline BoVillan esq

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Re: Chelsea 2-1 Aston Villa post match thread
« Reply #72 on: December 04, 2019, 09:39:13 PM »
Fuming at Conor and Targett stood there watching while the Chelsea player just stands over the ball before the second goal.

Bit of a miracle it was only 2-1.

Won't be any easier Sunday, I think Leicester are more dangerous than Chelsea.

Drop Konsa for Engels for a start. Tyrone hardly covered himself in glory tonight. If he relaxes any more, he'll be asleep.

Tom Heaton was superb. That's about it IMO.

Agree, of the last few games, Man U, Chelsea, its the Leicester game that plain scary.

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Re: Chelsea 2-1 Aston Villa post match thread
« Reply #73 on: December 04, 2019, 09:39:23 PM »
Mingsí general apathy for the first 60 mins seemed to rub off on the rest of the team. They need to sharpen up, we arenít good enough to coast.

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Re: Chelsea 2-1 Aston Villa post match thread
« Reply #74 on: December 04, 2019, 09:40:13 PM »
Grealish wide left? Thats where Bruce wasted him.

Yeh that shit has to stop too. I donít mind him drifting out there but heís not remotely as dangerous as he is in the middle.

 


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