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Author Topic: Brighton - Aston Villa Post Match Thread  (Read 8353 times)

Offline sirlordbaltimore

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Re: Brighton - Aston Villa Post Match Thread
« Reply #45 on: January 18, 2020, 05:18:11 PM »

Thoughts on today.

VERY happy with a point given the circumstances.
The first half performance was as bad as i can remember.
Drinkwater was dreadful, slow, sloppy and completely off the pace.
I think bringing the young lad Vassilev on added some spark/life to our performance, as did Luiz.
Jack's goal (and Luiz's pass) were quality.
Maupay is a little shitbag.

Other than that the same problems and lack of quality were VERY apparent. But for today let's be happy we got something.

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Re: Brighton - Aston Villa Post Match Thread
« Reply #46 on: January 18, 2020, 05:19:36 PM »
I hope to God he doesn’t start with Drinkwater on Tuesday.

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Re: Brighton - Aston Villa Post Match Thread
« Reply #47 on: January 18, 2020, 05:20:42 PM »
I hope to God he doesn’t start with Drinkwater on Tuesday.

Totally agree, but I have a horrible feeling he will.

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Re: Brighton - Aston Villa Post Match Thread
« Reply #48 on: January 18, 2020, 05:20:46 PM »

Thoughts on today.

VERY happy with a point given the circumstances.
The first half performance was as bad as i can remember.
Drinkwater was dreadful, slow, sloppy and completely off the pace.
I think bringing the young lad Vassilev on added some spark/life to our performance, as did Luiz.
Jack's goal (and Luiz's pass) were quality.
Maupay is a little shitbag.

Other than that the same problems and lack of quality were VERY apparent. But for today let's be happy we got something.


Agree on Vassilev - made decent runs, made their defence do something.

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Re: Brighton - Aston Villa Post Match Thread
« Reply #49 on: January 18, 2020, 05:21:13 PM »
I hope to God he doesn’t start with Drinkwater on Tuesday.
I only had audio for the game.  Was he bad? Marvellous against Citeh bad?

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Re: Brighton - Aston Villa Post Match Thread
« Reply #50 on: January 18, 2020, 05:22:52 PM »

Thoughts on today.

VERY happy with a point given the circumstances.
The first half performance was as bad as i can remember.
Drinkwater was dreadful, slow, sloppy and completely off the pace.
I think bringing the young lad Vassilev on added some spark/life to our performance, as did Luiz.
Jack's goal (and Luiz's pass) were quality.
Maupay is a little shitbag.

Other than that the same problems and lack of quality were VERY apparent. But for today let's be happy we got something.


Fair summary.

I think having Vassilev in the middle, even though he clearly isn't really ready yet to my mind, at least gives us some normality in shape and helps others perform. I'd start with him on Tuesday to be honest and have Archer on the bench for when he tires. They won't be any less effective than El Ghazi as a striker and would allow Jack to play centrally with El Ghazi and Trezeguet wide.

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Re: Brighton - Aston Villa Post Match Thread
« Reply #51 on: January 18, 2020, 05:23:59 PM »

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Re: Brighton - Aston Villa Post Match Thread
« Reply #52 on: January 18, 2020, 05:25:16 PM »
I hope to God he doesn’t start with Drinkwater on Tuesday.

Douglas should be in in a creative role.

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Re: Brighton - Aston Villa Post Match Thread
« Reply #53 on: January 18, 2020, 05:26:27 PM »
I hope to God he doesn’t start with Drinkwater on Tuesday.

He must absolutely not play. Not fit, too slow and doesn't fancy the graft or fight required for this battle.

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Re: Brighton - Aston Villa Post Match Thread
« Reply #54 on: January 18, 2020, 05:30:06 PM »
Really hope Tyrone is ok.

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Re: Brighton - Aston Villa Post Match Thread
« Reply #55 on: January 18, 2020, 05:31:02 PM »
Anyone any idea what has happened Nakamba? in his early games, he looked very lively on his feet and comfortable on the ball. Now it seems as if he is stuck to the ground and the ball is an alien concept to his feet.

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Re: Brighton - Aston Villa Post Match Thread
« Reply #56 on: January 18, 2020, 05:31:53 PM »
I hope to God he doesn’t start with Drinkwater on Tuesday.
I only had audio for the game.  Was he bad? Marvellous against Citeh bad?

It's all about opinions but for yes, he was that bad. Again.

Got a yellow for a awful tackle and then crept about doing fuck all mainly. Whether he's just woefully off the pace or broken i don't know. But if you can't get a game at Burnley you aren't going to be up to much let's be honest.


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Re: Brighton - Aston Villa Post Match Thread
« Reply #57 on: January 18, 2020, 05:32:07 PM »

Thoughts on today.

VERY happy with a point given the circumstances.
The first half performance was as bad as i can remember.
Drinkwater was dreadful, slow, sloppy and completely off the pace.
I think bringing the young lad Vassilev on added some spark/life to our performance, as did Luiz.
Jack's goal (and Luiz's pass) were quality.
Maupay is a little shitbag.

Other than that the same problems and lack of quality were VERY apparent. But for today let's be happy we got something.


Agree on Vassilev - made decent runs, made their defence do something.

If no new striker, I would start h8m. If nothing else he knows how to play the position, or should do. Give him a go

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Re: Brighton - Aston Villa Post Match Thread
« Reply #58 on: January 18, 2020, 05:33:00 PM »
Anyone any idea what has happened Nakamba? in his early games, he looked very lively on his feet and comfortable on the ball. Now it seems as if he is stuck to the ground and the ball is an alien concept to his feet.
I think they're all bringing each other's level of play down.  There very little quality in midfield and so they get chopped and changed all the time too.

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Re: Brighton - Aston Villa Post Match Thread
« Reply #59 on: January 18, 2020, 05:33:00 PM »
I hope to God he doesn’t start with Drinkwater on Tuesday.
I only had audio for the game.  Was he bad? Marvellous against Citeh bad?

It's all about opinions but for yes, he was that bad. Again.

Got a yellow for a awful tackle and then crept about doing fuck all mainly. Whether he's just woefully off the pace or broken i don't know. But if you can't get a game at Burnley you aren't going to be up to much let's be honest.



He wasn't good but he made a couple of key interceptions. That shot though...