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Author Topic: Aston Villa v Spurs Post Match Thread  (Read 25008 times)

Offline Scovilla

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Re: Aston Villa v Spurs Post Match Thread
« Reply #60 on: February 16, 2020, 04:21:54 PM »
To be honest I shit myself every time the ball comes in our half never mind the box.

So do I. Why the fuck do I like football?


Offline garyshawsknee

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Re: Aston Villa v Spurs Post Match Thread
« Reply #61 on: February 16, 2020, 04:22:00 PM »
Architects of our own downfall again. Draw was a deserved result, really played well in large chunks of the game. 3 centre backs all have errors in them which are costing us. Trezeguet needs a talking to for being a greedy shit also. Thought Luiz was superb and Samatta very promising.

Offline LukeJames

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Re: Aston Villa v Spurs Post Match Thread
« Reply #62 on: February 16, 2020, 04:22:04 PM »
I dont think Ive felt such a collective deflation on leaving VP for a long long time. It did feel like the type of game that relegated teams would lose.

For 25 minutes we played as well as we have all season and should of been 3 up, but our habit of conceeding sloopy goals came back to haunt us.

Its a hard one to take, we absolutely have to win next week.

Offline Toronto Villa

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Re: Aston Villa v Spurs Post Match Thread
« Reply #63 on: February 16, 2020, 04:24:50 PM »
Didnít deserve that.

I'm sorry but we absolutely did. We didn't take our chances. We gifted them lots and lots before the winner. Reina stood on his fucking head all game to deny them. We were beaten for being precisely who and what we are and have been all season long.

Reina was amazing today.. and he let up 3 goals. That says a lot.

We are cursed.

We're not cursed. We're just not very good at all.

Offline Big Ming

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Re: Aston Villa v Spurs Post Match Thread
« Reply #64 on: February 16, 2020, 04:25:51 PM »
Think we will probably go down, mainly because of our ability to shoot ourselves in both feet with sickening regularity and our inability to use the full extent of our financial muscle thanks to FFP.

Consolations?  Jack will set a new British transfer record by a mile and that, together with the parachute payments should mean we can assemble a serious Premier League squad which will stroll the Championship.

Offline KevinGage

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Re: Aston Villa v Spurs Post Match Thread
« Reply #65 on: February 16, 2020, 04:26:30 PM »
We needed another Heaton-type signing at centre half and defensive mid.  Two proven performers at this level.  By all means experiment with some of the other positions if the budget or wage bill is tight.

Get the centre half pairing right in any league and you are halfway there. We've never looked solid there all season and are too easy to play through.

We need to score about three or four goals to win a match.

Offline AlexAlexCropley

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Re: Aston Villa v Spurs Post Match Thread
« Reply #66 on: February 16, 2020, 04:26:32 PM »
Didnít deserve that.

I'm sorry but we absolutely did. We didn't take our chances. We gifted them lots and lots before the winner. Reina stood on his fucking head all game to deny them. We were beaten for being precisely who and what we are and have been all season long.

Reina was amazing today.. and he let up 3 goals. That says a lot.

We are cursed.

We're not cursed. We're just not very good at all.
Jeez, give it a rest

Offline aj2k77

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Re: Aston Villa v Spurs Post Match Thread
« Reply #67 on: February 16, 2020, 04:27:09 PM »
Smiths approach to the season has been shit. The openness of our game, all 90+ minutes, week in week out. Really poor stuff. Really naive stuff.

Offline Three Spires Villa

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Re: Aston Villa v Spurs Post Match Thread
« Reply #68 on: February 16, 2020, 04:27:36 PM »
FFS!!!! Angry & upset in equal measure, that was a killer

Offline London Villan

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Re: Aston Villa v Spurs Post Match Thread
« Reply #69 on: February 16, 2020, 04:28:51 PM »
We needed another Heaton-type signing at centre half and defensive mid.  Two proven performers at this level.  By all means experiment with some of the other positions if the budget or wage bill is tight.

Get the centre half pairing right in any league and you are halfway there. We've never looked solid there all season and are too easy to play through.

We need to score about three or four goals to win a match.

Weíve needed them since August.

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Re: Aston Villa v Spurs Post Match Thread
« Reply #70 on: February 16, 2020, 04:29:10 PM »
It's gonna be a case of other teams being shifter than us, rather than us doing the job ourselves.

Offline villadelph

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Re: Aston Villa v Spurs Post Match Thread
« Reply #71 on: February 16, 2020, 04:29:22 PM »
Smiths approach to the season has been shit. The openness of our game, all 90+ minutes, week in week out. Really poor stuff. Really naive stuff.

The Samatta/Baston substitution had me scratching my head a little. Thought Elmo couldíve done a job.. idk.

Offline Three Spires Villa

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Re: Aston Villa v Spurs Post Match Thread
« Reply #72 on: February 16, 2020, 04:30:02 PM »
Didnít deserve that.

I'm sorry but we absolutely did. We didn't take our chances. We gifted them lots and lots before the winner. Reina stood on his fucking head all game to deny them. We were beaten for being precisely who and what we are and have been all season long.

Reina was amazing today.. and he let up 3 goals. That says a lot.

We are cursed.

We're not cursed. We're just not very good at all.
Jeez, give it a rest

What has been said thatís wrong??

Offline BC54 VFC

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Re: Aston Villa v Spurs Post Match Thread
« Reply #73 on: February 16, 2020, 04:31:12 PM »
Thought the back three did so much better today without 'Billy big bollocks' Mings.

Offline pauliewalnuts

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Re: Aston Villa v Spurs Post Match Thread
« Reply #74 on: February 16, 2020, 04:31:15 PM »
Smiths approach to the season has been shit. The openness of our game, all 90+ minutes, week in week out. Really poor stuff. Really naive stuff.

Makes baffling selections (who in their right mind picks up and then repeatedly picks a player who is clearly nowhere near fit and then gives him a relegation fight to get fit).

Game management is non existent.

ĎTacticsí seem to consist of conceding midfield most matches.

Doesnít make glaringly obvious substitutions until far too late.

Nice bloke, but I fear the Wembley trip is going to mask what has been an inept showing from the manager since day one.

 


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