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Re: Press-ing on regardless
« Reply #1 on: October 23, 2020, 11:23:02 PM »
A fair summary Dave.  We are just a bit doom-mongery.  Let's beat Southampton eh!

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Re: Press-ing on regardless
« Reply #2 on: October 23, 2020, 11:25:55 PM »
Done.

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Re: Press-ing on regardless
« Reply #3 on: October 24, 2020, 12:19:36 AM »
Results thus far not lived up to the Bielsa hype. Looked very good in most of their games Iíve seen this season.

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« Reply #4 on: October 24, 2020, 12:30:15 AM »
Results thus far not lived up to the Bielsa hype. Looked very good in most of their games Iíve seen this season.

Lost as many as they'd won.

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Re: Press-ing on regardless
« Reply #5 on: October 24, 2020, 03:39:12 AM »
Their game against Sheffield United was similar to this was for a hour, very even game which couldíve gone either way with Sheffield United having the better chances. Bamford scored in the last minute to win it. If itíd been 2-0 to Sheffield United theyíd have had no complaints.

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« Reply #6 on: October 24, 2020, 08:22:26 AM »
Good summary. I too am worried about our history streakiness - good runs followed by seemingly interminable and inexplicable bad runs.

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Re: Press-ing on regardless
« Reply #7 on: October 24, 2020, 01:12:03 PM »
Good read as always Dave. I just wondered whether you ever think history has a part in influencing a result.
Over the years Leeds are a team that doesn't mind playing at villa park.
I can recall more than one spanking at home. I seem to remember them bringing Greame Taylor's villa unbeaten run to an end at VP with a 2-1 defeat. We didn't beat them at home in the championship year even.

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« Reply #8 on: October 24, 2020, 01:13:47 PM »
Great read Dave.

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« Reply #10 on: October 25, 2020, 12:37:19 PM »
Results thus far not lived up to the Bielsa hype. Looked very good in most of their games Iíve seen this season.

Lost as many as they'd won.

Given the resources I'd argue it's remarkable that they can ever look as good as they did the other day.

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« Reply #11 on: October 25, 2020, 02:32:06 PM »
What we saw the other day is them looking good and strong and us playing our worst 35-45 minutes of the season. It happens and it creates a divide that is greater than it is. No different to us vs Liverpool, Man U vs Spurs, West Ham vs Wolves or Leicester, Man City vs Leicester. All this season where one side just hasn't performed and been battered. The defeat isn't what will define us. It's how we react.

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« Reply #12 on: October 26, 2020, 05:14:33 PM »
Looking forward to Press-ing on at your convenience and Press-ing on up the khyber.

 


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