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Author Topic: Manchester City vs Aston Villa Post-Match Thread.  (Read 11323 times)

Offline The Edge

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Re: Manchester City vs Aston Villa Post-Match Thread.
« Reply #210 on: May 22, 2022, 09:45:28 PM »
I thought we were awesome for the first 70 minutes except for Watkins who must be replaced over the Summer. Chambers had his best game for us thus far and after a shaky start Olsen looked decent too.

The last 15 minutes was a disgrace and should never happen at this level.
This. Accurate.

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Re: Manchester City vs Aston Villa Post-Match Thread.
« Reply #211 on: May 22, 2022, 09:47:17 PM »
Some of the best limbs of the season too. Shame we didn't spoil the party.

Offline LeonW

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Re: Manchester City vs Aston Villa Post-Match Thread.
« Reply #212 on: May 22, 2022, 09:52:23 PM »
Most disappointingly we could have had the last laugh on Joe but we blew it.

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Re: Manchester City vs Aston Villa Post-Match Thread.
« Reply #213 on: May 22, 2022, 09:57:33 PM »
Our bench looked very weak.
I think letting El Ghazi and Trezeguet leave in January was a big mistake, I'd much rather see those on the bench especially El Ghazi than what we have

If you want somebody that generally shoots directly at the keeper we've plenty of those types.
Having him on the bench to take a penalty is another matter.

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Re: Manchester City vs Aston Villa Post-Match Thread.
« Reply #214 on: May 22, 2022, 10:00:09 PM »
Yeah, in the final few minutes I also though, ďwhat we really need here is Trezeguet and El GhaziĒ

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Re: Manchester City vs Aston Villa Post-Match Thread.
« Reply #215 on: May 22, 2022, 10:01:36 PM »
The historic significance of that game is that it might well have tilted the scales against the inevitability of Gerrard getting Klopp's job.  If we had won there today Gerrard's future at Anfield would have been cast in stone. Now, not so much.

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Re: Manchester City vs Aston Villa Post-Match Thread.
« Reply #216 on: May 22, 2022, 10:12:37 PM »
Iím sure Iíd love us to have their advantages and to have the best players in the world but it all seems so false. The usual empty seats filled with Chinese tourists with their half and half scarves.

Maybe Iím bitter after another season of empty promiseÖ..

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Re: Manchester City vs Aston Villa Post-Match Thread.
« Reply #217 on: May 22, 2022, 10:13:12 PM »
I thought we were awesome for the first 70 minutes except for Watkins who must be replaced over the Summer. Chambers had his best game for us thus far and after a shaky start Olsen looked decent too.

The last 15 minutes was a disgrace and should never happen at this level.
This. Accurate.

Disgrace? I'll tell you about the disgrace, the multi-millionaire Man City players who missed so many chances. We rightly complain about Watkins lack of technique but when De Bruyne and Co can't hit a cow's arse with a banjo despite what must have been double figure opportunities, I'll give the lads the praise they deserve. We defended well, we forced them to generally shoot from outside the box, we destroyed their confidence.

Simply put, it was one of their worst performances of the season and it was us that made them play like that.

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Re: Manchester City vs Aston Villa Post-Match Thread.
« Reply #218 on: May 22, 2022, 10:17:07 PM »
Memo to the commercial team. Navy blue kits donít work for us. Cheers.

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Re: Manchester City vs Aston Villa Post-Match Thread.
« Reply #219 on: May 22, 2022, 10:28:22 PM »
Luiz was shocking for the third goal, didn't want to go for that ball. I think Martinez deals with Sterlings cross and also saves the second. Some terrible defending from Cash for two goals. Buendia nutmegged for one of them.

Watkins obviously missed big chances but the highlights show him bullying City defenders too. Be careful what you wish for maybe

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Re: Manchester City vs Aston Villa Post-Match Thread.
« Reply #220 on: May 22, 2022, 10:29:38 PM »
I really don't understand some of the comments on here today.  Am I disappointed by the turn around? - of course.  Am I surprised ? - no.  Partly yes because we are Aston Villa but surely everyone of knew that if City got one they would get two or more.  Its fine margins.  There are people ranting about Cash who was a fraction of getting a head to thst first, rants about Watkins and want him gone and yet he's scored more consistently than anyone else at the club over the last two seasons and has a record that compares well with strikers in teams many places higher in the league.  The almost end of the tether dismissal of Gerrard is also baffling.  This was one of the best teams in the country and we went toe to toe with them.  I'm disappointed we lost but I've felt a hell of a lot worse in the last 10 years about our prospects for next season.  Let's give Gerrard his pre season and new signings and the  judge but for now I'm not giving up.
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Re: Manchester City vs Aston Villa Post-Match Thread.
« Reply #221 on: May 22, 2022, 10:30:54 PM »
Bit harsh on Cash, they create overload and get the ball into positions to be attacked, I canít think what Cash can do about either of the goals other than grow a foot or two.

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Re: Manchester City vs Aston Villa Post-Match Thread.
« Reply #222 on: May 22, 2022, 10:32:17 PM »
Memo to the commercial team. Navy blue kits donít work for us. Cheers.




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Re: Manchester City vs Aston Villa Post-Match Thread.
« Reply #223 on: May 22, 2022, 10:35:40 PM »
Same goes for SJM. He was obviously tasked with taking care of Foden, one of their top players. No wonder he looked shagged on 80 minutes, blowing out his big arse. Fortunately there aren't too many Foden type players in the PL. Rather him than me.

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Re: Manchester City vs Aston Villa Post-Match Thread.
« Reply #224 on: May 22, 2022, 10:36:58 PM »
Have to say, Foden was absolutely brilliant, what a player.

 


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