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han2503
Posted on: Oct 23 2020, 08:10 AM


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QUOTE (X-Offender @ Oct 22 2020, 10:51 PM) *
I meant Spezia.

And I don't think I'm nitpicking. I'm not saying we should play extraordinary football cos we don't have the right players to do so, but just to keep up the momentum for the whole match. We shouldn't doze off like this cos then it becomes a bad habit, not to mention it doesn't bode well in terms of mentality improvement.

We need to be continuously aggressive, something we did really well after the lockdown last season.

Sure, but fatigue would not allow your legs to keep to that kind of pressing. That will come as we regain fitness levels as they were post lockdown imo
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Posted on: Oct 22 2020, 10:23 PM


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QUOTE (X-Offender @ Oct 22 2020, 10:03 PM) *
Nah, even before Kessie got off. We reentered the pitch with a different mentality, like the game was won so we just had to sit tight and fend off their meager attacks, when in reality Lenon's change of formation and Celtic's grit truly put us under pressure.

And no, it wasn't just this game or the Inter game. Aside from SPAL where we were 0-0 at half time, in nearly every other game we've let this happen. Bologna, Bodo, Crotone, Rio Ave, it's been the same to some degree or another.

SPAL? We haven't played them yet have we?

I think you're nit-picking a bit here to not let yourself buy into this too much because we've been burned a lot in the past.

Yes, today we took the 2nd half a bit too lightly, but imo, we only came under pressure once Kessie came off, not before then, we were still relatively comfortable for the first 15 minutes or so of the half, and aside from 2 plays, we were never really pressured seriously.

Let's just enjoy this, yes there still needs to be improvement, I think the games we played at the end of last season were more fluid and we had better fitness levels, all things we can achieve as the season progresses. If we get to that level we can beat any team, as we demonstrated just 2 months ago.

The fact the we have so many things to be excited about in this team, especially all the young players who are all showing their quality

QUOTE (X-Offender @ Oct 22 2020, 10:06 PM) *
Indeed. Krunic is such a mediocre player. Tonight he looked half decent inn the first half cos Celtic were truly sh*t, but he has no place to start games in the Serie A, especially as trequartista.

Dalot looked pretty average as well. I liked him defensively, but for a fullback he looked like another Conti, maybe even worse.

Agreed re Krunic. He's just average. Plus he made some really bad errors in that 2nd half

Tonali also needs to improve imo. He's taking too long on the ball. He needs to be quicker and be more accurate with his passing.

I actually liked Dalot, Celtic were double teaming us heavily on the wings, they did their homework re how we use our FBs. Theo rarely managed to break free as well. Plus this is his first game. That being said, if he doesn't impress, we simply send him back to Man U, no harm, no foul
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Posted on: Oct 22 2020, 09:58 PM


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I have a bad feeling Pioli is going to play Krunic against Roma


I really hope I'm wrong here, Celtic is at the right level where he can look half decent, but against Roma he won't cut it. Diaz should be playing instead of Hakan
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QUOTE (X-Offender @ Oct 22 2020, 09:28 PM) *
As in nearly every game this season thus far, we simply stop playing in the second half.

Yeah, we relaxed, but I don't agree that we've stopped playing in all our 2nd halves. Aside from the Inter game, where we were under pressure but did not concede in the 2nd half, the other games we've played were all balanced in terms of how we play both halves (Maybe you have a case with the Rio Ave game as well where we were dead tired by the 2nd half).

You also have to factor in fatigue setting in as the game goes on. We've played the most games so far compared to the other Serie A teams, in a very compressed period of time. It's going to take effect

That being said, today we definitely took our feet off the gas around the 60th minute mark, especially when Kessie came off, he's our anchor in that midfield and Bennacer didn't come on strong. I think they felt they could cruise the rest of the game given how poor Celtic were
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Good first half, Krunic is in the centre, which imo is his natural position.


I'd personally swap in Hauge for Krunic and Leao for Ibra in the 2nd half, we need to look ahead to Roma.
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Posted on: Oct 22 2020, 08:52 PM


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QUOTE (Danny @ Oct 22 2020, 03:36 PM) *
tbf City were banned from Europe, until they got it overturned. And it was overturned by a higher court than UEFA so it's not like they chose that.

I get your point, but if you let the likes of City and PSG just spend what they want to, football will lose what little soul it has left and it will be literally about buying success and, player prices, already f*cking insane, will rise so madly as to devalue money so badly that currency may well get affected.

For goodness sake FFP is what stopped City signing Messi for 750M.



Aren't you just advocating another evil to replace UEFA?

But don't they already do that?

PSG, City, Real have all the leverage because they have unlimited money. FFP handicaps clubs even more. I just think it's BS, It is absolutely not a fair system, PSG and City have used loopholes to get around the rules, and not all clubs can do that. FFP has basically created a monopoly between 6 clubs or so. The CL has lost it's excitement because of it. I think player prices will start to go down, you can already see it happening this summer. The only club that went crazy was Chelsea, probably because they didn't make any transfers last summer because of their ban.
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Posted on: Oct 22 2020, 12:13 PM


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QUOTE (Forza Milan! @ Oct 21 2020, 11:00 PM) *
We may be involved but I am not sure. Either way, I am not convinced this is a great idea. While CL has been dominated by a short list of teams, it is good to see the occasional "outsider" making it to the final stages of the competition. If we have a competition with the same teams, it may be interesting for a few years, but after a while it may lose much of its appeal.

Meh, I think clubs should push for it.

It will render UEFA powerless. Their FFP BS is getting on people's nerves big time, especially when teams like City and PSG keep escaping punishment, while others have to play by the rules.

I say the top clubs should go for it, and negotiate an astronomical TV deal that would put UEFA out of business.


Back to Milan


We've lost Hakan through an ankle injury, not worried about this game in particular as I wanted Pioli to rest him, but he won't be available for the Roma game which is a big blow.
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Posted on: Oct 18 2020, 08:10 PM


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QUOTE (Forza Milan! @ Oct 18 2020, 05:19 PM) *
Indeed.

For weeks I keep reading (on various forums) stuff like "inadequate team; horrible mercato; we barely won against week teams (like Crotone), better teams (like Juve) surely will dominate them; first game we will play against a tough opponent (like Inter) we will get trashed". Yet ... we are winning games where we would have struggled in the past, conceded only one goal (from a high scoring Inter), and other teams have their problems. Only teams that really worries me is Napoli (all others have shown their limitations).

Yes, this is a long way from winning CL. OTOH, we have been little more than a mid-table team in recent years, and we are not going to go back to the old glory days overnight.

Let's enjoy the moment. Forza Milan!

Agreed.

Napoli and Atalanta for me are both the scary teams in the league due to their attacking acumen. Napoli absolutely destroyed Atalanta yesterday, but on any other day, it could have easily been the reverse.

Juve drew to Crotone yesterday, Roma are losing to Benevento atm. I thin this is going to be a crazy season, with crazy score lines. The Covid effect factoring in, not to mention the compressed fixture list.

That being said, we've started the season out strong. Complaining right now, is pointless. Yes we haven't really geared up to the level of play we were at after the restart but certain things have factored into that, mainly the limited preparation going into the season, the loss of Zlatan, Rebic and Romagnoli and fatigue playing a part as well. Our run of games after the restart we were incredibly fit, and were managing to outrun our opponents in most games, I expect us to regain those fitness levels in time, and with that the more fluid play will come.

All in all, I'm very happy with how things are going so far. We have a strong group and it is clear that the team spirit is high with everyone playing for each other

QUOTE (Forza Milan! @ Oct 18 2020, 05:35 PM) *
Yes, we did get lucky. OTOH, after reading some commentaries on the game, I think I understand Pioli's strategy a little better. As I understand it, Pioli played a risky game for the first 60 minutes, using players (like Leao) that could exploit Inter's defensive weakness, but leaving us exposed as well (in particular, Roma and Theo struggled). The strategy worked in the first half, but Inter was getting way too many chances after the break. Bringing Krunic and Samu was all about shoring up the defense and preserving the win. Going to a 4-3-3 closed Inter's attack lanes, and Samu was favored over more attack-minded (but risky) options (like Diaz and Hague). Inter still had chances, but less so.

I still think Samu needs to be replaced with someone better, and we need upgrades as well as more depth in multiple areas.

Agreed. I scratched my head when he put on Krunic as well. But I think it helped out in closing the spaces, especially with Kessie and Bennacer tiring out.

Re Theo and Romagnoli. You have to also look at the fact that Leao was on their flank, while Alexis was on Calabria's side, and he goes from doubling up as a FB to attacking, while Leao doesn't help out as much, plus this being Inter's stronger side with Hakimi
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Posted on: Oct 18 2020, 02:07 PM


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QUOTE (X-Offender @ Oct 17 2020, 09:54 PM) *
About tonight's performances, I thought Kjaer, Calabria, Kessie and Ibra were our best players. Worth noting that both goals started from Calabria. He simply owned Perisic tonight.

Romagnoli and Theo were pretty bad. I understand Romagnoli who was coming from 3 months of inactivity, but Theo completely lost his duel with Hakimi. Not gonna mention Castillejo again.

I would have included Leao as well, but he assisted the second goal, so that sort of dismisses him. But he was pretty poor. He can't play on the wing, at least not under Pioli's system. He's too immobile off the ball, doesn't press, doesn't combine well enough with the other players, like Saelemaekers for example does. He just doesn't fit, and looks like an external body who just awaits for the ball to do his own tricks.

I thought Theo was okay. Looked preoccupied with Hakimi though and just was not willing to make his usual runs, probably fearing he'd be caught out if the ball is lost. Generally speaking he didn't allow Hakimi to create too much on that side though which is good as Theo defensively is still a bit of a question mark for me. He usually recovers due to his speed but Hakimi is probably one of the few players faster than him.

Agreed about the good performers. I'd also add Hakan there. But Ibra aside. Kessie was my MotM. It's truly amazing how much he's grown under Pioli.

Agreed about Leao. We should only use him as a CF sub for Ibra. He's not a winger. And even though he did turn D'Ambrosio around a couple of times, I think had we had a proper winger on that side, we'd have probably inflicted more damage on Inter.
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QUOTE (han2503 @ Oct 17 2020, 09:04 PM) *
oh, and btw, why do Inter have Skriniar on the bench and are playing with 4 WBs/FBs? Kolarov and D'Ambrosio were just awful on both goals. Conte and his fetishes really are aggravating

Correction. Apparently Skriniar has the Rona. But from what I read from Inter fans, Conte is not fond of him
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oh, and btw, why do Inter have Skriniar on the bench and are playing with 4 WBs/FBs? Kolarov and D'Ambrosio were just awful on both goals. Conte and his fetishes really are aggravating
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QUOTE (X-Offender @ Oct 17 2020, 08:03 PM) *
Sorry, but I'm not the kind of guy who just looks at the result and smiles.

Pioli made it more difficult for us, is what I'm saying. I simply hate the idea of fielding useless players in delicate situations like this when the stakes are very high. We were incredibly lucky, and we might be singing another song had any one of their chances gone in.

Understood. But sometimes you just take the 3 points and smile. Not every game is going to be champagne football or even comfortable.

I get your points, and agree with them to a certain point. But I also understand why Pioli made the decisions that he did.



Let's look ahead to Celtic. Danny must be having a grand old day, 2 for 2 on derby day since Rangers won 2-0.

I think we should rest some players for this one. Hakan, Bennacer or Kessie should sit it out. Tonali and Brahim should play instead. Would love to see Hauge starting on the wing as well.
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Conte to Sky:" Milan were good and often quite lucky at the time."

You make your own luck. In the past luck has eluded us because we were not good enough. We didn't press the situation because we never believed in ourselves. That is the key difference.

We had Romagnoli coming back from a very long injury in the central defence, up against, imo, the best striker duo in the league. And our defence held up. Yes there were shaky moments, but you can't keep complete control for the entire 90
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QUOTE (X-Offender @ Oct 17 2020, 07:51 PM) *
Oh come on, man!

Castillejo did what was needed? Many players can press high, but you also have to look at what extra qualities they can bring when coming in, especially in a delicate game like this. We had so many counterattacks that Castillejo completely squandered with his inability to do anything decent. Even got an elbow by Ibra after the nth waste.

I'm not saying I was against the idea of adding more bodies in midfield, but put in Tonali, not Krunic. We signed all these new exciting youngsters yet we still rely on old garbage. It's not like Krunic or Castillejo have any more experience in these games than the likes of Tonali, Brahim or Hauge do.

Did Pioli play it safe? Yes. But given our recent derby history I understand his decisions.

Tonali has looked nervous in his previous games. I don't think this was this right time to put him in

Regarding Samu, I didn't compliment his attacking play, but he did help in other areas.

We're really going to nit-pick winning the derby? After a 4 year dry spell?

And have Inter never gotten lucky during that time and got the 3 points?
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QUOTE (X-Offender @ Oct 17 2020, 07:06 PM) *
FFS man! This second half had me suffering like a b*tch.

It was so ugly, so disorganised by our side. It's been a constant throughout this season, our players simply switch off at some point. They looked exhausted.

And Pioli with his moronic changes. At least bring in Tonali than Krunic, Brahim or Hauge than the catastrophically awful Castillejo who I cannot fathom anymore.

We were lucky in the end. Inter had so many chances, not to mention the close call on their penalty claim. We got kissed by fate there.

All that being said, it feels so good to finally win another derby!

I understand the frustration, but I think in hindsight the subs were correct. Krunic added another body in the middle of the pitch.

And I feel like Pioli was very hesitant to put in any of the young players given the tense nature of the game.

Samu did what was needed as well. I've been one of his harshest critics, but he came in, pressed high and put the Inter defenders under pressure.

Yes we had close calls, but we should have ended it given the chances, Samu and Krunic both had.

So all in all, it was a good game. A very good first half with a cagey 2nd. Always to be expected given fatigue was setting in considering the insane schedule some of the players (on both sides) have had to deal with.

As for switching off. We haven't switched off since the Genoa game. You can't control the entire 90 minutes. Especially not against a team like Inter who are title favourites this year btw
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QUOTE (X-Offender @ Oct 17 2020, 03:10 PM) *
It begs the question, what did we sign Brahim and Hauge for then?

It's still pretty early in the season to be asking that, especially with so many games coming up

Not saying you're not correct on the Leao front. He's pants on the wing. But we have options off the bench if he doesn't show up
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QUOTE (X-Offender @ Oct 9 2020, 06:40 PM) *
And now Gabbia is Covid positive... (IMG:style_emoticons/default/rolleyes.gif)

Yep, one of the two U-21s I mentioned apparently

QUOTE (nuh @ Oct 10 2020, 10:20 AM) *
That’s really unfortunate. I’ve been really impressed with Gabbia’s recent performances. He’s been improving game after game and I think playing with Kjaer, has helped him a lot. I think Kjaer has been helping with positioning and concentration. A little similar to Nesta with T.Silva (obviously to a much lesser extent). I think Gabbia can really turn into a decent squad player, which would be very helpful. A lot of people have the false expectation that if a player comes out of our youth system, they need to be the new Maldini, which shouldn’t be the case. I think if Gabbia turns out to be prime Kaladze it would be really useful.
Is it just me who sees the progress, or do you guys see this too? I feel like on an overall basis he hasn’t been getting enough credit on social media or other forums. He’s bound to make mistakes as he’s only 20, which is really young for a CB. But I really like his calmness which is hard to find with young CB’s.

He's improving and he is reliable. But we've played easy teams. His main issue is that he's very slow. Positioning and strength can be learned/achieved but he would struggle against top opposition unless his positioning is always impeccable, which it isn't

I'm still glad to see him and Calabria breaking through and doing well though.
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QUOTE (Forza Milan! @ Oct 5 2020, 05:23 AM) *
De Laurentis, apparently (according to CM). Probably because he did not want to play Juve without a full squad. That's the kind of decision that could backfire. I believe is is a 3-0 win for Juve, and Napoli may get penalized a point for not showing up. Expect legal battles ...

Deserved to get the points deducted as well. You can't just bend the rules to suit yourself. They're not the only club with Positive players that have to deal with them not being available

QUOTE (Forza Milan! @ Oct 5 2020, 05:30 AM) *
We had three relatively easy games, even if you consider the squad was tired because of EL :-) The real test is against Inter after the break. Hoping to see Zlatan and Roma back by then.

OTOH, the games we had are the kind of games where we would drop points in past years. Also, Inter has not impressed me in any of the games I have seen. Sure, they have a great team ... on paper. They also struggled against Fiorentina and should have won against Lazio (given how the game went).

The bolded part being the key statement there. We would have definitely dropped points in recent years, especially given how many key players were missing.

I haven't watched Inter at all so far this season, but their score lines seem erratic at best. Not to mention their defensive line, which imo has been downgraded a lot compared to last season

QUOTE (Forza Milan! @ Oct 5 2020, 05:33 AM) *
Mixed feelings about Chiesa. Have seen him play well but also disappear in some games. All in all, I would have liked to see him here. Will see how well he does at Juve playing in a more defensive role.

He could easily go the Bernardeschi route at Juve. He'll most likely be played at wingback, which is a shame. But it's his choice. I'm sure if we were interested he would have wanted to come to Milan. But apparently we never showed any real interest and never approached Fiorentina for him. Which is no shock considering our lack of any budget

QUOTE (X-Offender @ Oct 5 2020, 06:53 PM) *
No signing in defense.

Romagnoli
Kjaer
Musacchio
Gabbia
Duarte

This will be our defensive line-up in the league, cup and EL. Let that sink in.

This campaign has been a disaster. We got fooled by the Tonali signing, but aside from Zlatan and Rebic who aren't exactly new signings, we only got Hauge, Diaz and Dalot, two of them on dry loans.

If Musacchio can get back in shape, we should be fin until January. It is still very worrying considering Romagnoli's injury history. But we'll have to grit our teeth and get to January as is.

I think considering the budget we had, Paolo and Massara did miracles.

QUOTE (CrazyMilanFan @ Oct 5 2020, 07:43 PM) *
It appears we actually had just 30 million to spend in summer and January rather than summer only.

Probably less than that
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QUOTE (X-Offender @ Oct 8 2020, 04:06 PM) *
Zlatan and Duarte still positive today.

Also worth noting that Bastoni, Skrinar, Nainggolan and Gagliardini have tested positive for Inter.

Yep, seems like Inter is experiencing a bit of an outbreak. Which is concerning.

Add to that 2 players in the Italy U-21 squad have also tested positive, we have Tonali and Gabbia with them.

International break right now is madness imo. Sending players to mix with other groups of players unnecessarily plus all the travelling is a recipe for disaster. Add to that, these are all meaningless games. They are risking the club season o play meaningless friendlies and Nation's league game. Just incredibly stupid to have the NT break right now
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I wonder who's ultimate decision it was to leave the Napoli team back home and lose all points.

And if they lose out on CL places by a small margin, who's head would roll
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#ACMilan have won their first three Serie A games to start the season without conceding a single goal for the third time in their history, after 1971-72 (under Nereo Rocco) and 1952-53 (under Mario Sperone).

Strange stat considering all the great teams we've had since then
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QUOTE (X-Offender @ Oct 4 2020, 03:59 PM) *
#5 should have gone to the new CB. Oh well...

No idea how good this guy is. Anyone seen him play or read anything about him?

Nope, just saw a few clips on YT, looks similar to Theo in the way he bombs forward, not sure how good he is defensively though, seems to be a winger almost in the way he plays
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QUOTE (X-Offender @ Oct 4 2020, 07:01 PM) *
Finally got it done Milan-style.

Hakan changed the game, but I also think Pioli should have said a thing or two in the locker room at half time, cos the attitude was completely different in the second half.

Leao works way better as CF. He's tall and has a good physique. On the wing he thinks he's CR7 and can dribble the whole opponent team.

Anyway, another 3 points. 7 goals scored, 0 conceded. Top spot along with Atlanta, who have scored 13 goals in 3 games yes, but also have conceded 5. So the overall GD is 8-7 for them.

But we also shouldn't forget that we've played against 3 piss-poor opponents. Next match is the derby and that's going to be a whole other deal.

Hopefully we've recovered Zlatan, Rebic and Romagnoli, cos that will make a world of difference.

You have to take into account that that was the second string side basically bar Kjaer, Theo and Calabria. It's always going to have an effect, especially when the players are so young. And we all expected this game to be a struggle due to circumstances going into it.

That being said, as soon as the first teamers came on, the change was instant, especially with Hakan.

Still p!ssed off at Leao's lackadaisical attitude, that is not waht I've come to expect from Pioli's Milan, everyone has to contribute in the pressing.

Hopefully we get all those 3 back against Inter and maybe the new CB as well.

QUOTE (X-Offender @ Oct 4 2020, 07:04 PM) *
Totally agreed. I can't believe I was trashing him only a few weeks ago, but now he's winning me over game by game. I don't even mind him starting games anymore, cos he's becoming pretty good. And I love his attitude. He's running like a madman for 90 minutes, and he looks genuinely involved with the team. Kudos mate, really. When you deserve it, you deserve it.

Agreed totally. If he continues in this vein, not buying a RW will make a bit more sense for us

QUOTE (X-Offender @ Oct 4 2020, 07:15 PM) *
Anyone following the whole Juve-Napoli mess? Juventus just arrived at the stadium, they even announced the official line-up. (IMG:style_emoticons/default/laugh.gif)

I wouldn't be surprised if they even make their way on the pitch. What a comedy.

They will, simply to get the forfeit
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Alexis (that's what I will start kalling #56) he deserves his name to be spelled correctly, and since I can't do that, I'll call him by his first. He's been improving with each game. I think at this point Samu won't be seeing the pitch again anytime soon.
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QUOTE (William405 @ Oct 4 2020, 06:43 PM) *
We switched on with hakan coming in

Completely changed our entire dynamic

Same goes with Kessie and Bennacer

We knew this would be rough. Apparently we fielded the youngest team in Serie A since 04/05. Overall, there needs to be improvement from some players, namely Tonali an Leao, I expect more. But they also need time. Bennacer was absolute pish last season in the first few months. These things take time, especially when the player is so young.
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