English Premier League Thread III

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Intense end of the game between Chelsea and United.

Also Halland has 22 goals already 🔥
 

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Lol! Keane bashing Utd.
 

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Botman just got beat several times.

He just made horrific defensive mistake and Son should have scored.

His keeper bailed him out.
 

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Botman has lost his man several times. Being pulled out of position.

He made a good defensive header.

He just got turned by Harry Kane lost the foot race with Kane.
 

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Conte's Spurs are utter shit.

Botman has been beaten several times though. Son not putting away his chances and Spurs shooting themselves in the foot twice isnt a reflection on Botman's play.

Lots of EPL teams are using back fours with CBs instead of FBs. Arsenal does this too.
 

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Botman lost Son, again, but he doesn't finish.

Newcastle are playing a lowblock defense, while Spurs implode on themselves.
 

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So you don't like Botman?
I never did. I'm told he's the best CB on earth.

Watching him play though? He's Dutch Romagnoli.

He plays in a low block. With a CB at LB to protect him. He loses headers on corners despite being huge, to players shorter than him, and loses his man.

Just wanted to document this incredible player that is better than Tomori according to many on this forum.
 

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great game by botman so far. same age as kalulu, mind you.
tomori probably would have already caused 2 goals and gotten a red card.
 

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Botman lost two headers in a row. To Kane and Dier. Lucky Dier was offside.

Imagine being that tall and still losing headers.

Botman did lose the header for Spurs goal on a corner. Imagine complaining about headers and bringing up Botman and watching him lose header after header and still thinking he's a good CB and answer for us.
 

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damn botman lost headers to a world class CF like kane. that’s honestly shocking. actually it's worse than losing headers against the likes of dzeko and simeone.

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The best English striker doesn't mean he is world class.
He is definetly up there, but he is no Haaland.
So what if he's not Haaland.. he's still a very good player and has been for a long time
 

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So what if he's not Haaland.. he's still a very good player and has been for a long time
Very good player indeed.
At the moment there is only one real striker which is world class, which is Haaland.
Opinions can differ :thumbsup:
 

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20-30 scorer a season for 7 years in england isn’t world class? this guys is starting for every club apart from real and city.
Have you seen his play?
I have to watch a lot of spurs games as many in my family are spurs fans.
I don’t even think he could suit our play, he would get dissolved if he joins our team.
Staying at Spurs is what has been the best for Kane.
 

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Have you seen his play?
I have to watch a lot of spurs games as many in my family are spurs fans.
I don’t even think he could suit our play, he would get dissolved if he joins our team.
Staying at Spurs is what has been the best for Kane.
i have. in fact, i think he would fit in very well with us given his skillset. his pressing isn't good (may also be due to the tactical setup) but otherwise he's a quite complete striker.
fast, great finishing, good dribbling, strong in the air, amazing link-up play, can hold onto the ball and serve out assists. his passing is absolutely outstanding for a striker in almost every stat. just last season he got 9 assists and the season before 14!
he's a more complete striker than haaland, although the latter is more of a poacher and not as involved in build-up play as kane.
imo he's up there with the proven world class strikers like benzema, lewa, haaland, mbappe.
 

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i have. in fact, i think he would fit in very well with us given his skillset. his pressing isn't good (may also be due to the tactical setup) but otherwise he's a quite complete striker.
fast, great finishing, good dribbling, strong in the air, amazing link-up play, can hold onto the ball and serve out assists. his passing is absolutely outstanding for a striker in almost every stat. just last season he got 9 assists and the season before 14!
he's a more complete striker than haaland, although the latter is more of a poacher and not as involved in build-up play as kane.
imo he's up there with the proven world class strikers like benzema, lewa, haaland, mbappe.

I don’t know man, if he wasn’t a spurs product, he wouldnt have had that many chances at spurs.
I don’t think his dribble is good, his link up has been good because of the players genus surrounded with, you should see how many times his link ups fail.
Sure he his numbers are good, but take him away from spurs and i can see him collapse.

Of course, this is all hypothetical, to be true, we should see him in another club.
 

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I don’t know man, if he wasn’t a spurs product, he wouldnt have had that many chances at spurs.
I don’t think his dribble is good, his link up has been good because of the players genus surrounded with, you should see how many times his link ups fail.
Sure he his numbers are good, but take him away from spurs and i can see him collapse.

Of course, this is all hypothetical, to be true, we should see him in another club.
He was an Arsenal product tho
 

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Wasn’t gevat spurs since his 15-16yrs.
That’s a club product for me.
ya he was, but before that he was in arsenal and watford or something.

He's definitely grown more at spurs though. more pivotal years there. A few years before leicester won the league, they actually had Harry Kane and Jamie Vardy on the bench in a promotional playoff which they lost

 
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