Official: Stefano Pioli Thread

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I know he is still squeezing out a few wins here and there to barely save his ass from being fired.

Points aside, tournaments aside and titles aside. Let us not care about any of these things.

Then answer this question with all honesty: "Do you enjoy watching current Milan under Pioli?"

If you still do then respect to you for being one of a kind.

I have completely lost the joy of watching Milan play a football game under Pioli's management. His football is disorganized, impotent and brick wall headbutting.
 

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I know he is still squeezing out a few wins here and there to barely save his ass from being fired.

Points aside, tournaments aside and titles aside. Let us not care about any of these things.

Then answer this question with all honesty: "Do you enjoy watching current Milan under Pioli?"

If you still do then respect to you for being one of a kind.

I have completely lost the joy of watching Milan play a football game under Pioli's management. His football is disorganized, impotent and brick wall headbutting.
You are correct then I remember I didn’t hear cl music since scrambled egg game under seedorf. I was so happy when Kessie wasted time in the corner when we qualified for cl.

That said we shouldn’t have extended him last year. Anyway he stays or leaves we need DMs
 

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That 3-4-3 system is such a joke. This coach is a morron.
 

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Every week I convince myself that I like Milan more than I hate Pioli, so I have to watch the match.

And every week it ends up in a shit show. :p

Note how we always have to work hard to create a chance and score a goal.
But other teams walk though our defense.
This team lacks ideas, a system and a manager.
 

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Most of you are just names on a list to throw off the highest roof once the Pioli Caliphate is established.

Nothing more.
 

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Most of you are just names on a list to throw off the highest roof once the Pioli Caliphate is established.

Nothing more.
If Pioli Caliphate is to be established, it's gonna happen at Sassuolo or Chievo next season. :o
 

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Since Ancelotti, we had just one serious project with Allegri in charge.

Also, the competition Ancelotti faced is Serie A during his days with us shits all over current Serie A. :proud:
Also, Ancelotti track record in Serie A is usually considered as "underachieving". CL is where he really shined.
 

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Since Ancelotti, we had just one serious project with Allegri in charge.

Also, the competition Ancelotti faced is Serie A during his days with us shits all over current Serie A. :proud:
Also, Ancelotti track record in Serie A is usually considered as "underachieving". CL is where he really shined.
Ancelotti also had possibly the finest XI on paper ever.
 

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Since Ancelotti, we had just one serious project with Allegri in charge.

Also, the competition Ancelotti faced is Serie A during his days with us shits all over current Serie A. :proud:
Also, Ancelotti track record in Serie A is usually considered as "underachieving". CL is where he really shined.
Still Pioli has been fantastic for us and this is a milestone showing his great quality as a coach. He reached the milestone quicker than Rocco and Capello as well and probably with the relatively weakest squad and in all likelihood the youngest.
 

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Ancelotti also had possibly the finest XI on paper ever.
He was in charge for 8 seasons, and he didn't have the "best XI of all time" each season. :lol:

Even then, he won just 1 Scudetto in 8 seasons.
Which once again proves the point that 100 wins in 166 matches = underachieving. :proud:

He was a monster in CL, not in Serie A.
 
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Still Pioli has been fantastic for us and this is a milestone showing his great quality as a coach. He reached the milestone quicker than Rocco and Capello as well and probably with the relatively weakest squad and in all likelihood the youngest.
Pioli can be compared to Zaccheroni, with any other is just cruelty with Pioli.
 

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He was in charge for 8 seasons, and he didn't have the "best XI of all time" each season. :lol:

Even then, he won just 1 Scudetto in 8 seasons.
Which once again proves the point that 100 wins in 166 matches = underachieving. :proud:

He was a monster in CL, not in Serie A.
Are we ignoring how he had Maldini, Nesta, Shevchenko, Pirlo, Gattuso, Serginho, Cafu, Inzaghi, Costacurta, Dida, Seedorf, Rivaldo, Tomasson, Kaka AMONGST OTHERS in that timeframe. That timeframe being his first 160 matches.

Have we had a single player during Pioli's tenure who is even fit to be on that list? Zlatan before the injury, Leao, Kessie, Maignan when not crippled but it's not like Abbiati was a slouch, Theo... maybe.

That is also ignoring players who were great players but didn't have the name recognition.
 

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I love Pioli, but it's incredible he kept his job after the Lecce 2-2 game. That was Giampaolo all over again. Easily the worst game Pioli's ever managed. A man without ideas or confidence or discernment. Total 0 for him.

Were a quality manager available at the time, I think he'd have been fired. Alas, here he still is. I still think it's time for him to move on, but only if we bring in a replacement worth his salt. I'm not confident in our management doing that, however.
 

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Playing desperate games vs small opponents was trademark Ancelotti.

So yes, very Ancelotti. :lol:
 

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That Terra sub was unnecessary, not his fault we missed the pens, but that mentality that we need to defend against Bologna as if they were a big team, that is not a good approach.
 

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That Terra sub was unnecessary, not his fault we missed the pens, but that mentality that we need to defend against Bologna as if they were a big team, that is not a good approach.
Agreed about that sub, he put in a 20 year old for an experienced player (Pulisic) on the 87th minute.. he neither rested Pulisic (otherwise he would have taken him off mich earlier) nor did he defend the lead nor did he give the kid a positive experience.

The other subs were good but this one was a fail and consequently part of the reason why we dropped points
 

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We had two penalties which were flubbed, how can he be blamed for that?

"Should have spent longer on penalties in training", "Should have given the penalty to someone other than CL and WC winner Giroud", "Should have amended the rulebook to allow a player to hit the post and score with the rebound"

Stupid Piolo :yikes:
 

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We had two penalties which were flubbed, how can he be blamed for that?

"Should have spent longer on penalties in training", "Should have given the penalty to someone other than CL and WC winner Giroud", "Should have amended the rulebook to allow a player to hit the post and score with the rebound"

Stupid Piolo :yikes:
If you are going to play the laughable "it's the player's fault" card again, let me give you 3 things Pioli can be blamed for.

1. He is playing a system without a DM and midfielders are leaving our defense exposed. A defense of Kjaer and Gabbia.
Which leads to another week where we concede Serie C level goals.

2. He subs on Terracciano into our already shaky midfield in a match that can go either way. Terracciano makes a mistake that leads to a goal.

3. Leao is shit for yet another match. Giroud invisible. But he won't let Jovic / Okafor start a match. Both just scored last week.

p.s. Also, let's talk about an increasing number of players whose confidence is deteriorating every week under Pioli. Mike went from top GK to average. Theo / Giroud can't score a penalty. Leao can't even get past a player. His man management is non existent.

"As good as Ancelotti" :lol:
 

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If you are going to play the laughable "it's the player's fault" card again, let me give you 3 things Pioli can be blamed for.

1. He is playing a system without a DM and midfielders are leaving our defense exposed. A defense of Kjaer and Gabbia.
Which leads to another week where we concede Serie C level goals.

2. He subs on Terracciano into our already shaky midfield in a match that can go either way. Terracciano makes a mistake that leads to a goal.

3. Leao is shit for yet another match. Giroud invisible. But he won't let Jovic / Okafor start a match. Both just scored last week.

p.s. Also, let's talk about an increasing number of players whose confidence is deteriorating every week under Pioli. Mike went from top GK to average. Theo / Giroud can't score a penalty. Leao can't even get past a player. His man management is non existent.

"As good as Ancelotti" :lol:
I am not even going to respond to your points as you've proved yourself to have a brain eating amoeba a long time ago.
 
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