Week 13: Fiorentina vs Milan 20/11/2021 20:45 CET

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It's one game, don't want to write off Gabbia. But he looked horrible today.
It's not just one game. I've been screaming that he's a bad defender and has no hope for months now, since last season when he was playing regularly. He makes ridiculously bad errors all the time, they just rarely got punished, but what gets me is how often he retreats and passes back to Tata and putting us under pressure. Our buildup was disastrous and he's mostly to blame. Even the last goal, it was a blunder by Theo, but he shouldn't have been in that position in the first place, Gabbia should have split early and went into that zone, you can see Kjaer pointing that out to him, but he just blindly stood his ground and forced Theo to come short.
 

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Bar Maignan (whose net gain is zero as we lost Donna on a free) this summers transfer mercato is on course to have the highest number of flops ever (Tonali, Diaz and Tomori are all counted as last season).

This is what happens when you buy a bunch of bodies and call that as "depth".
 

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Loss after the international break, the usual Milan routine :cool:
I'm not worried tho, we give them the win with stupid mistakes, it was one of these nights.


Let's hope tomorrow big game end in draw.
And I sure hope Tomori injury isn't something serious.

Forza Milan!!
 

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Gabbia never looked good in any game I've seen him. So sloooooow.
 

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I think the Fiorentina coach studied the way Porto defeated (and outplayed) us and trained his team on a high defensive line. This is something we need to figure out how to overcome
Rebic up front, easy. With Maignan it will be a walk in the park.
 

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Someone with sense. Kessie should be the last player to give the armband to.
I don't know why Pioli takes off Tonali whenever he brings Bena on. It should be Kessie :fp:
 

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Bar Maignan (whose net gain is zero as we lost Donna on a free) this summers transfer mercato is on course to have the highest number of flops ever (Tonali, Diaz and Tomori are all counted as last season).

This is what happens when you buy a bunch of bodies and call that as "depth".
why are they last years signings when they are in this years budget?
 

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This loss will be our spezia this season. I can feel it
 

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Thank goodness Fiorentina didnt have any firepower :rolleyes:

I never knew Gabbia was in for Tomori. Fik is currently irreplaceable. The game was still there for the win. If only... the chances were taken.
 

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Do you get free points for having higher xG?
Of course you don't but it's an indication that we were more threatening and things just didn't go our way. It's not Pioli's fault that we lost, we missed our chances and the defense fucked up.
 

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1 goal a disastrous comedy of errors by two players
1 wondergoal
1 goal any normal defender would cut out with an offside trap
1 goal Theo being his usual idiot self.

We usually can survive with one or maybe two of these happening. Four in the same game is impossible, but we could have won if we finished our easy chances. They scored 4 and their xG isn't even past 1.
Although Gabbia was poor throughout the match and his positioning was woeful, particularly for Vlahovic’s first goal, he can’t share fault with Tatarusanu for the first goal. The keeper dropped the ball from a comfortable catch and he was supposed to fall right back onto the ball. How many times have we seen a keeper drop the ball right next to them and immediately grab the ball or lay on top of it. If Gabbia would’ve attempted to clear it and it ricocheted off of someone and went into the net, he would’ve been equally vilified. He was waiting for this slow, lanky clown to immediately get the ball and was trying to shield the ball for him. Unfortunately, it was poked into the goal.
 

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ffs get us a proper AM And RW, as much as i like renato sanchez, we need AM and RW more, romain faivre and another good attacking midfielders would make the difference for this season, damn it how much i'm pissed at pioli, milan lab, and even maldini
 

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We have old, dumb, and casual players...We should win those games with no stress, if we want to win the scudetto that is...I hope we lose at Madrid so we forget about CL and EL
 

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This loss will be our spezia this season. I can feel it
No way. We played good. Honestly it was simply some stupid error mistakes and the fact that we missed a lot of chances. I liked the way we played we looked like we could score anytime. Even at 3-0 i felt like we can turn this around
 

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I never knew Gabbia was in for Tomori. Fik is currently irreplaceable. The game was still there for the win. If only... the chances were taken.
all in fun bro - we made them look stupendous
 

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Tomori out and we give away 4 goals, coincidence???
 

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We deserved to lose. We definitely didn't deserve to win and we wouldn't have deserved a point after two mistakes like that. Tatarusanu should've done way better for the first goal and Theo also should've known much better for Vlahovic's second. The run had to end some time. I think we'll bounce back well. Messias should stop trying to get foul calls and start playing football! That's what got him here! It's exasperating watching him play.

Leao. What a star! I'm so happy to see him improve so much. Just imagine how good he can be if he becomes even more composed. What a talent.
 

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so what skills gabbia has to be 'better' than romag??
said before - no to italians white trees when you dont have sub for tomori

mistakes, not scored chances - first half should be 2-2 at worst (ibra and leao chances...)
2nd half we scored 2 goals but our team (midfield) was unbalanced and couldnt control it anymore
 

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It's not just one game. I've been screaming that he's a bad defender and has no hope for months now, since last season when he was playing regularly. He makes ridiculously bad errors all the time, they just rarely got punished, but what gets me is how often he retreats and passes back to Tata and putting us under pressure. Our buildup was disastrous and he's mostly to blame. Even the last goal, it was a blunder by Theo, but he shouldn't have been in that position in the first place, Gabbia should have split early and went into that zone, you can see Kjaer pointing that out to him, but he just blindly stood his ground and forced Theo to come short.
I don't think he's as talented as others say, but I think you're being tough on him, even though I think he was horrific today.

Tata dropped a routine ball. And yes, that happens, and Gabbia was... I have no idea what he was thinking. It was an error from him, but Tata has to take a big share of that.

The third goal is on him, and he almost got beat again, multiple times.

But Theo was the one who was majorly at fault. He knows he's got a kid next to him. Clearing the ball would have been safer. I disagree, Theo is at fault.
 

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You guys member metit's game with inter... where he shudve booted it but did a gabbia... gabbia did a metit today.
 

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Although Gabbia was poor throughout the match and his positioning was woeful, particularly for Vlahovic’s first goal, he can’t share fault with Tatarusanu for the first goal. The keeper dropped the ball from a comfortable catch and he was supposed to fall right back onto the ball. How many times have we seen a keeper drop the ball right next to them and immediately grab the ball or lay on top of it. If Gabbia would’ve attempted to clear it and it ricocheted off of someone and went into the net, he would’ve been equally vilified. He was waiting for this slow, lanky clown to immediately get the ball and was trying to shield the ball for him. Unfortunately, it was poked into the goal.
Gabbia absolutely is more to blame for the goal than Tata. Tata dropped the ball, but it fell to our player. Anyone with a good instinct will just hoof the ball clear. Gabbia decided to shield the ball and assume that Tata or someone else will get it. What on earth was he thinking? Tata made a technical error, he tried to hold the ball and he dropped it. It's a bad fuckup, and it's really not something a professional goalkeeper should do, but it's not a bad decision, he caught the ball. Gabbia made a catastrophic decision and that's an indication that his instincts are bad. That's something that I always saw in him and it's tragic to see it result in a goal (or two) today.
 

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It’s very important also to note that Juventus has picked up 5 points on us in the last 2 games too.

As for tomorrow a Napoli win or draw is better in the long run.

With leagues what actually matters is not where you are on match day 12 but squad depth and quality overall. Juve has it and so does Inter. Napoli need a significant January mercato to get to that level
 

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Unfortunate loss.

They were clinical, we didn't finish our chances. There were errors aplenty.

Effectively, Ibra is our best player and I don't know how people can deny it. He was off in the first half but he was still the fulcrum, then when it came back in the second he got two goals.

Shit to lose, but we'll move on. We're still at the very least second and Napoli have some very difficult matches coming up.
 

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I think the Fiorentina coach studied the way Porto defeated (and outplayed) us and trained his team on a high defensive line. This is something we need to figure out how to overcome.
This is typical Italiano. Coached Spezia last year
 

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Gabbia absolutely is more to blame for the goal than Tata. Tata dropped the ball, but it fell to our player. Anyone with a good instinct will just hoof the ball clear. Gabbia decided to shield the ball and assume that Tata or someone else will get it. What on earth was he thinking? Tata made a technical error, he tried to hold the ball and he dropped it. It's a bad fuckup, and it's really not something a professional goalkeeper should do, but it's not a bad decision, he caught the ball. Gabbia made a catastrophic decision and that's an indication that his instincts are bad. That's something that I always saw in him and it's tragic to see it result in a goal (or two) today.

I'm sorry but that's bollocks.

Tata literally caught and then dropped the ball. Even if Gabbia did a cartwheel and threw the ball in our own goal with his ass cheeks he isn't as much to blame as Tata
 
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