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Re: Roberto Firmino
« Reply #9200 on: April 8, 2019, 06:37:23 AM »
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Re: Roberto Firmino
« Reply #9201 on: April 8, 2019, 03:26:10 PM »
Anyone got a gif of Bobby slapping Mo after he scored???   ;D ;D

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Re: Roberto Firmino
« Reply #9202 on: April 8, 2019, 06:13:22 PM »
Mental player, don't think there's anyone in world football you could compare him to. What type of player even is he? I'm not sure there's an existing term for it so it'll have to become known as the Firmino role in future.

He's an absolute beast defending corners, too. Just a top, top class player, love him to bits.

Ask me who i'd be most gutted to lose from our front 3, and it's Bobby everytime for the reason you state above. There is nobody to replace his skillset, it's truly one-of-a-kind, and a style that I think will set trends as the football develops over the next few decades.

I work with Spurs fans and they think i'm bonkers when I say i'd rather Firmino than Kane. I do rate Kane, but ask yourself who you'd rather build the team around? No way Salah scored 40-odd goals without Bobby last season...
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Re: Roberto Firmino
« Reply #9203 on: April 8, 2019, 10:10:49 PM »
look at this wonderful song wolves fans have created
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« Reply #9204 on: April 8, 2019, 11:02:26 PM »
I've grown to quite like the whistling in the Bobby song now...
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Re: Roberto Firmino
« Reply #9205 on: April 8, 2019, 11:26:56 PM »
We're trend setters that's for sure. I know we take songs from other sides, but they seldom get spread out everywhere across the country like when we put our spin on it. [Remember we won it 5 times, and what happened after that. ]


I think our five times one ended up being sung by rugby and cricket fans too. Wools.

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Re: Roberto Firmino
« Reply #9206 on: April 9, 2019, 02:52:53 AM »
Ask me who i'd be most gutted to lose from our front 3, and it's Bobby everytime for the reason you state above. There is nobody to replace his skillset, it's truly one-of-a-kind, and a style that I think will set trends as the football develops over the next few decades.

I work with Spurs fans and they think i'm bonkers when I say i'd rather Firmino than Kane. I do rate Kane, but ask yourself who you'd rather build the team around? No way Salah scored 40-odd goals without Bobby last season...


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Re: Roberto Firmino
« Reply #9207 on: April 9, 2019, 03:40:03 AM »
There is nobody to replace his skillset, it's truly one-of-a-kind, and a style that I think will set trends as the football develops over the next few decades.

I think Firmino's skillset is made for the way we play and the players we have. Where you have two wide forwards with as much scoring threat as we do, Firmino is perfect.

I don't know that it's a setup that many other teams have though?

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Re: Roberto Firmino
« Reply #9208 on: April 9, 2019, 04:47:06 AM »
I think Firmino's skillset is made for the way we play and the players we have. Where you have two wide forwards with as much scoring threat as we do, Firmino is perfect.

I don't know that it's a setup that many other teams have though?


Benzema may have done something similar when he had Ronaldo and Bale either side of him.

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« Reply #9209 on: April 9, 2019, 05:02:15 AM »
Benzema may have done something similar when he had Ronaldo and Bale either side of him.

Yeah that's another good example actually. Are there any younger examples that we could consider as backup for Bobby?

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Re: Roberto Firmino
« Reply #9210 on: April 9, 2019, 10:54:31 PM »
I think Dybala could be in his mould.

Mainly came in here to wax lyrical about his performance again. Absolutely unique and we are so lucky to have him.
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Re: Roberto Firmino
« Reply #9211 on: April 9, 2019, 10:57:01 PM »
Vintage Bobby tonight

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Re: Roberto Firmino
« Reply #9212 on: April 10, 2019, 12:40:42 AM »
It looks to me like we've switched back to an attacking shape that is more like last season, with Salah staying out wide more and Firmino playing higher up the pitch as more of a 'conventional' striker. For me they both look better for that change.

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Re: Roberto Firmino
« Reply #9213 on: April 10, 2019, 06:27:31 AM »
B.O.S.S.

What a player we have! Others are getting the plaudits all the time, but he is the heart of the attacking trio.
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Re: Roberto Firmino
« Reply #9214 on: April 10, 2019, 07:32:10 AM »
What was that celebration though? The mad bastard always have a new one.
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Re: Roberto Firmino
« Reply #9215 on: April 10, 2019, 12:50:35 PM »
His song was amazing last night, just built and built across the Kop throughout the first half, helped by those keeping time on the wall. ;D
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Re: Roberto Firmino
« Reply #9216 on: April 10, 2019, 01:54:59 PM »
Picking up form at the right time. Could end up with 20 goals if he continues it.

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Re: Roberto Firmino
« Reply #9217 on: April 10, 2019, 02:33:08 PM »
Tailor-made for the Champions League. I don't think he got enough credit last year for his performances in Europe. 10 goals and 7 assists in just over 1,000 minutes is remarkable.
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Re: Roberto Firmino
« Reply #9218 on: April 10, 2019, 03:15:17 PM »
CL top scorers

1    Steven Gerrard    30
2    Roberto Firmino    14
3    Mohamed Salah    14
4    Sadio Mané    13

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Re: Roberto Firmino
« Reply #9219 on: April 10, 2019, 03:45:03 PM »
It looks to me like we've switched back to an attacking shape that is more like last season, with Salah staying out wide more and Firmino playing higher up the pitch as more of a 'conventional' striker. For me they both look better for that change.

I agree with you.. and apart from the forwards, this change has also helped Naby I feel and its shown in his performance last night.. The 4-3-3 of last season affords us to be more direct and quicker in the middle and forward areas.. it also makes us more fluid and less deliberate on the ball..

And Naby played in a similar way at RBL.. In a 4-2-3-1 I felt he was struggling.. (Not the Naby thread I know)
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Re: Roberto Firmino
« Reply #9220 on: April 10, 2019, 04:37:55 PM »
Who to believe ;D

CL top scorers

1    Steven Gerrard    30
2    Roberto Firmino    14
3    Mohamed Salah    14
4    Sadio Mané    13
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Re: Roberto Firmino
« Reply #9221 on: April 10, 2019, 05:31:41 PM »
Who to believe ;D


No idea on Stevie, lost count

I'm sure Bobby finished last season on 12, then PSG and last night are the only 2 i remember from this season, could easily be wrong though

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Re: Roberto Firmino
« Reply #9222 on: April 10, 2019, 05:35:49 PM »
No idea on Stevie, lost count

I'm sure Bobby finished last season on 12, then PSG and last night are the only 2 i remember from this season, could easily be wrong though

According to someone on the reddit thread I got it from, the tweet only counts Gerrard's goals in the competition proper, so it doesn't include qualifying rounds. Firmino and Salah are on 14, though.

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Re: Roberto Firmino
« Reply #9223 on: April 12, 2019, 05:14:50 PM »
Firmino's done an interview wearing a red checkered lumberjack jacket!!

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Re: Roberto Firmino
« Reply #9224 on: April 12, 2019, 05:43:32 PM »
Klopp will never admit to having a favorite player, but my guess is it is Firmino. Klopp loves pressing, attacking football, and Bobby is the perfect engine for Klopp's style. And he never complains, he's unselfish and never stops working. Oh, and he's brilliant at football too.

I love all the Reds, but Firmino's my favorite for sure. :scarf

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Re: Roberto Firmino
« Reply #9225 on: April 14, 2019, 07:02:13 PM »
Absolutely brilliant today yet again.
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Re: Roberto Firmino
« Reply #9226 on: April 14, 2019, 07:06:42 PM »
Absolutely brilliant today yet again.

In some sections of the game he was the best attacker, midfielder and defender at the same time.

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Re: Roberto Firmino
« Reply #9227 on: April 14, 2019, 07:10:03 PM »
Outstanding today. My MOTM.. He was everywhere
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Re: Roberto Firmino
« Reply #9228 on: April 14, 2019, 07:12:20 PM »
When we were under pressure after scoring he became a man possessed, was tracking back all over the pitch pressuring and regaining possession for us

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« Reply #9229 on: April 14, 2019, 07:16:01 PM »
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Re: Roberto Firmino
« Reply #9230 on: April 14, 2019, 07:17:41 PM »
I guess that was one of those flicks that was ok.
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Re: Roberto Firmino
« Reply #9231 on: April 14, 2019, 07:21:24 PM »
He looked really dangerous all game and never stopped creating chances.
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« Reply #9232 on: April 14, 2019, 08:19:18 PM »
What a player! He had a great game today. Was constantly pressing them giving them no time on the ball, tracked back & importantly held the ball up and brought others into play.

In the first half they were not even on Salah & Mane, but there were two players on Firmino, it means Sarri had done his home work. But they couldn't live with him as the game went on.

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Re: Roberto Firmino
« Reply #9233 on: April 16, 2019, 10:41:27 AM »
Just saw his backflick nutmeg for Mane's goal. It's amazing
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Re: Roberto Firmino
« Reply #9234 on: April 16, 2019, 01:47:14 PM »
There was one moment in the first half where he gathers the ball in midfield and starts carrying it. There's Mane on the left alone which seemed the right option to take. Bobby goes on on his own and earns a foul. Sadio gesticulated to him he should have passed as there was space ahead of him and Bobby just winked at him.  :)

I mean I would probably react that way too but Sadio lad, one reason you and Mo have scored so many and had space available in front of you is because Bobby have fed you a shitload of passes and said space.  :D

PS: In the name of perfection and Bobby's high standards of awareness, the pass he missed to Trent (instead he took the shot outside the box - right after the 2-0) that would have released the latter in basically an excellent position to score or even square the ball to someone else for a tap in, was the only mistake he did IIRC in an otherwise great performance. That backheel one two to Salah was just beautiful.
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Re: Roberto Firmino
« Reply #9235 on: April 17, 2019, 10:21:31 PM »
That play to win the ball back at left back then us leading to scoring at the other end was prime Bobby.

Guys priceless, another goal as well which leaves him only 4 off 20 for the season which is a very good return to be honest

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Re: Roberto Firmino
« Reply #9236 on: April 17, 2019, 10:26:28 PM »
He's just really really fucking good isn't he? He's got everything. He seems to take a while into the season to hit his stride physically but once he does, he is so complete. Brilliant player.
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Re: Roberto Firmino
« Reply #9237 on: April 17, 2019, 10:42:25 PM »
Still amazes me to this day. Has there ever been a player absolutely ruin what you think of how someone should play in a certain position quite like Bobby?

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Re: Roberto Firmino
« Reply #9238 on: April 17, 2019, 10:47:49 PM »
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Re: Roberto Firmino
« Reply #9239 on: April 17, 2019, 10:54:45 PM »
Was confused why he came on, was Origi injured? Anyway, another great performance and a goal he always amazes me how good he is.
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