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Re: Chasing the Title
« Reply #400 on: October 30, 2019, 06:01:34 PM »
FA Cup 4th round is weekend 25 Jan
FA Cup 5th round is midweek around 4th March

If one of the PL matches rearranged to the 15th there is a full 2 week break from 1st Feb to 15th Feb. Strikes me this is the optimal one.



If one of the matches played on the 8th and not the 15th  there is a full 2 week break from 8th Feb to 22nd. However, Champions League R16 kicks-in and potentially reduces break. R16 1st legs are staggered over 2 weeks  on 18/19 Feb or 25/26 Feb. Presumably won't know which week Liverpool, City etc are playing until the CL draw is made on 16th December. Problem is that the winter break for someone could be as short as from 8th Feb to 18th Feb which only 10 days.




Thanks for that.

So, if CL teams playing on the 8th Feb were given the second CL date of 25/26th Feb it would give them a 14 day break. I doubt UEFA will give attention to the PL break though. We will see.

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Re: Chasing the Title
« Reply #401 on: November 2, 2019, 05:02:52 PM »
Recently this team reminds me so much of Fergie's Utd at their pomp it's incredible.

Not playing anywhere near our football but winning games in the most champions manner imaginable.

Don't know if we can actually do this the entire season (I truly hope we start playing to our fullest potential soon again) but it's so nice knowing that we can grind all these games out with complete disconnect between midfield and attack - City probably wish they had this kind of ability in the two games they lost this season.

If this team doesn't win the league soon it'll be by far the biggest travesty in history of football.

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Re: Chasing the Title
« Reply #402 on: November 2, 2019, 05:04:17 PM »
A draw or worse today and City at home would've felt like a must-win as well as giving Leicester and Chelsea hope in the table. Hopefully a bit less tension for that one now.

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Re: Chasing the Title
« Reply #403 on: November 2, 2019, 05:08:32 PM »
City have to win at Anfield to stop us.
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Re: Chasing the Title
« Reply #404 on: November 2, 2019, 05:14:49 PM »
Wins like this are the signs of champions. The problem is we've got another title winning material bunch of c*nts over in Manchester to beat.
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Re: Chasing the Title
« Reply #405 on: November 2, 2019, 05:15:20 PM »
City have to win at Anfield to stop us.

They'll be perfectly ok with a draw.
May not be enough, but they'll be ok with it.

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Re: Chasing the Title
« Reply #406 on: November 2, 2019, 05:16:11 PM »
Beat AD next week to turn the screw.

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Re: Chasing the Title
« Reply #407 on: November 2, 2019, 06:05:05 PM »
If we beat City next week we'll win the league. 9 points clear and with a much more difficult start hard to look past us.

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Re: Chasing the Title
« Reply #408 on: November 2, 2019, 06:07:20 PM »
Anfield will be insane next week.
Can not wait for it.

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Re: Chasing the Title
« Reply #409 on: November 2, 2019, 06:10:05 PM »
If we beat City next week we'll win the league. 9 points clear and with a much more difficult start hard to look past us.

Still too early to say that. But it would be big for us.

I think both teams would probably be happy with a draw for different reasons.
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Re: Chasing the Title
« Reply #410 on: November 2, 2019, 06:56:42 PM »
If we beat City next week we'll win the league. 9 points clear and with a much more difficult start hard to look past us.

While beating them would be sweet, there is a ridiculously long way to go before anyone can make title winning assumptions.
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Re: Chasing the Title
« Reply #411 on: November 2, 2019, 06:57:46 PM »
While beating them would be sweet, there is a ridiculously long way to go before anyone can make title winning assumptions.

True, besides which how we come out of December and January will be our defining moment.
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Re: Chasing the Title
« Reply #412 on: November 2, 2019, 07:09:02 PM »
Must not lose to them. I'd take a point. They got games against Chelsea and Spurs coming up and hopefully they drop points there

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Re: Chasing the Title
« Reply #413 on: November 2, 2019, 07:16:32 PM »
Considering our fixtures in December, I think we probably need to win next weekend.
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Re: Chasing the Title
« Reply #414 on: November 2, 2019, 07:20:06 PM »
Go at them and beat them next week. A draw wouldn't be a bad result at all but after last season and with our mad schedule coming up a win would be absolutely huge. A 9 point lead doesn't come close to being game over but it's a hell of an advantage that we can go out and get if we are positive enough. What a huge game it will be...

Said it before but this fixture is becoming the Barcelona/Madrid fixture of a few years back. Probably the best two teams in the world, barely dropping any points and so the two head to heads have a huge say in where the title ends up.

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Re: Chasing the Title
« Reply #415 on: November 2, 2019, 07:31:17 PM »
As big as anything in the last 10 years (Just like last years Etihad game).

Blow them apart, go 9 clear, and lets win this.

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Re: Chasing the Title
« Reply #416 on: November 2, 2019, 07:40:57 PM »
Pep on Mane "Sometimes he’s diving, sometimes he has this talent to score incredible goals in the last minute. He’s a talent."

We can't let that go without a response

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Re: Chasing the Title
« Reply #417 on: November 2, 2019, 07:47:32 PM »
Pep on Mane "Sometimes he’s diving, sometimes he has this talent to score incredible goals in the last minute. He’s a talent."

We can't let that go without a response


We won't.
Mane will respond next week and do a 'Suarez' in front of Cardigan's bench.

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Re: Chasing the Title
« Reply #418 on: November 2, 2019, 07:51:26 PM »
Pep on Mane "Sometimes he’s diving, sometimes he has this talent to score incredible goals in the last minute. He’s a talent."

We can't let that go without a response

I hope Klopp just laughs about it, with that booming, hearty laugh he has ;D

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Re: Chasing the Title
« Reply #419 on: November 2, 2019, 07:54:09 PM »
Pep on Mane "Sometimes he’s diving, sometimes he has this talent to score incredible goals in the last minute. He’s a talent."

We can't let that go without a response


Ignore it. Who cares what he says.
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Re: Chasing the Title
« Reply #420 on: November 2, 2019, 07:54:53 PM »
Pep on Mane "Sometimes he’s diving, sometimes he has this talent to score incredible goals in the last minute. He’s a talent."

We can't let that go without a response

He can't stop talking about us can he
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Re: Chasing the Title
« Reply #421 on: November 2, 2019, 07:55:25 PM »
Pep on Mane "Sometimes he’s diving, sometimes he has this talent to score incredible goals in the last minute. He’s a talent."

We can't let that go without a response

Why is he even talking about us?

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Re: Chasing the Title
« Reply #422 on: November 2, 2019, 07:56:40 PM »
Pep on Mane "Sometimes he’s diving, sometimes he has this talent to score incredible goals in the last minute. He’s a talent."

We can't let that go without a response

I'm sure Sadio will have noted it.  ;)
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Re: Chasing the Title
« Reply #423 on: November 2, 2019, 07:56:58 PM »
Ignore it. Who cares what he says.
Well, the media will use it as bait and headlines throughout week

i guess we can trust the officials not to be influenced ;)

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Re: Chasing the Title
« Reply #424 on: November 2, 2019, 07:57:55 PM »
Why is he even talking about us?

Because we are eating at his brain from inside his skull.

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Re: Chasing the Title
« Reply #425 on: November 2, 2019, 07:58:52 PM »
World class coach, world class wanker.

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Re: Chasing the Title
« Reply #426 on: November 2, 2019, 08:06:30 PM »
World class coach, world class wanker.

He started early this season with constant digs at Liverpool.
It really shows how much pressure he is under.
Good to hear really, him trying out his own shit version of 'mind games' while we simply carry on and keep winning.
Guardiola may be the undoing of City this season - he looks ripe to crack completely.

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Re: Chasing the Title
« Reply #427 on: November 2, 2019, 08:10:11 PM »
Twat ADFC and we'd be having a laugh
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Re: Chasing the Title
« Reply #428 on: November 2, 2019, 08:13:56 PM »
He started early this season with constant digs at Liverpool.
It really shows how much pressure he is under.
Good to hear really, him trying out his own shit version of 'mind games' while we simply carry on and keep winning.
Guardiola may be the undoing of City this season - he looks ripe to crack completely.
Yep, it's a compliment to us and to sadio. Can only think Pep hopes there's a moment of madness in Mane but he's a hard man to rile up! Sure Klopp will laugh it off as he always does and we will concentrate on ourselves and nobody else. As it should be.

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Re: Chasing the Title
« Reply #429 on: November 2, 2019, 08:54:31 PM »
Can't find a vid of Pep saying that, is being reported by lots on twitter though

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Re: Chasing the Title
« Reply #430 on: November 2, 2019, 09:35:36 PM »
Can't find a vid of Pep saying that, is being reported by lots on twitter though

I'd be surprised if it's true. We were playing at the same time, so no chance has seen any of our game.

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Re: Chasing the Title
« Reply #431 on: November 2, 2019, 09:39:13 PM »
Get to absolute fuck settling for a point before the game. That's the kind of feeble and insipid mentality that cost us the league last year. It's staggering that some people still can't grasp that how Liverpool fare against City is going to be decisive in terms of the title race.

Smash them and go 9 clear, or open yourself to the possibility of being left adrift chewing off your fingernails hoping they drop points against someone in the new year.

We've got a terrible winter schedule because of the arse-ridden competition in Qatar. We are bound to drop points against someone later. So save ourselves the grief and play like champions next weekend.
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Re: Chasing the Title
« Reply #432 on: November 2, 2019, 09:58:25 PM »
Get to absolute fuck settling for a point before the game. That's the kind of feeble and insipid mentality that cost us the league last year. It's staggering that some people still can't grasp that how Liverpool fare against City is going to be decisive in terms of the title race.

Smash them and go 9 clear, or open yourself to the possibility of being left adrift chewing off your fingernails hoping they drop points against someone in the new year.

We've got a terrible winter schedule because of the arse-ridden competition in Qatar. We are bound to drop points against someone later. So save ourselves the grief and play like champions next weekend.

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Re: Chasing the Title
« Reply #433 on: November 2, 2019, 10:58:42 PM »
I'd be surprised if it's true. We were playing at the same time, so no chance has seen any of our game.

Fucking hell, he actually did.

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Re: Chasing the Title
« Reply #434 on: November 2, 2019, 11:08:02 PM »
Considering our fixtures in December, I think we probably need to win next weekend.

Considering City's fixtures after next weeks game, they probably need to win too.
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Re: Chasing the Title
« Reply #435 on: November 2, 2019, 11:16:08 PM »
Can't find a vid of Pep saying that, is being reported by lots on twitter though

Just saying it on MOTD

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Re: Chasing the Title
« Reply #436 on: November 2, 2019, 11:19:32 PM »
Just saying it on MOTD

He was being moody with one of the Southampton staff too. I can see a complete meltdown next week.

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Re: Chasing the Title
« Reply #437 on: November 2, 2019, 11:22:03 PM »
He was being moody with one of the Southampton staff too. I can see a complete meltdown next week.

Think he is in the middle of one already

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Re: Chasing the Title
« Reply #438 on: November 2, 2019, 11:23:57 PM »
Guardiola is definitely feeling the pressure, you can see it on every word he mutters now and by the very fact that in every interview he mentions us by name. Well, we are going nowhere mate.
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Re: Chasing the Title
« Reply #439 on: November 2, 2019, 11:45:48 PM »
Can't find a vid of Pep saying that, is being reported by lots on twitter though

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