****England v Italy Euros FINAL 11/07/21 8pm*****

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Airfixx

"Honka Espoo... We'll see you next year....."
I'm still in shock that we managed to make a final despite getting next to nothing out of Foden and Mount. If they both played to what they are capable of and show for their club every week we'd have walked this Euro's.

Mount - Poor.
Saka - Bright.
Grealish - Supa-sub.
Foden - Barely featured.
Sancho - Barely featured.
Rashford - Ghost.
DCL - Ghost.

England fans: Our strength is our attack.

:llorishuh:
 
Mount - Poor.
Saka - Bright.
Grealish - Supa-sub.
Foden - Barely featured.
Sancho - Barely featured.
Rashford - Ghost.
DCL - Ghost.

England fans: Our strength is our attack.

:llorishuh:

On the whole I thought Kane was average too, considering the player most of us know he is. Just goes to show what good organisation and a decent defense can do for you. But I still can't forgive Southgate for not getting just a little but more out of the players you mentioned. Had we got the balance a bit better between defending and attacking we wouldn't be getting trolled by the likes of Bonucci and Chiellini.
 
I'm still in shock that we managed to make a final despite getting next to nothing out of Foden and Mount. If they both played to what they are capable of and show for their club every week we'd have walked this Euro's.
England really have great potential and when you lose on penalties it means that the difference was in the details.
To make you understand: the 2016 European Championship Spain-Italy 4-0 final was basically a sentence.
 
I'd agree, if I thought the story was entirely made up and he didn't actually make a bunch of children take penalties against a full grown man just so he could say 'ha, not so easy is it...'
its his job to teach children lessons. Nobody got hurt, and he achieved what he set out to do.

Where's the problem?

strange way to view it.
 

Herclueless

A&C's a cunt, Hercules wanks off cats...
its his job to teach children lessons. Nobody got hurt, and he achieved what he set out to do.

Where's the problem?

strange way to view it.
I just thought he sounded like a douche rather than a wise giver of knowledge tbh...

I guess it comes down to whether you believe he did that in order to benefit the kids, or in order to have a funny story to brag about on whatever platform it was. If the former then you have more faith in the average social media stranger than I do.
 
I just thought he sounded like a douche rather than a wise giver of knowledge tbh...

I guess it comes down to whether you believe he did that in order to benefit the kids, or in order to have a funny story to brag about on whatever platform it was. If the former then you have more faith in the average social media stranger than I do.
On reflection your take is probably more accurate than mine
 

Tomo

Supporter
Mount - Poor.
Saka - Bright.
Grealish - Supa-sub.
Foden - Barely featured.
Sancho - Barely featured.
Rashford - Ghost.
DCL - Ghost.

England fans: Our strength is our attack.

:llorishuh:

It is our strength but our manager is a defensive one who gets the best out of a defensive system and does well building those types of teams.

You give any manager like Pep the likes of Foden, Kane, Grealish, Sancho and Saka and he will have them ripping teams apart.
 

Airfixx

"Honka Espoo... We'll see you next year....."
It is our strength but our manager is a defensive one who gets the best out of a defensive system and does well building those types of teams.

You give any manager like Pep the likes of Foden, Kane, Grealish, Sancho and Saka and he will have them ripping teams apart.

After the dust has settled; that's the crying shame.... We never really got to find out what they were capable of.
 

Tomo

Supporter
After the dust has settled; that's the crying shame.... We never really got to find out what they were capable of.

I think Southgate will get the World Cup and he could do well. However long term with Bellingham to come through as well in the Modric role, we will have Foden, Bellingham, Sancho, Grealish, Saka, Kane, Sterling, Greenwood as a centre and attack, another ‘’golden generation’’.

Except Kane that is probably another 5-7 tournaments post World Cup. We cannot waste such attacking talent. Even a Wenger or perhaps an Eddie Howe who have knowledge of modern attacking football patterns would be fine.
 
I think Southgate will get the World Cup and he could do well. However long term with Bellingham to come through as well in the Modric role, we will have Foden, Bellingham, Sancho, Grealish, Saka, Kane, Sterling, Greenwood as a centre and attack, another ‘’golden generation’’.

Except Kane that is probably another 5-7 tournaments post World Cup. We cannot waste such attacking talent. Even a Wenger or perhaps an Eddie Howe who have knowledge of modern attacking football patterns would be fine.
Modern attacking football patterns.

I wonder how long it will be before the
2-3-5 formation will be heralded as the next new age formation
 
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