World Cup Qualifier Football Thread

Discussion in 'World Football' started by Jack Torrance, Mar 25, 2017.

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  1. Mcguire1

    Mcguire1 One faith, Celtic Gold Member

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    Germany can certainly win it

    Neur

    Kimmich
    Boateng
    Hummels
    Hector

    Weigl
    Kroos
    Gundogan

    Muller
    Werner
    Draxler

    Scary side and even more scary is that you could fill that midfield 3 over so many time's and it wouldn't be weakened..

    Khedira, Goretzka, Rudy

    Demirbay, Stindl, Gotze/Can..

    Then on the wings. Brandt, Sane, Bellerabi, Ozil, Schurrle, Youness, Meyer, Gnabry and some stroke striker's like Werner and Muller with Volland as well, Wagner..

    The best thing about this squad is it's flexibility. Kimmich can play anywhere in midfield and full back and if you look through most of this squad, they can play a whole host of different positions..
     
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    Drakhan Nac Mac Feegle Gold Member

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    How many are Catelonian and will they be allowed to play for Spain after Catelonian independence
     
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    I hope Argentina win it but I think it'll be Germany.
     
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    I hope Panama do but I think it will be Ireland.
     
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    Hope England win it.
     
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    Not too many, probs 2 or 3.

    It'll probably be a similar situation as the Kosovo one, and the Catalan players will have a one off special dispensation allowing them to switch allegiances at their own will.

    I highly doubt a prime Pique, Iniesta ect would leave the Spain NT for a Catalan one. As Pique said a few days ago, his team mates at Spain are like family and he's been in that set-up since a teenager.
     
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    Could have some squad.

    Neuer, Ter-Stegen, Leno
    Kimmich, Howedes, Boateng, Hummels, Sule, Plattenhardt, Hector
    Gundogan, Khedira, Kroos, Rudy, Goretzka
    Ozil, Gotze, Draxler, Sane, Reus
    Muller, Werner, Stindl

    That would be very strong plus they have lot of other options like Rudiger, Tah, Ginter, Can, Weigl, Dahoud, Younes, Brandt, Schurrle, Gomez and more.

    Main problem for Germany will be that Boateng, Hummels, Gundogan, Khedira and Reus seem to get injured all the time and Gotze as well could be fucked, remains to be seen if he'll get back into shape and form. If those 5 players are fit, they should probably be at least reaching the final as it's a more solid unit than any other team except Spain.
     
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    Solid and physical as fuck with a bit of everything..

    Forgot about Reus as he's injured all the time. Another great player when fit..
     
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    think the USA team are falling away again,SOCCER wont ever work in the states long term.HH.
     
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    i think messi will come of age in this world cup and single handedly win it for argentina like maradona did in mexico '86.HH.
     
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    The US has momentum. Nothing will stop it now, only self-inflicted incompetence will manage to slow it down. Ironically, another part that I didn't mention in my previous post is that some of the problem is due to the newfound strength of MLS. It is setting records in attendance, TV ratings, and merchandise, but that led to bringing back many of the better MLS players. Dempsey, Bradley, and Howard have all gotten worse since they came back. And the younger players who were the first to try the MLS youth path have not turned out properly. But as MLS figures this out, more youth head to Europe to challenge that system, and as MLS improves even more, that effect will be nullified. Just take a look at Atlanta selling out a brand new 70000+-seater NFL stadium for evidence.
     
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    Going to see Peru next month, should be fun.