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Giorgos Giakoumakis

Discussion in 'Celtic Chat' started by The Thumb, Aug 31, 2021.

Discuss Giorgos Giakoumakis in the Celtic Chat area at TalkCeltic.net.

  1. Keano88 Gold Member Gold Member

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    Ooft what a header that is.

    Now picture that in the last minute of a Champions League night at Celtic Park.

    Tap off and right over to the GB.

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  2. Slater67

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    Both very different types of players, would personally like to see both of them playing together
     
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  3. Valhalla Thus spoke Batistuta. Gold Member

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    This.

    Kyogo is just on another level. Find it mad people think it’s even close never mind think Giakoumakis is better.
     
  4. G_portillo

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    Kyogos movement is incredible.
     
  5. neilly1987 Do I look happy? Do I look settled? Gold Member

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    You can't deny there's a case for him to be starting games
     
  6. dbhoy72

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    Some finish by the big man. Glad for him to make the impact as needed that.
     
  7. celtic warrior

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    It's so * difficult as to say who should start.

    I'm over simplifying it, but I feel like that their individual performance in terms of stats would be the same. But just because Kyogo has the better movement having on the field might mean guys like a Jota or an Ababa get more goals and assists themselves.
     
  8. bhoy_wonder Gold Member Gold Member

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    I would live to see the both of them start the occasional game, they'd rip defenses apart.
     
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    If i have to pick, i would start Giakoumakis. I think he adds more physicallity to a very lightweight side, and still scores about the same amount as Kyogo, and runs nearly as much. Tough call though.

    We can all agree on what we currently need is pshysicality to the side, and that answers this question for me.
     
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    I think it depends on the game, whether you want movement or physicality. Both do a great job.
     
  11. AdamRS Gold Member Gold Member

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    Wouldn’t say it was clear cut as to who was better, against a defensive team like the huns i’d say Giakoumakis but against a team playing a high line Kyogo’s movement and timing of run are deadly
     
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  12. thailandceltic Fuck the Huns

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    How many times or amount of minutes have him and Kyogo been on the pitch together?
     
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    27 mins v st Johnstone I reckon until GG went off injured

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  14. The Phoenix Black Lives Matter

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    I think he should be starting over Kyogo against the Klan.

    He absolutely bullies them.

    No surprise that our two victories against them came with GG up top.
     
  15. GavCFC1

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    Kyogo didn’t come on that game till about 80 mins
     
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    Played for a while together in the 0-0 draw with Livi I think
     
  17. Dublin Celt

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    You are bang on.

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    It’s horses for courses. There will be games that are suited to playing Kyogo, there will be games suited to playing Giakoumakis, or perhaps even both in some games. I would say Kyogo is an all round better player than Giakoumakis however.
     
  19. Officer Doofy Come to me, human man Gold Member

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    Think people need to accept that we aren't going to see Kyogo and Giakoumakis on the pitch at the same time, all that often.

    As long as we play a 433 then not only will we not see it, we shouldn't see it. It would mean putting Kyogo on the wing which kills his game.
     
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    Should try both like a Larsson, Sutton combo