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La Liga 2019-20

Discussion in 'World Football' started by StPauli1916, Jul 1, 2019.

Discuss La Liga 2019-20 in the World Football area at TalkCeltic.net.

  1. Lewis1967 Gold Member Gold Member

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    Barca, Real and Utd are all spending a fortune and the recruitment has been pish. Quite funny...
     
  2. PaulM1888 Gold Member Gold Member

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    Setien will get them winning trophies the Barca way. Won’t he @FCBarca

    Great appointment, he beat Barca in the Nou Camp last season by playing passing football. Forget the fact he’s a serial loser, it’s the Barca way to employ these guys...
     
  3. .Zander. Gold Member Gold Member

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    Surely the guy needs time?
     
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  4. PaulM1888 Gold Member Gold Member

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    Would never advocate anyone getting punted so early on or wish him to lose as many matches as he has done at a team I like. My point was and is he isn’t the answer and Barcelona should be aiming higher.

    I’d be delighted if he contributed to Messi picking up more major trophies but his CV and the start he’s made would suggest that’s a long shot.
     
  5. FCBarca

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    To the naive observer who merely looks at the scorelines, kneejerking is fashionable.

    In just over 3 weeks Quique had them playing well again last night, you can see it's coming together better & better. It's Spain so the officiating is not anything new (denied stonewall penalty & 7 bookings to 3) but Setien is not responsible for the disastrous sporting decisions by Bartomeu et al - moving Todibo, Perez & Alena while ignoring the lack of cover for Luis Suarez. They are playing better which is what most fans wanted to see so, personally, I am encouraged but concerned about the lack of depth due to these sporting decisions & that Pique is out and Leo is not 100%

    The Dembele disappointment can't really be faulted on the board, it was a good signing - just has turned out poorly due to either poor habits, being injury prone or the technical staff failing to get him to adhere to an appropriate training regimen
     
  6. PaulM1888 Gold Member Gold Member

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    The naive observer who merely looks at scorelines :56::56::56:

    Barcelona are in free fall and anyone who can’t see that is either blinded or an idiot.

    This hipster Barca fan habit of suggesting that there’s ultimately more to football than winning football matches is wearing extremely thin. Yeah nice football is nice, winning whilst doing it even nicer but the most important thing for huge elite clubs is actually winning. End of story.
     
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    Mes que en club, mes que Bartomeu too

    Free fall, that will age well - only an idiot would come to that conclusion after 3 weeks
     
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    Never thought I’d say this but messi should leave Barca. By the time the new president is in and if everything works well for him messi will be nearly 34 by the time barca get their act together and can seriously look at winning another champions league. If he picks another top team with energy and pace around him he can end his career dominantly
     
  9. PaulM1888 Gold Member Gold Member

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    As tired and worn out a cliche as ‘a club open to all’. Yeah it’s more than a club but the squad on the parks job is to win things. Pulling out that line whilst the team is playing poorly looks daft.

    The manager has won nothing in his career, Messi is stuttering (not getting any younger) and has had a public fall out with Abidal, you’ve lost ground in the league and you are out the cup all within a few weeks. That is the definition of free fall and if the brakes aren’t put on that sharpish then it’ll only get worse.
     
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    No, but I am not surprised you fail to grasp how Barca are more than a club in this respect. Winning, is not the only barometer for success & affection from fans - Valverde won several trophies at Barca and few were happy with it

    Free fall in that they are 3 pts from the League lead & cheated out of a place in CDR? A free fall where Barca outplayed, outshot and otherwise dominated the match last night - pretty clear you aren't familiar with what a free fall is

    Free fall is actually not showing any positive signs and that is not the case for a coach on the job just over 3 weeks in a squad that has been decimated by injuries and poor board decisions. There are no brakes to apply, only reinforcements to make up for the player absences - the play on the pitch, has only gotten better since the coach has taken over. No one wants to see a brake on that
     
  11. McGuire Gold Member Gold Member

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    Atletico must be the most boring side to watch in Europe..

    Eye bleeding..
     
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    Barca getting pumped again. Harf Harf harf
     
  13. McGuire Gold Member Gold Member

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    Some header..

    Barca infront..
     
  14. McGuire Gold Member Gold Member

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    Fekir losing the head..

    Bit harsh the second yellow..

    Barca probably score another now as Betis been under the cosh here..
     
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  16. McGuire Gold Member Gold Member

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    Ref has lost the plot now..

    Lenglet off as well..
     
  17. MagicBallBhoy Gold Member Gold Member

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    great game the barcelona betis game

    love watching 2 teams going at each other

    and the way betis have been pressing barcelona has been brilliant to watch

    think they were unfortunate to get the guy sent off there

    just as a speak the refs evened it up 10 agaisnt 10
     
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    Griezmann getting subbed off and didn't even have a single shot tonight..

    Still yet to see him do a thing at Barca..
     
  19. McGuire Gold Member Gold Member

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    The most blatant penalty you'll ever see denied for Barca there..

    My word..
     
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    That referee tonight was a mental case. He should be sectioned. Griezmann is *.
     
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