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Neil Lennon

Discussion in 'Celtic Chat' started by romeo9535, Apr 17, 2016.

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  1. andybhoy94 Gold Member Gold Member

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    Stood for 20 mins watching the team absolutely lose the plot before making a change, it's a massive weakness he has. Been great generally but the similarities of the cluj game and tonight where we've held the advantage coming into the game and absolutely blown it at home are worrying considering we'll have to do it again in the summer.
     
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  2. freitassen

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    He caused this. He needs to be a man and admit it. He played with a formation that does not work, played Simunovic without both Ajer and Jullien to back him up, Elyonoussi did absolutely nothing to deserve a start ahead of Griffiths, took to late to make changes. He got every decision possible wrong.
     
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    Yet again we lose to a team that does one thing we just can't seem to do,build a * defence.
    Lenny if he is worth a * needs to fix our backline in the summer.
     
  4. Cupid Stunt

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    Sorry who started Jozo?
     
  5. El Capitan Gold Member Gold Member

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    Oh, and yes. It is Lennon's fault that he couldn't set up the team properly or see that it wasn't working before the 70th minute.

    As well as he has done in the league since Christmas that was an utter shambles of Cluj-like proportions.

    So aye, * yourself. Imagine it's Lenny. Whatever floats your boat.
     
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  6. Lewis Kerr

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    All that good work in the groups for nothing

    I was worried for us after that 2nd half last week

    It was obvious he got it wrong in the first half tonight

    Brainless starting 11, no in game management whatsoever, no tactics... He needs to take a long hard look at himself
     
  7. Mr Shelby I am the son and heir Gold Member

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    Got some things wrong tonight but what's annoyed me the most is his failure to react after the sinunovic error.

    I know its harsh but sentiment goes out the window. He should have hooked him, but instead waits 20 minutes before even doing anything. Really really poor.

    Youd have been forgiven for thinking we had another leg to play after they scored.

    Badly wrong tonight. And an utter capitulation at home in europe for the second time in one season. Deila esque.
     
  8. Ipswichbhoy67

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    We controlled the game first half without playing particularly well. All they had was a long ball up top and you can see why they don't concede many.

    Fine margins as if simunovic boots it out and doesnt give them a goal they didn't look like having the guile to break us down. The amount of chances we missed over the 2 legs were enough to win this tie and the next
     
  9. Keano88 Gold Member Gold Member

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    They changed their shape at half time in the first game, it worked and neutralised our threats for the majority of tie after that.

    We didn’t react to their change until there was 20 minutes left in the tie when we threw Griffiths on.

    Been a phenomenal season so far so don’t want to be too harsh, but that was a massive * up similar to Cluj.
     
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  10. Lewis Kerr

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    To answer your question brutally honestly, nothing...
     
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    Aye mate we all called for a left sided centre half..

    I don't take pleasure in constantly calling Jozo an utter diddy bombscare but we all know he is..

    There was so much wrong with it..

    Eddy was isolated
    We lacked pace in the side with Broony, Rogic and Mo
    We went route one constantly to go avail (when will we learn?)
    We made one sub and Griff was right but Mo was wrong. No offers much more defensively than Tam
    Frimpong was an outball to give us pace, width and an outball but we stuck with guy's towing a caravan by the time Tam chested that ball back for their second

    It was garbage from the off. They had more legs about them and they had a clear game plan which bypassed our midfield and exposed our defence (which isn't hard)..

    Scunnered with that exit. We never really laid a glove on a side we should've had out of the tie in the first 45 in Copenhagen..
     
  12. James Gold Member Gold Member

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    Also James * Forrest survives that Griffith's sub how ? By far and away the worst on the park hide hide hide
     
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    Not happy about losing and as disappointed as anyone but Lenny spoke well in that interview. We blew it yes but he and they will learn from that. No point in us all going a bit mental over it we have other things to think of this season. It could be worse ....we could be like Sevco where everything in their season is pinned on winning the next game. Better we go out now than get really humiliated because we are simply not ready for it. When we get this quadruple treble in the bag next season has to be about making the step up! It's all well and good being the best of the rest in the SPFL but European football is where it's at and it's what makes us an attractive club to sign for. I for one am prepared to be a wee bit more philosophical about it all in the meantime.
     
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    Let's be honest here, the good work in the groups was Fraser Forster. With an average goalkeeper we would have finished last by a mile.
     
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    But he hasn't.
     
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    That's what's most frustrating. We've seen this team play outstanding football under him and he has rightly been given credit for it

    But when the big games come around and the pressure is on us as favourites he's got it wrong almost every time.
     
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    I suggest you crawl back under whatever rock you've just come our from underneath. You can pop up again with more drivel when we lose a game. Maybe you dont understand that in football sometimes you get beat, the spluttering * you come out with when we lose a game (which has been a rare occurrence under Lennon) is moronic. Your OTT reaction to Lennon when we lose a game is * embarrassing.
     
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    And here it is. One of the reasons I didn't wasn't him back. Looked clueless. Again. Why change a winning formation?!
     
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    Ignoring the quarrel you two have, I just want to add that indeed he is responsible of playing Simunovic we all know is a liability. Not buying another CB in January and saying our defence is good enough is another one. As the manager he's responsible for the players he has.
     
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    Aye looking back the signs were always there. We rode our luck at times with FF being exceptional

    I'm sick of always looking forward to these campaigns and never getting anything out of them.. The days of us going on a run in Europe are well and truly over. We are not good enough