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Real Betis v Celtic Thursday 16th September 5:45 kick off Bt sport 3

Discussion in 'Celtic Chat' started by Notorious, Sep 11, 2021.

Discuss Real Betis v Celtic Thursday 16th September 5:45 kick off Bt sport 3 in the Celtic Chat area at TalkCeltic.net.

  1. JC Anton Get yer, hats, scarfs badges & tapes

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    His experience could be vital, be tempted to try and give him an hour, otherwise the game could be gone..

    Massive hole McGregor leaves tho, if he sticks to the 4-3-3 it's a midfield three with really poor legs, when we get turned over it's going to be a brutal watch..
     
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  2. Dan Breen

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    No way, way too open, be alright against SPL dross.


    Why not?
     
  3. McChiellini.. Gold Member Gold Member

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    If he'd had even just 1 start, I'd be more confident..

    Think Ange will be more cautious with our player's than previous one's..

    Have a feeling Bitton may possibly come in the middle. Played there for Israel last week..

    Why not?[/QUOTE]

    He's been in and out getting 10/15 minute's here and there. Had no pre season whatsoever and has had many set back's in his career..
     
  4. JC Anton Get yer, hats, scarfs badges & tapes

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    He's been in and out getting 10/15 minute's here and there. Had no pre season whatsoever and has had many set back's in his career..[/QUOTE]

    Unless Bitton is observing Yom Kippur too..
     
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  5. Dan Breen

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    Am sure James McC was putting in a pre season with Palace even though he was off their books.
    Hart
    AR, Welsh Starfelt Joe the Croat.
    Soro
    Forrest James McC, Turnbull, Joto
    Ajeti
     
  6. McChiellini.. Gold Member Gold Member

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    @JC Anton don't know what happened to my quoting there..

    * forgot he's the same as well. You'd of thought Ange would've said though..
     
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  7. eire4

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    I could be wrong but thought I read McCarthy said he was training by himself before he signed for us. Anyway think McCarthy should get his first start for us on Thursday. Probably can't play the 90 minutes but we have Soro who can come on later.
     
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  8. GreenLeanMean

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    Starfelt played a bit in midfield with Sweden :fear: nah seriously would prefer Mccarthy over soro in midfield but I don't know how far away he is from being able to play an hour. But he's a professional footballer, his fitness shouldn't be far off... but also don't want to rush folk back
     
  9. GreenLeanMean

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    Also, we always seem to be a few weeks away from where we want to be. Be that preparation for qualifiers or players returning from injury
     
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  10. HTG "I have an uncle who does Yoga"

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    Could potentially go with this

    Hart
    Ralston CCV Welsh Montgomery
    Soro Turnbull
    Rogic
    Juranovic Ajeti Jota

    Need at least a bit of pace in midfield so I'd have Soro on over McCarthy just now, and whilst it's not ideal, Juranovic can play slightly further up field.

    Only subs I'd use would be one of Taylor/Scales, McCarthy and Giakoumakis for 20 minutes.

    Think this game was maybe slightly past us even with a full strength squad, but Betis haven't started the season strongly.
     
  11. richie87 Gold Member Gold Member

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    With Abada and McGregor out it does leave us thin on the ground and if Ange is sticking to his principles no matter who is in the team then I only see either McCarthy or Soro coming in for McGregor and Montgomery in for Taylor

    Hart
    Ralston, CCV, Welsh Juranovic
    McCarthy Turnbull
    Jota, Rogic, Montgomery
    Ajeti ​
     
  12. Wee Baldy

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    If it was going to be hard before then it's going to be a lot harder without McGregor. McCarthy doesn't have the legs McGregor has and although Soro has the engine, he isn't as creative. Hopefully our defence stands up to the challenge but it just shows how desperately short our squad is.
     
  13. Tony Ralston Gold Member Gold Member

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    Hart

    Ralston Vickers Welsh Monty

    McCarthy Soro

    Rogic Turnbull Jota

    Ajeti
     
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    Seem to have done no bad away in the Europa in recent years. A draw would be a very good result, even at full strength I would’ve taken that every day of the week. Missing McGregor, Abada, Kyogo and Taylor, 4 guys that defo would’ve started is a bummer but Juranovic or Monty in at LB will probably be better than Taylor anyway. McGregor missing is the main concern but we have a few option in midfield at least.

    Hart
    Ralston
    CCV
    Starfelt
    Juranvic
    Soro
    McCarthy
    Turnbull
    Jota
    Ajeti
    Monty

    Go 433 with the wingers Jota and Monty running back to help as much as possible when out of possession.
     
  15. JC Anton Get yer, hats, scarfs badges & tapes

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    This is why we should have signed McCann, would have provided much needed energy for the midfield..

    We are unlucky to have this amount of wingers out..

    Kyogo
    Forrest
    Abada
    Dembele
    Johnston
     
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    Maybe we shouldn't start Ralston so he can come on later as our backup striker.
     
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    Glad to see our * with injuries 10 IAR is still :31:on.
     
  18. jimbobers Gold Member Gold Member

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    Our bench is going to be threadbare , with no real attacking options
     
  19. RogicHasMagicToes

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    Can't see us getting anything, team is weak in almost every area of the pitch at this level, that's just the reality of the current squad, gonna take a long time to build a team good enough to go far in Europe again
     
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    With the injuries we have its going to be a very hard night for us in Seville but we live in hope.