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Group F - Germany, France, Portugal, Hungary

Discussion in 'The Euros '21' started by Dirk, Jun 15, 2021.

  1. UnitedRoad

    UnitedRoad 32 Years : F*** All

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    To be fair that’s a sitter :D
     
  2. saint_clark

    saint_clark Up the Saints

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    Him standing in the managers technical area shouting at them all when he went off injured in the final
    HAHAHAHA HAHAHA RONALDO THERE

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  3. Muller

    Muller I like using gifs

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    Ronaldo misses a sitter 3 yards out lol
     
  4. Addick By Nature

    Addick By Nature Registered User

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    Ronaldo now misses from 6 yards :laugh:

    No wonder Jota didn’t pass to him earlier.
     
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  5. StretfordEnd

    StretfordEnd Fools can be kings
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    You've jinxed Ronaldo . . . :eeek
     
  6. Muller

    Muller I like using gifs

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    Portugals front 4 are all quite greedy tbh could hamper them down the line.
     
  7. Donnyrovers90

    Donnyrovers90 Registered User

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    I’d honestly take him off. He’s untouchable in some games but in games like this he’s only hampering us

    Move Bernardo into the middle with Bruno, take Ronaldo and William off and stick Felix and Silva on
     
  8. Riverside

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    I’m not sure what point you’re trying to make tbh. I think it’s common sense to make it it as fair as is reasonably possible. Not just skew the whole thing because yes the games have to be played somewhere.
     
  9. Muller

    Muller I like using gifs

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    More likely to take your goalie off though let's be honest.
     
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  10. Addick By Nature

    Addick By Nature Registered User

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    So don’t have hosts then?
     
  11. Donnyrovers90

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    Unfortunately yep

    Hungary have been pretty shite to be honest, but we’re moving the ball around so slowly and it doesn’t help when you miss sitters like that. I know we always start tournaments badly but I always get my hopes up that it may change and I continue to be disappointed :laugh:
     
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  12. mattamomo

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    Portugal a little disappointing here. Hungary not doing bad but are being made to look better than they realistically are.
    Quite lethargic from a few of the Portuguese lot you'd expect more from.
     
  13. Riverside

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    Covered that in my previous post Addick.
     
  14. Super_horns

    Super_horns WATFORD Till I Die
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    Portugal will be hoping they don't rue those missed chances.
     
  15. Addick By Nature

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    Right, so what on Earth are you banging on about?

    This is about hosts having an “unfair advantage.”

    Everyone agrees having one host is much better than having it all over. Fact remains, one of the privileges of hosting is having some advantage, it’s not unfair it’s just how it is.
     
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    saint_clark Up the Saints

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    If you're Hungary and you actually want to try and get through this group, you have to try and win this game at some point surely? Don't get me wrong I think they're playing well on the break at the moment but if you get to 20 minutes left and it's still 0-0 in the most winnable game you have, they have to come out more.

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  17. Addick By Nature

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    If people want one host, but don’t want them to have an advantage perhaps UEFA could look at having every tournament in Scotland from now on?
     
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    Literally the first line of my post was ‘it’s not just about home advantage’ and I described why I thought that. I feel it introduces an unnecessary broader advantage and skews and unbalances the whole competition further and should be dropped.

    We seem to be agreeing that having a host nation makes the competition much better so there’s at least a clear rationale for it. I don’t really get how we then leap to saying because of that it follows there’s no reason not to select multiple other competing teams for home games too.
     
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  19. mattamomo

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    This is the most disappointingly similar feeling Euro game we've had yet.
    Stop start, no momentum from either side, predictable moves and generally sterile all round.

    Surely neither side wants to settle for a draw so hopefully that changes
     
  20. Kirby

    Kirby We count the votes

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    Dodgy Portugal pen incoming...
     

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