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Old 01-29-2019, 12:31 PM   #881
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Normally a backpass that gets picked off like that is a major gaff. But that forward anticipated the play beautifully and the defender didn't see him coming because of his other defender blocking the view.

A gaff, but great read by the striker.
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Old 01-29-2019, 05:05 PM   #882
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^Fair point, it was a good play by the striker. That said if you out shoot a team 22-7 while having 65% of the possession and that is how you lose, I am going to call it a big gaff.

The final is Japan v Qatar. Nice to see Qatar improving. At this rate they won't embarrass themselves in 2022.
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Old 02-01-2019, 10:41 AM   #883
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The 2022 World Cup hosts Qatar win the Asian Cup for the first time!

They outscored their opponents 19-1 in the tournament.

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Normally a backpass that gets picked off like that is a major gaff. But that forward anticipated the play beautifully and the defender didn't see him coming because of his other defender blocking the view.

A gaff, but great read by the striker.

Or, the fix is in.
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Old 02-01-2019, 04:37 PM   #885
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Qatar proving if you want to improve your national team throwing a ridiculous amount of money at it really helps.

This is also a big FU to the UAE who are part of the ongoing sanctions against Qatar. The Qataris had to fly to the tournament via Kuwait, any non-football team citizens were not allowed in the country, and tickets were not allocated to their supporters as per AFC policy. Their victory is especially impressive when you consider playing in one of the most hostile environments imaginable.

Interestingly we get to see both Qatar and Japan again soon as the invitees to the Copa America in June.
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Old 02-02-2019, 09:41 AM   #886
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not that surprising, but still: two thumbs up.

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I’m in Japan now. Culturally, they may just be the most polite people in the world.
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good news for England. There's always a need for talented midfielders.

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good news for England. There's always a need for talented midfielders
Absolutely, you can never have enough cover for Jordan Henderson.
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Old 02-14-2019, 06:38 PM   #890
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Absolutely, you can never have enough cover for Jordan Henderson.
Cloning is a thing now right? Theoretically, WC 2036, could field;

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Henderson Henderson Henderson Henderson
Henderson Henderson Henderson Henderson
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Cloning is a thing now right? Theoretically, WC 2036, could field;

................Henderson Henderson
Henderson Henderson Henderson Henderson
Henderson Henderson Henderson Henderson
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Goddamned Englishmen and their 4-4-2.
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Old 02-15-2019, 01:38 PM   #892
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Cloning is a thing now right? Theoretically, WC 2036, could field;

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Imagine all the running though. It'd be cool to see your keeper pressing the opponents centre backs in the 93rd minute.
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