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ToonArmy1892 Offline

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Why have we changed formation?

to 4-4-2, it clearly doesn't work. 4-3-3 worked great last season, we look far more dangerous with HBA given a free role.
2nd September 2012 05:35 PM
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Geordie_leg Offline

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RE: Why have we changed formation?

Very true, Ba is an easy target but Cisse has been average at best for me. Drop Cisse and put marveaux out wide.
2nd September 2012 05:42 PM
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The_Flaming_Lip Offline

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RE: Why have we changed formation?

Pardew worried about upsetting Ba? Did he make some sort of promise to him which is why his contract clause not triggered?

Them two cant play together in 442. They are both going for the same balls. The point is Ba has a lot more to his game so he should be playing on the left in a 433. If he doesnt like it bugger him. I said this in May and folk were up in arms, but I think our lethargic start to the season is down to what youve said. Weve gone from a free flowing side to a rather pedestrian looking hit and hope.

I dont thing its terminal and we have so much talent in the squad - Marveaux, Biri, Anita as well as the first 11 - and I have faith in Pardew.
2nd September 2012 05:44 PM
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omgwtf Offline

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RE: Why have we changed formation?

Said it many times 4-4-2 ties Benny to a touchline.
He needs a free role.
Midfield 3 of anita tiote and cabaye with benny roaming in the space between them and cisse
2nd September 2012 06:18 PM
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The_Flaming_Lip Offline

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RE: Why have we changed formation?

(2nd September 2012 06:18 PM)omgwtf Wrote: Guests cannot see links in the messages. Please register to forum by clicking here to see links.Said it many times 4-4-2 ties Benny to a touchline.
He needs a free role.
Midfield 3 of anita tiote and cabaye with benny roaming in the space between them and cisse

they must have changed in the second half, cos Ben Arfa all over the place.

Thing is, that performance wasnt a million miles from last season - the main difference was that Ba and Cisse were banging them in.

I dont think that much is wrong. Everton away should be a good game.
2nd September 2012 06:20 PM
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RE: Why have we changed formation?

The main diff was ba and cisse where getting opportunities
4-4-2 is stifling our creativity
2nd September 2012 06:23 PM
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RE: Why have we changed formation?

(2nd September 2012 06:23 PM)omgwtf Wrote: Guests cannot see links in the messages. Please register to forum by clicking here to see links.The main diff was ba and cisse where getting opportunities
4-4-2 is stifling our creativity

we had 16 shots today. I think our finishing isnt up to the mark. It was the same against Chelsea. Cisse is the main culprit.
2nd September 2012 06:34 PM
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Sal Offline

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RE: Why have we changed formation?

4 4 2 forces lots of crosses, which ok to a point but in games like today it clearly wasnt working yet we carried on punting early crosses and diagonal balls up to our pair of out of form forwards.

4 3 3 is the future, I would drop Cisse to the bench for Everton.
2nd September 2012 06:39 PM
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(2nd September 2012 06:39 PM)Sal Wrote: Guests cannot see links in the messages. Please register to forum by clicking here to see links.4 3 3 is the future, I would drop Cisse to the bench for Everton.

I can see that happening.
2nd September 2012 06:42 PM
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RE: Why have we changed formation?

(2nd September 2012 06:39 PM)Sal Wrote: Guests cannot see links in the messages. Please register to forum by clicking here to see links.4 4 2 forces lots of crosses, which ok to a point but in games like today it clearly wasnt working yet we carried on punting early crosses and diagonal balls up to our pair of out of form forwards.

4 3 3 is the future, I would drop Cisse to the bench for Everton.

I wouldn't i'd go

-----------Krul--------------
Anita Taylor Colo Santon
----------Tiote----------
-------Cab----Jonas
HBA------------------Ba
----------Cisse--------
2nd September 2012 11:26 PM
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