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Pre/Post Match Discussion: League Cup Final vs Southampton

Wed Feb 22, 2017 8:53 am

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Re: Pre Match Discussion: League Cup Final vs Southampton

Thu Feb 23, 2017 7:45 am

Looking forward to this - can't beat a cup final. Nerves and excitement rolled into one.

It'll be interesting to see what changes Jose will make with the apparent loss of MickyT and Carrick

I'd go for this :-

---------------------DDG-------------------
Valencia------Bailly------Smalling------Blind
-----------------Herrera----Pogba----------------
Rashford-----------Mata-------------Martial
----------------------Zlatan-------------------------

Although I think Jose will put Mata out right and play Fellaini in the CM.
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Re: RE: Re: Pre Match Discussion: League Cup Final vs Southampton

Thu Feb 23, 2017 11:34 am

Giants14 wrote:Looking forward to this - can't beat a cup final. Nerves and excitement rolled into one.

It'll be interesting to see what changes Jose will make with the apparent loss of MickyT and Carrick

I'd go for this :-

---------------------DDG-------------------
Valencia------Bailly------Smalling------Blind
-----------------Herrera----Pogba----------------
Rashford-----------Mata-------------Martial
----------------------Zlatan-------------------------

Although I think Jose will put Mata out right and play Fellaini in the CM.
Seems the best possible lineup atm. However, I'd go for Young instead of Blind.
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Re: Pre Match Discussion: League Cup Final vs Southampton

Thu Feb 23, 2017 11:52 am

I considered Young as LB but unsure if its a good idea for two 'wingers' to be playing the full back roles - Blind has the intelligence.

How about Young at RW? great work rate and can deliver a decent cross
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Re: Pre Match Discussion: League Cup Final vs Southampton

Thu Feb 23, 2017 6:44 pm

@Giants14 - Your line up wouldn't be too bad for any game. I have a notion that Mourinho will play Lindgard instead of Rashford.
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Re: Pre Match Discussion: League Cup Final vs Southampton

Thu Feb 23, 2017 6:49 pm

Giants14 wrote:
Thu Feb 23, 2017 7:45 am
Looking forward to this - can't beat a cup final. Nerves and excitement rolled into one.

It'll be interesting to see what changes Jose will make with the apparent loss of MickyT and Carrick

I'd go for this :-

---------------------DDG-------------------
Valencia------Bailly------Smalling------Blind
-----------------Herrera----Pogba----------------
Rashford-----------Mata-------------Martial
----------------------Zlatan-------------------------

Although I think Jose will put Mata out right and play Fellaini in the CM.
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Re: Pre Match Discussion: League Cup Final vs Southampton

Fri Feb 24, 2017 3:01 am

Just got this funny feeling that Mourinho will throw Luke Shaw in against his former club on Sunday with sink or swin son ringing in his ears.

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Fri Feb 24, 2017 6:23 am

X.S wrote:Just got this funny feeling that Mourinho will throw Luke Shaw in against his former club on Sunday with sink or swin son ringing in his ears.
Will be very surprise if that happen.
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Re: Pre Match Discussion: League Cup Final vs Southampton

Fri Feb 24, 2017 6:46 am

Giants14 wrote:
Thu Feb 23, 2017 11:52 am
I considered Young as LB but unsure if its a good idea for two 'wingers' to be playing the full back roles - Blind has the intelligence.

How about Young at RW? great work rate and can deliver a decent cross
Worth a shout as well..the guy is a quality player with the energy needed
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Thu Feb 23, 2017 6:44 pm
@Giants14 - Your line up wouldn't be too bad for any game. I have a notion that Mourinho will play Lindgard instead of Rashford.
I feel you...and just think that would be silly with Young doing so well
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Re: Pre Match Discussion: League Cup Final vs Southampton

Fri Feb 24, 2017 7:34 am

ArizonaRed wrote:
Thu Feb 23, 2017 6:44 pm
@Giants14 - Your line up wouldn't be too bad for any game. I have a notion that Mourinho will play Lindgard instead of Rashford.
Lingard has been great at Wembley in the 2 previous occasions but feel he's been really poor this season - against Blackburn he should be at the level that he is causing them a lot of trouble but he was really bad.

I think my forward line up will be too much for Jose - he likes control espically in a game known for small margins - I feel Fellaini will probably start
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Re: Pre Match Discussion: League Cup Final vs Southampton

Fri Feb 24, 2017 1:08 pm

I'm getting very bad vibes about this game.

Put my mind at rest somebody. :sick:
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Re: Pre Match Discussion: League Cup Final vs Southampton

Fri Feb 24, 2017 4:03 pm

Gabiadinni will score.

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Re: Pre Match Discussion: League Cup Final vs Southampton

Fri Feb 24, 2017 4:16 pm

Otis wrote:
Fri Feb 24, 2017 1:08 pm
I'm getting very bad vibes about this game.

Put my mind at rest somebody. :sick:
Come kick-off Soton won't have kicked a ball in anger for 15 days, they might start fresher but it'll be telling as the game goes on, that plus we've got far better players, and Manager

They haven't conceded a goal getting to Wembley, but history tells us that the wheels normally fall off come the Final

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Re: Pre Match Discussion: League Cup Final vs Southampton

Sat Feb 25, 2017 5:53 am

why do I feel like that this will be a tough game?

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Re: Pre Match Discussion: League Cup Final vs Southampton

Sat Feb 25, 2017 4:13 pm

Otis wrote:
Fri Feb 24, 2017 1:08 pm
I'm getting very bad vibes about this game.

Put my mind at rest somebody. :sick:
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Re: Pre Match Discussion: League Cup Final vs Southampton

Sat Feb 25, 2017 4:14 pm

Read an amazing fact in the paper yesterday, apparently Mourinho has never lost a League Cup tie in "normal" time. The only times he hasnt won the trophy in England, his sides lost 2 x penalty shoot-outs and 1 game in extra-time!!!
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Re: Pre Match Discussion: League Cup Final vs Southampton

Sat Feb 25, 2017 6:22 pm

So let's sort it out in 90 mins!

Southampton have had a rocky season, but its a cup final. Strongest possible team please.
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Re: Pre Match Discussion: League Cup Final vs Southampton

Sun Feb 26, 2017 3:26 pm

Official Line-up

---------------------DDG-------------------
Valencia------Bailly------Smalling------Rojo
-----------------Herrera----Pogba----------------
Lingard-----------Mata-------------Martial
----------------------Zlatan-------------------------

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Re: Pre Match Discussion: League Cup Final vs Southampton

Sun Feb 26, 2017 3:32 pm

'76 is such a hard memory. I remember crying when we lost, I was still a kid. I lived in Wembley at the time and I remember seeing many distraught fans who were completely crushed at the outcome.

Anway today is not about revenge it is a bout being confident and playing to our strengths, if we do that we will fight and we will win.

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Re: Pre Match Discussion: League Cup Final vs Southampton

Sun Feb 26, 2017 3:41 pm

esobeso wrote:
Sun Feb 26, 2017 3:26 pm
Official Line-up

---------------------DDG-------------------
Valencia------Bailly------Smalling------Rojo
-----------------Herrera----Pogba----------------
Lingard-----------Mata-------------Martial
----------------------Zlatan-------------------------
Strong lineup.

Subs: Romero, Blind, Young, Carrick, Fellaini, Rooney, Rashford.
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Re: Pre Match Discussion: League Cup Final vs Southampton

Sun Feb 26, 2017 3:58 pm

It'll be a tight game but I can see us winning by a goal margin.
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Re: Pre Match Discussion: League Cup Final vs Southampton

Sun Feb 26, 2017 4:03 pm

esobeso wrote:
Sun Feb 26, 2017 3:26 pm
Official Line-up

---------------------DDG-------------------
Valencia------Bailly------Smalling------Rojo
-----------------Herrera----Pogba----------------
Lingard-----------Mata-------------Martial
----------------------Zlatan-------------------------

that would be a good lineup but i have a feeling he might play Mata on the wing and Lingard in the middle again.

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Re: Pre Match Discussion: League Cup Final vs Southampton

Sun Feb 26, 2017 4:06 pm

I get the impression that regardless where Mata lines up he plays wherever he wants.
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Re: Pre Match Discussion: League Cup Final vs Southampton

Sun Feb 26, 2017 4:09 pm

hehe he does play on the inside a lot but the problem is he still has to track back to defence on the wing from the inside. and that limits him imo

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Re: Pre Match Discussion: League Cup Final vs Southampton

Sun Feb 26, 2017 4:37 pm

Good start from Utd.
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