City -top of the Football League

Discussion in 'City Talk' started by The original EB, Nov 12, 2017 at 11:01 AM.

  1. The original EB

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    Amid all the gloom and doom on here it's worth noting that City have scored more away goals this season than any other team in the Football League.

    Is the reason the noisy City away support drives the team on?

    Listening to yesterday's commentary the Plymouth 700+ could be heard above the home crowd.
     
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    Its only November chill out, say that in May perhaps
     
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    Amazing that they're bottom of the league then.
     
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    Our away support hasn't suddenly become more vocal this season. We've been well supported on the road for a long time now.
     
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    We've scored more away from home because teams don't sit back and park the bus at their own ground.

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    I think that term is generally wearing a little thin now @bantam2708, good teams/managers find a way around it, a little ironic that Edin was saying about having the winning mentality, then Stuart comments with regards the unbeaten run Plymouth are on and their back 4 all being 6ft+, Plymouth were bottom of the league for a reason and although he said he did not like playing 4-2-4 because our midfield could be over run surely this was the fixture to go with that formation ?.
     
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    Oh yes I agree. It's pathetic that at this point in the season we still haven't figured out how to beat these teams. And like you said bronco a more attacking formation from the off wouldn't have done us any harm to try out. A team who weren't going to push forward didn't require us to play with two defensive midfielders and only one wide man. Ideal opportunity yesterday and we played the same as we have in all our previous failed attempts at beating that system.

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    I'm sure Stuart had his reasons but as you say he's done his home work as he was being very complementary of their resent results but you have to ask why at home against a bottom team we don't take the game to them.

    He even has the owners backing as far as going for a win is concerned so its win/win for Stuart as long as he's being positive.
    I'm looking forward to Wigan on Saturday as I believe we play better against teams who want try and win, which most teams do in front of their own fans.
     
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    Yep I can't wait for next week, definitely think we can get something

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    Totally agree, apart from when playing the very top teams I've always favoured the "let them worry about us" approach. If we go 4/2/4 and keep the ball then a team can over run midfield all they like but they'd have to do it without the ball.
     
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    Mmm perhaps 3-4-3 with three fast central defenders.
     
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    That rules out killa, Thompson and nkp. Stephen hawking is faster
     
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