Qatar Hero - The World Cup 2022 thread

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Re: Qatar Hero - The World Cup 2022 thread

by Ark Royal » 03 Dec 2022 08:02

Brilliant group stage and no single group winner won all three games. My group stage first XI:

Pickford (Eng)
Dest (USA) Souttar (Aus) Yoshida (Jap) Hernandez (Fra)
Bellingham (Eng) Xhaka (Swi) Griezmann (Fra)
Dembele (Fra) Gakpo (Ned) Mbappe (Fra)

Casemiro and Richarlison from Brazil maybe. Could also have included Ziyech and Amrabat from Morocco, who really took the eye.

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Re: Qatar Hero - The World Cup 2022 thread

by Sutekh » 03 Dec 2022 08:11

genome Uruguay embarrassing themselves here


In some ways though I think questions need to be asked by FIFA as you may have more or less got rid of collusion in games but when France and Brazil both rest their “big guns” in the final game how exactly is that fair to teams in the other game who may need a result to go for them. Think there should be repercussions for sides opting to make lots of changes in a final group game.

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Re: Qatar Hero - The World Cup 2022 thread

by Orion1871 » 03 Dec 2022 11:25

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genome Uruguay embarrassing themselves here


In some ways though I think questions need to be asked by FIFA as you may have more or less got rid of collusion in games but when France and Brazil both rest their “big guns” in the final game how exactly is that fair to teams in the other game who may need a result to go for them. Think there should be repercussions for sides opting to make lots of changes in a final group game.


Like what? You can't tell teams they can take a squad of players to a tournament and then punish them for using that squad.

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Re: Qatar Hero - The World Cup 2022 thread

by Mr Angry » 03 Dec 2022 11:46

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Mr Angry At the end of the Group games and only 3 teams are unbeaten; Netherlands, Morocco and England.

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USA?


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Re: Qatar Hero - The World Cup 2022 thread

by Conservative_dad » 03 Dec 2022 12:46

Ark Royal Brilliant group stage and no single group winner won all three games. My group stage first XI:

Pickford (Eng)
Dest (USA) Souttar (Aus) Yoshida (Jap) Hernandez (Fra)
Bellingham (Eng) Xhaka (Swi) Griezmann (Fra)
Dembele (Fra) Gakpo (Ned) Mbappe (Fra)

Casemiro and Richarlison from Brazil maybe. Could also have included Ziyech and Amrabat from Morocco, who really took the eye.


Griezmann doesn't seem to be getting much love at all but he's been a standout in that squad

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Re: Qatar Hero - The World Cup 2022 thread

by Sutekh » 03 Dec 2022 13:09

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genome Uruguay embarrassing themselves here


In some ways though I think questions need to be asked by FIFA as you may have more or less got rid of collusion in games but when France and Brazil both rest their “big guns” in the final game how exactly is that fair to teams in the other game who may need a result to go for them. Think there should be repercussions for sides opting to make lots of changes in a final group game.


Like what? You can't tell teams they can take a squad of players to a tournament and then punish them for using that squad.


You can if the management are suddenly making changes to half (or more) of a starting XI for the final game when the starting XI has largely been the same for the previous 2 games esp. when it is obvious that most of those players not starting would back in for knockout games.

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Re: Qatar Hero - The World Cup 2022 thread

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Re: Qatar Hero - The World Cup 2022 thread

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Time to watch some real football college football 8)


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Re: Qatar Hero - The World Cup 2022 thread

by USA_Loyal_Royal » 03 Dec 2022 15:48

The US has been absolutely shit in the final 3rd, especially with finishing. Hopefully this will be fantastic experience and theyll be ready for a strong push in 2026! They are still young after all.

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Re: Qatar Hero - The World Cup 2022 thread

by fartdad » 03 Dec 2022 15:49

USA_Loyal_Royal The US has been absolutely shit in the final 3rd, especially with finishing. Hopefully this will be fantastic experience and theyll be ready for a strong push in 2026! They are still young after all.

I think they’ve been alright. Just let down by their defenders as usual. I’m assuming Zimmerman suffered a stroke when he saw one minute added instead of the usual 15

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Re: Qatar Hero - The World Cup 2022 thread

by tulip » 03 Dec 2022 15:55

I'm happy :D

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Re: Qatar Hero - The World Cup 2022 thread

by LUX » 03 Dec 2022 16:24

Two very skilful sides. For the sake of the game, it’d be good if USA could pull a goal back


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Re: Qatar Hero - The World Cup 2022 thread

by fartdad » 03 Dec 2022 16:28

I think if USA benefited from a few more centuries of colonialism they would have won this game.. Liberia is nice but that’s really all. Most of Europe has Caribbean and Africa to get strong, faster, fitter players that perform better than the crackers

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Re: Qatar Hero - The World Cup 2022 thread

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Re: Qatar Hero - The World Cup 2022 thread

by LUX » 03 Dec 2022 16:48

LUX Two very skilful sides. For the sake of the game, it’d be good if USA could pull a goal back

Yay, they did.

But then they let another soft goal in.

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Re: Qatar Hero - The World Cup 2022 thread

by tulip » 03 Dec 2022 17:02

I'm very very happy now :D

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Re: Qatar Hero - The World Cup 2022 thread

by Vision » 03 Dec 2022 17:24

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Mr Angry At the end of the Group games and only 3 teams are unbeaten; Netherlands, Morocco and England.

:D


USA?


Arse!!!!!!!


You were just a day ahead of time mate. They've fixed it for you now ;-)

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Re: Qatar Hero - The World Cup 2022 thread

by Loafer » 03 Dec 2022 19:42

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Re: Qatar Hero - The World Cup 2022 thread

by 6ft Kerplunk » 03 Dec 2022 19:57

1000 games at 35, no wonder he walks through games as much as possible now.

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