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EFL Cup: Liverpool vs Arsenal | Thursday 1st October 19:45 | Sky Sports

Discussion in 'Match Day Archive' started by Rex Banter, Sep 28, 2020.

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What will the result be?

Poll closed Oct 1, 2020.
  1. Liverpool win

    34.0%
  2. Liverpool win on penalties

    4.0%
  3. Arsenal win

    42.0%
  4. Arsenal win on penalties

    20.0%
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  1. DJ_Markstar

    DJ_Markstar Well-Known Member

    We have a break after I think so not a big issue.
     
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  2. GunnerShy

    GunnerShy Well-Known Member

    Runnarson
    Cedric , Saliba, Gab, Kolasinac
    Partey
    Ceballos Aouar
    Pepe Saka
    Nketiah
     
  3. Moah

    Moah Well-Known Member

    It started like a joke and all but I'm starting to question their stamina and how they can press till you can't breathe for 90 mins. Their is no way that 15 players keep on a constant high level of performance without getting injured for three years in a row.
     
  4. hydrofluoric acid

    hydrofluoric acid Many Men Wish Death Upon Me

    Has Mane been banned yet?
     
  5. PressResistance

    PressResistance Well-Known Member

    Mane pushing off Holding had me certain tbh.
    There 's no way wingers should be pushing off men twice their size.
    There 's no chance that you can keep up the pressing intensity for years like they have, Klopps Dortmund was riddled with injuries and dead-tired at the end of his spell there, these guys just keep on going. And it's not as if you have a lot of clever movers there, guys who pace themselves, bar Van Dijk and Fabinho, all these guys go full throttle for 2 games in a week with no injuries.

    http://backpagefootball.com/why-liverpool-wont-win-the-premier-league-this-season/126313/

    Seeing a dip in City 's form also makes me wonder, because they looked a lot, lot different a season or two ago. But you can see in terms of injuries how their exertion of effort lead to their injuries. Liverpool haven't been injured at all, it's either that they have insanely fit players ( genuinely could see it with Mane, Gini and such ) or they are better roided up than Lance Armstrong, but at the end of the day something's gotta give. FB is a position where your players do most work nowadays and Robertson and TAA haven't been injured for more than a month combined in the horror schedule they 've had to go through 2 years of constantly playing two games a week.
     
  6. Moah

    Moah Well-Known Member

    Exactly what I thought. No fitness level can keep you injury free for 2-3 years straight. They don't rotate much but are all fresh for two games a week.

    City players were crazy good, but injuries caught up with them despite their enormous quality and depth of squad.
     
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  7. Mohamed7

    Mohamed7 Well-Known Member

    We have very good chance. Let's go!!!
     
  8. dashsnow17

    dashsnow17 Established Member

    VVD is the one that puzzles me. He had a nasty ankle injury back at Southampton, was out for 6 months. Hasn't had an ankle problem since, he's played over 90 consecutive PL games. It's mental. I'm still waiting for the luck to run out, one of their key players has got to go down sooner or later.
     
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  9. Moah

    Moah Well-Known Member

    I read somewhere that 60% of the Liverpool players are registered Athmatics on medication, I don't know what to make of that.
     
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  10. BigPoppaPump

    BigPoppaPump Points Out The Obvious

    I read that as well and traced the source and it's some bullsh*t, wouldn't take it seriously.
     
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  11. Moah

    Moah Well-Known Member

    I had a gut feeling that it wasn't a reliable source but opted not to check, I just wanted to feel better about our players. :lol:
     
  12. BigPoppaPump

    BigPoppaPump Points Out The Obvious

    I said it first on here tbh :lol: think I was the one spreading fake news. Still think they're on PEDs though.
     
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  13. Riou

    Riou A-M's Resident Jobber

    @Mrs Bergkamp here's a another nostalgic vid to make you feel happy/depressed...



    ...I could happily watch an individual comp of Henry for every match he played, amazing player :drool:
     
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  14. Mo Britain

    Mo Britain Doom Monger

    Both sides play their second XI, we win. Simple as that. It's a winnable trophy, we should try to win it.
     
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  15. HollandGooner

    HollandGooner Well-Known Member

    Just stop with the 5-2-3- bollocks.
     
  16. Mrs Bergkamp

    Mrs Bergkamp Established Member Trusted

    After a year here, I realised just how good Henry could be but he surpassed my limited imagination. When you look back, you realise he was even better. He set a standard of excellence that's unparalleled here to date. Thanks for the vid.
     
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  17. Makingtrax

    Makingtrax Planes, Trains & Social Media Rants

    Özil and Guendouzi should breeze into this team . . or we're just paying them a fortune for one loooooooong holiday.
     
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  18. roz

    roz Fake News Merchant

    Last result was a fugazi. Arsenal to make Liverpool an offer they cant refuse. 3-2 to the Arsenal
     
  19. Riou

    Riou A-M's Resident Jobber

    Hilarious how you posted how fans will focus negatively on everything Arteta does if he keeps losing.

    Then proceeded to post this about Özil and Guendo 3 times today...you Arteta out now bro? :lol:
     
  20. BigPoppaPump

    BigPoppaPump Points Out The Obvious

    Do you spend all day on AM?
     
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