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28-09-2020, 19:49   #3871
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Hope you'd a few quid on it.
If I do that it would have been 3-3 . Best not
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28-09-2020, 19:50   #3872
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Would have been nice to see Watkins score. I know he's being getting them in the Carabou cup but it would have been good to get that first league goal under his belt.

Fulham look desperate. They'll surely go down unless they take drastic action in the transfer market.
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Great result.

All new signings have been upgrades on last season.

But still some major weaknesses in the starting 11.

As other have stated Matt Targett is a liability

Also that CM trio isn't close to being good enough. Fulham were woeful tonight and still won that battle easily enough. Had we had a good CM pairing to have ahead of Luiz we could have beaten them by 5/6. I really like mcGinn and tonight was one of his better games for sure, but he never seems to be capable of controlling a game.
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If the game continues like this he'll have a good chance. But that was a strange header.
He got a decent shove in the back. Surprised commentators didn’t pick up on it.
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28-09-2020, 20:10   #3875
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Delighted. Fantastic to have 6 points on the board straight away.

Another clean sheet is great - we haven't conceeded in 4 competitive games now. Granted 3 were against poor teams, and the other was against 10 men, but still.
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28-09-2020, 20:14   #3876
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Trez was immense with that workrate on the right hand side. Him and Cash were some partnership. Targett was the only real poor performer although Martinez is more than a little fortunate to not have a blot on his copybook.
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28-09-2020, 20:16   #3877
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Thought the team saw the game out pretty comfortably, surprised at the negativity towards that. Restricted Fulham to very little and looked to hit them on the break. Fulham play a relentlessly possession based game, like they did last season, early signs might show it could be their undoing. Watkins was probably frustrated but he adds a lot to the play up there, was very influential in Jack, McGinn's and Conor's games in the first half to bring them into play up near the goal and bore fruit massively. Konsa and Mings great, without really having to do anything last ditch either.

First time since 1999 Villa have started with 2 PL wins. Two clean sheets as well which almost just as pleasing I think.

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Great result.

All new signings have been upgrades on last season.

But still some major weaknesses in the starting 11.

As other have stated Matt Targett is a liability

Also that CM trio isn't close to being good enough. Fulham were woeful tonight and still won that battle easily enough. Had we had a good CM pairing to have ahead of Luiz we could have beaten them by 5/6. I really like mcGinn and tonight was one of his better games for sure, but he never seems to be capable of controlling a game.
I agree with all this.

With McGinn, his game is based on high bursts of speed, he's limited to how many times he can do this. We are missing that physical enforcer that would help us dominate midfield.

McGinn, Hourihane and Luiz must be the least physical combination you'll find in the league. Very easy to play against. Neat and tidy players but none will win aerial battles or have that presence needed to control games.

Traore will do my head in being casual and not doing enough to chase back. I've seen enough after 10 mins to say that. As poor as Trezeguet is going forward, his work rate and heart is amazing.

Squad is still very light on quality, an injury to Mings or Luiz, not to mention Jack and we're in big trouble.

I think the fact we haven't shifted Lansbury, kalinac, Nyland, Jota, Nakamba, AEG is holding up out attempts to bring in others.
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Two wins from two
3 nill win away from home
Still lads giving out
Come on lads , be happy ha
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Two wins from two
3 nill win away from home
Still lads giving out
Come on lads , be happy ha
4 wins from 4
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Any hope for Sunday? Liverpool aren't looking unbeatable and they are ropey at the back.

I cant stand seeing Liverpool with a throw in, so its gonna hurt if we don't get something
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Any hope for Sunday? Liverpool aren't looking unbeatable and they are ropey at the back.

I cant stand seeing Liverpool with a throw in, so its gonna hurt if we don't get something
Have to expect nothing and anything is a bonus.
They are not ropey.
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Have to expect nothing and anything is a bonus.
They are not ropey.
They've conceded 6 goals in 4 games, they aren't the rock at the back that they were last season so far.
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They've conceded 6 goals in 4 games, they aren't the rock at the back that they were last season so far.

Dont let Klopp here you say that !
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