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Re: City v Fulham matchday thread
« Reply #100 on: January 19, 2013, 04:46:45 PM »
i would like to see Ruiz and Petric to start up top next league game they seem to be close friends and i think that may rub off onto the pitch

and as much as i didnt like the idea of Rodders wide maybe have him back in there

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Re: City v Fulham matchday thread
« Reply #101 on: January 19, 2013, 04:46:51 PM »
Reading, QPR and Sunderland picking up points so far.

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Re: City v Fulham matchday thread
« Reply #102 on: January 19, 2013, 04:47:19 PM »
same story, different week. 3 months of uninspired play. We really our dreadful. Nobody's fault though I guess.


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Re: City v Fulham matchday thread
« Reply #103 on: January 19, 2013, 04:48:01 PM »
city 17 shots 2 goals. 55% possession to us and zero shots on target, 2 off target

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Re: City v Fulham matchday thread
« Reply #104 on: January 19, 2013, 04:48:28 PM »
I´m not really worried . City have lost only twice all season. What do people expect. We have competed but against a world class side.

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Re: City v Fulham matchday thread
« Reply #105 on: January 19, 2013, 04:49:14 PM »
i would like to see Ruiz and Petric to start up top next league game they seem to be close friends and i think that may rub off onto the pitch

and as much as i didnt like the idea of Rodders wide maybe have him back in there

They were good together pre-season and vs Norwich (Petric and Ruiz that is ).
Rodders on the wing has been tried and failed


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Re: City v Fulham matchday thread
« Reply #106 on: January 19, 2013, 04:49:47 PM »
same story, different week. 3 months of uninspired play. We really our dreadful. Nobody's fault though I guess.

Hi Ridge,  good to hear from you again here. I wonder how many shots we have had in the last 15 games? Less than one game last season?

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Re: City v Fulham matchday thread
« Reply #107 on: January 19, 2013, 04:50:06 PM »
I´m not really worried  City have lost only twice all season. What do people expect. We have competed but against a world class side.

Finally someone talking sense!

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Re: City v Fulham matchday thread
« Reply #108 on: January 19, 2013, 04:50:18 PM »
Once again, Berbatov lets Citeh's defense get back in place by strolling around the bleedin place.


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Re: City v Fulham matchday thread
« Reply #109 on: January 19, 2013, 04:50:39 PM »
You can't use away to city as an example of our overall form, I think.

We've been awful, yeah, but really were we likely to be good? Are most teams outside Manchester likely to be good here?

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Re: City v Fulham matchday thread
« Reply #110 on: January 19, 2013, 04:51:03 PM »
I´m not really worried . City have lost only twice all season. What do people expect. We have competed but against a world class side.

I expect to do more with 55% possession against any team.

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Re: City v Fulham matchday thread
« Reply #111 on: January 19, 2013, 04:51:27 PM »
We are so boring to watch


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Re: City v Fulham matchday thread
« Reply #112 on: January 19, 2013, 04:51:37 PM »
I´m not really worried  City have lost only twice all season. What do people expect. We have competed but against a world class side.

Finally someone talking sense!


This is rubbish. We can't keep saying this and making excuses when the same thing happens at QPR and home to Wigan etc etc.

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Re: City v Fulham matchday thread
« Reply #113 on: January 19, 2013, 04:51:41 PM »
I really cant see us getting to 40 points this season. Even another 10 points looks out of reach. Thrown away too many points at home.

We have been terrible for so long. I dont know how we're going forward as a club. Teams below us are picking up points. Very very worrying

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Re: City v Fulham matchday thread
« Reply #114 on: January 19, 2013, 04:52:58 PM »
The reason why we're not creating chances is because of our make-shift midfield and their inability to probe. This means Ruiz and Berbatov have to come deep to collect the ball, meaning there's then nobody up front to play through. It's hardly rocket science, but without Diarra returning (and being kept fit) or another CM/DM being brought in, it ain't gonna change.


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Re: City v Fulham matchday thread
« Reply #115 on: January 19, 2013, 04:53:17 PM »
Brebatov needs to get over himself, all that tutting, head shaking, hands on head, hands on hips and glaring
If I was his team mate I would give him a good hard slap where it hurt    

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Re: City v Fulham matchday thread
« Reply #116 on: January 19, 2013, 04:53:57 PM »
i would like to see Ruiz and Petric to start up top next league game they seem to be close friends and i think that may rub off onto the pitch

and as much as i didnt like the idea of Rodders wide maybe have him back in there

They were good together pre-season and vs Norwich (Petric and Ruiz that is ).
Rodders on the wing has been tried and failed

agreed mate regarding rodders, i am the 1st person to moan about rodders playing wide... just like to see him in the team to be honest...
would 100% like to see Ruiz and Petric start against the hammers (not united in the cup) as off the field they seem to be pals and i think we would play as more of a team

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Re: City v Fulham matchday thread
« Reply #117 on: January 19, 2013, 04:54:35 PM »
The reason why we're not creating chances is because of our make-shift midfield and their inability to probe. This means Ruiz and Berbatov have to come deep to collect the ball, meaning there's then nobody up front to play through. It's hardly rocket science, but without Diarra returning (and being kept fit) or another CM/DM being brought in, it ain't gonna change.

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Re: City v Fulham matchday thread
« Reply #118 on: January 19, 2013, 04:55:07 PM »
The reason why we're not creating chances is because of our make-shift midfield and their inability to probe. This means Ruiz and Berbatov have to come deep to collect the ball, meaning there's then nobody up front to play through. It's hardly rocket science, but without Diarra returning (and being kept fit) or another CM/DM being brought in, it ain't gonna change.

I simply do not believe that Diarra and one other player will make that much difference. I wish it would but I really don't see that turning our season around.

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Re: City v Fulham matchday thread
« Reply #119 on: January 19, 2013, 04:57:18 PM »
The reason why we're not creating chances is because of our make-shift midfield and their inability to probe. This means Ruiz and Berbatov have to come deep to collect the ball, meaning there's then nobody up front to play through. It's hardly rocket science, but without Diarra returning (and being kept fit) or another CM/DM being brought in, it ain't gonna change.

mate, its how berba plays..... he drops deep regardless who he plays for/with and him and Ruiz are too similar... Berba in a smaller team such as ours will always demand the ball and attempt to start every move regardless of his position. just watch him he will hapilly collect the ball on the edge of our own box and this creates a huge hole up top for us, he could counter this by busting a bollock to get into the box after laying the ball off but he doesnt.

difference is he didnt throw his weight around as much at United cos A he was NEVER the best player and B the manager was NEVER scared to drop him